Customer Use Case

"Pentaho enables us to look into the future and flexibly adjust our investments in the hardware infrastructure behind the Strato HiDrive offering while always staying focused on the customer and changing needs."

Hannes MIgga-Vierke, Head of Storage Products, Strato


One of Europe's Largest Web Hosting Providers Serving Over 4,000,000 Domain Names

Business Challenges

  • Strato’s previous in-house developed solutions only allowed for rudimentary and static reporting. The company needed a business analytics solution that could analyze and visualize data in more detail and in real time.
  • The solution had to be fully compliant with extensive privacy policies protecting customer data.
  • They needed a high-performing system for ad hoc analysis.

Pentaho Solution

  • Pentaho Business Analytics for real time analysis and reporting
  • Pentaho Data Integration as ETL tool

Value Added

  • Real-time analysis and reporting: Strato can monitor its Web hosting platform usage and feed insights into marketing and customer support.
  • Business insights: Reporting and analysis is used to flexibly scale hardware infrastructure investments behind its service.
  • Huge data volume and high performance: Over 400 million datasets with one million new datasets added daily.
  • Strato experienced a 392% ROI and paid for its Pentaho investment in only three months as documented in the Nucleus Research ROI Case Study).

Why Pentaho

  • Low total cost of ownership 
  • Performance and functionality
  • Open source and adaptability