Cloud in action: Farma Tre Informatica
Farma Tre Informatica is using the high-performance IBM SoftLayer cloud platform to power a cloud-based ERP offering for its 1,500 customers.
“ The IBM SoftLayer solution provides a state-of-the-art production environment with all services from one cloud platform and controlled via one powerful portal. ”
Farma Tre Informatica is an Italy-based software provider for pharmaceutical companies. Founded in the 1980s, and located in Vignola, Italy, Farma Tre Informatica S.r.l. is an ISV offering system management products and services to 1,500 customers.
The company wanted to leverage a cloud-based solution to support its existing ERP application, as well as offer it directly to its customers.
The SoftLayer cloud solution
Farma Tre Informatica is using the IBM SoftLayer infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud platform for all the compute, storage and mobile enablement services for their new cloud ERP offering. The planned solution includes providing self-service provisioning of powerful quad-processor virtual machines with 32 GB RAM, implementing capabilities for data backup between different data centers, and enabling mobile access for users.
An earlier solution required bundling of disparate compute, storage and mobile services. The IBM SoftLayer solution provides a state-of-the-art production environment with all services from one cloud platform and controlled via one powerful portal.
Project goals and benefits
The SoftLayer cloud solution is expected to immediately save Farma Tre Informatica $20-30K in CAPEX, while also enabling the company to:
The solution allows for future options of a multi-tenancy environment and the flexibility to use both public and private cloud services for hybrid solutions.