Customer Stories and Case Studies | Nasuni
  • TBWA

    By switching from traditional file server, NAS, backup, and remote access solutions to a modern cloud solution based on Nasuni and in-house object storage, TBWA now has the scalable file storage, data protection, and global collaboration capabilities it needs to maximize its creative talent and optimize IT. The agency is now positioned to adapt to growing creative file sizes, an increasingly distributed workforce, and evolving global business models, which helps creative professionals across TBWA's 305 offices in 98 countries to deliver world-class content for global brands like Gatorade, Nissan, and McDonalds.
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  • Microsoft Azure

    1HQ

    With Nasuni and cloud storage, 1HQ now has the scalable file infrastructure it needs to continue to expand globally and help brands around the globe answer the One Hard Question. On a day-to-day level, Nasuni and cloud storage have also been quickly embraced, both by the IT department and the creative teams that drive 1HQ’s business.
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  • Amazon S3

    JSJ Corporation

    JSJ Corporation includes several distinct businesses, which are all supported by centralized services, including IT. In order to drive maximum productivity across the company, IT is focused on delivering premium services, uniformly to all locations while maintaining the leanest IT budget possible. JSJ implemented Nasuni Enterprise File Services to deliver local access to files, integrated, superior data protection and centralized management of data – all while driving towards a 40% reduction in file storage costs.
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  • Amazon S3

    Allied Integrated Marketing

    With Nasuni and cloud storage, Allied Integrated Marketing has the scalable file infrastructure it needs to continue to expand globally and get more out of its distributed expertise and creative talent. The firm has 21 offices across the U.S. and Canada, and counts global brands such as Disney, Netflix, Showtime and Paramount Pictures among its long list of notable clients, and with that group of worldwide clients, it is paramount that AIM has a global file system, Nasuni, to provide infinitely scalable storage, immediate file access, integrated backup, DR, and restore, and dramatic cost reduction.
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  • Microsoft Azure

    Foran Glennon

    While the success of the joint Nasuni-Azure solution has made IT’s job easier and brought clear benefits to the business at large, it has also made the IT department look better in the eyes of the attorneys, inspiring confidence in the team’s abilities with the firm’s most influential end users. Says Donna Halac, IT Manager at Foran Glennon, “With Nasuni, we’re able to scale capacity instantly, which means we can react to unpredictable case loads. We’re able to provide primary and archive file storage, DR, backup, and collaboration, all in one solution. That inspires confidence in the IT department, making our lives easier every day.” Floran Glennon now has the charter to investigate other cloud solutions that can help improve client service and reduce internal costs.
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  • Amazon S3

    Lewis Group of Companies

    Nasuni went above and beyond for The Lewis Group with an all-inclusive, cloud-based system that provides distributed file sharing and access across all locations, integrated backup, disaster recovery, and restore, unlimited scalability, substantial cost reduction, and centralized management. The Lewis Group’s IT team is now regarded as heroes at the organization thanks to Nasuni, and now they can utilize their cost savings and focus them towards other initiatives to improve the firm.
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  • Microsoft Azure

    Austin Radiological Association (ARA)

    Nasuni and Azure are giving ARA limitless capacity on-demand, high-performance access to medical images and other files from any location, and improved data protection. File storage is no longer an impediment to growth, as it was with ARA’s traditional file infrastructure. By moving more of its unstructured data to Azure and Nasuni, ARA is continuing to modernize its approach to storing, sharing, protecting, and managing unstructured data at scale – all through a unified solution that meets strict compliance and security requirements, while saving millions of dollars.
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  • Amazon S3

    IDL Worldwide

    The benefits of the Nasuni-powered Skybox project are being seen across the organization, freeing up IT time and resources for strategic projects, facilitating collaboration between creative teams and their clients and contractors, and saving the firm money at multiple levels. Generally, Nasuni is helping IDL utilize all its distributed resources – human and computer – all the time. As IDL continues to grow its business and build unique customer experiences, Nasuni will ensure that infrastructure will facilitate that growth – not slow it down. Summarizes David Cottman, Manager of Graphics Solutions at IDL Worldwide, “We only wish we would have done this a year and a half earlier.”
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  • Kiewit

    Microsoft Azure

    Kiewit

    Kiewit, a global leader in construction, engineering, and mining services needed a cloud-based file storage solution that could scale across hundreds of sites. Nasuni and Microsoft Azure object storage provide unlimited capacity on-demand, global file locking for multi-site file sharing, and active file versioning for backup-free data protection and up-to-the-minute recovery point objectives (RPOs).

