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Visana Services AG chose Pure Storage solution to support its innovative IT strategy.

Learn how Visana Services AG achieves better storage performance, reduces support demand and operating costs.

Summary

Visana Services AG, one of the largest Swiss health and accident insurers, updated its storage environment with an all-flash solution from Pure Storage. In a benchmark performance comparison compared to other providers, the Pure Storage solution came out on top with the best price-performance ratio. Visana quickly recognized that the move to Pure Storage FlashArray™ arrays would meet their high-performance requirements of driving high IOPS from individual virtual machines at a consistent low latency.

Industry

  • Insurance

GEO

  • Switzerland

Use Cases

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Challenges

  • Deploy an up-to-date storage solution to replace the previous storage platform that has reached the end of its lifecycle.
  • Achieve better storage performance.
  • Reduce support demand and operating costs.

Results

Business Transformation

Energy consumption and space requirements in the data center fell by around 80 percent. Decreasing support requests have reduced support costs by approximately 75 percent. Calculated over six years, the investment and operating costs (CAPEX/OPEX) of the new storage environment will be 50 percent lower than in the previous solution.

IT Transformation

  • Storage latency is now less than 1ms with successful performance optimization for faster application access.
  • Achieved significantly lower energy and space requirements, a high data reduction rate of 4:1, and reduced storage management costs, resulting in efficient data center operations.
  • Purity ActiveCluster enables synchronous replication and nondisruptive site-to-site failover, including automatic recovery, increasing the availability of mission-critical IT resources.

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