Success stories

CROC's Cloud Hosting Televend Smart Vending Platform

4 minutes

In order to strengthen its position in the Russian market, Intis, an international developer of automation products, has opted for CROC Cloud to host Televend, its flagship telemetry system for vending machines.

The system analyzes and handles a huge number of transactions every day (including fiscal) for 200k+ vending machines around the globe in real time. Since this is a business-critical service for Intis, cloud platform resilience, regulatory compliance, and scalability were of particular importance.

Software migration to the cloud has created a win-win-win situation. Centralized management enables Intis to provide high quality service. Furthermore, owners of vending machines powered by Televend can reduce IT costs and simplify logistics processes, while consumers can enjoy a full range of fresh products.

Televend is an IoT system that helps vending machine owners optimize day-to-day operations by stock tracking, expiry date monitoring, delivery routing, spot profitability analysis, remote configuration management of vending machines, and a mobile wallet option for users. Today, big companies like Petro Service, a vending machine supplier, as well as small Russian retailers and developers, use the platform.

Televend has a cloud-native architecture, which means the system was originally designed as a cloud-ready platform. In Russia, Intis is now hosting its platform in the public cloud in order to comply with local data storage and wire transfer regulations.

«CROC Cloud Services stands out among cloud providers for its customer-focused approach and high-quality service. Moreover, we are impressed with the cloud platform’s maturity, performance, and security measures. We can be confident in the quality of the system, without the need for any audits, since CROC is annually recertified for PCI DSS compliance,» said Mladen Damjanovic, Project Manager for Russia, Intis.

«Cloud computing is economically feasible when business apps and services experience non-constant load with express load peaks. This is exactly the case with vending systems. In fact, mornings and afternoons are the busiest hours for vending machines in office premises. At the same time, such machines are very common in crowded areas like railway stations and airports and therefore have to be available 24×7. The cloud platform is best suited for this type of IoT solution thanks to lower infrastructure expenses, high service reliability, and round-the-clock support,» said Maxim Berezin, Development Director, CROC Cloud Services.

About CROC Cloud Services

CROC Cloud Services is a standalone CROC business unit that offers cloud services, managed В2В services, and commercial off-the-shelf products. The unit specializes in hosting and supporting business-critical customer services based on CROC’s proprietary platform and data centers, which are compliant with Uptime Institute Tier III “Gold Certification of Operational Sustainability” standard. In addition, the company is one of Russia’s Top 6 IaaS providers and No. 1 in cloud service quality (CNews, 2020), as well as the most mature cloud service provider (TAdviser, 2018), offering the number one cloud platform in terms of flexibility and ease of use (TAdviser, 2017). Consequently, over 550 industry leaders entrust their services to CROC Сloud.

About Intis

Established in 1989, INTIS is a Televend vendor and active contributor to engineering and automation of the most resource-intensive technological processes in the manufacturing, energy, road facility and traffic, telecom, IT, and banking sectors. With its seven branches, Intis is constantly present throughout all five continents. Committed to developing products using the most advanced technology, Intis keeps pace with the latest electronics and computing trends.

20 may 2021
Crocs Speeds Up 1С:ERP in CROC Cloud
Russian branch of Crocs, Inc., a world leader in comfortable casual footwear for women, men and children, now leverages CROC Cloud to ensure reliability and high performance of its 1C and some infrastructure services. Moreover, CROC Cloud hosts the retailer's testing environments for several outside IT development teams. This flexible and scalable cloud platform helps accelerate and improve product roll-out and manage costs by team.
2 minutes
15 december 2020
CROC Cloud puts Dostavista delivery service on the fast track
Dostavista, an international delivery service, has chosen CROC Cloud as the keystone of its business operations in Russia, thus ensuring fast response to changing customer demands. Now, the cloud provider hosts all customer infrastructure, including the portal for Dostavista service users to place orders.
2 minutes
12 november 2020
ECCO Hosts Business Critical Services in CROC’s Hybrid Cloud
ECCO in Russia has consolidated most of its infrastructure and business-critical services in CROC’s hybrid cloud. A combination of public resources and colocation provides the desired flexibility, streamlines IT administration, and optimizes service support costs.
2 minutes
15 september 2020
CROC Cloud Helps Stockmann's Online Store Satisfy Growing Customer Demand
Fashion retailer Stockmann leverages CROC Cloud to support its online store, which is visited by more than a million shoppers daily. Focused on website uptime and fewer maintenance costs, the retailer opted for CROC Cloud. Moreover, the customer estimated that using its own resources to maintain computing infrastructure would cost dramatically more than outsourcing. 
2 minutes
11 june 2020
CROC Cloud Services and itelligence Help Pharmstandard Halve SAP System Support Costs
Pharmstandard, Russia's largest pharmaceutical manufacturer, has decided to migrate its critical SAP business systems to CROC Cloud Services data center. Moving ERP, warehouse management, production planning, analytical data storage, and forecasting systems to a new site cut outsourced infrastructure maintenance costs in half. Design, procurement, equipment commissioning, test migrations and, finally, the launch of services in a new data center were completed in a record-breaking period of three months, when it usually takes at least half a year.
3 minutes
21 april 2020
CROC Cloud Services Helps MIEM HSE Ensure Uninterrupted Education during Lockdown
Thanks to CROC Cloud, HSE Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics (MIEM HSE) has successfully switched to remote teaching. Virtual classrooms were deployed within just one week and are now being used every day for the Institute’s entire educational process, maintaining pace and productivity at its usual level.
2 minutes