With a global monthly reach consisting of more than 500 million mobile users and billions of requests, Tapjoy historically relied heavily on their IT footprint. Tapjoy engineers opted for a cloud-based model to run their big data platform instead of bare metal, prioritizing agility and the ability to scale over bare metal performance. They needed an environment to accelerate development and improve performance of big data algorithms. They chose Cisco to overcome this challenge. They have implemented accelerates product development with private cloud. The result of implementing Cisco was savings up to five times greater than old deployments.