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Case Study: Bechtle

Bechtle extends Cloud services with Cisco ACI

Bechtle is Germany’s largest IT and E-Commerce provider with presence in 14 European countries. They chose ACI as their data center fabric primarily due to high availability and redundancy options as well as the network automation capabilities. Cisco ACI also offers seamless integration with 3rd party products like F5 Networks and Ansible (Red Hat).

Summary

Challenges

  • Open platform that can Integrate third- party products and tools
  • Reduce network management complexity
  • High availability and redundancy for 24/7 operations

Solutions

  • Network automation and programmability
  • Consistent network policy
  • End-to-end secure network

Results

  • Higher customer SLA’s with higher reliability and redundancy in the network
  • Faster service provisioning (from weeks to days)
  • Simplified fire wall management through consistent network policy

What they’re saying

"As we looked to expand our cloud services portfolio, we chose Cisco ACI because it allowed us to roll out new services faster (within a day)…Cisco ACI also gave us high network availability and redundancy, something that was critical for us and our customer."

Jan Cornelius, Network Engineer, Bechtle

Who is Bechtle?

Industry: IT and E-Commerce provider
Location: Germany
Website: https://www.bechtle.com/de-en