Case Studies

Ixaris Grows Company with Pythian’s Expert Data Infrastructure Support

With over $15 million in transactions monthly, Ixaris, a global provider of electronic payment applications, turned to Pythian for its database administration expertise and 24x7 support.

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World Wide Technology: From Mission Impossible to $1 Million in Savings

For World Wide Technology (WWT) database performance is everything. The company does $4.2 billion a year in sales providing technology products, services, and global supply chain solutions to some of the world’s biggest companies. Seeking a new infrastructure to support in¬creasing business capacity, WWT enlisted Pythian’s expertise. The mission: a massive database upgrade and migration to be completed quickly and with minimum downtime.

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Helping a ‘Tiny’ Operation Become a Global Giant

Serving up more than a million downloads a month, TinyCo was expanding globally and needed a single, large-scale private network to provide simplified connectivity to its secure database. They turned to Pythian as their trusted advisor to deliver around-the-clock expert support and best-in-the-business problem solving.

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Pythian Delivers Indy 500 Performance to Rakuten LinkShare’s Fortune 500 Clients

Rakuten LinkShare provides Fortune 500 businesses with a wide range of online marketing services, including search engine marketing, lead generation and affiliate marketing. Rakuten LinkShare has significantly enhanced the performance and availability of its reporting and analysis services for hundreds of thousands of advertisers and publishers in its network.

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Pythian helps FreshDirect deliver exceptional customer experience

Offering online grocery shopping and next-day delivery service, FreshDirect has become one of New York’s success stories. The company has more than 6,000 different fresh food and grocery items and in a given day will process between 4,000 and 10,000 orders. When clients started experiencing significant log-in delays, FreshDirect turned to Pythian to address the issue quickly.

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When Every Minute Counts: Managed Database Services for Nordion

In the nuclear medicine business, time is of the essence. That’s why Nordion turned to Pythian to ensure around-the-clock availability of its mission-critical systems. By quickly responding to and fixing recurring issues missed by other DBAs, Pythian helped Nordion reduce its ongoing monitoring and support costs by $850,000 per year—freeing up valuable time and money for much-needed system upgrades.

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Pythian Brings Performance and Scalability to Inpho’s Most Critical Applications

InPho Interactive partnered with Pythian to resolve customer-facing performance issues and reduce service delivery risk.

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Pythian Helps Grasshopper Scale without Compromising Customer Satisfaction

Fast growth was putting a strain on Grasshopper’s database infrastructure, causing performance bottlenecks in their customer reporting application that resulted in delays up to 40 minutes. Grasshopper looked to Pythian for a solution.

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Pythian Helps Fox Sports Eliminate Time-Sensitive Delays

With game day web requests exceeding 40,000 per second, response times for Fox Sports fantasy games are critical to user experience. Increasingly slow response times saw Fox Sports make the play for an effective solution.

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Tower International witnesses a flawless migration to its new Oracle RAC cluster

Tower International is a global automotive parts supplier that competes in a highly cost-conscious business environment. It wanted to achieve the significant cost savings associated with server consolidation through virtualization and database cluster software.

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