Retailer Redesigns Data Center to Get Closer to Customers

A large supermarket chain updates its data center in record time with Cisco Solutions and Services.

National food chain builds data center infrastructure optimized for new service using Cisco solutions and services.

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When you’re running rather than walking, as we were...you don’t have time to do lab testing or proof of concept. We needed another pair of eyes to check our work and to ensure industry best practices. Cisco Services provided that.
- Director of Voice and Data Network, National Food Retailer

Challenge

A large supermarket chain needs to quickly update its data center in order to accommodate a new website, remain competitive, and evolve with the industry.

  • Create environment that facilitates future web services and enhances current ones
  • Provide roadmap for new and improved services
  • Perform data center upgrade in less than two months

Solution

The team worked with Cisco planning, design, and implementation services, in conjunction with a Cisco Gold Partner to validate the new architecture.

Results

A data center update with a network infrastructure that is agile, scalable, available, and more than equal to the task of providing hosting services for the company’s new application.

  • Performed data center upgrade in record time to meet new program launch
  • Increased agility and allowed infrastructure to scale for enterprise-wide deployment
  • Helped ensure consistent methodology and simplified management with industry best practices

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