Bangalore-based textile firm Himatsingka Seide has selected HP StoreOnce to improve operational efficiency, customer order fulfillment times and business protection.
Himatsingka Seide, which produces and sells home textile products to global customers, maintains order information for up to 30 years to support its large base of long-term customers.
However, the company’s existing Digital Linear Tape (DLT) storage system required manual management and caused delays in backup and retrieval of the order information.
HP StoreOnce is one the scalable storage infrastructures that would improve order processing times while allowing the company to meet increasing demand for its products.
Himatsingka Seide will benefit as HP StoreOnce storage solution enables the textile company to centrally manage storage across three offices, eliminating inefficiencies and management costs.
The deduplication technology of HP StoreOnce D2D4312i Backup and HP StoreOnce D2D4106i Backup enables the company to compress backup data from 18 terabytes to 3 terabytes. Retrieval times for customer order information were improved by 80 percent, from one hour to 10 minutes.
Ravi Prakash, assistant general manager-IT Infrastructure, Himatsingka Seide, said that HP StoreOnce provides the company with a scalable infrastructure that improves response times to customers while allowing it to expand its business.
HP StoreOnce helped improve monthly backup performance by 90 percent – from two days to three hours – by protecting more data in less time.
In addition, with the new optimized backup processes, six times less storage space is required, saving costs by eliminating the need to purchase additional storage. The solution also has an autonomic restart capability that ensures backup jobs complete even if there is a major hardware failure, reducing risk of data loss.