Chipshot.com, the ultimate destination for personalized products
and services designed to help you improve and enjoy your golf
game, has chosen Sun systems and software for its on-line service
and daily business operations, such as data warehousing,
financials and inventory control.
The California-based on-line retailer relies on Sun Enterprise
servers and Solaris to handle its 24x7 operations where the
activity climbs to more than a million visitors per month. Sun's
online retail solution provides the performance, scalability and
reliability that are mission-critical for seasonal peak demands
that challenge online retailers throughout the year.
"Sun worked very closely with us, shared its expertise and
provided us with a solid foundation from which we can easily
double our customer visits to over a million visitors per month,"
said Rajeev Goel, chief technology officer at Chipshot.com. "We
chose Sun because of its industry leading technology and
Chipshot.com offers personalized shopping, buying, and playing
tools for all levels of golfers. From custom-fitted clubs, to
the widest selection of golfing accessories, apparel, and fitness
equipment, Chipshot.com has the products that are best suited to
each individual's game. And Chipshot.com also offers also
services to let golfers track, manage and improve their games.
"Chipshot.com has all of the ingredients for a successful online
business: customer traffic, low prices, huge selection and
superior customer service," said Bob DeLaney, group manager world
wide market development at Sun Microsystems. "Sun's technology
provides all the necessary attributes of availability,
flexibility and reliability to ensure this happens -- 24 hours a
day-7 days a week."
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