When it comes to consumer electronics gear, audio and video enthusiasts rely on Crutchfield Corporation for excellent customer care and comprehensive product know-how. Crutchfield enables its information-based service with a wide range of powerful tools available to its website visitors and customers as well as its own customer service advisors.
To keep improving on great customer experience, the Charlottesville, Virginia, retailer develops most of its line-of-business applications internally. In recent years, an expanding set of applications led to rampant server growth in the data center.
As a steady user of Microsoft products, Crutchfield decided to virtualize its server environment based on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V with an EMC CLARiiON storage area network (SAN).