The Nielsen Company goes all flash at its 9 global datacenters


Challenges

  • Constant cycle of forklift upgrades and large maintenance bills stifled innovation
  • Poor storage performance limited quantity/timeliness of research to clients
  • Legacy storage incapable of meeting consolidated/“green” data center mandates

Results

  • Analytic report went from 6 hours to 1 hour to generate
  • 3x reduction in latency
  • 10:1 reduction in data center facility requirements
“Data and data storage is the lifeblood of our business.”
ALEX PATENT, VP, GLOBAL INFRASTRUCTURE ARCHITECTURE, THE NIELSEN COMPANY