Blackboard Private Cloud Delivers 4.3PB of Data and Superior E-Education with NetApp Storage
Blackboard Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise education solutions that extend teaching and learning online. Their challenges are to accommodate a growing Blackboard managed hosting client base and rapidly expanding data. They chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Blackboard learn platform on NetApp FAS3270 and FAS3100 series storage systems to acquire storage management efficiencies and deliver a rich online experience. The results of implementing NetApp were it managed 500TB of data per full-time employee, significantly more than the industry average, reduced storage provisioning from 6-12 hours to less than 5 minutes and decreased system and database restore windows from up to 2 days to under 1 hour.