PALO ALTO, CA, Jul 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — HP today announced that PULSE, a Discover Financial Services company, has selected an HP Converged Infrastructure to meet growing consumer debit card use while delivering efficient transaction processing services to clients.
As one of the fastest-growing debit/ATM networks in the United States, PULSE processes millions of transactions daily for thousands of financial institutions across the country.
PULSE worked with HP Technology Services to evaluate its business needs and develop a technology strategy that delivered a scalable infrastructure capable of supporting nearly five times more transaction processing than its previous platform.(1) In addition to maintaining the highest levels of performance, the company leveraged HP NonStop technology to eliminate unplanned downtime, enhancing client satisfaction, while reducing processing costs.
After a thorough review of available solutions, PULSE selected an HP Converged Infrastructure consisting of three mission-critical HP Integrity NonStop NB50000c BladeSystem infrastructure platforms. The solution offers a combination of servers, networking and storage that easily scales and eliminates unplanned downtime. Each PULSE data center location includes dedicated systems for production transaction processing, certification, and development and benchmarking.
It’s always interesting to see what technologies different companies in different sectors are using and how they are using them to achieve return on investment or creating opportunity, in this case PULSE are using HP NonStop solutions combined with HP Converged Infrastructure to achieve the demanding levels of high performance and reliability they need to maintain an always on infrastructure for their ATM platform.