  • Ecolab

    IBM Cloud Object Storage

    Ecolab

    Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services that provide clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments. Instead of buying more on-premises NAS and related data protection infrastructure to store, secure, and access these important file assets, Ecolab has successfully deployed IBM Cloud Object Storage and Nasuni. The joint solution provides limitless file capacity for all of Ecolab’s needs, eases administration for IT, enables global file collaboration without version conflict, and offers significantly improved recovery points and recovery times, all at a drastically reduced cost than on-site file storage infrastructure.

  • Amazon S3

    The Walsh Group

    During their rigorous testing of Nasuni, The Walsh Group’s IT team verified that Nasuni’s all-in-one solution could deliver a global file share with enterprise-level performance, data protection, and security. Thanks to the Nasuni-Amazon S3 solution that benefits the entirety of The Walsh Group, the whole corporation praises IT for implementing Nasuni to raise productivity and reduce inefficiencies across their distributed teams, thus instilling confidence in IT to fix whatever issue is presented to them. From here, the only place that The Walsh Group can go is up!
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  • Amazon S3

    Perkins and Will

    Perkins+Will wanted an IT strategy that cloud bring them closer to clients as they engage in globalization. Nasuni now provides Perkins+Will with high-performance data storage with more efficient economics and premier data protection capabilities. File synchronization services have enhanced the simplicity and success of file sharing and collaboration for the entirety of Perkins+Will. Thanks to Nasuni, IT has freed up money to invest in other initiatives to help the firm. With the addition of Nasuni to Perkins+Will, plus more opportunities to improve the user experience, employees’ confidence in IT has never been higher and will continue to grow.
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  • Microsoft Azure

    Field Museum

    After evaluating several cloud-related options, Field Museum began working with SHI, the organization’s IT solutions provider, and quickly moved ahead with Nasuni. Today, Field Museum enjoys unlimited capacity, on-demand scalability, simplified management, high-performance file access, and continuous versioning.
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  • Microsoft Azure

    Faith Regional Health Services

    Nasuni has enabled the Faith Regional IT team to meet its two main goals — scalable, cost-effective file storage and more reliable, faster data protection and DR. However, they are also benefiting from greater IT efficiency — the elimination of backup has freed up resources for other projects — and lower, more predictable storage costs — shifting storage array CAPEX to pay-as-needed OPEX. Explains Paul Feilmeier, IT Infrastructure Manager at Faith Regional Health Services, “I foresee migrating more data to this solution, such as our department shares and additional PACS because of the functionality it contains.”
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  • Amazon S3

    Sound United

    Overall, Nasuni has reduced IT’s storage-related work, since Sound United’s global storage infrastructure has been unified into a single platform that is easy to manage. Through the Nasuni Management Console, IT can remotely manage storage and control access at any location through a single pane of glass. Explains Scott Strickland, Global CIO at Sound United, "I never have to get involved in storage at all. It’s a black box and it just works.”
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  • Electronic Arts

    Amazon S3

    Electronic Arts

    As one of the largest and most popular game designers in the world, Electronic Arts needed to collaborate at a global scale. By implementing AWS and Nasuni to transform video game development with global collaboration and infinitely scalable storage, EA has enhanced the quality of their games and dramatically increased the frequency of build releases.

  • Dell EMC ECS

    Schlumberger

    Schlumberger, a world leader in oil and gas exploration is experiencing a rapid growth in unstructured data. The company needed a more scalable way to store and manage files worldwide to help its 100,000+ professionals. Dell EMC ECS and Nasuni deliver a hybrid cloud solution that allows Schlumberger to simplify storage administration, boost employee productivity, accelerate business outcomes and reduce storage TCO
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  • Caterpillar

    IBM Cloud Object Storage

    Caterpillar

    Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. They needed a storage platform that could scale with their growing business. They turned to Nasuni on IBM Cloud Object Storage to provide scalable storage with built-in backup and replication across all of their sites.

