Case Study

Arvato Bertelsmann SCM Solutions

Seamless supply chain management that maximizes customer satisfaction

The global supply chain management expert arvato SCM Solutions relies on its global network, powerful business intelligence systems and in-depth industry knowledge to guarantee quick and safe delivery of products to their destination.

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Choosing to switch to one standard BI strategy with state-of-the-art technology was an essential step for arvato SCM. Innovative concepts such as agile data vault modeling and controlling metadata enable novel opportunities. The database allows us to efficiently manage the heterogeneous aspects of our diverse business units.

Dr. Jan Bolz, Director IT, Business Intelligence – Arvato SCM Solutions
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The Challenge

  • Ensuring scalability of the BI solution across different business units
  • Unifying all legacy BI solutions and migrating them into one standard platform

The solution

  • Easy integration of existing BI solutions
    Existing data models based on Oracle and MS SQL Server could be replicated seamlessly in Exasol
  • Maintenance
    No fine tuning necessary – developers can focus on developing instead of database maintenance
  • Vendor support
    Responses and solutions are delivered fast
  • High performance and limitless linear scalability

Proven benefits

  • Complex queries on large data volumes run within just seconds
  • Database self-optimization guarantees maximum performance even with heterogeneous business processes
  • Analytic query times accelerated by a factor of 20
  • Simple integration with existing BI tools ensures database is available immediately
  • Future-proof solution with modern concepts such as data vault modeling and controlling metadata