Meritage Homes Builds Better Customer Information Into Its Business
Meritage Homes Corporation aims to integrate its green philosophy in other parts of the business, including sourcing sustainable materials and designing landscapes with low water requirements. Meritage Homes wanted to cut IT costs, increase sales and provide better customer service. To achieve this, the company needed to better integrate customer data from its Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne system and Salesforce.com application, and refresh its energy-inefficient legacy server. They chose IBM to overcome these challenge Deploying IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud Integration provides a 'Configuration not coding', template based approach to enable real-time transactions between Meritage Homes' JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Salesforce.com applications. The results of deploying IBM were accelerates the sales process and decreases power consumption, leading to significantly lower data center costs.