Grundfos is consolidating its 92 global data centres into three – without any negative impact on performance
This comprehensive transformation of the global IT infrastructure at Grundfos has been brought about by the company’s desire for greater efficiency, data security and standardisation. Following successful pilot testing of Riverbed Steelhead and SteelFusion, Grundfos is now in the middle of conducting a major server consolidation and planning exercise that will reduce the number of data centres worldwide from 92 server rooms to just three data centres. Not only will the performance be on a par with before, the company will achieve significant savings.
SFK LEBLANC – Riverbed
Riverbed and Rantek drive application optimisation on a global scale for Danish food industry specialist
SFK LEBLANC is a supplier of production equipment and logistic solutions for the meat industry. Originally a Danish business working for a cooperative of Danish pig farmers, SFK LEBLANC is now a multinational enterprise with offices in Denmark, Canada, The Netherlands, China, Russia, and Thailand. Riverbed® SteelHead™enables the accelerated, secure and cost-efficient delivery of data and applications across any network – necessary for supporting global growth.
SFK LEBLANC – Tintri
New virtual storage platform eliminates bottlenecks in SFK Leblanc’s infrastructure
Industry company SFK Leblanc has swapped its traditional SAN solution for an intelligent storage platform that supports the company’s virtual servers. The Tintri VM-Aware Storage, which represents a new generation of storage, not only makes SFK Leblanc’s applications run faster, but also provides maximum use of capacity and has a built-in intelligence that predicts any bottlenecks in the system.
Denmark’s Syddansk Erhvervsskole Technical College Graduates to Tintri Storage
Application-Aware Storage Systems Provide VM-Level Visibility and Control, Increasing Insight and Agility.
Randers Municipality pioneers a new storage solution for virtual environments
Virtualization is an important part of optimizing IT budgets in Randers Municipality. The aim is to achieve 100 percent virtualization within a few years. To avoid complex confi guration and maintenance of the existing storage infrastructure, Randers Municipality has chosen a completely new automated storage solution specifi cally developed for virtual environments: The Tintri VMstore. The Tintri VMstore provides high performance with minimal maintenance.
Riverbed Granite reduces expenses by 40 percent at Rosti’s factories.
Virtualization, servers, storage and optimization in a single box. All hardware and software at Rosti is optimized, consolidated and virtualized by using Riverbed Granite. Rosti is a ﬁ rst-mover with Granite, and has reduced its IT expenses by 40 percent. All IT is centralized in Denmark and new acquisitions can be quickly integrated into the infrastructure.
Network troubleshooting reduced from weeks to hours
Troubleshooting of up to 15.000 IT users’ problems is a resource demanding task for the IT Department in the Soenderborg Municipality. Network analysis was always the last tool applied from the toolbox, but following implementation of Cascade Shark and Cascade Pilot from Riverbed, network analysis is now a shortcut to quickly localizing and resolving such problems. Support time has been reduced from weeks and days to just a few hours.
Mærsk Container Industry
From Denmark to China in just 7 seconds
Sky-high expenses for a humble 2 Mbps connection between the Maersk Container Industry main ofﬁ ce in Denmark and its subsidiaries in China demand that data bandwidth be used optimally. Therefore, Maersk Container has installed Riverbed WAN optimization at ﬁ ve locations around the world. This has resulted in a 30 percent reduction in response time when accessing business systems and 70 percent less data passing through MPLS lines. The aim is to allow video conferencing between locations and this without increasing the Internet budget