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Case Study - Kelly-Moore Paints

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Kelly-Moore Paints is a mid-sized company in a very competitive market. To succeed, it needs to move quickly and make the most of its resources. At the San Carlos, Calif., headquartered company, a team of just 16 supports the application and infrastructure needs of 1,500 employees. But by turning to Dell Boomi and its integration platform, Kelly-Moore has been able to bring all integration projects in house, quickly and cost-effectively addressing a wide range of operational improvements needed by the business. Since first turning to Dell Boomi in 2012 to integrate Salesforce with its Tomax point-of-sale (POS) system (now Salesforce Commerce Cloud) and Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS), Kelly-Moore has used the Boomi low-code, cloud- native integration platform to connect nearly 40 business processes with its core applications. Prior to using Boomi, Kelly-Moore relied on database procedures and custom scripts for integration work that was largely outsourced to third-party vendors. Moving away from custom code made sense from a technology and an operating perspective — especially since business demands continue to expand and accelerate, thanks to such factors as the cloud and mobile computing. "Boomi has delivered huge savings by simply eliminating the need for outside consulting and integration services," says Grant Gouldon, Kelly-Moore's IT director. One recent project that expanded the use of Boomi entailed replacing 15 legacy integration processes that Customer Profile CASE STUDY – MANUFACTURING Market: Manufacturing Headquarters: San Carlos, Calif. Founded: 1946 Employees: 1,500+ Business Goals: Bring greater efficiency to Kelly-Moore Paints internal operations, while working more effectively with partners and suppliers Integration Challenges: • Integrate nearly 40 business processes with core applications • Replace 15 legacy integration processes relying on Oracle database technology How Boomi Helped: • Simplified integration with third-party logistics, supply chain and customer payment applications • Extended and automated business processes to large suppliers and dealers Results: • Delivered significant cost savings by reducing outside consulting and integration resources • Increased the capabilities of a lean IT team • Expanded the range of high-value integration project that can be carried out internally — saying "yes" to the business Integration Helping IT Say "Yes" to the Business Kelly-Moore Paints brings integration projects in-house, relying on the Boomi platform to improve business processes, increase efficiencies and automate its workflows Case Study: MANUFACTURING | KELLY-MOORE PAINTS

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