“Thanks to the combined benefits of VMware and AWS, we are now able to recover from an outage in less than four hours. Indeed, our customers will no longer have the risk of being impacted in the reception date of their parcels and we will continue to respect our promises.”

Grégory Schurgast, CTO, Vente-unique

Vente-unique is the leading online retailer of furniture, home furnishings and decorations in France and throughout Europe. The business has deployed VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery, delivered as a SaaS solution, to implement a fast and secure disaster recovery plan and ensure the protection and full recovery of its critical workloads in the event of a disaster. With an exclusively online sales business and a growing volume of traffic, Vente-unique is particularly vulnerable in the event of a system failure. To protect its reputation, which is built on trust and customer satisfaction, Vente-unique must ensure that its operations run smoothly and without interruption.

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Ryan Wehner

Ryan is VMware's Industry Director for Retail and Logistics in EMEA. After starting out in a Retail Consumer Goods company, Ryan shifted his focus post-MBA to bringing technology and innovation to the industry. He held software management roles at IBM in the US and Europe. He later joined Quintiq as Business Unit Director for EMEA where he built out their Retail and Logistics business. He held other leadership positions at tech companies SAS and Teradata before joining VMware. Ryan holds an undergraduate degree from the USMA at West Point and an MBA from Vanderbilt University. He is married with three children and resides in Bavaria, Germany.