"We greatly appreciated the support offered by Fujitsu and Brocade in providing seminars and technical guidance, as well as their highly responsive approach to our questions in general"
Mr. Motohiko Sakata, Datacenter Division Manager, BSN Information Network Service
Founded in 1966, BSN Information Network Service (BSN INET) is a leading Japanese ICT service provider, headquartered in Japan’s Nigata prefecture. In 2009, BSN INET began implementing a business plan to provide a new cloud service from their data center, the ‘iNET IMAGE BANK’. Mr. Tomoo Hiroi, Director of BSN Information Network Service’s Business Promotion Division explains: “Rather than providing a general public service, this aims to deliver current customers an extension to the existing ICT services that we support.”
’iNET IMAGE BANK’ allowed the provision of services such as virtual server hosting, virtual client desktops, SaaS via an in-house developed package, and Disaster recovery (DR). In particular, as a result of the new services, there were significant increases in enquiries relating to DR from companies located in the capital.
BSN INET needed to construct a low cost, scalable, next generation cloud service infrastructure and develop efficient remote backup to enhance DR measures. It required a supplier with proven experience in supporting the implementation of leading edge technologies such as Ethernet fabric.
BSN INET adopted Brocade VDX2730 and VDX6720 to support the construction of a next generation cloud service infrastructure. Brocade’s highly advanced Ethernet fabric technology helped to optimize virtualization and create an uncomplicated network environment, new to the market, thus integrating an innovative storage solution with the high bandwidth network.
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