Teck Evolves IT Infrastructure with Nimble Storage for Improved Site Operations

Teck architects set out to upgrade portions of its infrastructure for workloads that required higher performance than their NetApp storage environment could provide. Nimble now supports critical workloads for everything from industrial control systems to business ERP and E-mail systems. Teck plans on continuing to replace legacy equipment with Nimble.

Challenge
· ­ Needed to increase performance to support critical workloads
· ­ Extra time spent supporting NetApp arrays
· ­ High-altitude site required a resilient storage solution

Solutions
· ­ SmartStack Integrated Infrastructure
· ­ Server Virtualization for VMware vSphere
· ­ Email and Collaboration for Microsoft Exchange & SharePoint
· ­ Big Data and Analytics

Business Benefits
· ­ Apps, database jobs and queries run faster for Teck staff at mining sites
· ­ Simplified “low touch” management of storage arrays for IT admins
· ­ Ability to more quickly identify and resolve system issues and outages
· ­ Dramatic reduction in space, cooling and power requirements
· ­ IT team can proactively manage global program without adding extra stuff

Products
· ­ InfoSight
· ­ Predictive Flash Platform

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