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Webcast: Inovis-Dell Case Study (B2B Cloud Integration Platforms)


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This is the story of how transformed their supply chain (yet again) by switching to outsourced manufacturers (ODMs) and expanding their connections with global retailers.

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Webcast: Inovis-Dell Case Study (B2B Cloud Integration Platforms)

  1. 1. Webcast Into the Cloud: An Inovis/Dell Case Study February 2010 Erik Huddleston Chief Technology Officer Inovis
  2. 2. Act I Once upon a time, there was a humongous PC company… 2
  3. 3. …who did some extraordinary things. From dorm room to $60B. Pioneering Direct-to-Consumer. Recognized as a top 5 supply chain. 3
  4. 4. And had an incredible B2B program. 1900 trading partners 30 countries 3 B2B systems Manufacturers 300 transaction types 1000s of maps Procure-to-Pay Procure-to-Pay Order-to-Cash Customers 4
  5. 5. Act II Dell’s changing supply chain & channel strategy. The shift to ODMs and global retail. 5
  6. 6. How to connect to thousands of trading partners? Across languages, time-zones, systems? As transactions double? And do it “yesterday”?
  7. 7. Dell turned to Inovis B2B Outsourcing. • Connecting original design manufacturers. • Connecting 1000s of retailers in >30 countries. • Managing day-to-day transactions. • Enabling IT demand management. ODMs Procure-to-Pay Order-to-Cash Retailers 7
  8. 8. Leveraging a B2B Cloud Integration Platform.
  9. 9. Inovis Cloud Integration Platform. 9
  10. 10. Inovis Cloud Integration Platform. Integration Patterns Point to Point Dynamic Router Gateway Solicited Reply Custom Integration Repository Router Shared Folder Distributor Shared Folder Feed/Sink Collector Processing Services Throttling Decompress Filtering Aggregate/Disaggregate Platform PGP Collection/Batching Services Security Filter Scheduled Delivery Virus Scan Windows Compress/ Platform Services Billing Provisioning SLA Mgt Audit Visibility Trading Partner Mgt 10
  11. 11. Self-service is key to massive B2B programs. Drive provisioning and configuration to automation and customer self service. Move support inquiries and custom research/reporting to self service visibility and exception management 11
  12. 12. IT Demand Management: Governing B2B activity and costs. A SaaS app to manage the flow of B2B requests into IT, enforcing governance and charging back cost centers. Portfolio Management is now System of Record, with >1,000 requests in system.
  13. 13. Act III Results.
  14. 14. Dell consolidates 3 platforms into 1. Inovis standardizes their datacenter on Dell PowerEdge Servers: • 30% faster performance • 15:1 consolidation • $233K savings Dell benefits: • 200 servers decomm’d • 20 networks • 20 data center racks • 10 databases ODMs • 6 tb storage Procure-to-Pay • Onboarding times shrink from months to days. Order-to-Cash Service Portfolio Retailers Management (SaaS) 14
  15. 15. On the horizon: B2B Activity Streams. 15
  16. 16. Thank you! Q&A Webcast slides: Inovis/Dell Case Study: Erik Huddleston Chief Technology Officer Inovis
  17. 17. Webcast Into the Cloud: An Inovis/Dell Case Study February 2010 Erik Huddleston Chief Technology Officer Inovis