Keeping its promise & heritage of always being the first to introduce the latest in technology for Indian markets, HCL Infosystems Ltd., nation’s premier information enabling and integration company, today unveiled its gen-next range of enterprise servers, based on the revolutionary Intel Dual-core Itanium Processors. This would be the nation’s first complete range of high-end enterprise servers, ranging from 2-way servers to state-of-the-art 32-way servers, targeted at R&D centers data centers and Corporates.
HCL Infosystems & Intel share a high level of strategic collaboration, wherein Intel has recognized HCL Infosystems as the ‘Server Leader Account’. Being a beta site partner for Intel, HCL conducts critical testing & validation processes in the developmental stage of these products.
Announcing its new range of server platforms, Mr. George Paul – Executive Vice President, HCL Infosystems Ltd., said, “The launch of Intel dual-core Itanium processor-based enterprise servers on true open architecture is yet another progressive step ahead in the direction of HCL’s endeavor to effectively offer products with value to Indian customers. It also demonstrates our strong focus on the Server Business and our commitment towards the Indian Customers by providing the latest technology, at the right time and at the right price point. Together with HCL’s pan India service & support network capabilities, we are confident that this will be yet another compelling package for our valued enterprise customers.”
Commenting on Intel’s new dual -core Itanium Processors, G.B Kumar, Director of Marketing Group (South Asia) Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd. said “Many of today’s enterprises increasingly demand the most cost -effective and flexible platforms to enable them to effectively execute their mission -critical business processes. HCL Infosystems is one of the first suppliers to offer Indian businesses freedom of choice by using the new Dual -Core Intel Itanium 2 processors which supports a broad choice of OSes and software with more than 8,000 applications in production. None of the RISC vendors can match this unbeatable flexibility and standards -based approach.”
These new class of dual core enterprise servers offer almost twice the performance at lower price points vis a vis proprietary architecture server platforms. Some of the distinct advantages these servers offer include:
– These are available on open architecture with open operating systems giving a lot of flexibility to users.
– These servers are fully certified and validated for all leading operating systems and applications
– These Servers would prove to be tough competition to other architectures like Power 5 & SPARC.
HCL would be targeting these servers at key corporates across all segments, including Corporates, R&D centers, education institutions, BFSI, government data centers & defense institutions. These servers would be marketed through performance demonstrations at ‘HCL Center of Excellence’ as well as corporate sites, besides employing other effective marketing tools.
HCL has previously announced its technological tie up with world-leader Bull for high-end servers as well as was the first in India to launch servers, powered with dual core Intel Xeon 5000 processors.
About HCL Infosystems
HCL Infosystems, India’s premier information enabling and integration company offers its customers technology solutions across multiple platforms. It has partnerships with some leading global player like Intel, AMD, Toshiba, Ericsson, Microsoft, Nokia, Apple and Zee among others.
HCL Infosystems has direct customer services center across 300+ locations and two ISO 9001 certified state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. 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 www.hclinfosystems.in
About HCL Enterprise
HCL Enterprise is a leading Global Technology and IT enterprise with annual revenues of US $2.9 billion. The HCL Enterprise comprises two companies listed in India – HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems. The 3-decade-old enterprise, founded in 1976, is one of India’s original IT garage start ups. Its range of offerings span Product Engineering, Technology and Application Services, BPO, Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, and distribution of technology and telecom products. The HCL team comprises of 32,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 15 countries including 300 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 us at www.hcl.in