Damco A/S will replace their existing IT infrastructure with a datacenter built on IBM PureSystems -- the largest single PureSystems deployment to date.
IBM has added another PureSystems customer to its growing list -- topping 4,000 now. Damco A/S
, a subsidiary of A.P. Moller – Maersk, will replace their existing IT infrastructure with a datacenter built on IBM PureSystems, IBM reports.
The deal represents the largest single deployment of PureFlex Systems in the world, and IBM will also provide outsourcing services. The new technology and services are designed to provide a solid foundation for Damco’s future growth and will also deliver the flexibility the company requires to meet new trends and business demands in the market, IBM says.
Damco needed a new strategic and more simplified IT platform for their future IT operation and Damco needed to reduce IT costs without compromising a high level of stability and flexibility in their IT operation.
IBM will also take over the operation of Damco’s SAP systems and the operation of their distributed platforms including Intel, Linux and storage.
Freight and Transportation Giant
Damco is one of the world’s leading providers of freight forwarding and supply chain management services. For more than 100 years, Damco has been providing customers with transportation and logistics solutions that support the way the customers want to do business, wherever they are in the world. Damco is present in more than 90 countries and manages more than 2.7 million TEU of ocean freight and supply chain management volumes and more than 210,000 tons of air freight, annually. Damco is an independent brand owned by the Maersk Group.