Reliable Access To Education Data Provides Insights on Performance


Customer:

Minnesota Department of Education processes large amounts of data to provide the state with numerous reports and insights on educational issues. It relies on Pure Storage® to make that data available 24x7 to keep departmental employees productive and citizens informed of key performance indicators.

Challenges:

  • Legacy storage system was at the end of its maintenance life and out of capacity.
  • Some critical batch processing jobs took entire weekends to complete.

Use Case:

Business Transformation:

Fast, reliable access to data makes department employees more efficient and ensures that widely used reports are released on schedule.

IT Transformation:

  • Processing time for key jobs cut by 75%.
  • Performance improvement of 4-8x on database queries.
  • Storage-related trouble tickets dropped to zero.
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“With Pure Storage, our staff has changed their opinion of what support from a vendor should look like.”

Matthew Porett, Chief Business Technology Officer, Minnesota Department of Education

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