19 Sep 2014

19 Sep 2014

Tintri Provides Competitive Edge for PTS Data Center Solutions’ Hosted Cloud Service

By:

Category: case study, cloud data center, pts data center solutions, Tintri

Tintri Multi-Tenancy Storage Delivers High Performance, Management Simplicity, and Comprehensive Visibility for VDI and DR-as-a-Service Offerings


PTS Tintri Case Study“Tintri’s approach to VM- and application-aware storage is a game changer. It’s giving me a distinct advantage over all of the other cloud providers, and there are a myriad of them out there. With Tintri, we will be one of the first service providers with the ability to do multitenancy for VDI and DR, with a virtually optimized high IOPS array.”

Pete Sacco
President and Founder
PTS Data Center Solutions

Key Challenges

  • Experiencing inadequate performance in hosted desktop environment
  • Existing storage platform was difficult to manage
  • Lacked visibility into storage arrays at the VM level for troubleshooting and optimization 

Primary Use Case

  • Cloud-based, hosted desktop virtualization and Disaster Recovery-as-a-service.

Virtualization environment

  • VMware® vSphere™ 5. 5
  • VMware Horizon 6.0
  • Traditional storage: Dell EqualLogic and NetApp FAS arrays

VM profile

  • SQL Server 2008
  • Application Servers 2008r2
    – Veeam Backup
    – SharePoint
  • Web Servers 2008r2
  • Active Directory
  • Virtual Desktop Server 2012 with MS Windows v8.1 Desktops (POC)

Tintri Solution

  • Tintri VMstore™ T650

Business Benefits

  • Obtained higher performance for VDI and DR
  • Increased management simplicity and visibility
  • Provided multi-tenancy, enabling PTS to offer cost-effective DR-as-a-service