Arizona Department of Economic Security: Helping Arizonans Save State Dollars with Cisco, VMware, and NetApp
AriZona Department of Economic Security (AZDES) works with families, community organizations, advocates, and state and federal partners to realize its vision that every child, adult, and family in Arizona will be safe and economically secure. Their challenges are they need to enhance services and implement DR while shrinking IT infrastructure footprint and costs. They chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They deployed to build agile, resilient, and cost-saving private cloud on FlexPod. The results of deploying NetApp were build web servers in 5 minutes versus 3 months, to implement pay-for-use model and avoid steep upfront costs, it deliver enhanced services with 4 fewer FTEs, to reduce rack space by 93% and enable automated DR with the use of 50% less storage.