Case Study

San Jye Co., Ltd. Achieves Zero Downtime with Stratus ftServer®

San Jye Co., Ltd. (SJCO) is a professional sheet metal manufacturer. Founded in 1977, San Jye focuses on precision machinery sheet metal, customized sheet metal for medical assistive devices, and electronics semiconductor fields. Their focus is on long term innovation and high-quality products, made possible through technology.

 Equipment reliability a foundation of product quality

SJCO provides customers with the most advanced equipment processes and prompt service. Through comprehensive under­standing of the importance of product quality and production control, SJCO ensures the advantage in price, and also provides speedy delivery and high precision quality at the same level. Ensuring safe and reliable operation of the production system is the top priority of the system operation and maintenance

Stratus ftServer delivers cost-effective fault tolerance

To eliminate single points of failure (SPOF) of the production system, SJCO conducted in-depth evaluations of a variety of software and hardware high-availability solutions in the market, made lots of detailed tests and comparisons, and chose the Stratus ftServer platform. Compared to high availability software options, the Stratus ftServer system is more cost-effective, less expensive to maintain, and easier to use, providing an open architecture of sustainable high availability. SJCO purchased the Stratus ftServer 4810 series devices, all of which run Windows Server 2012, SQL Server 2012, ERP, drawing software and File Server. All Stratus ftServers are deployed in the central machine room in Chiayi, providing sustainable high-availability protection for the critical production system.

Key Benefits

Benefits of the Stratus ftServer system for the manufacturing industry:

  • Continuous operation, zero interruptions, remove SPOFs of the manufacturing industry system
  • Zero critical data loss, safe and reliable operation
  • Meet the high performance requirements of production line systems
  • Run and deploy quickly and efficiently
  • Simple and convenient operation and maintenance management
  • Avoid customer losses caused by production line systems downtime
  • Meet enterprises’ requirements on system high availability

The Stratus ftServer fault-tolerant server offers reliability protection for key business operations, providing sustainable high-availability solutions for enterprises. Using redundant hardware modules, the server achieves data synchronization among CPU, memory, disk and network card through advanced fault-tolerant chips. It can help achieve seamless switching between hardware module failures to remove SPOFs from system hardware, with the high availability reaching to the highest level of 99.999%.

The Stratus ftServer system features are very suitable for the manufacturing industry which requires zero interruption. It protects applications from unplanned downtime, guarantees zero loss of transaction data, simple operation and maintenance, and low performance loss, while avoiding the high cost and system complexity of deploying and managing other high-availability solutions.

Zero downtime results in enhanced production performance

Since the Stratus ftServer system was put into operation in 2019, the production system has zero downtime, and employees can perform their jobs quickly and enhance production performance significantly. Since the deployment of the IT infrastructure and applications on the Stratus ftServer system, the production system achieved zero downtime, meeting the system reliability requirements of the company’s leadership and operation and maintenance staff, and also providing users with a fast, secure and reliable system.

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