Optimation Achieves Integrated Data Protection With Lynx, VMware, and NetApp
Optimation Technology is a global design, engineering, and fabrication firm headquartered in Rochester, NY that provides industrial and manufacturing applications from concept to completion. Their challenge is to replace a tape-based backup infrastructure and establish robust Disaster Recovery (DR) to increase data protection and ensure business continuity and reduces complexity and streamline IT administration to create a flexible and efficient foundation for future growth. Optimation Technology chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. Engage Lynx Technologies to create a consolidated, shared IT infrastructure with VMware and NetApp technologies. The results of deploying NetApp technologies were consolidated 16 physical servers to 8, improved storage utilization 75% by thin provisioning file shares, gained up to 70% storage space and accelerated local server backup 6x and reduced backup.