FORTUNE 500 GLOBAL ELECTRONICS & SUPPLY DISTRIBUTOR

  • $19B+ in revenue
  • 15,000+ employees worldwide
  • Serves 2.1M customers in 140+ countries
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Business Need

Client expects to expand data sources by another 85% by the year 2020

Data growth 50%: SAP Business Warehouse needed to perform at scale and to keep pace with the company’s thousands of users

Data Management: Implement “one version of the truth” approach to data

Investment Protection: Leverage existing skills and information in SAP Business Warehouse

Challenge

The need for the right data at the right time within the organization was becoming increasingly complex

Performance problems around data merging

Existing technology could not meet its increasing business demands and rapid growth

Real-time analysis became a growing priority

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Solution & Results

Increased quote-to-purchase ratio by 5% for all orders company wide

30% gain in productivity between business units and IT

Client engaged Paradigm to acquire and implement SAP HANA real-time analytics database engine and Business Warehouse

Complex query times decreased by 15X and batch processing by 6X