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Case Study: scanplus GmbH

German service provider adopts Cisco ACI

Learn how scanplus updated its legacy hardware by deploying Cisco ACI, and continues serving big customers such as German Telekom.

Summary

Challenges

  • Automation of whole infrastructure and the hypervisor infrastructure behind the ACI fabric
  • Modernize and scale private cloud capacity to its data centers to capture a growing market
  • Deploy cloud-based client products and services faster

Solutions

  • Software-defined, policy driven automation using Cisco APIC and ACI technology
  • Cisco ecosystem partner integrations - F5 BigIP vBlock deployment from VCE

Results

  • Reduced system upgrade time from weeks to hours
  • Upgraded the whole fabric in 2-3 hours for all APICS, spines, and leafs
  • Capability to spread the L2 fabric for current and future deployments

What they’re saying

"One of the goals with Cisco ACI and the ecosystem partners is to have a full service portal for the customers, so they are fully able to integrate and deploy their own infrastructure."

Stefan Bayer, Product Manager - Network Services, scanplus

Who is scanplus?

Industry: Technology, Service Provider
Location: Ulm and Frankfurt, Germany
Company Size: 250 employees

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