CLIENT STORIES : MANUFACTURING

In the difficult and competitive economic environment, businesses must deal with limited resources. How to do more with less? This challenge is in addition to the ever-growing use and storage of data, which is growing exponentially. A data-rich sector that can not accept downtime it’s manufacturing, who is often innovative and at the cutting edge of industrial and computer technology. The continuity of production is paramount.

With its expertise in the majority of renowned technologies, Prival offers virtualization, replication and storage solutions that enable industries to improve redundancy in the event of a failure and to limit direct financial losses, as well as to limit the costs of hardware exploitation, without forgetting the environmental factor. Our solutions bring not only an improvement in performance but also a reduction in energy costs.

HARDWARE STORE

OBJECTIVES:

  • Implement a storage unit for replication of the transaction site;
  • Secure data;
  • carry out the project quickly.

CHALLENGE:

BMR Group is an established business for over 45 years and is constantly evolving. Today, BMR is a group of independent dealers that operate 180 home renovation and hardware centers in Quebec, Ontario, in the Maritime Provinces and in the French island of Saint-Pierre & Miquelon. Retail sales for BMR members are estimated at over 1,3 billion dollars per year and some 5,000 employees that work in bannered stores. BMR is the second leading banner in Quebec’s renovation industry. With increasing online sales, BMR can not afford that their transactional site breaks down.

RESULT:

The new system reduces the time and cost of customer management. It also allows BMR to easily extend its network.

DEPLOYED SOLUTIONS:

The transaction site already had a DELL unit. Prival has therefore chosen to deployed a unit of the same product family. The proposed solution is a shared disk (SAN) PS DRIVE 4100E with 12 disks 2 Terra 7.2K NL SAS DRIVE, for a total of 24TB. Dell 4100E PS storage solution provides a virtualized architecture, an enterprise software and easier management at an affordable price. It takes complete snapshots for replication and integration of applications to ensure data protection and recovery disaster.

OUR PARTNER

MANUFACTURER OF HEATING AND COOLING AIR HANDLERS

OBJECTIVE:

  • Improved redundancy in case of failure.

CHALLENGE:

Bousquet Technologies designs for over 60 years, effective solutions to meet the energy needs of customers who want to preserve their ability to finance, competitiveness and the environment. Design plans and manufacturing of ventilation systems generate an exponential amount of data. It is undeniable that for further growth, server virtualization became a priority.

RESULT:

The technology reduces the cost of hardware and operating 50% and energy costs by 80%. This result fits perfectly with their mission. The organization is winning in terms of operations, customer relations and internal governance. This is the pride of the internal team to work with the latest technologies. Bousquet Technologies is now part of IT leaders who benefit from the best practices of a high standard ad high productivity in everyday life.

DEPLOYED SOLUTION:

A project plan is developed and implemented by Prival:

  1. Prival deploys an adequate storage solution to support the virtual machines currently located in a crowded server.
  2. rival puts their virtual infrastructure level with a solution of VMware Version Essential Plus with VMware license Vcenter to minimize the number of servers in view of the large number of applications that Bousquet Technologies uses and to improve redundancy down box.

OUR PARTNER