An investment firm shrinks storage costs with an IBM solution

Private equity firm uses a robust data protection solution using IBM SmartCloud Managed Backup Services

Published on 3 Apr 2012

IBM delivered a comprehensive managed services solution at a 50 percent cost savings. We looked at other vendors, but none of them offered a comprehensive solution that hit all points—cost savings, flexibility and reliable data recovery.

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Customer
Investment Firm

Industry
Financial Markets

Deployment country
United States

Overview

A private equity firm uses a robust data protection solution using IBM managed backup cloud services

Business need
A private equity firm sought an IT managed services provider with worldwide support capabilities and flexible solutions to rapidly respond to its regulatory-driven data storage demands

Solution
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.

Benefits
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.

Components

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Services
GTS ITS BCRS SmartCloud Managed Backup, GTS ITS Middleware: SmartCloud Enterprise

Solution
Business Continuity, Business Resiliency, Cloud Computing

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