Challenge
WMS Gaming needed to design and configure a new data center for efficiency, performance and scalability. Network throughput was a key consideration for the global company.
Solution
WMS selected an end-to-end Dell solution including Dell™ Networking switches, Dell Compellent Storage Center storage area networks (SANs), Dell EqualLogic storage solutions and engineering assistance from Dell Services.
Benefits
• Network and storage bottlenecks removed, improving application performance
• Projected 50 percent 3-year reduction in TCO for network, saving six figures
• Two helpdesk FTEs repurposed to more strategic roles
• 50 percent reduction in recovery time after eliminating tape
• 100 percent payback in about a year for replacing tape with disk-based backup