Cedacri S.p.A., one of the top data centers in Italy, handles 40 million transactions a day, 40,000 information system users, and 30,000 million instructions per second on more than 4,000 mainframe servers. Cedacri is part of Cedacri Group, which began more than 30 years ago and is now a market leader in developing applications and infrastructure outsourcing solutions. Cedacri Group provides 150 clients—including banks, financial institutions, and industrial and service companies—with a complete range of integrated solutions, including full outsourcing for facility and desktop management, vertical application solutions, business process services, prepayment cards, and business information services. It has an annual turnover of $US359 million and employs more than 1,400 workers in its seven branches, located at Collecchio, Parma, Castellazzo Bormida, Bari, Milan, Brescia, and Buccinasco Italy, as well as Chisinau, Moldavia.
With its rapid business growth, Cedacri needed to redesign its data center’s technological infrastructure and adopt a high-performance, scalable, and easy-to-manage storage solution.
The Oracle architecture provided duplicate systems for virtualization and created tape archives for an architecture that maintains the logical data segregation essential for security.