"We can add and remove CPU resources as required, which allows us to dynamically scale while managing costs. We have also eliminated most of the support spend which had been spiraling out of control."
Freddy Fernandez Database Administrator TIGI Linea
TIGI Linea produces and sells various hair care products, including shampoos, conditioners and lighteners, to hairdressers, salon owners and consumers. Now based in Lewisville, Texas, it was incorporated in 1985 and now operates as a subsidiary of global giant Unilever.
TIGI had relied on numerous SPARC® servers over the years, but they had become outdated, slow, and costly to support. TIGI wanted to find a more modern, flexible hardware platform with robust virtualization capabilities to support its critical e-business and e-commerce functions.
The company replaced seven legacy servers with three Fujitsu M10-1 servers, which now run Oracle E-Business Suite and web services for 350 global users. The SPARC64® X+ processors deliver blistering speeds within a compact 1U chassis.
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