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SICOOB chooses Fujitsu for data center

"Based on technological solutions offered by Fujitsu, SICOOB utilized PRIMEQUEST’s open platform to deliver a highly efficient, integrated and consolidated IT environement."

Dênio Albaro de Lima Rodrigues, IT Superintendent, Sicoob

The customer

SICOOB is the largest credit union in Brazil and offers customers the same services as banking networks, however shares profits among members and reinvests in the community to generate new business. The success of SICOOB’s strategic planning initiatives is represented by its growth in business volume, the number of members and an increase in branch locations.

With 517 members and 1,600 branch locations SICOOB is located in 24 out of 27 states in Brazil and serves over 2.6 million customers and is currently ranked sixth for services amongst financial institutions in Brazil.

The challenge

  • Reduce licensing costs and energy consumption.
  • Implement a flexible and scalable solution to support SICOOB’s business growth.
  • Define IT strategy to reduce the number of physical servers and increase processing capabilities in the data center.

The solution

Fujitsu PRIMEQUEST server was implemented into the data center to improve processing with fewer servers and facilitate consolidation and virtualization across the new platform. As a result Fujitsu’s mission critical PRIMEQUEST servers safeguard SICOOB’s continuous business operations and provide scalability for their rapid growth.

The benefits

  • Increase performance improves daily batch processing by 3 hours
  • Reduce system complexity and management through server compatibility with a wide variety of third party vendor products
  • Saving energy costs - reducing consumption by 3.13M kW/ yr
  • Reduce carbon footprint (CO2 emission reduction of 140 tons/yr)

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