Construction Materials Provider Centralizes Branch-Office Servers With Cisco Data Center Solutions
Source: Cisco Systems
Lafarge North America is the largest diversified supplier of construction materials in the United States and Canada. Lafarge wanted to reduce branch-office server and storage costs and centralize storage into the data center. The challenge was to reduce number of vendors to help ensure best compatibility. Lafarge used WAN optimization solution to eliminate branch server footprint while helping ensure LAN-like application performance and upgraded Storage Area Network (SAN) fabric to director-class switches to provide for future growth and functionality.