IBM(NYSE:IBM) has announced that the Union Bank of India (UBI) has selected IBM’s data center management services to enhance productivity and improve business operations. The service will enable the bank to enhance reliability and efficiency of critical infrastructure as well as significantly improve data management across multiple locations.
Data-sensitive industries like the financial sector require a robust IT infrastructure to ensure enhanced performance across multiple workloads, while at the same time reducing the overall cost. It is, therefore, critical for financial services companies to ensure that their data centers are highly efficient and optimally utilized.
“Data centers are the backbone of our business. We needed to ensure that they are equipped with the latest technology and optimally utilized. We chose to engage IBM because of their global expertise in designing and building innovative, energy efficient data centers,” said Ajit Kumar Rath, General Manager, Information Technology, Union Bank of India.
“Data is a core asset of any company, even more so in the financial sector. As UBI is a large financial institution with presence across the country, we had to take a holistic approach to address their IT infrastructure needs. Through our expertise in data centre management and our ability to build and manage several data centres for clients here, we have enabled UBI’s business to leverage data efficiently, while reducing the overall IT services costs, said Lingraju Sawkar, Director, Integrated Technology Services, Global Technology Services, IBM India / South Asia.
Being the world’s largest builders and managers of data centers, IBM is helping organizations across sectors by creating optimized, flexible data centers that are aligned with their business goals. Organizations are increasingly moving towards outsourcing their data centers……See More