Accuride Corporation (Accuride), headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, is a leading supplier of components to the North American commercial vehicle industry. Their challenges are to boost performance for business critical applications to achieve faster time to market, strengthen data protection and disaster recovery and improve management efficiency. They chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They have deployed FlexPod solution with NetApp storage and VMware at two data centers; use NetApp SnapProtect technology for integrated data protection and replication. The results of implementing NetApp were it meets four-hour Recovery Time and Recovery Point Objectives (RTOs/RPOs), maintains 100% backup and restore success rates, accelerates time to market with improved performance for business-critical workloads and enables IT staff to devote more time to strategic activities.