Prism Cement Limited is one of India’s leading integrated Building Materials Company, with a wide range of products from cement, ready-mixed concrete, tiles, bath products to kitchens.

The company has three Divisions, viz. Prism Cement, H & R Johnson (India), and RMC Readymix (India). The equity shares of the company are listed on the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges.

  • Headquarters : Mumbai
  • Industry : Manufacture
  • Legacy Systems : IBM Domino
  • Number of Employees : 1000

Scope was using a legacy messaging solution hosted on On-Premises IBM Domino Server. Since the company belongs to manufacturing domain, they had several number of hosted application on their server. So it becomes the overhead to manage all the apps and mailing solution. At the time of patch updation or any other application maintenance, the server was supposed to face the downtime which in turn also affects the availability of mailing service.Since, Mailing is one of the key thing to run a business, that’s why they have decided to make the mailing services autonomous .

With the recommendation and support of Shivaami Cloud Services Pvt.Ltd, Prism Cement made the switch to Google Workspace in Oct 2016.

Shivaami guided Prism Cement through a comprehensive migration process. Shivaami project management team conducted the planning meetings, defined success criteria, selected the starting set of Google Workspace products and features and managed issues as they arise.

The deployment services consisted of

  • Provisioning Google Workspace Account.
  • Migrating legacy email from their email clients and email server data to Google Workspace.
  • Mail Routing.
  • Device Management.
  • Document Collaboration using Google Docs and Drive.
  • File storage and File share using Google Drive.
  • Change Management and online training.

The project was kicked off. Changes to the DNS settings were made, network access to Google Workspace was tested, the desired settings to Google Workspace were implemented, the user accounts were provisioned and the users data was migrated into Google Workspace using imap server.

Within 30 days , Prism Cement Limited had successfully completed the data migration process for all of its users in the platform, and, based on the feedback, the stake holders/employees were very satisfied. Having familiar emails, contacts and calendar appointments gave the users the best possible experience of Google Workspace

With Gmail, spam is now kept to a minimum with the appropriate spam filters. Employees now enjoy 30GB of email storage space. Earlier employees had to save important emails on their local desktops or laptops now employees can easily access their corporate Gmail account from any Internet-enabled device.

Enabling device management policy allowed the internal IT team to control Gmail setup accounts.

The IT team now has more time to focus on business continuity and other compliance.They believe any problems can be resolved efficiently.

The challenges and frustration caused by their old system were replaced by the ease-of-use and reliability of Google’s cloud-based communication and collaboration solutions

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