HCL Infosystems Limited, India’s premier information enabling company, has announced the launch of ‘Datacentre in a Box‘, a first-of-its-kind integrated solution that meets the complete IT infrastructure requirements of small and medium enterprises. “Data centre in a box” is a unique offering as it offers a simplified one point solution to all the IT infrastructure needs that an emerging business has. The solution comes with high-technology modules along with network components and remote management systems in a single rack with space and power-saving design that is highly cost-effective for the emerging enterprises.
Most Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) require IT solutions that simplify the complexity, are affordable, scalable and have good back up support. HCL ‘Datacentre in a Box’ is designed to be simple yet it can support business applications including ERP, CRM, SCM, mail, web (proxy) and print services, that are required by small and medium enterprises. The solution is also adaptable and scalable to the evolving business needs; HCL Infosystems assures a single-point contact for support, freeing enterprises of the hassles of calling multiple vendors.
Mr. George Paul, Executive Vice President, HCL Infosystems Limited said, “The launch of HCL ‘Datacentre in a Box’ is in sync with our legacy of introducing innovative solutions that allow modern Indian enterprises leverage information technology to boost their growth. This unique solution is designed to handle complete IT needs of small and medium enterprises, while offering the advantages of simplified one point solution, reducing IT deployment and maintenance costs and offering a nation wide reach for support.”
“Information Technology is today a key business necessity for improving efficiency and productivity, which in turn are necessary for growth in a competitive and globalised economy. With HCL ‘Datacentre in a Box’, enterprises no longer have to deal with systems from multiple vendors that are complex and difficult to integrate, Instead, they get a single point yet scalable solution that is pre-configured to take over all of their critical IT applications from the word go,” he added.
HCL also plans to have a pan India road-show of the solutions focusing on the SMB clusters.
According to Mr. R Ravichandran, Director – Sales, Intel South Asia “Increasingly, medium sized enterprises across the country are investing in world class IT solutions. The HCL “Data Centre in a Box” based on the Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® 5300 processors provide more headroom for server virtualization than any other two-processor, standard, high-volume server platform. The new processors can deliver up to 50 percent faster performance within the same thermal envelope as the previous generation Dual-Core Intel Xeon processor 5100 series launched less than five months ago. The HCL “Data Centre in a Box” based on Quad-Core Intel Xeon processors deliver immense speed and responsiveness for general purpose servers, workstations, digital media creation, high-end gaming and other market segments that crave absolute performance.”
The Indian SMB market is estimated at approximately 7.5 million businesses, of which only 21% are known to make use of PCs. According to an AMI survey, at present only 40% of networked SMBs have deployed servers, while close to one-third of such small business organizations are still planning to deploy a server in the next 12 months.
About HCL Infosystems
HCL Infosystems, with revenues (TTM) of US$ 2.6 billion (Rs. 11,897 crores), is India’s premier information enabling and system integration company. HCL offers products and infrastructure solutions in the fields of computing, communication, networking, office automation, broadcasting and imaging. It has partnerships with leading global players like Intel, AMD, Toshiba, Bull, Ericsson, Cisco, Microsoft, Nokia, Apple, Computer Associates, Casio, Symantec and Konica Minolta among others.
HCL has a direct sales, channel sales and retail sales network pan India. HCL has a support of 360+ customer service centers and four ISO 9001 certified state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. HCL Infosystems has pan India presence across metros and non-metros. With a mission to provide world-class information technology solutions and services to enable its customers to serve their customers better, HCL Infosystems is forever setting new standards of IT in the country. For more information please visit us at www.hclinfosystems.in
About HCL Enterprise
HCL Enterprise is a leading global technology and IT enterprise with annual revenues of US $4 billion. The HCL Enterprise comprises two companies listed in India – HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems. The 3-decade-old enterprise, founded in 1976, is India’s original IT garage start-up. Its range of offerings span Product Engineering, Technology and Application Services, BPO, Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, and distribution of ICT products. The HCL team comprises over 45,085 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 17 countries including 360 points of presence in India. HCL has global partnerships with several leading Fortune 1000 firms, including leading IT and Technology firms. For more information please visit www.hcl.in