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PRIMEFLEX for SAP Landscapes makes the global expansion of AKG easier

"We have been delighted with PRIMEFLEX for SAP Landscapes. The solution has made our IT systems much faster and more flexible. We are now also able to manage virtual, physical, SAP and non-SAP systems centrally from a single console."

Peter Gans, IT department, AKG Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH

The Customer

Originally founded in 1919, AKG Group has gone on to become a world leader in unique cooling and heat exchange systems. In 2011, the family company, which today employs around 2,600 people (1,200 at its Hofgeismar headquarters), achieved sales of €270 million. The Group manufactures its high-performance cooling systems at 13 locations in eight countries.

The challenge

To ensure a rapid, efficient implementation of SAP across all of AKG’s global sites as well as to permanently optimize SAP system operation and simplify administration.

The solution

Fujitsu implemented FUJITSU Integrated System PRIMEFLEX for SAP Landscapes powered by the FlexFrame Orchestrator software based on FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY BX blade systems and NetApp filers for storage.

The benefit

  • Significant reduction in downtime
  • Simplified, centralized management of physical and virtual resources
  • Improved utilization of hardware resources
  • Accelerated SAP Provisioning and SAP Cloning
  • Greater redundancy
  • Energy cost savings due to more economical systems

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Casestudy AKG Group (310 KB)