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Case Study: Small Business Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business telecommunications services company is based on a February 2013 survey of HP Vertica customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Vertica has given us the ability to query larger amounts of data in a shorter time frame. We are able to query months and years worth of data in sub-minute time rather than the hours it used to take to query a days worth of data.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following pain points with the HPE Vertica Analytics Platform:
    • Slow or incomplete queries
    • The inability to analyze large volumes of data
    • Summarized or aggregated data, losing detail and insights
    • The lack of business insight from data
    • Existing data warehouse/data management infrastructure that could not handle Big Data

Use Case

  • Is implementing the following applications with HPE Vertica:
    • Fraud monitoring/prevention
    • Customer analytics
    • Compliance testing
  • Currently managing 1 – 5 TB of data with HPE Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • JasperSoft
    • Oracle

Results

  • Values the following features in HPE Vertica software the most:
    • Extreme speed and performance
    • Massive scalability on industry-standard hardware
    • Simplicity
    • Simultaneous loading and querying
    • Aggressive compression
    • Ease of interaction with existing BI tools through connectors and ODBC/JDBC
    • High availability without hardware redundancy
    • Optimizer and execution engine
    • Flexibility
    • Low total cost of ownership (TCO)
    • High availability for analytics systems
  • Achieved the following with HPE Vertica software:
    • Faster analysis and reporting
    • The ability to load and analyze data concurrently
    • A more interactive, conversational view of our data
    • Increased amount and complexity of data analyzed
    • High availability for analytics systems
  • Increased query performance by 500 – 1,000% through improvement in response time with HPE Vertica.
  • Is able to analyze greater than 1,000% more data at one time with HPE Vertica.
  • Saved up to $100,000 in overall cost savings from using HPE Vertica.




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