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Essar Group adopts IBM’s smarter computing to streamline HR operations

Essar Group adopts IBM’s smarter computing to streamline HR operations

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IBM announced that Essar Group, an Indian multinational corporation has embraced IBM's smarter computing and implemented Power 7 systems to optimize their Human Resource Management System (HRMS).

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Essar Group is an Indian multinational corporation headquartered at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The company has presence in sectors like steel, energy, power, communications, shipping ports, logistics and construction. Today, the Group continues to expand its global footprint, focusing on markets in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australia with over 75,000 employees across 25 countries. Essar was looking for a technology provider who could enhance the overall user experience for their employees across the group.

IBM has helped Essar minimize business impact during migration, which may require changes to project duration and downtime among others. IBM PowerVM will offer flexibility and scalability and ease of use and manageability using IBM PowerHA cluster software.

"We believe in giving the best to our employees who are the most valuable asset to the company. IBM Power Systems provided us with successful restore driving higher availability capabilities, especially with backup/recovery. We are extremely happy to partner with a technology leader like IBM" said Jayantha Prabhu, chief technology officer, Essar Group.

Speaking on the occasion Viswanath Ramaswamy, country manager, Power Systems, Systems & Technology Group, IBM India South Asia said "HR department's face many challenges in today's tough economy. Keeping a HR department running efficiently is a challenge for many leaders. The IBM Power Systems family is designed to free businesses from IT complexity and improve responsiveness of both systems and people. We are delighted that Essar Group will continue to benefit from IBM Power systems with advanced virtualization capabilities and workload optimization."

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