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The ETERNUS DX500 S3 storage system makes life easy for EOS Group and its continual growth

"The highly professional and fast support we have received from Fujitsu during our collaboration has always helped us a great deal, and is a key reason why we chose to work with this long-term partner."

Dr. Thorsten Kleinwort, Data Center Manager, EOS IT Services

The customer

Headquartered in Hamburg, the EOS Group is one of Europe’s leading providers of financial services outside of the regulated banking and insurance industries. The Group operates in 25 countries across the world. It is part of the OTTO Group and employs 2,100 people in Germany, including at EOS IT Services GmbH, which is responsible for all aspects of the IT landscape, primarily for the EOS companies based in Germany, but also elsewhere in Europe. EOS IT Services employs 140 people whose responsibilities include operating multiple data centers in Hamburg, developing the company’s own financial software, Fidibus, and supporting 2,100 end-users in Germany and Europe from their Service Desk. Data protection and data security are key parts of the EOS business model when it comes to the preparation and processing of sensitive customer data.

The challenge

Installing a high performance and fail-proof storage solution for sensitive customer data with high availability and expandability, while retaining the existing virtualization software (DataCore).

The solution

DataCore storage virtualization solution implemented on FUJITSU Storage ETERNUS DX500 S3 with Intel® Xeon® processors and FUJITSU Server PRIMERGY RX500 S7 across two locations, providing the highest levels of security with low maintenance expenditure.

The benefit

  • High scalability.
  • Excellent, extensive availability.
  • High levels of security with synchronized mirrored data storage across two locations.

Products and services


Read the full EOS IT Services case study (188 KB/A4, 2 pages)