VEKA AG Chooses DataMirror Resiliency Software.
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 25, 2002
High Availability Suite Ensures 24/7 Business Operations for VEKA AG
DataMirror (Nasdaq: DMCX; TSE: DMC), the leading provider of enterprise application integration and resiliency solutions, today announced that VEKA AG, the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of plastic window profiles, has implemented DataMirror High Availability Suite to protect its IBM iSeries systems and data from planned or unplanned downtime. With a current staff of over 2,500 employees within 13 group companies worldwide, VEKA AG's 1,600 different window profile types are available for dispatch at any time.
"DataMirror High Availability Suite gives VEKA AG the peace-of-mind that their mission-critical business data is thoroughly backed up, resilient and available 24/7," said Manfred Sielhorst, Technical Services Manager, DataMirror, Germany. "The ability to conduct business without being affected by system failure or planned outages empowers VEKA to continue to optimize production, enhance service levels, expand its business into new international markets and meet all the requirements of its customers."
A key factor in the success of the DataMirror implementation was the ability of High Availability Suite to mirror Large Objects (LOBs) in real-time from VEKA AG's primary iSeries system and the recovery system. LOB support ensures that an organization's critical Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) data, including ERP data stored in Binary Large Objects (BLOBs) for SAP R/3 v4.6d+ and J.D. Edwards OneWorld, is backed up and available in the event of an outage. DataMirror is committed to working with customers to meet their unique requirements while staying current with the changing needs of business environments.
"By providing the ability to continuously mirror Large Objects, the DataMirror solution addresses our requirements to provide flexibility for our SAP R/3 ERP system," said Christian Otte, Team Leader Computer Center, VEKA AG. "Without this ability, we would be in danger of not protecting all of our application data. Going forward, we expect that DataMirror High Availability Suite will provide us with a infrastructure component as the Company strives to enhance customer service, enter new global markets and drive business growth."
DataMirror is a dominant leader in the data resiliency market. All of the Company's software solutions are backed by DataMirror's extensive high availability expertise and global support.
About High Availability Suite and iCluster
DataMirror High Availability Suite features breakthrough XtremeCache technology that optimizes the flow of data into and out of a high-speed cache to help customers achieve zero latency for system backup and recovery. High Availability Suite is the only product that gives customers the higher productivity and lower costs of real-time IFS mirroring, fast XtremeCache technology and unequaled match/merge architecture. DataMirror High Availability Suite delivers the highest performance and broadest feature set available to help companies maximize uptime and availability. With more than 1,000 licenses of DataMirror's High Availability Suite installed at customer sites worldwide, the software is used daily for mission-critical, planned and unplanned role switching. For clustered iSeries environments, iCluster provides an easy graphical user interface for configuring nodes in a cluster, mirroring data and other critical objects and monitoring the entire cluster from a single station.
DataMirror (Nasdaq: DMCX; TSE: DMC) delivers solutions that let customers integrate data across their enterprises. DataMirror's comprehensive family of products unlocks the experience of now(TM) by providing advanced real-time capture, transform and flow (CTF) technology that gives customers the instant data access, integration and availability they demand today across all computers in their business.
Over 1,500 companies use DataMirror to integrate their data. Real-time data drives all business. DataMirror is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, and has offices worldwide. DataMirror has been ranked in the Deloitte and Touche Fast 500 as one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America. For more information, call 1-800-362-5955 or visit the DataMirror web site at www.datamirror.com.
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