How Dell Does IT: Cloudera Solutions
Date : 7/1/2012
Our storage cost per gigabyte is now approximately 21 cents. We thought we had great economics previously when we were spending about seventeen dollars per gigabyte.
Robert Scudiere, Director of Engineering, Dell SecureWorks, United States
ChallengeDell SecureWorks® needed a highly scalable solution for collecting, processing and analyzing massive amounts of data collected from customer environments.
SolutionThe SecureWorks organization deployed the Dell | Cloudera® Solution with Cloudera’s distribution of Apache® Hadoop®, Dell Crowbar software framework, optimized PowerEdge™ C servers, Dell Force10™ networking, Dell and Cloudera services, based on a Dell reference architecture.
Benefits• Reduce the cost of data storage to approximately 21 cents per gigabyte
• Gain easy scalability for future growth
• Leverage open source software and commodity hardware to help reduce time to market
• Maintain high availability for critical services
• Flexibility to analyze structured and unstructured data