Increased Agility With FlashArray


Customer:

i3D.net successfully increased competitiveness and met key performance requirements for its biggest customers by implementing Pure Storage FlashArray//M20. In addition, as Tectrade has offered the Pure Storage solution as a reference architecture, i3D.net can now roll out a ready-to-use application to customers as a new line of business, further increasing its agility. 

Challenges:

  • A growing latency problem threatened the customer’s core business.
  • Latency problem had to be solved quickly in order to retain customers. 

Use Case:

  • VSI – VMware®
  • Database – SQL 

Business Transformation:

  • The latency issue that caused problems for the company’s biggest customers has been reduced to one millisecond. As a result, customers are satisfied, and i3D.net is now able to set up a new line of business offering a reference architecture solution to customers as a standard product with higher performance guarantees. 

IT Transformation:

  • Latency was reduced 100-fold to under one millisecond.
  • IOPS increased to 3,000 interactions per second.
  • Data reduction improved to an average ratio of 4.5:1 to 5:1. Before this, there was virtually no data reduction.
  • VSI environment performs much better than before and internet surveys run much more smoothly.
  • The company reduced the need for management and support. 
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“Thanks to the pro-active support, the parts guarantee, and the integrated redundancy, I no longer worry about storage. Everything is taken care of!”

Stefan Ideler, Chief Technology Officer

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