Pure Storage and Children's of Alabama

Children’s of Alabama Entrusts Critical Healthcare Data to Pure Storage

End-users in both patient-facing and back-office roles now have immediate access to mission-critical applications, while the hospital receives a superior return on its investment in storage solutions.

Summary

Children’s of Alabama has standardized on Pure Storage to give physicians and other care-givers fast, easy access to the data they need to provide superior care. The hospital itself benefits from the long-term cost savings provided by Pure’s Evergreen™ Storage program.

Industry

Healthcare

GEO

North America

Use Cases

  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure – VMware Horizon®
  • Database – Microsoft SQL Server®

Website

Customer

Access data needed to provide superior care.
Children's of Alabama benefits from the long-term cost savings provided by Pure.

Challenges

  • End-user response times on VDI suffered because of underperforming storage.
  • Arrival of genomics research team could add up to 5PB of data to manage.

Results

Business Transformation

  • End-users in both patient-facing and back-office roles now have immediate access to mission-critical applications, while the hospital receives a superior return on its investment in storage solutions.

IT Transformation

  • Log-in times slashed from between 2 to 5 minutes to 20 seconds.
  • Surgeons spend less time entering documentation.
  • Evergreen™ Storage program eliminates the cost and disruption of forklift upgrades.    

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