Halkbank or the "People's Bank", is a Turkish state-owned bank with successful national and international operations. Their challenges are to decrease overhead, speed time to market for new products and safeguard customers' financial data, all while supporting data growth rates of 50% annually. They chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They have implemented NetApp, Cisco and VMware to enable disaster recovery and provide continuous, multichannel customer service. The results of implementing NetApp were it achieved 24/7 service availability for customers, enabled archiving of financial data for 10 years, accelerated time to market for new services and enabled business continuity and disaster recovery required for government compliance.