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VMware vSAN based hyper-converged infrastructure built on PRIMERGY servers prevents Braunschweig Municipal Hospital from data center failures, thus safes patients’ lives

"We no longer just operate a healthcare system, we are also a driver of innovation, employee satisfaction and patient welfare."

Norman Lüttgerding, CIO Braunschweig Municipal Hospital

Driving innovation through modular IT

Customer

Braunschweig Municipal Hospital has around 1,500 beds, employs nearly 4,300 people and caters to a population of roughly 1.2 million. Its 21 clinics, ten independent clinical departments and seven institutes cover practically the entire spectrum of medical care. In-patient treatment is provided to over 65,000 people and out-patient treatment to about 200,000 people a year. The hospital’s vision is to combine digitalization with top-class medical care.

Challenge

Braunschweig Municipal Hospital wanted to virtualize its storage and enhance infrastructure performance to combat slow data flows.

Solution

Software-defined storage with VMware vSAN running on Fujitsu servers and storage