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King County Creates Shared Infrastructure on FlexPod With Microsoft Private Cloud and Saves $700,000 Annually

Date Added: Jun 2013
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Located on Puget Sound in the state of Washington and covering 2,134 square miles, King County is nearly twice as large as the average county in the United States. Their challenges are to migrate departments to a standard, virtualized environment that is more cost-effective, secure, and reliable and improve and enhance service delivery to citizens. Build shared infrastructure on the FlexPod platform, the unified, pre-validated data center solution from NetApp and Cisco integrated with Microsoft Private Cloud technology based on Windows Server and System Center. Consolidated from the county's 48 data centers to 2, saving over $700,000 annually and reduced the size of the overall storage environment by 70%.