SimpliVity, a leader in hyperconverged infrastructure revolutionizing enterprise IT, today announced two new remote office and branch office (ROBO) solutions, OmniStack Solution with Lenovo System x for Remote Sites and OmniCube CN-1400, to provide greater choice and flexibility, centralized management and improved data protection capabilities to enterprise and mid-market customers with remote sites.
SimpliVity’s hyperconverged infrastructure takes the remote out of ROBO by providing global unified management, which eliminates the requirement for on-site IT expertise. SimpliVity consolidates all IT infrastructures for virtualized workloads at remote offices, including data protection, to simplify management and backup and restore data over existing WAN links. Several enterprise customers have already seen the value of SimpliVity’s ROBO solutions, including Sinclair Oil, Woodman’s Food Group, and Merlin Entertainments.
Customer Testimonials Show SimpliVity’s Strength for ROBO
Sinclair Oil Simplifies Management and Operations for its Remote Office Deployments
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Sinclair Oil is the 51st-largest private company in the US with holdings including gas stations in 20 states, two refineries, and Grand America Hotels and Resorts in seven locations. With multiple road side properties and an IT staff centralized in Salt Lake City, being able to manage remote sites from a centralized location was critical for Sinclair Oil’s IT infrastructure and business as a whole. After first working to build a home-grown solution with legacy IT infrastructure, Sinclair Oil decided to speed up implementation by deploying SimpliVity OmniStack with Lenovo System x and SimpliVity OmniCube. The company has been impressed with SimpliVity’s ease of management and the integrated backup and recovery capabilities, which allows them to focus on driving business value rather than maintenance.
SimpliVity Provides Ultimate Simplicity and Operational Efficiency Gains to Woodman’s Food Group
Woodman’s Food Group operates 16 supermarkets in Wisconsin and northern Illinois. When looking to upgrade its IT infrastructure and improve its disaster recovery posture, Woodman’s selected SimpliVity OmniCube for its next-generation data center. With SimpliVity, Woodman’s has moved into a fully virtualized IT environment and has improved its data protection, disaster recovery, and availability. Woodman’s fully deployed the SimpliVity solution within two weeks in two core data centers and 16 remote offices, realizing the advantages of built-in data protection almost immediately.
Benefits of SimpliVity Solutions for ROBO
- Threefold reduction in TCO – SimpliVity eliminates the need for local staff to manage the ROBO resources, reduces storage requirements by 90%, and lowers power, cooling and space demands
- Faster, more reliable data protection to reduce risk – Reliable data protection with enterprise-proven RPOs and RTOs eliminates the need for specialized backup and recovery toolsfor ROBOs
- Improved WAN utilization –Advanced WAN optimization reduces network traffic to backup, clone, or move workloads between sites and eliminates the need for separate WAN appliances.
- Greater staff productivity – Simplified management of all resources, including VMs, resources, and data protection policies, improves productivity for maintaining remote sites
The OmniCube CN-1400 is available now. The OmniStack Solution with Lenovo System x for Remote Sites is orderable beginning in June. For more details, contact the partner distributor in the Philippines, MSI-ECS at (02) 688-3509 / (02) 688-3501 or email them at email@example.com. Visit http://www.msi-ecs.com.ph for more details.
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