Technology Company Achieves RISC-to-Intel X86 Migration

Technology Company Achieves RISC-to-Intel X86 Migration

EMC migrates mission critical server infrastructure to Cisco Unified Computing System and accelerates drive to cloud computing.

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With our commitment to deliver solutions that meet customers' needs for virtualization and private cloud computing, we needed a clear path to achieving our own fully virtualized, next generation IT infrastructure, and Cisco Unified Computing System was a clear winner.
- Paul Di'Vittorio, Director of Private Cloud Architecture, EMC

Challenge

Leading supplier of information infrastructure technology requires an open, scalable, and agile compute infrastructure to accommodate business growth.

  • Existing server infrastructure was at capacity and end of life
  • Poor performance hampered user productivity
  • EMC had no clear path to cloud computing

Solution

New architecture that provides tremendous scale, allowing EMC to build large, high-performance systems.

Results

EMC now has an entirely new system that supports their goals for 100% virtualization with granular control, security, scalability, and high performance.

  • Improved application response and batch run-times by up to 20 times
  • Greatly simplified management and improved provisioning productivity
  • Significantly lowered costs and complexity while increasing scalability and flexibility

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