Health Insurance Company Improves Service, Cuts Cost

Health Insurance Company Improves Service, Cuts Cost

Groupe Mutuel improves data center application availability and performance while saving on power, space, and management.

Groupe Mutuel improves data center application availability and performance while saving on power, space, and management.

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Cisco Services provided the assurance that we would get it right the first time.
- Pascal Sarech, Infrastructure Manager, Groupe Mutuel

Challenge

Help ensure system failures do not occur, while maintaining high availability, disaster recovery capabilities, and a flexible architecture.

  • Improve operational resilience
  • Enhance service capability
  • Lower costs

Solution

Deploy Cisco Unified Computing System to work cohesively with current technologies.

  • FlexPod architecture based on Cisco Nexus Switching, Cisco UCS servers, NetApp storage, and VMware virtualization
  • Cisco Services for solution design, validation, and deployment

Results

The solutions improved the company's disaster recovery capabilities and efficiency.

  • Doubled application speed and reduced provisioning times from days to hours
  • Reduced restoration time four to twelve-fold
  • Had no downtime across more than 500 servers for three years

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