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EMC Delivers Virtualized Environment to Safe Systems

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August 26, 2011

EMC Delivers Virtualized Environment to Safe Systems

By Anuradha Shukla, TMCnet Contributor


Safe Systems, Inc., a managed service provider for community financial institutions, selected EMC (News - Alert) VNX unified storage over NetApp and HP.


EMC VNX and EMC VNXe unified storage and VMware vSphere virtualization solutions will help Safe Systems to address the burgeoning demand for its managed and network-based services.

Safe Systems wanted a solution that could help its clients operate more efficiently when using their services. It finally decided to deploy a private cloud computing model by virtualizing its IT environment.

Switching to EMC has delivered several benefits to Safe Systems including better efficiency and simplicity, increased agility and consolidated infrastructure.

Safe Systems has been able to reduce storage management time by 90 percent and storage can now be scaled out to support fast-growing databases in just 10-minutes. The company was also able to reduce data center footprint by 40 percent.

"We began our private cloud journey with virtualization but found that our old storage infrastructure was holding us back because it wasn't scaling cost-effectively,” said Brendan McGowan, vice president of Technical Services, Safe Systems. “ We evaluated EMC, NetApp, HP and other vendors and concluded that EMC VNX unified storage offered the richest feature set at a very competitive price—with the best integration with VMware software."

Safe Systems is also using EMC Unisphere to develop new services for its customers while decreasing the time spent on storage administrative tasks. 

Read a related article at TMCnet “EMC Releases New Line of Solutions Integrated with Microsoft (News - Alert) Applications.”

This article discusses offerings designed to help companies of all sizes enhance the management of virtualized Microsoft applications and Windows environments.

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Anuradha Shukla is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves







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