HERMES Medical Solutions was established in
1976 in Stockholm, Sweden, and is a leading innovator in medical imaging
hardware/software products for health care facilities worldwide. HERMES
delivers a plethora of different medical imaging solutions to optimize hospital
HERMES advanced algorithms make it
possible to detect the smallest changes under therapies important and necessary to optimize different therapeutic methods
- Fighting illness & disease requires
state-of-the-art imaging modalities and software in order to diagnose
accurately, stage disease appropriately and select the best treatment
- Selecting and implementing a new database
platform that would deliver the needed performance, reliability, security and
flexibility required by the high-end medical solutions offered by HERMES.
- Decision to migrate from in-house database to
an embedded SQL database powering the HERMES products, delivered either as
software, integrated hardware and software solutions, or via the cloud in a
- Evaluation of several databases and selection
of MySQL based on its high performance, ease of use and integration, and low Total
Cost of Ownership.
- On average, between 4 and 12 Terabytes of data
are stored in MySQL databases underpinning the HERMES solutions. The data
generated by each medical study is indeed stored during 10 years or more after
the treatment was performed.
- MySQL-based HERMES systems also allow doctors
worldwide to conduct new drug research projects leveraging the large amount of
medical data collected.
- Hospitals and other HERMES customers worldwide highly
value the “zero administration” capabilities and reliability of MySQL, enabling
them to perform medical analysis without any downtime.
- Relying on MySQL as their embedded database,
the HERMES team has been able to increase their focus on further developing
their clinical applications.
- HERMES Medical Solutions could leverage the Oracle
Financing payment plan to spread its investment over time and make the MySQL
choice even more valuable.
“MySQL has proven to be an excellent database
choice for us. We offer high-end medical solutions, and MySQL delivers the
reliability, security and performance such solutions require.” Jan Bertling, CEO.