Date Added: Aug 2010
AIX Group, a member of The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc., is a property and casualty specialty insurance business that underwrites and manages unique programs. Their challenge is to create a robust, flexible, and cost-efficient IT infrastructure to support rapid business expansion, simplify administration of disparate servers and direct-attached storage and improve performance and data protection. They chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They implemented NetApp technology to unify storage, improve performance and data protection, and enable disaster recovery. The results of implementing NetApp technology were supported 6x revenue growth, reduced data center footprint by 70% and power consumption by 30%, consolidated from 15 physical servers down to 7 with 25 virtual machines, gained over 50% storage space and significantly improved storage utilization.