Eminox Case Study

Under-pinning company growth

Customer Profile

Eminox is one of Europe's principal manufacturers of purpose-designed exhausts and emission control systems for commercial vehicles. They also supply systems designed for rail and specialist equipment manufacturers.The company has a range of innovative solutions for meeting emissions legislation.Systems are developed using market leading technologies, combined with applications engineering expertise.Customers include leading European truck and bus OEM's as well as major truck and bus fleet operators.

Customer Challenge

After selecting/investing in a new ERP solution to enhance their market position:

  • Eminox had to ensure that they deployed a business-critical IT Infrastructure to under-pin the whole solution.
  • They required an infrastructure that would provide resilience, reliability, availability and flexibility for growth.
  • All of their selection criteria had to be met within extremely strict budgets and timescales.

Solution Summary

  • The new IT Infrastructure involved the implementation of highly-available clustered IBM servers with Oracle database running on Red Hat Linux.
  • The installation was successfully deployed over 2 locations providing business continuity and disaster recovery functionality.
  • WTL's expertise as an IBM and Symantec enterprise partner ensured a seamless installation of a comprehensive solution.

Results and Benefits of the Project

The whole infrastructure was deployed within a very aggressive time scale, enabling a successful go-live date to meet the following expectations:

  • Seamlessly integrated total solution, combining business applications and IT infrastructure.
  • On-time and within budget.
  • Expandable and flexible environment to aid business growth.
  • Quicker ROI than expected.

clients testimonials

"WTL showed a thorough understanding of TRL's needs especially the wider IT infrastructure to which the new system would interface. WTL worked very hard to meet delivery deadlines and were accommodating when these changed!" - Mohamed Ismail- Research Engineer, Toshiba Research
"One of the biggest factors in choosing WTL was their experience and professionalism which gave us the confidence that the job would be completed on time and to budget." - Pete Gain, Enterprise Technology Specialist, SAS UK
"WTL performed an audit of existing support contracts and cross referenced existing infrastructure to produce an asset registry at that point in time" - United Utilities