Handling 550,000 highly sensitive datasets a day to support improved dialysis performance

Case Study

Fresenius Medical Care is the world’s leading provider of products and services for people with chronic kidney failure – with around 3.5 million patients across the globe requiring regular dialysis treatment. The company cares for some 350,000 of these dialysis patients via its network of around 4,000 dialysis clinics spanning North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa. However, Fresenius Medical Care does not just offer dialysis as a service – it also produces the machinery and components needed to do this.

The Facts

On Premises

The Gist

The challenge

Managing large quantities of highly sensitive data, managing predictive forecasts; evaluating market data internally

The solution

High-performance data warehouse as part of the complex IT infrastructure in the programming language of their choice

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