"SSD was used for mission-critical data that requires high performance and the conventional HDD was storing minimal accessed data to expand storage scalability. Automated tiering was the solution to these challenges. Fujitsu’s proposal had a good balance of cost and performance."
Yousuke Muroga, Chief of Business System Group, Information System Department, Daifuku Co., Ltd.
Material handling such as storing, transferring and sorting materials is essential in business settings. Daifuku is the world’s leading material handling equipment manufacturer providing solutions for manufacturing, distribution, cleanroom, automotive, aviation and other industries. Daifuku group spreads its own production sites and offices in 20 countries and regions, and its non-Japan sales ratio exceeds more than 60%.
In its four-year business plan (2013-2016), Daifuku endeavors to evolve from a manufacturer of material handling systems to a Value Innovator that provides the best solutions for customers, backed by the expertise and technologies it has accumulated as a comprehensive manufacturer and integrator of material handling systems. For the further growth of the company, use of ICT is even more essential.
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