“ Adopting HP’ DBA software, we can not only reach the company’s desire in database management and storage, but also boost up the speed performance of data processing and staff’s satisfactions. More importantly, its reliable performance preempts me from any risks in huge data storage demand and makes me worry free.” ~ Jackson Tsai, IT Director, Tong Yang Industry Co. Ltd
Tong Yang Group decides to adopt new database management software to enhance the overall reliability and performance in order to avoid the lower performance of database storage disc affecting the speed of order processing which may lead to revenue loose.
Tong Yang at the very beginning has decided to chose HP as a business partner. Based on the trust and mutual understanding over 20 years’ co-laboring experiences, Tong Yang is confident in assigning this database performance improvement project to HP. Moreover, HP is able to coming up with appropriate solutions to client with their passion and professional service by looking into Tong Yang’s demands in business operation practically.
Business Technology improvements
Speed up the processing of orders and routine data management, and further to improve the working performance and user satisfactions
* In the process of system adoption, it will not cause any loose of possible order or factory shutdown
* Once the adoption completed，there will be no more risk of loosing data
By maximizing the performance of existing storage room, it can save the extra cost of purchasing new equipment, up to NTD 5 million in 2 years.
Shorten the time required for goods delivery
About Tong Yang Group
With its consistent business philosophy, Tong Yang Group has devoted itself in researching, developing, manufacturing, and marketing automotive crash parts for over 50 years. Today Tong Yang Group has evolved into a strong group, which specializes in manufacturing interior and exterior plastics and sheet metal components in the automotive industry.
In the early days, Tong Yang Group was dedicated to consolidate related product segments and distribution channels to rapidly pave its way toward international markets. Today Tong Yang Group, specializing in manufacturing and marketing automobile crash parts and accessories, has become the largest-scale and strongest professional group in Taiwan automotive parts industry.
To enhance competitiveness and achieve its business strategy of globalization and specialization, Tong Yong Group sets up various manufacturing factories and distribution centers in Taiwan, China, Thailand, USA, Europe, etc. and organizes an administrative headquarter to allocate, coordinate and integrate group resources as well as plan for TYG long-term strategy, evaluate new ventures investments and execute corporate internal control policies.
Strategies implemented then are to build solid fundamentals for group continuous growing. At present, Tong yang Group has become the most specialized and the largest AM collision auto-parts supplier with the strongest competitiveness and the largest business scale around the world.
Database management Enhancement
Since 2006, Tong Yang Group adopted the new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)
solution, the database has continued to grow and the database performance is not as good as expected. The users’ complains are often received. Given so, in Q2 2008, it started to planning how to improve the issue of database performance.
As a global corporation, 80% of Tong Yang’s business revenue is coming from oversee orders. Tong Yang in these years continues to establish factories in many countries such as US, Thailand and China. Heading toward to the globalization, it need adopt a total solution which is even more complete and reliable in terms of database performance to satisfy the group’s globalization expansion.
Difficulties and challenges
The monthly grow of new data volume is about 30~40G at Tong Yang. Its first priority is to maintain reliable and speedy performance database processing, and at the same time to downsize the ERP database space in advance to lower the cost of storage equipment. Once the new system is adopted, any abnormal operations or orders lose are ever not allowed in the period of system transition.
The first corporation successfully adopting and running DBA in Taiwan
Traditionally IT people will upgrade hardware to solve the problem of database storage. However, it is really a brand new learning experience to Tong Yang to utilize new software technology to improve the database performance, cost down the storage equipment and in line with the regulation requirement.
HP’s DBA is able to use Arching technique to move the closed business deals and any infrequently used database to easy to use on-line database storage as to well manage the on-going growth of data. By doing so, the production database can be scaled down and boost up the performance of application software. Meanwhile, it can also improve the application software’s reliability and cost down millions of its environmental cost every year. In addition, it can even maintain the production data and data filing with the interface of original application, sheets and reports via in-time on-line storage and read functions. This is the best database management device in the market with highest performance and ROI.
Initially the Tong Yang’s IT people did a serious evaluation between “buying new storage equipment” and “Adoption of new ILM software”. At the end, it seems to be the best solution to adopt HP ILM software in consideration of the Group’s long term demand and cost control at the whole group’s best interest.
In communications with HP and AdvencedTEK consultants, Tong Yang stated 5 criteria to this new software:
1. System Reliability
2. Capability of data Protection
3. Cost Saving
4. Ease of management
5. Ease of self development
Tong Yang is the first corporation adopting this DBA software in Taiwan’s automobile industry. Established on the trust out of experience with HP in the past 20 years and a lot of successful cases in other countries, this project went quite well on line and met its expectation.
During the process, HP’s professionalism and familiarity with Tong Yang make this project go very smoothly. It’s greatly impressed by the professional and passionate service offered by HP and AdvencedTEK. HP committed to solve clients’ every single problem and provide in-time professional service. On top of that, the AdvnacedTEK, the only one consultant group in Greater China, also embraces over 10 years experiences in integration of different systems and Oracle ERP. Their professional capability and familiarity with the system are highly recognized by Tong Yang Project Team. The greatest thing is that it is very happy with the in deed performance since the DBA was adopted in 2008.
Look forward to the Future
With the adoption of DBA software, Tong Yang can smoothly have the company’s database management and operation to a better level and receive a satisfactory result in performance reliability and risk management. It has been continuing the business development globally. Success of this project has not just only reinforced its partnership with HP, but also established a solid development platform for the group’s expansion planning in the future.