Challenge
TraceParts must offer its customers easy access to more than 100 million 3D computer-aided design (CAD) files online. With visits to its online catalogues increasing by 30 per cent a year, the firm needed a scalable infrastructure.
Solution
It deployed a solution based on Dell Precision workstations, Dell PowerEdge servers, Dell EqualLogic storage and VMware® vSphere® server software, with Dell ProSupport.
Benefits
• Customers download files 20 per cent faster thanks to improved performance
• Revenues are boosted with optimised, cost-effective IT
• Company meets strict service-level agreements for uptime
• Increase in user numbers is supported by scalable IT
• Research teams complete resource-intensive work on optimised workstations
• IT team keeps services up and running with 24/7 expert support