"We consider Fujitsu a highly competent and fair technology partner whose storage solutions are very safe and reliable. Our collaboration with Fujitsu has been professional and partnership- based."
Daniele Basile, Manager of Data Center Services ZID Basel-Stadt
The Zentrale Informatikdienste (ZID; Central IT Services) of the canton of Basel-Stadt supplies basic IT services to the cantonal administration. As a business enabler, the ZID supports the use of modern digitization technologies with its professional IT services. The service portfolio consists primarily of IT workplace and mobile services, e-government services, infrastructure services and specialized cantonal applications.
The ZID must back up a daily data volume of approximately 100 terabytes. In the past, tape robots with upstream staging servers have been used for this purpose. To reduce the amount of work and the complexity of the backup processes, the outdated tape backup solution was replaced with a modern diskbased system.
The ZID uses three FUJITSU ETERNUS CS800 data protection appliances for storing the backup data. Two systems are located in the two active data centers in the Basel region. The third appliance was installed at the disaster recovery location near Bern and is connected to Basel via a WAN.
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