RFID Tracking for Pharmaceuticals
Project Lead: Paul Fowler,Vice President of E-commerce and Emerging Technologies
Project Description: Implemented RFID to track the shipments of certain high-value Pfizer and GSK drugs flowing through its facilities. McKesson leveraged Blue Vector's network appliances to connect to RFID readers and other sensors. The system made it easy to quickly build a large widely distributed system that can be centrally managed and integrated with other systems.
Mission Pharmacal www.missionpharmacal.com
Increased Supply-Chain Visibility
Project Lead: Tom L. Johnson, Technical Projects Manager
Project Description: Deployed Ross Systems ERP system to gain the much-needed visibility into the manufacturing pipeline and achieve tighter controls over the sales-order process, which has enabled better decision making across the board.
Solvay Pharmaceuticals www.solvaypharmaceuticals-us.com
Virtual Infrastructure for Datacenter Management
Project Lead: Bruce McMillan, Manager, Emerging Technologies
Project Description: Adopted VMware ESX Server in Solvay Pharmaceuticals' globally dispersed datacenters. McMillan saw results right away and soon added more units, now totaling 11 VMware ESX servers with VMware's centralized management solution, VirtualCenter. With VMware VirtualCenter, McMillan can monitor performance and availability of all of his virtual machines, increasing his team's efficiency.
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