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True storage virtualization with a fluid data architecture<br />
Chuck matuliksenior managernetwork, systems and Telecom<br />2<br />
Under cross country’s roof<br />LOCATIONS<br />PEOPLE<br />PRODUCTS<br />STATS<br />
It: the foundation of our biz<br />ANDERSON, SC<br />12 TB<br />ATLANTA, GA<br />40 TB<br />MPLS<br />SUNRISE, FL<br />40 ...
blueprinting something better<br />SECURING DATA against a disaster<br />OPTIMIZING VMWARE investment<br />DELIVERING PERF...
top 4 storage requirements<br />1)<br />Scalable, dynamic architecture<br />2)<br />Truly virtual storage<br />3)<br />Int...
Scalable, dynamic architecture<br />Dynamic virtualized servers<br /><ul><li>Mix of Windows Server 2008, Linux
Windows, Oracle Enterprise Linux, vSphere 4
200 virtual servers</li></ul>Single-platform storage solution<br /><ul><li>Mix of FC and SATA drives</li></li></ul><li>TRU...
Eliminated need for volume pre-allocation
Reduces time spent provisioning new volumes</li></li></ul><li>Intelligent automation<br />What we’re automating<br />Compe...
Thin snapshots, nimble replication<br />Compellent and VMware team to recover from failure<br /><ul><li>Compellent recover...
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Compellent customer, Cross Country Home Services, talks about their disaster recovery strategy, VMware integration, delivering performance to an Oracle database, retaining files for compliance and scaling the storage as they grow.

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True storage virtualization with a fluid data architecture

  1. 1. True storage virtualization with a fluid data architecture<br />
  2. 2. Chuck matuliksenior managernetwork, systems and Telecom<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Under cross country’s roof<br />LOCATIONS<br />PEOPLE<br />PRODUCTS<br />STATS<br />
  4. 4. It: the foundation of our biz<br />ANDERSON, SC<br />12 TB<br />ATLANTA, GA<br />40 TB<br />MPLS<br />SUNRISE, FL<br />40 TB<br />SEBRING, FL<br />
  5. 5. blueprinting something better<br />SECURING DATA against a disaster<br />OPTIMIZING VMWARE investment<br />DELIVERING PERFORMANCE to Oracle database during heavy transaction times<br />RETAINING files cost-effectively over long periods for compliance<br />SCALING OUR STORAGE as databases grow<br />
  6. 6. top 4 storage requirements<br />1)<br />Scalable, dynamic architecture<br />2)<br />Truly virtual storage<br />3)<br />Intelligent automation<br />4)<br />Thin replication<br />
  7. 7. Scalable, dynamic architecture<br />Dynamic virtualized servers<br /><ul><li>Mix of Windows Server 2008, Linux
  8. 8. Windows, Oracle Enterprise Linux, vSphere 4
  9. 9. 200 virtual servers</li></ul>Single-platform storage solution<br /><ul><li>Mix of FC and SATA drives</li></li></ul><li>TRUE END-TO-END VIRTUALIZATION<br />VMware server virtualization<br />Compellent Advantage<br />Grown added 120 servers without any additional floor space, cooling or power<br />Booting VMware from Compellent SAN<br />Compellent storage virtualization<br /><ul><li>Maximizing redundancy, performance with iSCSI connections
  10. 10. Eliminated need for volume pre-allocation
  11. 11. Reduces time spent provisioning new volumes</li></li></ul><li>Intelligent automation<br />What we’re automating<br />Compellent sub-LUNtiering<br />New files RAID 10 to outermost tracks<br />Older contracts to lower tiers, RAID<br />Most data in Tier III<br />VmwarevMotion<br />Scripting <br />
  12. 12. Thin snapshots, nimble replication<br />Compellent and VMware team to recover from failure<br /><ul><li>Compellent recovers data from most recent snapshot
  13. 13. VMware brings up virtual machine on different physical server</li></ul>Off-site replication<br /><ul><li>Users can immediately start operating off back-up SAN
  14. 14. Drive and connection types don’t have to mirror primary SAN</li></li></ul><li>results<br />Performance Improvements<br />Boosts performance of key applications<br />Reduces month-end processing from 3 days to 8.5 hours<br />Reduced time and money<br />Automated day-to-day tasks<br />Cuts annual spending for high-speed drives<br />Proactive, ultra-efficient IT staff<br />Higher availability <br />Reduced downtime<br />More secure, faster data recovery<br />Increases capacity at the backup site from 30 percent of production to 100 percent<br />

Compellent customer, Cross Country Home Services, talks about their disaster recovery strategy, VMware integration, delivering performance to an Oracle database, retaining files for compliance and scaling the storage as they grow.

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