American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC): Riverbed Enables IT Consolidation that Saves Nearly $100,000 Annually for Auto Distributor

Date Added: Jul 2009
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American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC) was founded in 1985 by parent company Suzuki Motor Corporation. The American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC) planned to consolidate file servers from its branch offices to the main data center, application performance over the Wide Area Network (WAN) was a major concern. In addition, mobile workers were complaining of poor performance of data-intensive applications on the road. ASMC deployed Riverbed Steelhead appliances, Riverbed Steelhead Mobile software, and the Riverbed Services Platform (RSP) running Microsoft Windows Server. The results were immediate, and the payback period was only four months. ASMC has saved money on bandwidth, hardware, and software licenses. End users, including mobile sales managers, are experiencing improved application performance.