India’s Escorts Group Is Replacing Its ERP Infrastructure With IBM Hardware

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The Escorts Group, an Indian engineering conglomerate, is replacing its existing ERP system infrastructure with a workload-optimized hardware solution from IBM. Escorts is replacing its existing HP PA-RISC servers with IBM Power 750 Express and IBM Power 740 Express systems. Each of the systems is complemented by IBM System Storage DS5000s, and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager software. The replacement is expected to provide the Escorts Group with savings in power and cooling costs of between 30 to 35 per cent over a three year period, according to a statement from IBM. The size of the deal was not disclosed. You can find the statement from IBM here.