Case Studies

Pharmacy OneSource - Speed Saves Lives: Leveraging a Massively Parallel Expert System for Patient Surveillance
Date: September 20, 2011

Nathan Bell, Principal Architect at Pharmacy OneSource, presented this case study at two major events this year - Rules Fest 2011 and Business Rules Forum 2011- on the topic Speed Saves Lives: Leveraging a Massively Parallel Expert System for Patient Surveillance, where he discussed the benefits gained from the GigaSpaces integration with Pharmacy OneSource.

This case study discusses the steps taken to develop a next-generation patient surveillance platform that allows clinicians toaccurately detect risk factors, and perform interventions. The platform leverages the GigaSpaces implementation of Tuple-space and the Drools rule engine to create a massively parallel expert system. 

Pharmacy OneSource - Healthcare SaaS Provider Increases Performance by 600%
Date: September 20, 2011

When SaaS healthcare provider – Pharmacy OnceSource – sought a solution to support their growth and resolve massive data bottlenecks that were affecting performance, they selected GigaSpaces. Pharmacy OneSource was looking for efficiency, performance, scalability, and a platform that would provide a bridge to the cloud. What they got exceeded their highest expectations.

Find out how this fast-growing SaaS vendor significantly improved patient care for over 1,300 US hospitals within 5 months, and freed up $20M from their bottom line.

For iPhone Launch, Razorfish Uses An Elastic Application Platform
Date: March 19, 2010

The breakneck adoption of the Apple iPhone posed big challenges for Razorfish, the firm that developed the iPhone activation application for the UK. To support the activation of 12,000 iPhones per hour, Razorfish needed an application platform that delivered performance, scalability, reliability, and quick development. Razorfish chose GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform (XAP) for the job. Application development professionals can learn from Razorfish's experience as an example of how to use elastic application platforms such as GigaSpaces XAP to develop and deploy mission-critical, high-volume transactional applications.

UK Mobile Operator - Cloud-Based SIM Activation
Date: December 11, 2009

Razorfish, a GigaSpaces partner,  used XAP to develop a SIM activation application for a leading UK mobile operator, running entirely in the public cloud. Razorfish report cost savings of more than 87% - the cloud-based solution costs $43K p.a. (slide 14), while just the hardware for an on-premise solution would cost $320K, without the cost of operations staff (slide 15).

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Web 2.0 Trading Platform Running On and Off the Cloud
Date: December 11, 2009

Orbyte - A GigaSpaces Cloud Client, describes its web 2.0 trading platform. Using XAP, the same application runs both on-premises and on the cloud, with the same extreme performance and high resilience. Orbyte list XAP's benefits for startups: "an infrastructure we couldn't afford otherwise", cost control, agile provisioning, and a competitive edge (slide 11).

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Case Studies