2008 Winner Profile

Hess

Project Description:
The oil company deployed a database management system that provides real-time data to offices around the world. Among its capabilities: The system synchronizes spatial data from a central database to 40,000 other database instances located in different parts of the world. The company claims to be among the first to achieve real-time replication of spatial data. Because up to data information is available anytime, anywhere, employees can make decisions more quickly, increasing the operational efficiency.
Project type:
Databases, Security, Servers
Business Functions:
Asset Management/Maintenance, Customer Service/Supprt, Global Exploration & Production
Business Goal:
Operational
CEO:
John Hess, Chairman of the Board & CEO
Headquarters:
New York
Industry:
Mining/Oil/Gas
Revenue (2007):
$31.92 billion
Website:
www.hess.com
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