Transforming Intel’s Supply Chain with Real-Time Analytics

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In today’s fast-paced business world, making rapid, data-driven decisions is crucial to maintaining a competitive edge. These decisions are especially important for Intel’s supply chain, which spans order taking, resource procurement, manufacturing, testing, and final delivery of products. Intel IT is transforming our legacy supply chain into a modern “glass pipeline” that improves our decision making capabilities and business agility. This glass pipeline is now possible with our new integrated data platform (IDP). Our IDP integrates the SAP HANA* in-memory database with Cloudera Distribution of Hadoop*, running on multiprocessor (four-socket) servers, which are currently based on the Intel® Xeon® processor E7 family.

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Exologistica

"Exologistica SA, es un operador logístico líder en el mercado argentino, que presta servicios de abastecimiento, almacenaje, operación de Centros de Distribución, transporte y distribución a nivel nacional, a empresas de consumo masivo e industriales. Forma parte de un Holding de empresas (International Trade Logistics - ITL) dedicado a la inversión y explotación de plataformas logísticas y portuarias en el Mercosur. El grupo ITL, fue adquirido recientemente por GIP – Global Infraestructure Partners y PSA Internacional, uno de los mayores grupos mundiales en operaciones portuarias y de comercio exterior. Cuenta con inversiones en 28 terminales en 16 países a través de Asia, Europa y América."

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Exologistica

"Exologistica SA, es un operador logístico líder en el mercado argentino, que presta servicios de abastecimiento, almacenaje, operación de Centros de Distribución, transporte y distribución a nivel nacional, a empresas de consumo masivo e industriales. Forma parte de un Holding de empresas (International Trade Logistics - ITL) dedicado a la inversión y explotación de plataformas logísticas y portuarias en el Mercosur. El grupo ITL, fue adquirido recientemente por GIP – Global Infraestructure Partners y PSA Internacional, uno de los mayores grupos mundiales en operaciones portuarias y de comercio exterior. Cuenta con inversiones en 28 terminales en 16 países a través de Asia, Europa y América."

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