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Grow Financial Federal Credit Union

Challenge


Grow Financial Federal Credit Union was spending too much on maintenance for a legacy storage array that was difficult to manage and expensive to upgrade.

Solution

The credit union deployed Dell™ Compellent Storage Center SANs with Dell Fluid Data™ technology. The longtime Dell customer also recently upgraded its Dell PowerEdge™ servers and deployed virtual Dell KACE™ appliances to manage a stable of Dell Vostro™, Dell Dimension™, Dell OptiPlex™, Dell Inspiron™ and Dell Latitude™ client computers dispersed across 19 locations.

Benefits

> 9 months to achieve payback on Dell Compellent SANs
> 2-fold improvement in storage utilization through thin provisioning
> 50% reduction in maintenance costs vs. legacy SAN
> Avoided hiring additional full-time employee by using Dell KACE appliance

Application Areas

> Intelligent Data Management
> Server Consolidation
> System Management
> Virtualization