Ficomirrors chooses HPE GreenLake to power flexible production line and improve competitiveness

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Warsaw, Poland – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Ficomirrors, a global supplier of automobiles to automakers around the world, has selected the HPE GreenLake Edge-to-Cloud platform to improve production efficiency and power a flexible manufacturing system. Ficomirrors Poland is part of Ficosa, a multinational company specializing in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of advanced systems for the automotive and mobility sectors.

As the demand for customization continues to increase in automotive manufacturing, producers seek to meet consumer demands with new models that require customizable, flexible and efficient manufacturing operations. Just in Sequence Manufacturing (JIS) is a strategy that aims to create a flexible production cycle by ensuring that the correct components and parts arrive at the production line in the correct order “just in time” for assembly. Such an approach is designed to reduce production time, eliminate supply buffers, and dramatically reduce inventory costs. However, executing JIS manufacturing requires advanced logistics and seamless communication between customers and suppliers, and therefore, it also requires an equally flexible, responsive and scalable technological environment.

Our new manufacturing strategy was designed to meet the automotive industry’s strong demand for bespoke manufacturing and efficient sourcing services to enable our customers to increase their production rate and integrate more flexibility at a reduced cost.“said Michał Kasak, IT manager at Ficomirrors.”To ensure smooth just-in-sequence manufacturing system integration and execution, we selected HPE GreenLake to create an IT environment capable of handling any workload on demand, facilitating fast and transparent data sharing, and to strengthen our flexible approach.. ”

Ficomirrors turned to Infomex, an HPE Gold Partner, for IT environment assessment and consulting services. Considering the unique requirements of Ficomirror, Infomex recommended the HPE GreenLake platform as the best solution to meet the reliability and flexibility requirements. HPE GreenLake enables customers to avoid large-scale investments with a flexible IT consumption model – delivered to the location specified by the customer. For Ficomirrors, this means the ability to support their flexible manufacturing strategy with an equally flexible IT environment, and therefore manage any compute workload and easily scale up or scale down their operations to meet their current needs. and future. As a result, the company will be able to reduce the total cost of ownership, dramatically improve the efficiency of the manufacturing cycle, reduce time to market and ensure its competitiveness in a rapidly changing world. .

Ficomirrors will reap multiple benefits from the HPE GreenLake Platform, including:

  • Free up resources previously dedicated to IT management thanks to intelligent and self-managed information systems;

  • Access to a permanent storage system for critical workloads delivered via HPE Primera C630;

  • A high-performance, software-defined and secure infrastructure to run many workloads powered by HPE Synergy;

  • Increased high availability and reduced downtime with predictable analytics powered by HPE InfoSight, a cloud-based AI-based operations tool integrated with HPE Synergy and HPE Primera;

  • Full control and compliance of all data, as the hardware solution is located in the customer’s data center;

  • Regulated equipment refresh cycles;

  • Flexibility and scalability with distributed workloads, ensuring smooth and fast operations;

  • A predictable “pay-as-you-go” spending model that eliminates the initial investment, lowers the total cost of ownership, and allows customers to pay only for what they use.

Our customers seek to create flexible and scalable IT environments to support the changing demands of their businesses while knowing where their data resides.”Said Tomasz Szewczyk, Director of Sales at HPE. “HPE GreenLake responds to these demands by enabling our customers to innovate with peace of mind and deliver cloud service in the location of their choice – either in their own data center or at a colocation partner site.. ”

The HPE GreenLake Edge-to-Cloud Platform provides customers with a powerful foundation to drive digital transformation. The HPE GreenLake Platform can run on-premises, at the edge, or in a colocation facility, and combines the simplicity and agility of the cloud with the governance, compliance, and visibility that come with hybrid IT. HPE GreenLake offers a range of cloud services that accelerate innovation, including cloud services for analytics, bare metal, compute, container management, basic payment systems, data protection, medical records electronics, 5G, HCI, high performance computing, machine learning operations, networking, risk management, SAP HANA, storage, VDI and virtual machines. The HPE GreenLake business is growing rapidly with more than $ 5.2 billion in total contract value and 900 partners selling HPE GreenLake. Today, HPE GreenLake has approximately 1,200 enterprise customers in 50 countries across all industries and sizes, including Fortune 500 companies, government and public sector organizations, and small and medium businesses. For more information on HPE GreenLake, please visit: https://www.hpe.com/us/en/greenlake.html.

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