Provided by: Cisco
Topic: Data Management
CFA (Country Fire Authority) is a largely volunteer fire and emergency services organization that serves 3.3 million people in more than one million homes and properties across the Australian state of Victoria. Their challenges are to help ensure high availability of critical applications and services for rapid emergency response, reduce operational risk, as well as power, cooling, cabling, and server provisioning time and offer more and better technology services without additional budget. They chose Cisco's Virtualization reduces data center footprint and power requirements, Cisco UCS helps transform data center into active-active environment. The results of deploying Cisco were increased amount and quality of services offered with same personnel and reduced data center footprint and reduced back-up and restore of critical emergency email accounts.