Mercadona apuesta por el software de codigo abierto

La cadena de supermercados Mercadona ha decidido apostar por el software de codigo abierto. Asi lo demuestra su implantacion de 10.000 estaciones de trabajo basadas en el software Linux de la empresa Red Hat. El proposito de la Compañía con esta iniciativ


Ademas de la implantacion de las estaciones de trabajo con sistema operativo Red Hat Desktop en todos los puntos de venta, tambien se han instalado servidores con software Enterprise Server. El objetivo ultimo de estas implantaciones es simplificar y agilizar los procesos en las tiendas y optimizar el tiempo de los clientes en las tiendas, al dotar de mas fluidez el momento del paso por la linea de cajas y, finalmente, facilitar el trabajo de los cajeros y cajeras, mediante la simplificacion de los procesos de cobro.

A la hora de la implantacion de la tecnologia de Red Hat, la empresa ha solicitado la colaboracion de los ingenieros del departamento de Servicios Profesionales de la Compañía. El proyecto, en el que obviamente tambien han trabajado los tecnicos de Mercadona, ha incluido la implantacion de Red Hat Network con configuracion satelite, lo que permite a Mercadona una adecuada administracion y control de los servidores y lineas de cajas distribuidas por toda la geografia española.
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