Sumerian accelerates the delivery of sophisticated analytics services

achieving consistently fast performance across a wide range of analytical tasks with IBM storage and servers. IBM increases the rate of data throughput by 400 percent, enabling Sumerian to perform deeper, more sophisticated analyses and deliver rapid results to clients.

Western Power Distribution boosts performance and cuts recovery time

The two XIVs implemented are mirrored between the company’s two data centres, enabling rapid failover in case of disaster. Subsequently, following a major corporate acquisition, the server and storage environments were expanded to support more users and larger volumes of data.

Dundee City Council delivers value through new technologies

Dundee City Council simplify their IT architecture by implementing a cost-effective and reliable IT solution consisting of IBM System z and IBM XIV Storage System technologies.

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    CVSI, an IBM Business Partner with extensive experience in business continuity and disaster recovery solutions, recommended implementing a comprehensive data protection solution based on IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack that would create snapshots of the file servers and replicate the snapshot data to an IBM System Storage DS3300 disk system.

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    Art of Computing helped Cochlear design a virtualised environment based on IBM System x Express servers connected to IBM System Storage DS3400 Express SAN units to upgrade their increasingly power hungry and non-standardised IT solution into an energy efficient, low cost infrastructure.

  • VINCI modernise their storage onto IBM XIV Storage

    VINCI required a reliable, fast and easy to manage storage system, that could offer performance, reliability and manageability. Their implementation of the IBM XIV Storage solution provides all these whilst also allowing VINCI to grow their estate in the future as the grow.

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