Case Studies

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  • Sponsored By NetApp // Feb 2015

    Orange Business Services: A Telecom Business Reinvents Itself for the Cloud Era

    When your industry's revenue projections flatten, how can you break away and continue to grow? Learn how Orange Business Services leveraged NetApp storage to reinvent their company by becoming a cloud services provider and exceeded their revenue goals of zero to €500 million by 2015.

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    The Hartree Centre Leads the Way in dDta-Intensive Computing

    Organizations of all sizes need help building clusters and grids to support compute- and data-intensive application workloads. Read how the Hartree Centre is building several high-performance computing clusters to support a variety of research projects.

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Platform HPC Helps UEA Conserve Energy and Cut Costs

    University of East Anglia wished to create a “green” HPC resource, increase compute power and support research across multiple operating systems. Platform HPC increased compute power from 9 to 21.5 teraflops, cut power consumption rates and costs and provided flexible, responsive support.

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    Sponsored By IBM // Feb 2015

    Swift Engineering—Making Cars go Faster with Platform HPC

    Swift Engineering wanted a solution where they spent more time solving complex problems than administering the system. Cray’s CX 1000 combined with Platform HPC allowed Swift to solve bigger problems with more enhanced graphics with real time speed.

  • Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor // Jan 2015

    Globally Architected, Locally Delivered: Worldwide Media with HP Networking

    Diversified Agency Services serves a global network of marketing services and specialty communication companies. To provide its internal customers and their clients with safe, secure access to applications and services, DAS worked with HP on a multi-year project to consolidate its IT networks and implement HP SDN cloud-enabled networking. These...

  • Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor // Jan 2015

    Orpic: Exemplifying Efficiency with HP Networking Solutions

    After an extensive review of vendors, including the industry’s largest networking provider, Orpic selected HP. HP provided a converged network solution that simplified network maintenance and administration. Download this case study to learn more. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor : ...

  • Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor // Jan 2015

    HP Lends Competitive Edge to The Colonial Companies

    The Colonial Companies is one of the largest mortgage loan servicers in the United States. Facing rapid expansion, the company needed to update an aging infrastructure that was not enterprise-ready. HP and partner OnX provided an HP Converged Infrastructure comprising HP networking solutions, servers, and storage. Benefits include rock-solid up...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jan 2015

    Avoiding the pitfalls of outdated DR plans: Expectations and threats may require new approaches.

    Will your disaster recovery plan work when the time comes? It's a hard determination for any organization to make. But in IBM's experience, the answer is often "no." Disaster recovery plans often fail because organization have based their recovery strategies on outdated assumptions. Read this white paper to learn seven...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jan 2015

    Forrester Report : The Risks Of DIY Disaster Recovery

    Did you know that without the proper resources in place, managing disaster recovery yourself can put a strain on your budget, your staff and your disaster preparedness? Read this IBM-Forrester global study “The Risks of ‘Do It Yourself’ Disaster Recovery” to learn the critical components that make a disaster...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Jan 2015

    Five Myths of Do-It-Yourself: Disaster Recovery

    Learn about the most common faulty disaster recovery assumptions—from insufficient employee work arrangements to the inadequacy of annual or biannual disaster recovery testing.

  • Sponsored By Symantec // Jan 2015

    Case Study - Simplify your backup and recovery with a trusted solution

    ICT professionals have casted their votes and chosen Symantec Backup Exec™ 2014 as the solution to deal with today’s growing data volumes and complex virtual environments. Winning the Computerworld Readers Choice Award 2014 for backup system, this powerful, flexible and easy-to-use solution helps your organisation achieve better backup and recovery...

  • Sponsored By IBM // Nov 2014

    IT Informatik Case Study

    IT-Informatik chose a full virtualization strategy, based on IBM® PowerLinux™ servers with IBM PowerVM® virtualization and Live Partition Mobility, to manage its SAP hosting services. The new solution slashes IT operational costs by more than 50 percent and enables IT-Informatik to set up new customer environments 80 percent faster.

  • Sponsored By Cisco // Nov 2014

    Case Study - Accelerating Productivity with Cisco ACI

    Learn how Infrastructure-as-a-Service company simplified its data center using Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) approach. Adopting Cisco's ACI, NetApp experienced: • Improvements in the density of throughput and cost per port • Increased productivity of the infrastructure • Integrated visibility and intelligence • Agility enablement of the entire application infrastructure...

  • Sponsored By Hitachi // Sep 2014

    Global Insurance Company Tackles Fraud Detection On-Site With Hitachi Content Platform Software

    Is your enterprise looking for ways to reduce storage costs and delay capital expenditures (capex) with highly scalable public cloud computing services? Today’s top cloud services support enterprises with data encryption, tiering options and attractive, pay-as-you-go pricing. While public cloud services can cut storage costs, they are not cost-effective...

  • Sponsored By LogMeIn // Jul 2014

    Case Study: LogMeIn Rescue and Rice Toyota

    As Rice Toyota has grown, so has its dependence on computer applications and systems to deliver a high level of customer service and customer satisfaction. With more than 180 employees using computers to access applications in four buildings, Rice’s small IT department was increasingly challenged to resolve user support issues...

  • Sponsored By Polycom // Jul 2014

    A Forrester Total Economic Impact Case Study

    Forrester Research conducted a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study to examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying Polycom voice solutions for Microsoft Lync. Download this case study to understand the framework for evaluating the potential financial impact of Polycom voice solutions within their organizations....

  • Sponsored By IBM // Apr 2014

    Cisco Case Study

    Using IBM Security AppScan Enterprise, Cisco empowered its developers and QA personnel to find and fix application security issues before deployment. It’s helped drive a 33 percent decrease in security issues and reduced post-deployment remediation costs significantly.

  • Sponsored By IBM // Apr 2014

    A Broadband Company Streamlines its Recovery Processes with IBM Cloud

    Read the case study “A broadband company streamlines its recovery processes with IBM Cloud” to learn how IBM service teams used cloud-based technology to help the company develop an innovative and proven cloud computing solution for its backup and recovery environment. IBM’s turnkey solution helped the company improve protection, recovery,...

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    Provided By Cisco // Mar 2015

    Saving Critical Workloads

    In fifteen years, Peak 10 has grown into a major provider of cloud, managed, data center and network services. The company collaborates with customers across a wide range of industries to find the solutions that work best for them. Their challenges are to deliver reliable, managed disaster recovery as a...

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    Provided By 443 Networks // Mar 2015

    Webroot Helps 443 Networks Strengthen Brand and Network Security Platform

    Webroot provides intelligent cybersecurity for endpoints that harnesses collective threat intelligence to protect the Internet of everything. Their challenges are to improve the coverage and accuracy of their URL categorization services, enhance their capabilities in analyzing the reputation and content of websites visited by end users. They chose 443 Networks...