Community Bank & Trust of Florida
Date : 10/1/2012
In the three years since Dell helped us virtualize our servers, we haven't had any failures at the virtual machine level. We've developed a highly stable environment, allowing us to better serve our customers.
Jeff Stafford, Senior Vice President/Senior Technology Officer, Community Bank & Trust of Florida, United States
ChallengeCommunity Bank & Trust of Florida was running dozens of standalone servers with direct attached storage. In addition, testing disaster recovery capabilities was expensive because of requirements of the organization’s core banking system.
SolutionTo improve management of its disaster recovery and compliance risk, Community Bank & Trust of Florida deployed a VMware®- based virtual environment on Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers and Dell EqualLogic™ storage, using Dell AppAssure for quick local recoveries.
Benefits• 1 year to payback through disaster recovery cost savings
• 3 times more testing of disaster recovery environment
• 5-minute recovery point objective (RPO) for critical data
• 2-hour recovery time objective (RTO) for entire data center