Munich Re stands for focused solution expertise, consistent risk management, financial stability and exceptional customer proximity. Their challenges are consolidation, standardization and automation of the data storage infrastructure; more efficient management and a reduction in the space required. They chose NetApp to overcome these challenges. They have implemented uniform repository infrastructure made up of FAS systems enabling simple, quick operation. The results of implementing NetApp were maximum availability thanks to MetroCluster, less space needed due to efficient deduplication and other technologies, high efficiency thanks to automatic processes and optimum scalability and expandability.