Case study

How did a national financial credit union reduce rapid server provisioning from three weeks to thirty minutes?

Business and IT challenges


Increasing user demands for 148,000 members

Limited IT resources 

IT responsiveness

IT responsiveness

Full-service banking provided 7x24x365

Datalink solution: Cloud Complete

  • Cisco Nexus switches, UCS blades and UCSD
  • Orchestration and Automation
  • EMC VMAX, VNX, Extreme I/O storage
  • Datalink Consulting Services for workflow design, standardization of workflows, and creation of a self-service portal
  • Datalink Managed Storage solution

Results and impact

  • User self-service portal reduced time for user response for obtaining IT assets
  • Rapid server provisioning from 3 weeks to 30 minutes
  • Significant cost savings and improved ROI supporting IT goals of reduced TCO and IT relevance