Grocery retailer

IBM WebSphere messaging backbone quickly delivers transaction data to a central hub

Published on 18 Jul 2013

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A software engineer, grocery retailer

Customer
Grocery retailer

Industry
Retail

Deployment country
United States

Overview

This company is a large grocery retailer based in the United States. Its brands include grocery, multidepartment, convenience and jewelry stores. The company employs more than 339,000 associates.

Business need
At this company, transaction data from 2,400 grocery stores reached a central data warehouse via daily batch transfers. This batch processing method delayed analysis and hampered theft prevention efforts.

Solution
The company implemented an integrated message queuing infrastructure that can transfer data from any store endpoint to the central hub in near-real time.

Benefits
The company’s data warehouse now receives transaction data in near-real time, supporting more-informed decisions.

Components

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Software
IBM Integration Bus, WebSphere MQ, WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition

Solution
Middleware - Integration - Connectivity

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