DANBRO HOLDINGS

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EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure supports explosive growth, provides competitive advantage
Challenges
 Extreme sales growth—288 percent over three years—required
more IOPS than existing infrastructure could provide
 Infrastructure could not support applications as they grew
Solutions
 EMC VSPEX Proven
Infrastructure: EMC VNX unified
storage, VMware vSphere, Cisco
UCS Blade Servers
 EMC Avamar
 EMC RecoverPoint
Applications
 Microsoft SQL Server
 Microsoft SharePoint
 Microsoft Exchange
 VMware vCenter SRM
NAKUL KAPADIA
Vice President of IT
“Compared to other vendors we evaluated, EMC
has put many years of research and
development into SAN technology; they've
practically grown up in the space.”
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Results
 Reduced remote office backup times from 48 hours once a week to
a few minutes every day
 Provided the ability to completely restore applications and data to
a point only 30 seconds prior to incident
 Scaled to support ongoing application expansion
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Danbro prepares for 100 percent business growth with EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure
Challenges
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Growth projected at 100 percent within five years
IT components lacked scalability and servers had reached capacity
Storage was difficult to manage
Tape-based backups were incomplete and time consuming
Disaster recovery and failover capabilities needed improvement
Solutions
 EMC VSPEX Proven
Infrastructure: EMC VNX,
VMware vSphere, Cisco UCS,
Cisco Catalyst
 EMC Data Domain
PHIL ANDERTON
Director of Operations
“VSPEX has transformed our Microsoft
environment: VNX has boosted application
performance, and VMware has enabled new
levels of scalability, with centralized
management and control.”
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Applications
 Microsoft Exchange
 Microsoft SQL Server
Results
 Enabled fast deployment—infrastructure up and running in only
five weeks
 Reduced backup times by 21 hours per week
 Provided seamless support for existing application infrastructure
 Enabled fast deployment via field-tested components
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EMC VNX and FLASH 1st strategy speed performance and the fight against cancer
Challenge
 Slow performance, hampering marketing and sales
efforts and fundraising activities
 Legacy unified storage at 85 percent utilization,
resulting in high latency levels
 30 percent data growth per year
Solution
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MICHAEL BRIGGS
Head of Infrastructure
“Our EMC VNX implementation began to pay
for itself immediately thanks to faster
performance. We can get more processing
power, spread out over a smaller number of
disks, at a cost much less than what EMC
competitors offer.”
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EMC VNX unified storage
EMC Total Protection Pack
EMC FAST Suite
EMC VFCache
VMware
Applications
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Siebel
Oracle
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft Exchange
Citrix XenDesktop
Results
 30 percent performance increase
 Maximized storage utilization
 Completion of 3 or 4 complex Siebel queries per day as
compared to one query previously
 Ability to open email in seconds versus 30 minutes
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Transforming critical Microsoft environment with Vblock & Data Domain
Challenge
 Data center was running out of physical space
 Critical projects were delayed due to infrastructure constraints
Solution
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MERAZ NASIR
Director of Technology Services
“The magnitude and speed of change and
innovation for the hospital was
remarkable. Vblock was pivotal in
enabling such a dramatic
transformation.”
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VCE Vblock System
Data Domain
NetWorker
RecoverPoint
Applications
 Microsoft SQL Server
 Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft
SharePoint
 MEDITECH EHR, Quantum medical
coding, Cardiac Science Pyramis
ECG management, Varian oncology
systems, Alpha ImageWorks EMR
Results
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Transformed from zero to 93 percent virtualized in nine months
Avoided $4 million outlay to build a new data center
Enabled accelerated roll out of 60 new projects in one year
Improved system performance by two to three times
Streamlined full MEDITECH backups from days to hours
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One of Canada’s largest community hospitals transforms IT with EMC & Microsoft
Challenges
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Ten-fold growth of medical imaging data
20 to 25 percent growth of overall data assets
Near-capacity storage
Time-consuming and expensive tape-based backup
Solutions
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DONAVAN MILLER
Team Lead, Infrastructure
“With its Microsoft expertise and specialized
tools, EMC was a great fit for our Microsoft
Exchange & Microsoft SQL environments.”
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EMC VNX unified storage
EMC Isilon scale-out storage
VMware vSphere
EMC Data Domain
EMC NetWorker
Applications
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Microsoft Hyper-V
Microsoft Exchange
Microsoft SQL Server
SourceOne
MEDITECH, Siemens PACS,
Cisco CallManager, ImageNow
Results
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Enabled Infrastructure as a Service for improved cost efficiency
Reduced archiving operational costs by 25 to 30 percent
Decreased backup windows from ten to two hours
Saved $40,000 to $50,000 annually due to reduced tape usage
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