Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has aided the Hong Kong-based financial services group, The Bank of East Asia (BEA), in their digital transformation efforts with the deployment of an all-flash data storage system.
“Financial services companies need a storage infrastructure that can efficiently and securely manage mainstream, mission-critical applications and newer, cloud-native applications,” said Gabriel Leung, managing director of Hong Kong at HPE.
"HPE 3PAR will enable BEA to quickly scale in a cost-efficient manner, while continually delivering optimal performance that addresses all data processing requirements."
The financial services group needed a solution to meet the growing demands of mass data processing applications, part of its core applications suite.
Attracted by HPE’s 3PAR storage solutions for the added value of being able to fine tune data storage to meet specific application needs paving the way for multiple analytics applications with different performance and usage requirements.
“After a comprehensive review of all-flash storage arrays, we found HPE to be the best choice to support the continually evolving data processing applications that are so critical in the financial services industry,” said Eric Wong, group CIO of The Bank of East Asia.
“HPE 3PAR’s proven track record and quality of service performance capabilities enable BEA to attain a high level of data management and operational excellence, providing us with a competitive advantage in the marketplace."
This all-flash storage upgrade will now allow BEA to assign processing priorities to various group-based data processing applications requiring high-performance storage capabilities to deliver fast analytics.
This announcement comes after the vendor partnered with Andhra Pradesh State Co-operative Bank Limited (APCOB) and Telangana State Co-operative Apex Bank Limited (TSCAB) in India to upgrade their data centres to an all-flash infrastructure, in a bid to improve online transaction experience for customers.