SAN Replacement

Who:

CareFusion
3750 Torrey View Ct
San Diego, CA  92130

When:

April 2012

What:

Clients existing storage systems located on the east and west coast were nearing end of life requiring upgrade. 



The Challenge

Clients storage systems on the east and west coast were not meeting business needs.  Improved transaction times were necessary to assist sales staff at call centers for improved customer satisfaction.  Additional storage replication for disaster recovery was needed to meet business impact requirements should a disaster occur.     

The Solution

After completing analysis of various offerings,solution selected and implementation plan developed to include replacing exiting storage area networks (SANs) on both coasts.  The new hardware based storage included solid state drives, an auto-tiering capability, hardware based replication and migration of all data from the existing SANs.  One of the replaced SAN was then reallocated for research and development.

The Result

Both arrays were replace and all data migrated without disruption of services to the end users.  The replacement of the existing hardware increased flexibility, improved expandability and provided the capability to acquired future upgrades at lowered costs. Implementation was delivered on time 10% under the projected budget.

 

About CareFusion

CareFusion delivers products for medication and supply to healthcare providers around the world.  With over 14,000 employees worldwide, CFN increases its customer profitability, advances hospital and clinical operational effectiveness and improves patient outcomes.