Securities America Radically Improves Customer Service and Advisor Satisfaction with Pure


Challenges

  • Best performance needed for new STP system
  • Performance for existing core systems was strained
  • Maintenance tasks were exceeding window impacting the advisor experience of software
  • Provide nationwide team of financial advisors with a high-performance web-based workspace
  • Reduce risk and cost of regulatory compliance for business continuity
  • Total cost of ownership must fit budget and technology roadmap

Results

  • Migrated entire VMware virtual server platform to flash and saw 1,400% faster VM migration
  • 65% faster backups of critical virtual servers
  • Able to fit more backups into a much smaller backup time window
  • Dramatic acceleration of core IT processes
  • $600,000 anticipated storage savings, in part due to data reduction
  • Near-instantaneous retrieval of key documents leading to better advisor experience
  • Reduced reputation risk
“Pure Storage gives us the performance power we need to give our financial advisers the best possible experience with our solutions – which becomes our differentiator in the market. Our investment in FlashArray will pay off simply in the good feedback we expect to receive from our advisers.”
ANDREW PRICE, DIRECTOR OF IS OPERATIONS