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Eurotux optimizes security and performance of Plimat’s IBM POWER8 system

Plimat is updating its Information Technology infrastructure, based on the IBM POWER8 system, with the help of Eurotux’s technical expertise.
Published on 2017-12-13

Eurotux supports Plimat, the largest Portuguese company in the field of plastics for plumbing, in updating its Information Technology (IT) infrastructure, proceeding to implement the latest technology in an environment based on the IBM POWER8 system, and on a Storwize V5010 storage. An intervention that strengthens security allows for the reduction of operational costs, thanks to the greater performance and availability of the updated infrastructure.

Plimat is highly specialized in the production of plumbing accessories, providing products with applications that range from construction to public utilities, and including industry and agriculture. Founded in 1978, it presents itself online as “the largest and most important Portuguese producer of plumbing accessories”, and as one of the “best in the world, in terms of quality”.

Resorting to Eurotux, Plimat is looking to strengthen its IT infrastructure, in order to optimize its performance and availability. The update improves the performance of the company’s IT services, enabling greater efficiency and more productivity, and therefore, gains due to the reduction of costs.

Security is also strengthened, with Plimat’s IBM Power system equipped with a disaster recovery services that enables continuous protection. The infrastructure also includes, the iCluster replication solution that helps guarantee uninterrupted operations for applications, with monitoring, identification, and correction of problems.

This virtualized infrastructure is prepared to grow in tandem with the company’s evolution, capable of including more IBMi and Linux partitions in the future. Eurotux will continue to support Plimat in this process, with support and operational maintenance services that are tailored according the company’s needs.

In addition to Plimat, other national and international companies of reference, such as La Redoute, Yves Rocher, Intraplás, Unicol, FUCHS Portugal, and Cork Supply, rely on Eurotux’s specialized technical support, within the scope of its IT infrastructures, thanks to mutual trust and satisfaction.

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