The City of Bellevue Meets Growth and Budget Challenges With NetApp and VMware
Bellevue is the fifth largest city in Washington. They need to optimize IT infrastructure to support a dynamic offering of city services and 35% annual data growth. Institute an energy- and cost-efficient IT infrastructure to meet demand amid budget reductions and to support green IT initiatives. They chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They deployed to NetApp FAS3140 storage system. Work with Integrated Archive Systems (IAS) to streamline the IT infrastructure to improve performance, simplify management, increase efficiencies, and enable easy scalability. Consolidate direct-attached, network attached and SAN storage on a NetApp Unified Storage Architecture. Use VMware to virtualize and consolidate 200 servers. They acquired an enterprise IT solution at an affordable price, gained flexible scalability, virtualized 50% of servers and reduced administration time by 30%.