Kaifa focuses on the research, design and manufacture of advanced electronic products including metering systems, payment terminals, digital home products and disk drives. Kaifa knows that in today's fast-moving global markets, to keep still is to get left behind. So when the company identified an opportunity to capture additional market share, it wanted to act quickly. They chose AMT-SYBEX to overcome the challenge. Kaifa entered into a mutually beneficial three-way partnership with IBM and AMT-SYBEX, combining the best technology and expertise of each party for maximum success. A benchmarking exercise conducted by IBM and AMT-SYBEX demonstrated that the Informix TimeSeries engine enables Affinity Meterflow to offer linear scalability for up to 100 million meters.