After having tied-up with IT major Sun Microsystems, to market its products
and solutions in the UP region, Lucknow-based Acme Digitek Solutions (P) Ltd is
focusing on deploying Sun IT solutions in the educational institutions of UP
With high-end IT solutions broadening its canvass to sectors like education
and research in the UP region educational institutions like IIT Kanpur or IIM
Lucknow have already started to take IT deployment very seriously. The trend is
fast catching up with other regional institutions and universities as well.
"We see a lot of scope for solutions in the computing segment in places
like Lucknow University, IIM Lucknow and IIT Kanpur. Moreover, there are a lot
of research institutions like CDRI, NBRI, CIMAAP, RDSO and ITRC. There is a lot
of high-end computational work that goes on these institutions. We want to
target this with Sun Microsystems product offerings," said Pramod Mishra,
Director, Acme Digitek.
The company's association with Sun Microsystems is likely to bring high-end
computing product offerings to the region. In addition to this, Acme is also
looking forward to selling end-to-end NAS and SAN-based storage solutions as
Acme is also working towards offering a mix of open source technologies for
its set of clientele in the region. "There are a lot of opportunities in
this region, we just need to explore the best possible way to create a win-win
situation for our clients. So, if our customers cannot afford Sun Solaris, we
would be offering them a solution based on open source as Sun Microsystems
supports the open source cause to quite an extent," added Mishra.