FEATURE : STORAGE SOLUTIONS
PURE ’ S EVERGREEN STORAGE PROGRAM ALSO
SAVES AHS MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN CAPITAL
EXPENSE AND OPERATING EXPENSE , AND THE
FLEXIBLE SUBSCRIPTION MODEL ALLOWS IT TO
PROTECT ITS INVESTMENT FOR THE LONG TERM .
before deploying Pure , the nightly ETL averaged 5.5 hours . On the first day running on Pure , ETL finished in 20 minutes – a reduction of 94 %.
Pure ’ s Evergreen Storage improves savings for AHS
While improvements affecting patient care are the most important benefits of the move to Pure Storage , cost savings also have been significant . “ For a time , storage was the number one capital and operating expense we had but with Pure we ’ ve now been able to not only level out that spending but reduce the maintenance costs ,” Zinno said . have remained constant even as AHS continues to add new users and workloads .
In addition , over a two-year period , AHS grew the number of users on its Citrix XenApp infrastructure running on Pure arrays from fewer than 1,000 to around 16,000 , while maintaining performance across the entire platform , so that the user experience stayed consistent the entire time . Today , that number is close to 20,000 , with around 7,000 concurrent users at any one time .
“ Atlantic Health System serves as a great example for hospital systems looking to transform their business and patient experience through a modern data infrastructure . High-performing , scalable storage delivers critical health information to clinicians faster , supporting AHS in its goal to deliver award-winning care as it continues to grow ,” said Josh Gluck , Vice President of Global Healthcare Technology Strategy at Pure Storage .
“ Pure ’ s Evergreen Storage program also saves AHS millions of dollars in capital expense and operating expense , and the flexible subscription model allows it to protect its investment for the long term .”
Pure ’ s impact also extends to AHS ’ business critical functions , such as the daily ETL process that takes all the data from the production Caché database and moves it into the Epic Clarity and Caboodle databases , which are used to generate reports on all aspects of the organization ’ s operations . In the weeks
Pure ’ s Evergreen Storage program provides customers non-disruptive access to the latest technology without forklift upgrades and with full preservation of investment in Pure solutions . AHS estimates that the total cost ownership with Pure will result in savings of more than US $ 1.3 million over six years . p
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