Case study

How did a global automotive manufacturer improve resource capacity to deliver more value to their business?

Business and IT challenges


Increasing compliance and service level requirements 

Increasing business demands putting stress on limited IT resources


Seeking a cloud solution to prevent a large capital expenditure

Implementing a new Oracle ERP solution

Datalink solution

  • Designed, built, and implemented FlexPod with Veritas appliances in secondary data center
  • Datalink Managed Services, including operational management, hosting, and Infrastructure-as-a-service

Results and impact

  • Reduced corporate risk by replicating their systems and data to a regionally dispersed data center
  • Prevented a large capital expense by leveraging a private cloud solution
  • Leveraged existing NetBackup investments by extending out the infrastructure with appliances
  • Freed up critical resources by having Datalink manage the entire backup service
  • Improved resource capacity to deliver more value to the business
  • Improved services levels by leveraging Datalinks 24x7 service operations
  • 99% backup success rates