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Case Study: Global 500 Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 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 are able to understand customer behaviors in near-real time and adapt accordingly.”

Challenges

  • Addressed the following pain points with the HPE Vertica Analytics Platform:
    • The inability to analyze large volumes of data
    • Summarized or aggregated data, losing detail and insights
    • The prohibitive cost of adding capacity due to licensing or hardware
    • The lack of business insight from data
    • The lack of connection between current BI/analytics initiatives and needs of business

Use Case

  • Is implementing the following applications with HPE Vertica:
    • Promotional testing
    • Fraud monitoring/prevention
    • Behavior analytics
    • Clickstream analyses
    • Customer analytics
    • Loyalty analysis
    • Predictive analytics
    • Campaign management
  • Currently managing 1 – 5 TB of data with HPE Vertica software.
  • Uses the following Business Intelligence (BI), visualization, and ETL tools in their environment:
    • Hadoop
    • Spotfire (TIBCO)

Results

  • Values the following features in HPE Vertica software the most:
    • Massive scalability on industry-standard hardware
    • Simplicity
    • Simultaneous loading and querying
    • Native support MapReduce and Hadoop
    • High availability without hardware redundancy
    • 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
    • Improved insight into customer behaviors
    • Increased amount and complexity of data analyzed
  • Increased query performance by 100 – 500% through improvement in response time with HPE Vertica.
  • Is able to analyze 100 – 500% 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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