Wolverine Packing Company

Wolverine Packing Company

Maintains Smooth Operations During Planned and Unplanned Server Outages
Industry

Food Distribution

Company

Wolverine Packing Company is one of the largest U.S. distributors of meat products to the wholesale, retail, and food services industries. Based in Detroit, Michigan, the company distributed a full line of meat products for more than sixty years, and is now in its fourth generation of family ownership. With a 110,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility and approximately 500 employees, Wolverine provides services that include prepackaging, processing, private labeling, portion control, steak cutting, and national distribution.

Challenge

Deliver business continuity in a 24/7 environment while still performing scheduled maintenance.

Results

  • Mitigated the risk of a primary server outage which could potentially result in hundreds of thousands of dollars of lost revenue
  • Replicated and auto-synchronized mission-critical data to secondary backup system to be used in the event of a planned or unplanned outage
  • Deployed a backup system in less than two hours following a hardware malfunction, ensuring the business continuity that is especially critical in the food industry

Products
Applications

  • High Availability and Disaster Recovery

 
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Cheryl Geesey
IT Director
Wolverine Packing Company