Infrastructure Management

Case Study: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing accelerates performance with hyperconverged IT

Provided by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

Category Infrastructure Management

Type White Paper

Publish Date July 23 2020


Nothing matters more in Formula One racing than speed. In a sport where wins are decided by a hundredth of a second, every vehicle component and every decision matters. Since 2005, UK-based Aston Martin Red Bull Racing has been a competitive force in F1 racing. As of the beginning of the 2019 season, the team has notched 59 wins and 8 world championships, in part by adapting to design changes and new regulations with agility. IT plays a pivotal role in the team’s success. Aston Martin Red Bull Racing depends on IT Case Study to deliver high performance for everything from its business processes to vehicle design to onsite track support on race days. With proprietary, F1-specific applications generating significant amounts of data, Aston Martin Red Bull Racing needed a solution for its growing storage needs for the virtualized estate. “We needed to be more agile,” says Neil Bailey, head of IT infrastructure at Aston Martin Red Bull Racing. “Application performance affects how quickly we can react and make a change to enhance vehicle

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