06/21/2012 - Marel selects Ipanema Technologies to guarantee critical application performance
PARIS, June 21, 2012 – Marel, the leading global provider of advanced equipment, systems and services to the fish, meat and poultry industries, has selected Ipanema Technologies, the industry leader in application performance solutions for business efficiency, to align their business and IT objectives over their global wide area network (WAN).
Marel is a multinational company, with more than 4,000 employees worldwide. Marel’s business units are located in the United States, Iceland, the Netherlands, Denmark, Slovakia and Singapore. Marel offers its customers the convenience of a single source for equipment and systems to meet their every need and that raise the quality and value of their products.
Marel’s IT department needed an all-in-one solution to provide full insight and control over network usage and application performance. After a thorough review, the company chose Ipanema since it was able to offer a complete solution that could guarantee application performance over the network, while providing the visibility need to effectively optimize the WAN.
In the initial phase of the project, Ipanema will deliver Visibility, QoS and Control and WAN Optimization to 23 sites. In the second phase of the project, Ipanema will extend the solution across all Marel’s locations worldwide.
“Marel’s vision is to be the customers’ choice in supplying integrated systems, products and services to the poultry, fish and meat industries. Ipanema will help Marel align WAN performance with its business objectives and guarantee optimal business application availability and response times for each user, no matter where or when,” said Rob Janssen, Manager Global IT Infrastructure & QRC, Marel.
“Ipanema develops next-generation solutions enabling large enterprises to have full control over their global networks. Marel’s strong commitment to innovation has led to continuous advancements in how food is processed, benefiting consumers all over the world. We are pleased to welcome Marel into our growing family of customers,” said Ferran van den Berg, Country Manager, Netherlands, Ipanema Technologies.
Marel is the leading global provider of advanced equipment, systems and services to the fish, meat and poultry industries. With offices and subsidiaries in over 30 countries and a global network of over 100 agents and distributors, we work side-by-side with our customers to extend the boundaries of food processing performance. Advance with Marel for all your processing needs. www.marel.com
About Ipanema Technologies
Ipanema provides enterprises with a direct connection between application performance and their business requirements. With Ipanema Technologies, enterprises automatically understand which applications use the network and deliver guaranteed performance to each user. Enterprises can support their strategic IT transformations (like cloud computing and Unified Communications) and control Internet growth while reducing their IT expenses. Ipanema’s customers range from mid-sized companies to enterprises with 1,000s of sites. For Enterprises, Ipanema is available as a Product through an international network of Certified Channel Partners, and as a Service through Managed Service Providers and Telecom Operators' Managed Services. For SMBs, Ipanema is available as a Service through Ipanema's AppsWork™ Authorized Partners network.