Published on 5 Jul 2012
“ In taking advantage of the IBM System z we are able to fulfil our clients’ expectations and our vision of quality of service. ”
Armin Gerhardt, CEO, EFiS EDI Finance Service AG
EFiS EDI Finance Service AG
EFiS EDI Finance Service AG (EFiS) is a member of the Paymentgroup, which comprises the software house ABK Systeme GmbH, ABK-EFiS (Schweiz) AG in Zurich and the EFiS Polska Sp. zo.o. The Paymentgroup currently employs 73 people and has revenues of €10 million, growing at approximately 10 percent annually.
EFiS EDI Finance Service AG (EFiS) needs computing systems that are powerful and stable enough to support 24/7 availability, and technology that is flexible enough to support fluctuating capacity demands.
EFiS implemented an IBM System z® Solution Edition for Enterprise Linux based a new IBM zEnterprise® 114 server. It also uses IBM WebSphere® software to manage its application environment.
Doubled processing speeds by replacing obsolete and underperforming hardware with a new IBM System z infrastructure. Delivered more than 30 percent savings in energy consumption through hardware consolidation and improved resource utilisation. Improved processor utilization levels and reduced investment in costly software licence fees, delivering instant cost savings.
IBM products and services that were used in this case study.
WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere MQ
System z, System z: Integrated Facility for Linux (IFL), System z: System z running Linux - SUSE, System z: System z running z/VM, System z: System z10 Business Class (z10 BC), System z: zEnterprise 114 (z114)
Enabling Business Flexibility, Energy Efficiency, Virtualization, Virtualization - Server
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