Montgomery Radiology
Case Study

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The Issue at Hand in this hybrid cloud case study

Montgomery Radiology found it necessary to consider IT expansion to implement compliance advancements and new software purchased for radiologist.

They researched their options and came to two choices:

• Add an on-prem system to meet the new stringent hardware requirements
• Host new application in the cloud

Montgomery Radiology also had pressure from their CEO and Task Force Team to move to the cloud because of anticipated cost reduction.

Evaluating Their Options

Montgomery Radiology’s CIO requested hardware and cloud quotes to financially and technically analyze the vital IT expansion.

The CEO and Task Force Team were shocked by the TCO differences between their options.

440 Cores, 5.6TB RAM,
44 Windows VM’s w/HA,
14 Red Hat Linux VM’s w/HA,
40TB SSD Storage with Backup

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Cost Options

Nfina’s Hybrid Cloud

Turnkey Solution


per month

  Affordable Business Continuity
  GEO-Redundancy Included
      Compute and Backup
  Rapid Rollback
  World Class Intel Hardware

Azure Cloud Services

Plus Managed Services


per month

  Overpriced Business Continuity
  GEO-Redundancy – Additional Charge;
      Zone Redundant Storage Only
  Time Consuming Backups
  Hardware Unknown

Hybrid Cloud Case Study Conclusion:
On-Prem Purchase Advantages

  • High performance and low latency: < 5 ms on-prem vs ~100 ms cloud
  • More copies of their data plus cluster-to-cluster replication reduces risk
  • $21,680 monthly savings; $1,300,800 savings over 5-years
  • Financial savings for on-prem solution easily justifies the expense of in-house IT Staff over the next five years and boost their IT Help Desk capabilities and turn around time
  • Fixed-site cloud infrastructure is always more expensive than on-prem
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“Nfina stood out by understanding our critical business issues and designed a solution that best fit our specific needs.”


– Brad Hill, Montgomery Radiology

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