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Case Study: Russian Railways Is on the Right Track for Success

Railway Giant Embarked on Consolidation and Virtualization Projects

November 12, 2015

To meet the transportation needs of the state, legal entities, and private citizens alike, Russian Railways – one of the largest railway companies in the world – set out to consolidate its four data centers, optimize its data storage to accommodate growth, and unify its business processes such as finance and enterprise resource management. With a set of diverse resources, Russian Railways also looked into virtualization as a means to manage assets from a single, easy-to-handle location. By combining the power of SAP HANA with the expertise and offerings from Hitachi Data Systems, hear how Russian Railways:

  • Optimized scheduling and analytical reporting
  • Simplified data storage, decreased data volume, and reduced associated maintenance costs
  • Lowered energy consumption and optimized purchasing equipment
  • Achieved faster processing times, reducing the time needed for its monthly cost-analysis report from three days to 20 minutes

Read this case study to learn how a partnership dating back to 2008 between Russian Railways and Hitachi Data Systems set the company on the right track for success.

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