Ingersoll Werkzeuge GmbH manufactures standard and specialized tools for the metal industry. Their challenges are to provide a more flexible, scalable and high-performance infrastructure for efficient tool design. They chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They have deployed a validated FlexPod Datacenter platform, from NetApp and Cisco with a unified and flexible architecture. The results of implementing NetApp were high data security, fast data access and generation of 3D designs, wider flexibility in provisioning capacity through server virtualization and reliable, stable systems with automated support.