JiVS Customer Stories

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Birr Machines Ltd​ is an agile and aspiring SME in the field of development and servicing of electrical machines. They develop and manufacture electrical motors for special applications within a power range up to 35 MW for our valued customers all over the world.

Challenge

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Find the simplest, most economically viable way of extracting this data – and integrating it into the new SAP Business One environment

Solution

5

JiVS IMP : The platform that is intuitive to use, so much so that you feel like you’re still working in the original SAP system.

Customer Benefit

Overcoming these challenges in just three months.

Access de­cades of hard-earned intellectual property

Every department at Birr Machines has full access to the company’s historical information, which can be leveraged to create value and drive future development.

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ABB is a Swiss-Swedish multinational corporation headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, operating mainly in robotics, power, heavy electrical equipment, and automation technology areas. It is ranked 341st in the Fortune Global 500 list of 2018 and has been a global Fortune 500 company for 24 years.

Challenge

5

After ABB Turbocharging acquired engineering company Tekomar, only four months remained until Tekomar’s ERP licenses would expire.

5

Look for a cost-efficient and simple solution for Tekomar’s legacy data.

5

To quickly react to mergers and acquisitions (M&A) without causing additional costs or higher staff deployment.

5

Acquisitions always mean an increase in complexity for IT departments.

Solution

5

Pursued a standardization strategy in IT.

5

The process for audit-proof data extraction and storage certified by auditors which guarantees legal security.

5

Found technologically feasible and economically sustainable solution JiVS.

Customer Benefit

ABB was able to decommission the legacy system in only four weeks -and saved 600,000 euros.

JiVS can be used as cloud service and doesn’t have to be implemented at the customer.

IT remains homogeneous.

Meeting all legal obligations.

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Meier Tobler Group AG, formerly Walter Meier AG, is a Switzerland-based company specializing in climate and manufacturing technology sector. It diversifies its operations into four business divisions: Humidification; Climate; Tools; Machining Solutions.

Challenge

5

Legacy data and documents are subject to numerous laws and regulations which require companies to store them for many years to come – without changing them in any way.

5

Legacy data and documents requires stability & immutability.

5

They had four weeks to historize all legacy data.

Solution

5

Decommissioning the superfluous HR system

5

Found JiVS that complies with laws and regulations concerning legal retention periods of legacy data and documents.

Customer Benefit

HR system decomissioned in only 4 weeks.

JiVS was able to comply with all technological requirements.

Operating the legacy system for another full year would have cost a lot more than implementing JiVS.

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GE Power creates the energy technologies of the future and improves the power networks that we depend on today. They create a third of the world’s electricity. Their technology equips 90% of power transmission utilities worldwide. And 40% of the world’s energy is managed by their software.

Challenge

5

It has about 270,000 employees working with more than10,000 different applications.

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Energy production and supply equipment around the world is subject to strict regulations that sometimes differ from one country to the next.

Solution

5

JiVS that was the only solution that met all the requirements for the legally watertight and context-sensitive management of the entire information lifecycle, comprising both structured and unstructured data.

Customer Benefit

GE Power saves an average of 80 percent of its operating costs compared to the previous system.

Staff who can find construction plans faster can also handle more maintenance contracts.

The data and documents are protected from loss with the right security strategy.

Regulatory requirements and other obligations for the provision of information or proof can also be fulfilled at the touch of a button.

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Woodward L’Orange GmbH is a German engineering manufacturing company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany. It is one of the leading manufacturers of injection systems for large diesel engines worldwide. It developed and produced the first common-rail system for large diesel engines.

Challenge

5

Woodward L’Orange needed to extract the personnel data on 3,100 employees from the previous owner’s HR system – SAP HCM – and transfer it to new IT infrastructure.

5

They could not change the data’s structure as it needed to comply with legal regulations as well as internal and external audit requirements.

5

The time pressure.

Solution

5

Implemented JiVS : the platform that is a lot more than just a convenient archiving solution. It is a platform for managing the complete lifecycle of legacy data and documents.

Customer Benefit

Using JiVS IMP enabled Woodward L’Orange to achieve a major project in less than four months.

Data Migration International was already familiar with the problems that Woodward L’Orange was facing as it had worked on countless other projects like this.

In less than two hours ten HR staff could learn how to work with JiVS IMP.

GasLINE GmbH & Co. KG (GasLINE) runs one of biggest fibre optic cable (FOC) networks in Germany with over 10,000 km of cables. For the commercial processes, the SAP system is used for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), operated on behalf of GasLINE by Open Grid Europe GmbH (OGE).

The Challenge

5

With the change of service provider for commercial management, posting records were first transferred, in a simplified manner, i.e. without the filmed contents of records.

5

To ensure access to the contents of these records, the use of a SAP archiving solution was examined and commissioned.

5

In addition to internal research needs from GasLINE the solution is also in the focus of the GoBS.

The Solution

5

Target: Solution must meet the legal requirements, support internal processes and have a lowest possible total cost of ownership (TCO).

5

Capture the data from the previous service provider and to guarantee the complete-ness.

5

JiVS platform covers all objectives and requirements.

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Start with a Solution Assessment to take into account all aspects and subsequent perform the implementation.

Customer Benefit

GasLINE recherché now at a fraction of the cost and have fast access to all the required legacy data.

The users need to search no longer in multiple systems and across companies platforms. The ergonomics is significantly improved.

Thanks JiVS the use of the required long-term data is simplified and ensures an optimized TCO.

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The Bühler Holding AG is a Swiss multinational plant equipment manufacturer based in Uzwil, Switzerland. It is known for plant and equipment and related services for processing foods and manufacturing advanced materials.

Challenge

5

agile business scenarios such as mergers, acquisitions and carve-outs

5

replace a mix of different ERP systems, used by its businesses and subsidiaries, with one unified SAP client

5

Harmonize and map the group’s global processes and provide centralized storage for all its data

Solution

5

JiVS platform not only supports the decommissioning of legacy systems, but also agile business scenarios such as carve-outs, mergers and acquisitions

5

JiVS that ensures simplicity, legal security, and little or no maintenance

Customer Benefit

Bühler AG saves 80% on operational costs

The company was also able to transfer information from a spin-off business unit to a newly formed company over a period of just six months.

The central ERP system is lean and agile

Minimized the total cost of ownership

Axa S.A. is a French multinational insurance firm headquartered in the 8th arrondissement of Paris that engages in global insurance, investment management, and other financial services.

The Challenge

5

Two old SAP legacy systems with Real Estate, Investment Fond data plus Microsoft Dynamics in UK

5

Systems need to be kept for various regulatory, tax and compliance reasons for very long time (30+ years)

5

Continue with old SAP release

The Solution

5

Decommissioning of SAP and Dynamics system with JiVS History

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Data and document transfer from SAP to JiVS based on the JiVS PlugIn Technology for SAP

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Storing data into neutral and readable format

Customer Benefit

Readable legacy data for the next decades

Cost reduction especially regarding licence and operational cost

No risk to loose sensitive and important data

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