One of the biggest challenges for Electrical Equipment Company (EECO), a leader in industrial automation and motor solutions, is fast and easy access to analytics to make timely business decisions that drive revenue and profit. Holding the company back was an antiquated data warehouse and replication structure. “Our structure was incomplete in that it wasn’t comprehensively replicating data,” explained Tracy Deuell, Chief Information Officer, EECO. “Ultimately it was a very costly and complex platform for us to manage.”
Deuell further explained that producing reports involved time consuming, manual processes. “It could take up to 90 minutes or more to complete an ETL (extract, transform, load) process and achieve the report delivery that we strive for.”
Those challenges stand in stark contrast to the solutions EECO delivers to its customers. EECO prides itself in its ability to deliver state-of-the-art industrial solutions that utilize the latest technology advances to lower cost of ownership, increase reliability and improve performance. When it came to its internal enterprise systems, the company realized it needed to harness some of that customer-focused energy to drive its own business goals. That’s where Progress® OpenEdge® Pro2™ data replication and a Progress® Services database health check come in.