Krones group, headquartered in Neutraubling, Germany, plans, develops, and manufactures machinery. Their challenges are to improve IT efficiency and agility and deliver technology migration while minimizing interference to other departments. They chose Cisco to overcome these challenges. They have implemented Cisco Smart+Connected manufacturing solution, based on Cisco unified data center validated design and built using Cisco unified computing system and Nexus. The results of implementing Cisco were greater availability of IT solutions supporting business processes, server provisioning time improved by factor of 10 and 90 percent reduction in cabling and power supplies, with fewer ports.