Retail Company

Leading online retailer scales compute and data storage to support spikes in customer traffic.

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Year Founded


The Challenge

  • Scaling effectively to keep up with a staggering 40% annual growth and a living inventory of 7 million products
  • Processing transactions faster and more smoothly even during spikes in customer traffic
  • Right-sizing deployment of compute capacity and data storage
  • Gaining reliable, cost-effective access to cloud providers to handle additional compute capacity when needed

The Solution

The online retailer is using CoreSite’s colocation solutions to support short- and long-term business growth and scalability through a combination of on-premises, colocation infrastructure and AWS Direct Connect, enabling low latency connectivity, high-speed transactions and a satisfactory enduser experience

The Results

  • Saw the highest revenue generation in one day of $140million, without incurring latency or performance issues
  • Achieved low latency connections for faster transaction processing and a smoother user experience on the website
  • Enhanced a hybrid environment through colocation and connections to cloud providers
  • Solidified a data center partnership and roadmap to grow and scale as needed

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