  • IBM Cloud Object Storage

    AECOM

    With over 600 locations and nearly 100,000 employees, the largest AE firm in the world needed a global file system to support a highly distributed workforce. Nasuni and IBM COS are providing storage, protection and supporting collaboration across the globe. With file data growing rapidly at the edge and a vital need for multi-site project collaboration, AECOM turned to Nasuni enterprise file services powered by IBM Cloud Object Storage. The new solution will enable petabytes of project and group share data to be centrally stored, protected, accessed, and managed.
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  • Microsoft Azure

    APi Group

    In Nasuni, APi Group saw a platform that could transform file sharing and collaboration, backup and recovery, DR, and IT operations with one unified solution, while also easing the transition to the cloud. Today, Nasuni, backed by Azure object storage, is providing file services for 140 TB of unstructured data, and the transition was smooth and efficient. End users did not even notice when IT made the cutover from APi Group’s legacy NAS infrastructure to the new cloud-scale services.
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  • Laing O’Rourke

    Microsoft Azure

    Laing O’Rourke

    Laing O’Rourke is the largest privately owned construction company in the UK. With its NAS and file servers needing a refresh, its business units constantly clamoring for more capacity for project files, and a strategic directive to improve cross-office collaboration, they selected Nasuni Enterprise File Services backed by Microsoft Azure.

  • PJ Dick

    Microsoft Azure

    PJ Dick

    The Top 100 general contracting and construction management firm was experiencing rapid growth of file data, including LIDAR data and 4K drone footage - and dwindling capacity in its EMC NAS arrays. They turned to Nasuni and Microsoft Azure to improve collaboration, provide limitless file capacity, and eliminate the need for separate file backup infrastructure.

  • IBM Cloud Object Storage

    M+W Group

    M+W Group, a global leader in specialized engineering and construction services, needed a solution to enable the company’s 6,000 employees to collaborate on international projects spread across 30 countries. Nasuni and IBM Cloud Object Storage provide a single global file system, limitless file capacity and improved collaboration across sites. 
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  • Jabil

    Microsoft Azure

    Jabil

    Jabil aims to be the most technologically advanced manufacturing solutions provider on the planet. Its components are in everything from cars to medical devices to washing machines to bank ATMs. To accelerate technological change and digital transformation for its customers, Jabil had to transform its own ability to manage and share its digital assets.

  • Amazon S3

    Environmental Systems Design

    After quickly outgrowing several other data storage systems, ESD turned to Nasuni’s Enterprise File Service. Now, thanks to Nasuni’s automated backup, unlimited versioning and scalability, quick disaster recovery and restores, and an unmatched RPO, IT can stop worrying about file storage performance and focus on its core mission of enhancing business productivity. With the addition of Nasuni to ESD, plus more opportunities to improve user experience, employees’ confidence in IT has never been higher and will continue to grow.
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  • GlaxoSmithKline

    Dell EMC ECS

    GlaxoSmithKline

    With Petabytes of image files, global healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline needed a scalable storage platform that could handle the rapid growth of file data as well as provide a fast way to share files to teams spread out across the world.

  • Amazon S3

    TBG Partners

    After testing an expensive and insufficient solution to its storage problems, TBG Partners turned to Nasuni. Nasuni Enterprise File Service supports TBG’s growing and increasingly global business by creating a single, encrypted volume securely accessible from multiple locations. Thanks to Nasuni’s high-performance local appliances, architects continue to enjoy enterprise-grade file access speeds, and Nasuni’s capacity-based pricing model is perfect for IT’s budget requirements. Now that backup and protection are simple and automatic, IT can focus on enhancing business productivity in other areas, rather than wasting time, energy, and money tracking down lost files. TBG’s confidence in its IT team has never been higher!
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  • Microsoft Azure

