Case Study Categories: Data Center | Virtualization | ISV | Software | Telco
Datatrend deployed an ISV’s solution (video compression over IP) in 152-racks at 32 data center sites within 4 months for top-3 mobile carrier.
– “The best deployment by any vendor in our history.”
Challenge: Network Capacity Constraints
A Top 3 Mobile Carrier faced growing network capacity constraints due to the market surge in mobile video streaming, threating service levels to existing customers and limiting new customer acquisition. The carrier needed a compression software solution to free up in-network capacity across 35 data center sites across the U.S. An ISV offered a fitting video optimization software solution to the carrier, though needed to deploy at scale on new server and storage infrastructure to roll out across the 35 sites, requiring DC power.
Solution: Customized, Remote-Access Private Networks
In its integration center, Datatrend pre-staged over 32 sites of servers and storage, accommplished by building a customized private network to simulate six different sites at a time, in parallel, for the ISV to remotely access. In partnership with the ISV, Datatrend configured and staged over 1,000 server and storage units in preparation for site delivery and deployment. Compression for Video over IP 152 Rack deployment to 32 sites in four months.
Result: Increased Capacity for More Customers
Created abundant capacity to service and acquire mobile customers with robust mobile video services. Through tight coordination with the software vendor, including integration of multiple vendors, delivered project on schedule with no technical faults. Client noted that is was, “The best deployment by any vendor in our history”
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