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3Com

 

A $1.3 billion provider of enterprise networking solutions, 3Com has grown through multiple mergers and acquisitions — 11 since 1999 alone.

“Since the successful roll-out of our enterprise data warehouse built upon the Informatica data integration platform, 3Com is now realizing the tremendous benefits that come from conducting true enterprise analysis.”

— Ari Bose, Vice President, 3Com

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Business Need

Overcome delays to decision making arising from each business unit having its own discrete information systems.

Create a more holistic view of its global operations, using a single enterprise-wide reporting infrastructure.

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Challenges

Improve reporting process for greater business agility.

Consolidate data across multiple data warehouses and ERP systems.

Reduce IT support costs.

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Solutions & Results

Decreased data warehousing operating costs by 35%.

Improved data processing performance by 400%.

Reduced IT development and maintenance time and costs.

Streamlined business processes while maintaining data integrity.

Improved sales strategies and customer relationships.

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Technologies Used

Informatica PowerCenter

Accesses, integrates, and delivers any and all data quickly and cost-effectively, without hard coding.

Informatica PowerExchange for SAP

Accesses mission-critical data and delivers it throughout the enterprise wherever it’s needed, on any schedule

Success Stories

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HP

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CA Technologies

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Informatica

Informatica improves marketing-lead-to-opportunity conversions by more than 200%