Case Study: ProtectWise

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“We are handling millions of transactions and writes per second and can’t afford downtime or data loss. DataStax allows us to manage this tremendous volume of streaming, time-series data at scale.”

– Gene Stevens
Co-Founder & CTO
at ProtectWise

ProtectWise is Revolutionizing Enterprise Network Security with the DataStax Platform

Industry: Information and Network Security

ProtectWise shifts network security to the cloud to provide complete visibility and detection of enterprise threats and accelerated incident response. The company is disrupting network security with its Cloud Network DVR, a virtual camera in the cloud that records everything on the network. It allows security professionals to see threats in real time and continuously goes back in time to discover previously unknown threats automatically. ProtectWise relies on DataStax Enterprise to provide an always-on, highly scalable, and secure platform to build their network security technology delivered 100% from the cloud.

Challenges

  • Dealing with multi-petabytes of streaming data can be very costly
  • Difficult to manage extremely fast write speeds without losing data
  • Legacy database technologies are not built to handle modern problems around continuous availability and scalability demands required by their cloud-based solution

Solution

  • Discovered DataStax Enterprise through the DataStax Startup Program
  • Linear scale and 100% uptime with DataStax
    Streaming analytics of time-series data in motion
  • Enterprise search for lightning fast indexing and queries at scale

Results

  • Easily handle millions of writes and transactions per second without latency, data loss or downtime
  • Ensure 100% uptime of their cloud-based enterprise network security service
  • Accelerated time-to-market, allowing them to deliver their product to market very rapidly

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