Super-functional network devices ensure seamless collaboration around the world for Fisher & Paykel

AT&T FlexWare provides flexible solutions to company locations with varying network needs.

Business Needs

The quality household appliance manufacturer needed its distributed design centers across the world to have the ability to collaborate through a reliable and cost-effective solution.

Networking Solution

AT&T FlexWare, a network that responds to business needs in real time. Designed and deployed on the AT&T Integrated Cloud platform that leverages Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) technologies, AT&T FlexWare simplifies Fisher & Paykel’s network infrastructure while potentially lowering capital investments.

Business Value

Each site needs only one FlexWare device, which enables multiple functionalities. And the ability to dial those functions up or down per site need gives Fisher & Paykel hands-on control of its platforms, which saves them money by eliminating the need to purchase third-party products.

In Brief

In Brief

About Fisher & Paykel

Fisher & Paykel is a New Zealand-based designer and manufacturer of premium award-winning kitchen and laundry appliances

Industry Focus

Home appliance design and manufacturer

Size

Over 3,000 employees worldwide, with headquarters in New Zealand, manufacturing facilities in 5 countries and sales to over 50 countries

Business Challenge

Fisher & Paykel has large manufacturing sites in five countries, sells in over 50 and distributes around the world. To enable worldwide collaboration by its design team, it needed to dial up network functions to various company locations while also looking to reduce cost.

Solution

The AT&T FlexWare solution future-proofs Fisher & Paykel by allowing the company to react to changing demands over time. It’s more flexible than ever before to deploy its sites around the world, enabling the company to reduce the network hardware and the cost of running each site.

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