SecureKey Technologies Inc.
Date : 10/1/2012
We have a very elastic environment with our Dell-based private cloud. We could double capacity and accommodate another large customer with millions of users in just a couple weeks.
Scott Allan, Head of Infrastructure Operations, SecureKey Technologies Inc., Canada
ChallengeTo accommodate a large government contract and ensure good performance and scalability, SecureKey needed to rethink its IT infrastructure and equip a modular, next-generation data center.
SolutionSecureKey turned to Dell for an end-to-end private cloud solution built on Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers, Dell EqualLogic™ storage, Dell PowerConnect™ switches and VMware®, with network security services through Dell SecureWorks®.
Benefits• 100 percent availability for customer services
• No security breaches
• CAD$250,000 annual cost avoidance on 2–3 full-time security experts
• 10-fold reduction in power requirements
• Able to scale to double current peak demand in just a few weeks