This private global investment firm specializes in four investment disciplines: buyouts, growth capital, real estate and lever-aged finance. A private equity firm sought an IT managed services provider with world-wide support capabilities and flexible solutions to rapidly respond to its regulatory-driven data storage demands. They chose IBM to overcome this challenge. IBM Global Technology Services - Integrated Technology Services provided a cost-effective, cloud-based data storage and retrieval solution for day-to-day business or disaster recovery. The investment firm experienced a 50 percent decrease in data storage expenses while exceeding its 99 percent data backup accuracy goal as it strives to adhere to regulatory requirements.