German public transport provider thrives with flash storage

German public transport provider thrives with flash storage


Facing a two-fold challenge of keeping its public transport business running and supporting its external customers’ operations, Stuttgarter StraBenbahnen AG (SSB) needed to maintain high levels of service for its own business systems and those of its clients. With more and more people traveling every day, interruptions to systems that support vital operations was something they could not afford.

Access this white paper to learn how Stuttgarter StraBenbahnen AG (SSB) was able manage growing quantities of data and provide fast access to vital information, extending its existing storage environment – based on IBM system storage SAN volume Controller – with high-performance IBM flash storage system technology. Read on to discover how implementing this approach enabled them to:

  • Deliver high levels of availability, ensuring that business-critical systems were kept up and running around the clock
  • Provide HR staff with new opportunities to work better with data by accelerating complex payroll processing from six hours to six minutes
  • Allow quicker payouts with optimized commission calculations in SAP Revenue Management and contract accounting, reducing runtime from five hours to 40 minutes
  • And much more
30 Oct 2013
30 Oct 2013
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