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Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated maximizes profitability (Case study-USEN)
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated implemented IBM FlashSystem to accelerate insights from its supply chain forecasting application by a factor of four - helping the company to optimize its supply chain processes to match manufacturing output with customer demand.
Green Shield Canada - Transforming the business model to offer software as a service, powered by IBM storage ...
When GSC decided to transform its business model by offering its claims processing system to other companies via a software-as-a-service model, it needed to ensure its IT infrastructure could support the new workloads. IBM FlashSystem storage was the answer.
September 2016 | PDF | 765 KB
Ecogas: Fueling rapid growth and building game-changing analytics capabilities with IBM and SAP
Ecogas upgraded to IBM POWER8 servers, speeding payment processing by 73 percent and compliance reporting by 83 percent. Now, Ecogas is deploying SAP for Utilities running on SAP HANA, unleashing game-changing analytical capabilities.
August 2016 | PDF | 4 MB
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital optimizes use of physicians’ time to enrich patient care
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital is giving its physicians more time at patients’ bedsides, working with Key Information Systems to deploy VersaStack from IBM and Cisco to support early adoption of MEDITECH’s EHR solution.
July 2016 | PDF | 624 KB
UF Health Shands Hospital Case study (C) - USEN
Deploying IBM FlashSystem enables UF Health Shands Hospital to take advantage of new functionality in its Epic electronic healthcare system - cutting storage requirements, reducing the need for future IT investments, and launching cutting-edge analytics to improve clinical decision-making.
April 2016 | PDF | 153 KB
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Case study (C) - USEN
Royal Caribbean uses IBM disk storage and storage virtualization technology to provide rock-solid reliability and top performance for the huge volumes of customer and operational data that are key to keeping the company's worldwide business afloat.
January 2016 | PDF | 689 KB
Canon Marketing Japan Inc. boosts business efficiency with tenfold faster information integration
Canon Marketing Japan Inc. boosted employee productivity and efficiency with 10-fold faster data processing enabled by IBM FlashSystem storage, configured in a software-defined storage infrastructure managed by IBM Spectrum solutions.
November 2015 | PDF | 361 KB
Pronto! (Case study-USEN)
Pronto slashes the time required for its business-critical overnight batch processing, avoiding clashes with branch opening times and providing managers with accurate data for decision-making, when it implements a flash storage solution from IBM.
May 2015 | PDF | 137 KB
Ventiv Technology deployed 40 terabytes of IBM FlashSystem storage systems to increase the storage performance and availability needed to meet increased customer demands; speed access to data; and dramatically improve read performance
April 2015 | PDF | 125 KB
CPFL Energia - Reducing risk and boosting customer service with accelerated billing runs
CPFL Energia boosted performance by deploying an IBM FlashSystem 840 as a tier zero storage layer, mirroring the top ten percent most-accessed tables in the Oracle database supporting its SAP billing application. This cut the overnight billing run from eight hours to five—a 37.5% reduction
April 2015 | PDF | 660 KB
IBM storage achieves record-breaking results on FIS benchmark
Leading businesses in multiple industries rely on FIS’ IST/Switch software to power tens of billions of electronic funds transfer (EFT) transactions every year. In performance tests, IBM System Storage solutions achieved a 3.6 times improvement over the previous FIS IST/Switch benchmark.
March 2015 | PDF | 238 KB
Interconnect Services: Meeting customers’ need for speed with infrastructure services that never fail
Interconnect, a Dutch infrastructure services provider, meets customer demand for ultra-fast response times by unlocking new levels of performance with IBM FlashSystem 840, without ever compromising on stability or cost-efficiency.
March 2015 | PDF | 594 KB
By leveraging IBM virtualization and compression technologies to run its whole SAP landscape on IBM FlashSystem storage, Severstal now has the even more flexible, scalable, high-performance infrastructure it needs to support future growth.
February 2015 | PDF | 539 KB
IP-Only deployed an IBM FlashSystem 840 device behind an IBM Storwize V5000 storage virtualization solution, plus a second tier of SAS disks. The IaaS provider can now run three times more virtual machines on the same physical resources, improving profitability.
February 2015 | PDF | 520 KB
PriceMinister - Supercharging storage to enable on-site vendors to rapidly update product catalogs and pricing
With multi-terabyte Oracle databases hosted on IBM FlashSystem arrays virtualized using IBM SAN Volume Controller, e-commerce giant PriceMinister enjoys extremely high database performance and availability, helping it to provide a responsive service to buyers and sellers alike.
December 2014 | PDF | 615 KB
Memorial Hermann Health System delivers outstanding patient care (Case study-USEN)
Memorial Hermann Health System deployed IBM FlashSystem storage, which provides physicians with ultra-fast access to the information they need to make the best treatment decisions. A 96 percent reduction in power consumption also unlocks cost savings for this not-for-profit organization.
July 2014 | PDF | 319 KB
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic (Case study-USEN)
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, a 375-physician ambulatory care network in Houston, deployed IBM Flex System server solutions, IBM FlashSystem storage devices, IBM SAN Volume Controller and Citrix Xen solutions to increase patient services with a virtualized desktop infrastructure
June 2014 | PDF | 738 KB
As user numbers grew for its cloud solutions, SciQuest needed to ensure optimal performance and availability. It improved data I/O performance and scalability by deploying an IBM FlashSystem Solution that also cuts rackspace requirements and energy consumption.
December 2013 | PDF | 642 KB
Flash accelerates SAP and Oracle environment 12 times
An international HVAC company wanted to accelerate access to SAP environment, improve system instability, poor response times and delays. By implementing IBM flash storage, they achieved a convincing result on the QA environment and were able to eliminate perform-ance problems.
May 2013 | PDF | 549 KB
Rathbone Brothers Plc. runs billion-dollar business on flash storage
Rathbone Brothers Plc., a £17 billion investment management company, swapped out its enterprise hard disk arrays to run production databases exclusively on RamSan solid-state storage from Texas Memory Systems, an IBM Company, gaining performance improvements of at least 300 percent.
April 2013 | PDF | 623 KB
Penn State slashes backup time by 80 percent
Penn State University wanted to speed up nightly backups of their user data. For this they had to overprovision capacity of their drives. RamSan-810 systems not only improved nightly backup times, but also increased responsiveness in the file system and reduced power consumption.
December 2012 | PDF | 944 KB
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