Case Study

Global kitchen group uses Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions

BLANC & FISCHER Family Holding shapes kitchens as living spaces all over the world. It sought to improve manufacturing productivity and speed application development for its five subgroups. To support these efforts, the group became one of the world’s first companies to migrate its extensive SAP environment to Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Solutions on IBM POWER9. With this central, reliable infrastructure foundation, BLANC & FISCHER has achieved consistent global production processes, improved system availability, and reduced database response times by 30%.


  • Improved consistent worldwide production with central, standardized platform for SAP systems
  • Reduced database response times by 30%—with fewer compute resources 
  • Enhanced production performance by eliminating downtime