Risas Dental and Braces Turns to Scale Computing’s High-performing Edge Computing IT Infrastructure for Maximum Uptime and Reliability
INDIANAPOLIS - September 9 - Scale Computing, a market leader in edge computing, virtualization and hyperconverged solutions, today announced Risas Dental and Braces, a national dental and orthodontics chain, has implemented Scale Computing HC3 to power its edge computing infrastructure. Post-implementation, Risas Dental and Braces has reported major improvements in performance, backup, cost savings and time spent on managing its distributed enterprise IT infrastructure and zero downtime for its 25 national dental and orthodontic store locations.
Founded eight years ago in a medically underserved community, Risas Dental and Braces has retained a strong focus on placing the patient first with high-quality and affordable services. For all of its office locations in the United States, Risas Dental and Braces was in need of an IT infrastructure solution that met both its budget and business needs. On its priority list was an IT infrastructure that is high-performing, self-healing, simple to manage and able to scale for future demands.
Before choosing Scale Computing, Risas Dental and Braces was using a legacy virtualization system for its distributed enterprise IT infrastructure, which was found to be costly, inconsistent and difficult to manage. Risas Dental and Braces needed a solution that can be clustered for high availability and managed remotely with ease for its national locations at the edge of the network. Risas Dental and Braces turned to Scale Computing for enterprise-class features that could be deployed quickly, be managed locally and remotely, and provide self-healing technology.
“With a small IT staff of six to manage our 25 locations, we needed a distributed enterprise IT infrastructure solution to meet the growing workload demands of our department, while still being simple to manage,” explained Chris Lawrence, chief information officer and chief information security officer at Risas Dental and Braces. “We were impressed by the simplicity, autonomy and high-performance of Scale Computing HC3. With Scale Computing, our organization’s overall performance has increased with zero downtime, which has enabled our IT team to focus on more strategic business activities.”
After implementing Scale Computing HC3, Risas Dental and Braces has saved 15-20% of its time managing the distributed enterprise IT infrastructure, experienced zero downtime, and reported major improvements to its overall performance, allowing for its IT team’s focus to be switched to business data and analytics. As part of its backup strategy, Risas Dental and Braces turned to the Scale Computing Data Protection Suite, relying on Scale Computing HC3 to provide the solution for failover between its multi-location model.
“High-performance, simplicity and availability are highly important features for any organization, especially a business like Risas Dental and Braces, that puts the needs of its customers first within its 25 dental and orthodontics locations nationally,” commented Jeff Ready, CEO and co-founder, Scale Computing. “With Scale Computing, Risas Dental and Braces now has an all-in-one simple, reliable and affordable edge computing solution that has enabled a decrease in time spent managing IT infrastructure.”
With Scale Computing HC3, virtualization, edge computing, servers, storage and backup/disaster recovery have been brought into a single, easy-to-use platform. All of the components are built in, including the hypervisor, without the need for any third-party components or licensing. Scale Computing HC3 includes rapid deployment, automated management capabilities, and a single-pane-of-management, helping to streamline and simplify daily tasks, saving time and money.
Scale Computing is a leader in edge computing, virtualization, and hyperconverged solutions. Scale Computing HC3 software eliminates the need for traditional virtualization software, disaster recovery software, servers, and shared storage, replacing these with a fully integrated, highly available system for running applications. Using patented HyperCore™ technology, the HC3 self-healing platform automatically identifies, mitigates, and corrects infrastructure problems in real-time, enabling applications to achieve maximum uptime. When ease-of-use, high availability, and TCO matter, Scale Computing HC3 is the ideal infrastructure platform. Read what our customers have to say on Gartner Peer Insights, Spiceworks, TechValidate and TrustRadius.
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