Indian enterprises increasingly adopt a software defined approach to IT

by July 16, 2015 0 comments

VMware , a cloud infrastructure and business mobility firm has announced that it is seeing growing adoption of VMware vCloud Suite – its advanced cloud infrastructure solution – among enterprises in India.

With the Software Defined Datacenter (SDDC) approach to IT now adopted among local enterprises across various sectors, VMware is solidifying its leadership position in India’s cloud infrastructure market.

VMware vCloud Suite is an integrated offering for building and managing a VMware vSphere private cloud. Based on Software-Defined Data Center architecture, it dramatically improves efficiency, agility, and control for IT organizations. VMware vCloud Suite helps enterprises automate their IT operations, manage performance and gain visibility across physical and virtual infrastructure with a unified management experience. A business running vCloud Suite can respond quicker to customer demands, spend more time on innovation, and be ready for the next generation of applications.

“Today, IT organizations need to rapidly transform and partner with the business to stay competitive in a dynamic business environment,” said Arun Parameswaran, Managing Director, VMware India.

“The ability to drive real impact has made the software-defined data center mainstream among leading businesses in India. We’re seeing our local customers increasingly adopt our vision for the software-defined data center to deliver the automation, operations and business management capabilities that make IT a strategic partner to the business,” he added.

Srinivas Sheshadri – Senior Director and Head of Technology Management at EdgeVerve- an Infosys Company said that the  need for the company to automate IT operations for faster release cycles and go-to-market faster is critical for the business.

“The software-defined data center architecture enables us with a private cloud to deliver true Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service to our lines of business and our development organization with the performance, availability, and security they require,” he added.

Infact in India, highly competitive life insurance market, technology plays a critical role in partnering with business and we at Max Life, are aggressively pursuing a digital transformation journey to meet the needs of Max Life Insurance Company’s consumers, according to Ekhlaque Bari, Executive Vice President – IT at Max Life Insurance Company Limited. “A key driver for using the VMware vCloud Suite is its highly automated and easily manageable platform that enables Max Life to introduce new and enhanced applications as well as functionalities,” he added.

According to an IDC report commissioned by VMware, customers in India are expected to save an estimated US$4 billion between 2014 and 2020 by adopting a software-defined approach to managing IT. These figures reflect operational costs associated with power consumption, cooling, real estate and server administration.

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