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Compañía Nacional de Fuerza y Luz S.A. (CNFL) is Costa Rica’s largest distributor of electricity. Its system consists of 35 substations and 3,600 miles of power lines with a distribution network covering 350 square miles of the San Jose metropolitan area. CNFL serves 600,000 customers, a 46% share of the Costa Rican electricity market. IT has a service area that covers 1.8% of the country.
The company consolidated its business applications on 14 Sun Blade 6000 servers from Oracle and reduced the space used in its data center to one rack. The company also reduced electricity consumption due to the reduced power and cooling requirements of its servers. CNFL achieved optimal storage of unstructured data with Oracle's StorageTek SL48 tape library, complying with applicable Costa Rican laws and lowering its costs, all while making its information highly available