Avere FXT Series Edge Filers Dramatically Reduce Client Latency to Drive FBS Customer Satisfaction
Avere Systems, a leading provider of enterprise storage for cloud enabled data centers, today announced that FBS Data Systems has deployed Avere's FXT Series Edge Filers to significantly improve the experience of the company's online real estate listing service. With Avere, FBS provides quick delivery of property photos, which real estate companies and buyers leverage for real estate listings from over 120 multiple listing service (MLS) organizations around the world.
"In the highly competitive and data-heavy world of online real estate, our customers rely on us to consistently provide speedy access to listings with the best user experience possible," said Jaison Freed, vice president of IT at FBS. "With the growing size and quality of photos, combined with seasonal activity fluctuations, we wanted to guarantee that we continued to exceed customer expectations. With Avere as a buffer, fluctuations in workload are managed so we exceed the performance and capacity of back end storage during peak times with no decrease in response time. With the Avere solution, we fulfill four million photo requests each day — that's 45 requests per second!"
"Companies that serve large amounts of online data to customers, like FBS Data Systems, rely on Avere to drive the performance needed to increase customer satisfaction and ultimately loyalty," said Rebecca Thompson, vice president of marketing, Avere Systems. "Our Edge/Core storage architecture continues to gain market penetration due to its ability to meld high performance with simplified management at a cost no one can match. This is giving customers like FBS a tremendous advantage as they decouple capacity from performance to support their business."
Avere is radically changing the economics of data storage. Avere's solutions give companies — for the first time — the ability to put an end to the rising cost and complexity of data storage by allowing customers the freedom to store files anywhere in the cloud or on premises without sacrificing the performance, availability or security of their data. Based in Pittsburgh, Avere is led by veterans and thought leaders in the data storage industry and is backed by investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Menlo Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners and Tenaya Capital. For more information, visit www.averesystems.com.