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ETERNUS DX200 increases the back-up performance of SAN storage at GROSSHAUS

"Our collaboration with Fujitsu and IT Südwestfalen AG was handled highly professionally and effectively. The storage unit installation and data migration went without a hitch."

Walter Flender, IT Management, Egon Großhaus GmbH & Co. KG

The customer

At GROSSHAUS, the motto is ‘small wheels that make the big wheels turn.’ For over 80 years now, the company has been manufacturing high-quality technical components for a variety of sectors. From product and process development to series production, GROSSHAUS supports all of its customers with creativity and experience as their development partner. Its customer-focused business policy, high technological capacity for innovation and team of highly-qualified, motivated staff form the basis for the continued successful development of the company.

Thanks to this potential for performance and its diverse range of products, GROSSHAUS is today an international market leader amongst suppliers of metal components to the automotive, electrical, mechanical engineering, sports goods and leisure industries, specializing in the core disciplines of stamping, fine-blanking and punching and bending. With the vision and flexibility of a medium-sized family-owned company, GROSSHAUS will continue to take on new challenges, together with its customers as their partner supplier, at both of its facilities in Lennestadt-Bonzelerhammer in Germany and Györ in Hungary.

The challenge

To replace existing hardware, expand storage capacity and increase performance and reliability.

The solution

Renewed and expanded SAN storage system.

The benefit

  • Stability and performance gain with FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX200
  • Storage space increased from 25 TB to 60 TB
  • Enhanced VMware capacity through simultaneous expansion with a second FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY RX300
  • Increase in back-up performance in SAP from approx. 2.5 hours to half an hour
  • Overall improvement to entire server performance
  • Quicker working for users on terminal servers
  • Good value for money


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