A retail client leveraged MDI platform’s unthrottled transfer speeds to reduce the time it took to upload a 40 GB file to Google Cloud from 191 minutes to just 49 minutes, cut MIPS usage by 95%, and CPU time by 99%. And they did all this using a modest 1 GbE connection. MDI is capable of utilizing multiple 25 GbE channels to go even faster.
Destination Site: Google Cloud
Challenge: Reduce Upload Time
Solution: MDI Cloud Data Sharing
Result: 68% Reduction in Elapsed Time.
It was taking an insurance provider a full weekend to move data from their mainframe to an Azure Data Lake for actuarial analysis. Switching to MDI BigData Transfer reduced this time to 90 minutes, allowing the company to perform daily updates instead of biweekly.
Destination Site: Azure Data Lake
Challenge: Enable More Timely Risk Analysis
Solution: MDI BigData Transfer
Result: 48 x Faster Speed.
Over the years, as the number of records kept increasing, a Fortune 500 transportation company struggled to generate complex MXG reports from SMF data. This reporting had placed heavy loads on their mainframe CPUs. MDI SLP moved processing off-host to reduce MSUs by 99%, and shaved reporting time from one day to merely 26 minutes.
Destination Site: MXG
Challenge: Offload Detailed Analytics and Reporting
Solution: MDI SLP
Result: Reduced MSUs by 99%
An industry leader in financial services needed to efficiently share data with distributed systems to handle increased demand and reduce cost. MDI deployed XPDS (Cross-Platform Data Sharing), which writes data directly to NFS storage, followed by MDI SecureTransfer to rapidly transfer files to remote FTP hosts. Our client was able to transfer 50GB files 22.5 times faster while cutting their cost by 95.9%, a savings of $1,400,000 YOY.
Destination Site: Open Systems NAS
Challenge: Lower Cost and Increase Speed of Data Transfers
Solution: MDI XPDS & MDI SecureTransfer
Result: $1.4M in annual savings and 22.5x Faster Transfers