Pure and North York General Hospital

A Clean Bill of Health for North York General Hospital

Medical provider chose Pure for performance, scalability and superior long-term return on investment for their virtualised infrastructure.


Summary

North York General Hospital, recipient of a HIMSS Stage 6 designation, refreshes its IT infrastructure every seven years, so it must make its investment decisions carefully. As a forward-thinking medical provider that prioritizes exceptional patient care, NYGH chose a strategic all-flash storage solution from Pure Storage for its performance, scalability and superior long-term return on investment.

Industry

  • Healthcare

GEO

  • North America

Use Cases

  • Database – Cerner EHR, Oracle®
  • VSI – VMware® vSphere®,  Citrix® XenApp®

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Challenges

When it came time to replace its storage infrastructure, the priority was on acquiring the latest features and technology, as well as finding a way to grow storage capacity to meet future needs within the strictures of its funding environment.

  • Legacy storage system was incurring unacceptably high maintenance costs.
  • Capital investments must last for seven years.

Results

Business Transformation

Pure Storage provides the data platform that improves clinician productivity and increases the time devoted to patient care, while maximising the long-term impact of the hospital’s investment in IT infrastructure.

IT Transformation

  • Time required to prepare key reports reduced by up to 98%.
  • Snapshots create reliable backup without consuming precious storage capacity.
  • Certainty over future maintenance costs simplifies long-term planning.

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