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Case Study: Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise professional 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.

“With Vertica, we were able to significantly improve the data load and query run times. This means near real time analysis and availability 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
    • The prohibitive cost of adding capacity due to licensing or hardware
    • Performance limits with current system
    • Existing data warehouse/data management infrastructure that could not handle Big Data

Use Case

  • Is implementing the following applications with HPE Vertica:
    • Network performance analyses
    • Customer analytics
  • Currently managing 1 – 5 TB of data with HPE Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • Microsoft Integrated Services
    • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services

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
    • Low total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Achieved the following with HPE Vertica software:
    • Faster analysis and reporting
    • The ability to load and analyze data concurrently
    • A reduction in database infrastructure costs
  • Increased query performance by 100 – 500% through improvement in response time with HPE Vertica.
  • Is able to analyze 500 – 1,000% more data at one time with HPE Vertica.
  • Saved $500,000 – $1,000,000 in overall cost savings from using HPE Vertica.




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