Flow International Corporation: Disaster Recovery in Near Real Time
Flow International Corporation provides technologically advanced, environmentally sound solutions to the manufacturing and industrial cleaning markets. Flow International Corporation needed to improve ERP access for remote users. It also needed to ensure the integrity of its disaster recovery processes, which use EMC RecoverPoint and Microsoft Data Protection Manager and generate terabytes of data that must travel over the company's WAN. By deploying Steelhead WAN optimization appliances at its headquarters, disaster recovery center and major regional data centers worldwide, Flow International ensures speedy access to the ERP system from its international offices. The Riverbed solution also optimizes the company's disaster recovery operations. The results of deploying Riverbed solution were replicating the ERP data within 30 minutes and bandwidth capacity increase.