Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has signed a deal with Sun to upgrade their IT infrastructure. This "Saudi utility giant" faces challenges many corporations encounter including global expansion and privatization. The SWCC has undertaken an IT infrastructure overhaul following its Electronic Transformation program (e-TP Program) to benefit from the latest technology and international expertise.
Sun has equipped SWCC's datacenter with its SPARC Enterprise M5000 server designed with unique built-in mainframe-class virtualization capabilities, making it ideal for consolidating and computing large shared memory applications.The datacenter is housed at SWCC's Riyadh headquarters and will power applications at all 30 plants. The M5000's consolidation platform of up to 4 dynamic domains will support thousands of Solaris containers that is also part of the deployment.
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