Iowa 80 Group Inc.
Date : 3/1/2013
Having assured, continuous data delivery means we can focus on other things that are important. It means more than money. We can spend our time providing the goods and services that people need.
Burke Strand, Network Manager, Iowa 80 Group, Inc., United States
ChallengeIowa 80 Group needed hundreds of terabytes of cost-effective yet high-performance storage to hold image data from security cameras at three truck stop sites.
SolutionThe company deployed Dell™ PowerVault™ storage arrays connected to Dell PowerEdge™ servers with Dell Networking switches for a simplified, end-to-end solution.
Benefits• Zero downtime and no data loss for security camera images
• Able to produce video evidence quickly and reliably, avoiding liability in lawsuits based on fraudulent claims
• Less than a half-hour per week to manage 850 terabytes of storage
• 50 percent reduction in cabling with power over Ethernet (PoE) switches
• Scalable solution allows for continued expansion