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Tintri Provides the Perfect Prescription with Tintri IntelliFlash

The Day Lewis Group is an award-winning family business, consisting of one of the largest independent pharmacy chains in the UK and Europe. Founded by Kirit Patel MBE and his brother JC Patel in 1975, the Group remains a family-owned entity today, having grown from one pharmacy in Southborough to owning and managing over 280 pharmacies in the UK today. As well as a strong retail pharmacy base, the Group contains a central distribution division, with warehouses equipped with Knapp automation, in order to supply over 4,000 pharmaceutical products to its retail pharmacies in the UK. Day Lewis employs over 2,700 people and has a major presence in the south of England, from Cornwall to Greater London. The company also has the management rights to the pharmacy concession in Harrods, the world-famous department store in Knightsbridge, London.

Challenges

  • Process between 12,000 to 14,000 transactions in a 2½ hour window to meet delivery schedules
  • Achieving 100% resiliency and availability to process retail orders
  • Data bottlenecks at peak traffic times
  • Reduce IT administration time
  • Identify a scalable and cost-effective data storage solution

Solution

  • Tintri IntelliFlash

Results

  • Data compressed by 66.3% freeing >25TB of storage capacity while hosting 200 servers
  • Reduced administrative time
  • Ability to process all prescription fulfilment today with scalable capacity and performance for future needs
Case Study - Day Lewis

“The IntelliFlash platform is core to everything. We have 200 servers running on it and the systems are so robust and high performing that my team rarely has to touch them. This means we have time to be proactive and tackle development and support programs.”

Colin Kendrick
Head of IT

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