HCL Technologies Ltd. (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, today announced it has built a hosted SAP infrastructure for Misys, a provider of integrated solutions for banking, treasury and capital markets (FTSE: MSY.L).
The SAP certified platform will deliver predictable and standardised SAP performance for Misys' end-users across America, Europe and Asia.
The benefits of the solution to its users include scalability, flexibility and ease of deployment for SAP applications. HCL built the platform on a state of the art Processor-Area-Network (PAN) architecture, which was designed to enable very demanding Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and minimal exposure to transaction data loss, through near zero Recovery Point Objectives (RPO). HCL is responsible for real-time monitoring and management of the platform, including mission critical applications, databases and infrastructure, using its proprietary MtasS framework.
Commenting on the engagement, Ben Crick, Vice President IS Infrastructure Services at Misys Plc, said, "We chose HCL to develop this offering due to its depth and breadth of experience with global customers, technical excellence and demonstrated leadership in delivering Integrated IT services. The platform HCL built, has met our business objectives for a global ERP system and we are now taking immediate benefit from it. Its ease of deployment, flexibility, scalability and Industry benchmarked architecture combine to provide a sound platform to support some of our key business processes. We look forward to a long and mutually beneficial association with HCL."
"The deployment of this solution forms part of a wider HCL-Misys partnership, which also encompasses application development and data centre co-location services," said Anant Gupta, President, HCL Technologies Infrastructure Service Division. "We have a unique approach to IT infrastructure management and transformation that offers customers enhanced value in the short term as well as over the life of the relationship. We are excited about the value we will create in this relationship and are committed to enabling Misys to further accelerate its business growth."
HCL pioneered the concecept of Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) with a co-sourcing engagement model. The company was cited as a leader in Global IT Infrastructure Outsourcing in an independent vendor evaluation study by Forrester Wave TM, Q2, 2007 and No.1 'Specialty Offshore Infrastructure Services Provider' by NeoIT and 'Managing Offshore' magazine. The company currently manages more than 800,000 mission critical devices systems and supports 500,000 business users. HCL has also been ranked as the World No.1 Best Performing IT Infrastructure Services by Global Services 100 Survey 2008.