Boston Scientific – SQL Database Perfection

The Company

The Boston Scientific Corporation is a worldwide developer, manufacturer, and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a range of interventional medical specialties, including interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, peripheral interventions, neuromodulation, neurovascular intervention, electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, endoscopy, oncology, urology, and gynecology.

The Challenges

Boston Scientific plant in Galway run’s and operate dozens of production SQL server databases. The performance & uptime of these databases is critical to ensuring production delivery dates are achieved and the high quality of the product is produced. When issues occurred in the database the team at Boston did not have the recourses or skills available to troubleshoot database issues or put plans in place to prevent similar issues happening in the future.

“We wanted service excellence, but I also wanted a partner that we could work with to give new insights on what we should be looking at next. CloudStrong is helping me do that.” Said James Lardner, Software Development Manager.

The Solution

CloudStrong managed database performance services. Boston Scientific databases must be properly managed to ensure critical business operations, compliance with various laws and regulations, and to support day-to-day activities of the business. The process of database management is a complex one which requires a lot of monitoring of various database operations.

Key Benefits

Database up-time has dramatically increased which feeds into many metrics within Boston.
Database issues are resolved quickly and preventive plans are action to negate the issue.
Software development time is not wasted on solving database performance issues.