Dell Technologies is assisting Indian food retail chain Bikanervala to speed up its IT transformation.
Bikanervala, which has over 55 mega outlets in India, UAE, New-Zealand, and Nepal, is using VxRail, the HCI engineered system offered by Dell Technologies, to improve its business growth and customer experience.
Bikanervala was looking for a flexible, scalable, high-performance, yet easy to manage IT backbone. Dell Technologies and Arrow PC supported Bikanervala to remove complexities in the infrastructure – leveraging the power of Dell EMC VxRail,” said Manoj Arya, AGM-IT, Bikanervala.
Dell Technologies is the worldwide leader in Hyperconverged system market with quarterly revenue of $760 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to IDC. Nutanix, Cisco, Lenovo and HPE are the other leading technology vendors in the nearly $9 billion Hyperconverged system business. Dell has nearly 33 percent share in the global HCI business.
VxRail is a turnkey integrated and pre-configured hyperconverged system optimized for VMware vSAN HCI software.
VxRail HCI System Software, providing integration with familiar VMware tools including vCenter, delivers an automated operational experience and lifecycle management of the integrated hardware and software stack keeping clusters in continuously validated states to run workloads consistently.
Bikanervala engaged with Arrow PC Network as the implementation partner, providing the latest from VMware and Dell Technologies to resolve the challenges.
“Dell EMC VxRail has no single point of failure, which is important in today’s cloud connected world and for digital savvy users. We see many more customers adopting the technology in days to come,” said Gurpreet Singh, managing director, Arrow PC Network.
VxRail provides a single point of support for hardware and software and offers, SRS – a dial home two-way secure remote connection and global support – chat and web-based service options.
Dell EMC VxRail is suitable for the highest performance workloads including SAP HANA for which the solution is certified in both 2 and 4 socket configurations. VxRail can integrate with public and private clouds.
VxRail has demonstrated effective results to deliver customer satisfaction. Bikanervala’s centralised management system can easily integrate information from business units across the globe and run their business operations with more efficiency and scalability.
This HCI solution has helped in reducing time in managing business critical applications, empowering Bikanervala to increase focus on innovation.
Bikanervala, with implementation of VxRail, can now absorb new business demands in terms of IT scalability and cloud models.
Surajit Sen, director, Modern Data Centre, APJ, Dell Technologies, said: “Our VxRail solution is helping Bikanervala run their operations flawlessly 24X7, while integrating all their data and applications across IT systems globally.”