Pure and Valley Proteins

Valley Proteins Improves its SAP Performance with a FlashStack Converged Infrastructure

Company sees increased speed for SAP and other applications.


Summary

Valley Proteins, a Winchester, Virginia-based rendering company, transports hundreds of millions of gallons of used cooking oil and other byproducts every year, enabling the materials to be reused instead of ending up in landfills. The company uses SAP as the cornerstone of its business. It tracks materials, inventory, and vehicle location and maintenance in real time to make the most efficient use of its 40 processing and transfer facilities and private trucking fleet.

Industry

  • Recovery/recycling

GEO

  • North America

Use Cases

  • Database
  • ERP

Website

Customer

As Valley Proteins pursued an aggressive growth strategy through acquisitions, it became clear that storage was becoming a bottleneck to consistent performance for SAP applications. The company’s legacy storage arrays were 3 years old, and they were already becoming overloaded.

  • Fast-growing SAP environment demanded higher performing infrastructure.
  • Legacy systems were expensive to maintain, requiring forklift upgrades every 3 years.
  • Engineers spent significant time rebalancing workloads to optimize performance.

Results

Business Transformation

Valley Proteins improved performance for its business critical SAP environment by deploying a FlashStack converged infrastructure from Cisco and Pure Storage. The results: SAP performance approaching that of in-memory databases, a faster financial close, more agile business decision-making, and more efficient use of data center and employee resources.

IT Transformation

  • Migration to FlashStack took less than 3 days.
  • Performance dramatically improved for SAP and other applications.
  • IT can now be more strategic, helping the business grow market share.

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