Pearson improves agility and performance of their enterprise resource planning application with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP.
Pearson helps people throughout the world to achieve their potential through learning by providing high-quality digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them.
Challenge: Pearson experienced application recovery time (RTO) challenges with their previous storage solution for their mission-critical financial and HR workloads.
Solution: FSx for NetApp ONTAP removed the heavy lift of migrating their application and storage to AWS, allowing Pearson to focus on improving their customer experience. With enterprise storage features such as NetApp Snapshots and FlexClones, Pearson quickly moved millions of files from their previous solution to Amazon FSx without needing to modify their applications or requiring their staff to learn new skillsets.
“FSx for NetApp ONTAP improved the agility of our mission-critical ERP application by enabling us to refresh our data 10x faster. We also increased financial and HR job performance by 3x and reduced our application recovery time and recovery point (RTO/RPO) objectives from hours to minutes. As a fully managed service, FSx for NetApp ONTAP removed the operational overhead of our physical IT infrastructure freeing us to focus more on our application data and drive more value for our customers.”
Norm Nadeau, VP of Site Reliability Engineering - Pearson
Ayesa reduces storage costs by 50% and increases productivity by 30% using Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP.
Ayesa, a global technology and engineering services provider, works to build a more efficient world.
Challenge: Ayesa needed a cloud file storage solution that would enable their global teams to collaborate and share project data securely, with built-in optimization for performance and cost.
Solution: By using Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP's capacity pool tier, Ayesa was able to reduce their costs and simplify storage management by automatically tiering their infrequently-accessed data to low-cost, elastic storage. With NetApp Global File Cache, Ayesa also provided secure, low-latency access to cloud file storage for their teams across 17 sites around the world.
“Our innovative File2Cloud architecture combines the capabilities and features of Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP and NetApp Global File Cache to provide our engineers and consultants to securely share and collaborate as needed. The built-in, automated tiering feature of Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP enables us to optimize our deployment for both performance and cost.”
Pablo Sanchez, CIO - Ayesa
eHealth New South Wales (NSW) seamlessly migrated their enterprise image repository to Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP.
eHealth NSW partners with health agencies and industry to provide a digital, integrated health system for patients, clinicians, and the NSW community.
Challenge: eHealth NSW was looking to migrate their enterprise image repository (EIR) to AWS to reduce operational complexity and increase the pace of innovation for their real-time, life-critical clinical applications.
Solution: Using Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP, eHealth NSW achieved the availability and scalability their EIR requires, while reducing operational overhead. FSx for ONTAP provided familiar features such as Snapshots and SnapMirror, allowing NSW eHealth to leverage their existing skillset and migrate to AWS without needing to make any application or data management changes.
“We use FSx for NetApp ONTAP to store 1.3PB of medical imaging data for a statewide enterprise image repository. The solution provides the reliability and scalability of an AWS fully managed service with the flexibility offered by NetApp ONTAP, reducing the operational management overhead for eHealth, and enabling resources to focus on delivering greater value to the state healthcare system.”
Farhoud Salimi, Executive Director, Service Delivery – eHealth NSW
Kerry Logistics improves operational productivity with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP.
Kerry Logistics offers a broad range of supply chain solutions from integrated logistics, international freight forwarding, industrial project logistics, to cross-broader e-commerce, last-mile fulfillment, and infrastructure investment.
Challenge: Kerry Logistics experienced on-premises storage scalability and availability constraints. They needed agile, flexible, and scalable storage infrastructure for their business users in Hong Kong and Asia Pacific in alignment with their business expansion goals.
Solution: By using fully managed Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP, Kerry Logistics improved availability and scalability with Multi-AZ file systems while reducing operational overhead. FSx for ONTAP provided features such as Snapshots and NetApp Cloud Insights, allowing business users in Kerry Logistics to share and collaborate the information whenever and wherever their users need it without any application or data management changes.
“FSx for NetApp enables our team to securely access and share information effectively. As a fully managed service, FSx for NetApp ONTAP removed the operational overhead of our physical IT infrastructure freeing us to focus on our application data and drive more value for our customers.”
Kenny Chu, Manager of IT Technical Services – Kerry Logistics
Ávoris improves DevOps agility with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP.
Ávoris Corporación Empresarial (ACE) offers a broad range of travel and tourism services, including holiday bookings and air travel. The company operates 1,500 travel agencies, serves 5.65 million travelers a year, and has nearly 6,000 employees.
Challenge: Avoris' storage environment could no longer support the availability and data resiliency demands of their business and limited their ability to scale DevOps workflows.
Solution: Avoris deployed Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP along with NetApp’s Astra Trident for container orchestration, providing their development team with a scalable, secure DevOps environment. Scheduled and on-demand snapshots enabled Avoris to instantly protect and clone datasets regardless of size.
“The combination of Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP and NetApp Astra Trident enables us to efficiently deploy and manage enterprise containers for hundreds of simultaneous DevOps projects, enabling Ávoris to easily and quickly adapt our business to changing customer demands.”
Guillem Parera, Infrastructure Architect - Ávoris
Laredo Petroleum accelerates their reservoir modeling with Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP.
Laredo Petroleum, Inc. is an independent energy company that focuses on the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties and the gathering of oil and liquids-rich natural gas.
Challenge: Laredo Petroleum experienced on-premises storage scalability constraints, and needed to reduce the time required to process and derive value from their seismic analysis models.
Solution: By using Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon FSx for NetApp ONTAP, Laredo Petroleum deployed fully secure, reliable, and scalable virtual desktops and fully managed shared file storage for their seismic data analysis workflows. FSx for NetApp ONTAP helped Laredo Petroleum scale on demand to quickly and cost-effectively locate sites for exploration and development activities.
“FSx for NetApp ONTAP enables our team to securely access and share sub-surface data in our virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environment, reducing the time required to complete modeling and visualization runs that enable us to understand a reservoir’s properties and economic potential.”
Derek Gary, Manager, IT Infrastructure – Laredo Petroleum