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Associated Swedish Steels AB

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Asia Pacific, Japan | Manufacturing | Enterprise

As Swedish steel-maker Associated Swedish Steel AB strengthened its market share in the Asia Pacific region, it needed to manage data growth generated by its business-critical enterprise resource planning system and simplify backup. It turned to Symantec for a solution that has helped it cut backup time by more than half, deliver a backup and restore success rate of virtually 100 percent, and provide a roadmap for future growth.

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Applicable Services


Symantec Silver Partner
  • Archiving and eDiscovery
  • Data Protection with Backup Exec
  • Data Protection with NetBackup
  • Small and Medium Business

Organization Profile

  • Website: www.assab-china.com/
  • Industry: Manufacturing
  • Founded: 1945
  • Headquarters: Sweden and Singapore
  • Number of employees: 1000+ employees worldwide; 500+ across mainland China
  • Market: 50 countries worldwide
  • Awards: 2007 UDDEHOLM VANCRON 40–EPMA Award of Merit in the category of equipment and materials


  • Server platform: Dell PowerEdge R710 servers running Windows 2003
  • Applications: Enterprise resource planning
  • Databases: Microsoft SQL Server 2005
  • Tape library: Dell PowerVault LTO-3 tape drive
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