EMC Corporation is the world's leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information.

Challenges

  • Reduce management, software and hardware costs of legacy data
  • Manage data growth arising from acquired businesses
  • Optimize performance of the application infrastructure
Informatica Data Archive is a best-of-breed technology that has not only helped us drive down total cost of ownership but improve performance of mission critical assets, resulting in significant improvement in customer satisfaction.
— Ramesh Razdan
senior director of enterprise technology services
EMC Corporation
By Standardizing on Informatica Application Retirement Solution, EMC saves $1 Million

Results

  • Anticipated savings of $1 million
  • Resulted in a complete payback on the Informatica investment within six months
  • Retired multiple candidate modules rapidly over a three-day period
  • Helped EMC safely manage its data growth
  • Ensured business has complete access to the data within the archive
  • Eliminate unnecessary software license and maintenance costs of legacy applications
  • Enable EMC to re-purpose servers and storage allocated to legacy applications to other business-critical IT projects
  • Guarantee transactional and referential integrity for all archived data
  • Ensure continued access to the archived data from an application-independent interface, with similar look and feel as original user interface

Technologies Used

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