Success Stories

Solution for HPe Integrity Servers


CUSTOMER PROFILE:

A pioneer in India’s Infrastructure industry with landmark projects charting the path of progress through a legacy of innovation in engineering and construction over the last more than 90 years

CUSTOMER BACKGROUND
  • Customer had a requirement of Business critical servers that were running on different platforms including Unix with Integrity servers and some are X86 running VMware
  • Storage should be future ready and having all advance features thin Provisioning , Auto tearing between SSD, SAS and NLSAS, Data rebalancing
  • They also need solution for Tape Out
WHY HPE SOLUTION
  • HPE has special BCS Enclosures which supports Integrity and x86 servers
  • Blade servers have the advantage of easy manageability , maintenance and monitoring
  • Storage like 3PAR provides best in class features and also support data in place controller upgrade
BUSINESS ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
  • Customer did not want traditional rack servers because it creates different silos and manageability and maintenance Issues
  • For Blade technology they needed redundancy at Enclosure level
  • Storage needed with all Enterprise features
SOLUTION COMPONENT
  • 2 C7000 BCS Enclosures along with 8 HP Integrity BL860c and 4 Bl460c servers
  • HPE 3 PAR with 40 TB Space
  • 2 10 GB Network Switches
  • 3 MSL 2024 Tape library for Tape backup
KEY OUTCOME
  • Two BCS c7000 Enclosure allow customer to achieve enclosure level redundancy
  • 3PAR is directly connected to both Enclosures which improves performance and reduce hops
  • 3 PAR Storage provide block storage to both servers Integrity and X86
  • 3 MSL library gives huge bandwidth for tape out backup
  • Both servers Integrity and X86 can be install ed in one enclosure