South Africa (SA) had hosted its credit and debit card processing service on Stratus® ftServer® systems since their previous server failed them for two hours in 2005. This failure cost the business over one million rand, not to mention its hard-earned brand reputation. At the time, Makro had been quick to understand that their ftServer system would soon pay for itself. It did.

When in 2011 Makro SA came to replace the infrastructure and to re-architect the payment processing service , it was decision time.

Did the organisation still need their Stratus ftServer systems?

It did. Read on …