Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA

Merz Pharma is an independent, internationally active pharmaceutical company headquartered in Frankfurt am Main. Merz has become one of the most significant companies in the field of aesthetic medicine thanks to its own research and development and the innovative product portfolio. Besides, Merz also produces drugs for treating diseases of the central nervous system and metabolic issues as well as for clinical and aesthetic dermatology.

Customer since:



Pharma und Medical Technology


  • Start Riverbed-Project Steel Fusion Frankfurt-Singapore


  • The customer was dissatisfied with the performance at the Singapore site, as the application was too slow
  • A higher performance-level of the systems and data provided should be guaranteed
  • Providing an application in Singapore
  • Response time optimization for accessing the data centre in Frankfurt
  • Consolidation of the Frankfurt site

    Services & Solutions

    • Solution concept: conception, planning and implementation
    • Performing tests and a pilot test at the customer’s location
    • Use of Riverbed systems for WAN-optimization
    • Centralizing the storage solution for backup and restore of data and application at the Frankfurt site
    • Maintenance contract and monitoring

      Advantages & Benefits

      The use of the new Riverbed systems enabled the optimization of response times for accessing the data centre in Frankfurt. Utilizing the central data centre infrastructures such as backup and restore is an enormous advantage, because the applications are provided to the users at both sites redundantly and consequently, enable flexible working.

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      Riverbed Technology
      Riverbed Technology

      Riverbed's world-leading digital performance platform provides users with enterprise-wide insight to drive innovation, reduce the cost of running your business, and maximize productivity at every level. The platform covers three broad areas: Cloud Networking, Digital Experience and Cloud Edge. Riverbed's portfolio includes SD-WAN, WAN optimization, cloud networking, network management and visualization solutions. These solutions offer companies worldwide greater agility, enhanced transparency, higher performance and improved efficiency in the location-independent provisioning of applications and data.

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