Challenge
While marking its 50th anniversary of building world-famous, high-performance cars, Shelby American saw its IT infrastructure lacking the horsepower to drive its future.
Solution
The company completely refreshed its IT — from end-user PCs to servers, storage and networking — while adopting server virtualization to cut its footprint in half and its power consumption by 75 percent.
Benefits
• Improved customer responsiveness with CRM
• Reduced server space by half
• Cut power consumption by 75 percent
• Brought graphic production in-house, creating a new profit center
• Increased storage capacity by nearly 400 percent
• Reduced design cycles from months to weeks