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Case Study: Via Varejo Online

Assorted menswear ties on a table in boutique store

Making Black Friday possible

Brazilian retail company Via Varejo Online needed agility and scalability for increased online traffic on Black Friday. With Cisco HyperFlex, they were able to support increased volume, improve scalability, and decrease latency in responses.

Summary

Shelves of men’s dress shirts and ties in a men’s clothing store

Challenges

  • Support increased volume on Black Friday
  • Improve scalability and decrease latency in responses
Woman using her mobile phone to take a picture of sunglasses in a high end retail store

Results

  • Reliably handled highest traffic day of the year
  • Increased processing power with ability to easily expand
  • Freed up physical space in data center
A customer and a sales associate using a tablet at the point of sale

What they’re saying

"HyperFlex not only guaranteed a Black Friday without incidents, but also withstand the spikes of reading and writing of virtual machines."

Alexandre Nascimento, IT Architect, Via Varejo Online
Rows of slacks hanging in a store

Who is Via Varejo Online?

Industry: Retail
Location: Brazil
Company size: 52,000 employees

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