Date Added: Jul 2011
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kelley Blue Book is a leading vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by consumers and the automotive industry. Their challenge is to refresh kbb.com infrastructure for agility, innovation, and competitive edge. To architect a solution, Kelley Blue Book partnered with Trace3, a systems integrator operating out of the southwestern United States. To satisfy Kelley Blue Book's demanding business and technology requirements, Trace3 specified a FlexPod unit running the VMware vSphere platform on Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) blade servers leveraging NetApp storage. The results of deploying were with high-performance Cisco blade processors, outstanding memory capacity, and NetApp Flash Cache intelligent caching.