PUMA uses the Zing™ JVM for Core System Performance and Scalability

February 11, 2013 No Comments

PUMA is one of the world’s leading Sport Lifestyle companies that designs and develops footwear, apparel and accessories.

PUMA starts in Sport and ends in Fashion. Its Sport Performance and Lifestyle labels include categories such as Football, Running, Motorsports, Golf and Sailing. Sport Fashion features collaborations with renowned designer labels such as Alexander McQueen, Mihara Yasuhiro and Sergio Rossi.

The PUMA Group owns the brands PUMA, Cobra Golf and Tretorn. The company, which was founded in 1948, distributes its products in more than 120 countries, employs more than 11,000 people worldwide and has headquarters in Herzogenaurach/Germany, Boston, London and Hong Kong.

PUMA uses a variety of Java-based applications for their web presence, stores and manufacturing operations. The PUMA custom product and supply chain application has about 1 million lines of code and 150 Enterprise Java Beans. During peak times the system reads/writes about 55 million records a day. The company’s rapid growth and innovation as one of the few true multi-category global brands caused them to reach the limits of what their current JVM and Java infrastructure could deliver.

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