    Saint Michael’s College

    While the success of the joint Nasuni-Azure solution has made IT’s job easier and brought clear benefits to the business at large, it has also made the IT department look better in the eyes of the entire college, inspiring confidence in the team’s abilities from the school’s 3,200 staff members to its 2,000 undergraduates. Saint Michael’s IT now has the charter to evaluate other cloud solutions that can further improve client service and reduce internal costs, while its end users are thriving with their enterprise file storage experience.
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  • Amazon S3

    Manhard Consulting

    By implementing Nasuni’s cloud-based, infinitely scalable file storage system, Manhard Consulting’s end users can access their data anywhere at any time, and it is automatically protected. Says Don Willemarck, Director of IT at Manhard Consulting, “Our users need to access their data from anywhere, whether it’s a mobile app or a web client. They just want to get to their data.” Because all of Manhard Consulting’s storage-related concerns have been addressed with a single, cost-effective system in Nasuni, employees hold Willemarck and his IT team in the highest regard, and their confidence in them is at an all-time high.
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  • Microsoft Azure

    SAS International

    Zones, the U.K.-based IT solutions and services provider, informed SAS International about Nasuni, and the company was interested immediately. Soon thereafter, switching to Nasuni quickly became IT’s top priority. Explains James Greene, Director of IT at SAS International, “We’re changing the way the company thinks about how we can really drive the efficiency in our business and make us much more agile.” Now, SAS International enjoys fast, remote file access, built-in backup and DR, centralized management of its data, and a more cost-effective system.
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  • Microsoft Azure

    Hull and Associates

    The partnership with Hull and Associates demonstrates how Nasuni improves file sharing and access across all locations, ensures integrated backup, disaster recovery, and restore, unlimited scalability, significant cost reduction, and centralized management. Comments Kevin Wildman, Director of IT at Hull and Associates, “We’ve consolidated all of our data onto the Nasuni system and we’re saving probably 60%. Nasuni also increases the collaboration, the speed at which data gets combined and the feeling of being one company a lot faster. Any organization that deals with a lot of data or has a workforce that needs to work collaboratively would benefit from Nasuni.”
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  • Amazon S3

    Cooley Group

    Explains Sandy Bodell, Vice President of IT at Cooley Group, “With Nasuni, everyone now has local access to all of their files and IT still has centralized control because we’re able to deploy Nasuni Edge Appliances in every office for local performance and manage them from HQ. We also have unlimited retention with Nasuni so we can restore or recover files from as far back as we want. Nasuni delivers storage, backup, replication and DR in a single solution giving us the true business continuity we were looking for all along. Instead of having to come back to HQ for their files, our end users now have local access with local performance — it’s a huge improvement in terms of productivity.”
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  • Amazon S3

    Barry Isett and Associates

    Barry Isset & Associates chose Nasuni’s cloud-based enterprise file service to avoid investing hundreds of thousands of dollars to marginally increase bandwidth, along with saving over 65% relative to its previous file storage solution. Thanks to Nasuni Enterprise File Service, end users are now experiencing rapid global file access at any location and can now collaborate from anywhere in the country. With NMC, IT has eliminated the headaches associated with managing independent storage and backup systems remotely because it can be done completely at one location. Wtheir incredible cost reduction, IT can budget their savings toward other institutions that can improve the company, further satisfying the corporation. BIA has never been more successful since it transitioned to Nasuni, and its employees have never held Bonczek and his IT team in higher regard.
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  • Ulta Beauty

    Microsoft Azure

    Ulta Beauty

    Ulta Beauty, a unique cosmetics, fragrance and salon chain with over 1,000 locations in the U.S. deployed Nasuni on Azure to provide globally distributed file sharing and data protection across all corporate locations.

  • Elsevier

    Amazon S3

    Elsevier

    Elsevier, the global leader in information analytics and multimedia publishing is using Nasuni on AWS to enable its content managers to more easily share documents, images, drawings, and other large-format files across its many worldwide locations, while greatly simplifying file server management for IT.

  • Shire

    Dell EMC ECS

    Shire

    Shire, a global biotechnology company needed a cost-effective file storage solution that could scale across locations. Nasuni and EMC ECS provide unlimited capacity, integrated data protection and high performance.