NCDEX on new servers now

|February 20, 2015 0
Power use crunched by 30 pc, performance up by 3 times; Move done to refresh existing datacentre in order to meet the growing compute and storage requirements of the company

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Dell announced that it has successfully deployed Dell PowerEdge Servers for National Commodities & Derivatives Exchange Ltd. (NCDEX). With the help of Dell’s servers the company was able to improve performance, reduce power consumption and minimise downtime, as per the announcement.

NCDEX, a commodities and derivatives exchange, and the only one to have shareholders from national level institutions, large public sector bank and companies (as claimed here), needed to revamp their existing datacentre in order to meet the growing compute and storage requirements of the company. The company was looking for an efficient, scalable and robust infrastructure which would provide them with a long term solution to their problem.

The exchange deployed an end-to-end solution comprising of 2 Blade Chassis with 32 M620s blades, 5 PowerEdge R815 servers, 4 PowerEdge R720 servers, Networking Boq- 12 S4810 Switches TOR and 8 MXL Blade switches provided by Dell. The company, as explained in the announcement, chose Dell infrastructure as it was open, scalable and flexible, thus enabling the company to accommodate the data growth anticipated by the company in the future.

                                 

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Dell’s solutions enabled NCDEX to improve the overall performance of their datacentre by 3 times, along with 30 per cent reduction in power consumption. The exchange was also able to minimise downtime due to support provided by Dell. The infrastructure provide was scalable with an ability to accommodate growth for the next two to three years.

“In a domain such as ours, data growth is prominent and wide-spread. We needed a long-term solution to support this data growth while improving the performance of the datacentre. Dell’s solutions were unique as they were scalable and easy to deploy. In addition to this, the team incorporated appropriate solutions to support this infrastructure from end-to-end. In times of frugal innovation Dell is the ideal IT partner for us.” said Anand Iyer, CIO- National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX).

“Today business growth cannot happen in isolation. IT infrastructure needs to be revamped in order to support this growth. Our ability to look at our customer’s datacentre concerns holistically enable us to choose solutions that work for them across the datacenter,” said Vishal Garkhel, Director & General Manager, Geo Head- West, Dell India.

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