PORT OF BARRANQUILLA
At the corner of the Caribbean Sea and the Magdalena river, it is located the Puerto de Barranquilla – Sociedad Portuaria, which has consolidated as the most important multi-purpose port of the Colombian Caribbean Coast. The organization has the concession of the operation of the sea and river port of the city of Barranquilla since 2003, and currently, it has a concession agreement extended until 2033.
With the purpose of becoming a logistics platform that meets its clients’ needs and those of a city willing to make the most out of its privileged geographic location, since 2015, the terminal has been implementing a Master Investments Plan consisting of 117 projects mainly focused on equipment acquisition, infrastructure improvement, security strengthening, and process automation with a $129,000 million investment until 2017.
Acquire a new video surveillance infrastructure that would offer capacity and service availability. Having the ability to store hundreds of parallel HD and 4K video streams in real time and access that data quickly at any time of the day or night.
“Exporting video data sometimes took up to two days and diverted our researchers from value-added work. We were eager to accelerate that process and lay the groundwork for future innovative use cases like video analytics.” Diego Del Portillo, IT Coordinator, Port of Barranquilla
Implementation of a new production environment with Pivot3 and Lenovo to provision 400TB of effective storage providing capacity for future data growth.
“By implementing our video surveillance platform with Lenovo and Pivot3, we have increased our performance by a factor of four, enabling us to support the organization for years to come.” Diego Del Portillo, IT Coordinator, Port of Barranquilla