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ACPL Exports Shines Up its Business with IBM

Leading jewellery exporter in India selects IBM Power Linux over HP and Dell

Bangalore, India - 21 Oct 2013: ACPL Exports Pvt Ltd, a leading jewelry exporter based in Agra, has selected 2 X IBM P7R1 IBM Power Linux systems over HP and Dell to sustain their business growth. The new systems integrate the company’s SAP ERP management software, boosting performance 32 percent and lowering costs as much as 15% percent without increasing the size of its IT footprint.

Established in 1948, ACPL Exports Pvt. Ltd has emerged as the largest Indian supplier of silver jewelry, findings and chains.,

ACPL EXPORTS have been formally awarded the title 'Highest Exporter in terms of Silver jewelry products' from Gems and Jewelry council of India for the last 17 years. Today ACPL employs around 2000 people and relies on a manufacturing facility covering over 250,000 sq.ft.

The new Power Systems will support the company’s aggressive retail expansion strategy providing more efficient cloud services than commodity servers.

To tap this growth ACPL Exports selected IBM Power Linux systems which provide much better reliability, scalability and performance compared to competitive IT architectures. With IBM Power Linux solution, ACPL Exports can increase their efficiency and performance, which will help them scale their operations and pave future business growth.

“The agreement with IBM is helping us meet the demands of today and take a significant step towards the future" said Sidharth Gupta, Director - ACPL Exports. “IBM's Power Linux provides the innovation, flexibility, integration capabilities and performance we needed at the right price to support our future business growth”.

Midsize businesses are truly the engines of development for any growing economy. These companies are embracing technology in completely new ways to capture business opportunities, drive growth and innovation. IBM is working with clients in smaller Indian cities, across industries like banking, textiles manufacturing, government and education are helping them optimize their IT infrastructure while bracing them for future challenges and opportunities.

IBM Power Linux systems provided a total of 22,575 SAPS per server, which ensures maximum performance. Linux on Power can also efficiently scale up adding additional resources to an existing system. Power Systems servers and PowerVM server virtualization are highly scalable and offer massive consolidation with up to 1,000 virtual machines per server. Whether enterprises need to deploy a scale-out or scale-up architecture model, Linux on Power can provide the foundation for the delivery of Linux services faster, with higher quality and superior economics.

“Companies are turning to IBM's Smarter Computing solutions not only to improve efficiencies, cut costs and better manage their operations, but also to run advanced analytics, gain insight into business trends and improve their competitive position” said Viswanath Ramaswamy, Country Manager – Power Systems, IBM India South Asia.. "IBM Power Linux allowed ACPL Exports to simplify their user experience, increase overall performance and significantly reduce operational and management costs. Our solution provided benchmarking that was unbeatable.”

Contact(s) information

Raghavendra Ramesh (Raghu)
IBM External Relations
+91 98800 36100
raghu.rags@in.ibm.com

Meghala Nair
IBM External Relations
+91 9886356229
megnair1@in.ibm.com

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