Pebble Limited Partnership
Date : 11/1/2012
We noticed right away that we could run more virtual machines on each Dell PowerEdge R720 server because the processors are faster than our legacy systems. They also have more memory, with the capacity to expand further.
Peter King, Network Administrator, Pebble Limited Partnership, United States
ChallengePebble Limited Partnership is in the pre-feasibility stage of a major mining operation. IT staff must meet the needs of users in three locations, including remote Iliamna, Alaska.
SolutionThe company streamlined server deployment and management by rolling out a VMware®-based virtual infrastructure on 12th generation Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers.
Benefits• 99 percent faster fulfillment of user requests for new servers (2 hours vs. 1 month to deploy physical server in legacy environment)
• No unplanned downtime of VMware-based environment in 7 months
• Threefold more virtual servers per host system
• Less power consumed per host system
• Remote server management extends to reinstalling operating system