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Server virtualisation’s relevance to BFSI

This is with reference to the Server Update 2006 articles in the Network Magazine’s August 2006 edition. These articles have been highly informative.

This is specially the case with the article pertaining to virtualisation of a server. In today’s IT infrastructure, factors like storage & network (multiple operating systems) are important to ensure lower costs while increasing utilisation on a single server.

This is more so considering the infrastructure strategies that have to be in play today accompanied by the increase in IT budgets at all levels. These will be highly useful to all sectors, mostly in the BFSI segment where we have to consider RoI, business targets, security and consumer trends.

—Vivek Dharia
CIO
KNP Sec Ltd
Mumbai

Thank you for the encouraging feedback. As you have rightly mentioned, server virtualisation especially that on the x86 platform, will be quite useful for the BFSI segment.

Traditionally, the BFSI segment has favoured virtualised environments. Many organisations from this vertical have been faithful to the virtualisation capabilities offered by RISC platforms for many a year now.

With the advent of virtualisation on the x86, the BFSI vertical has one more option on the server virtualisation front. The scene is no doubt bound to get even better as server virtualisation on x86 matures.


BI-SCM was useful

I read Network Magazine’s article on BI-SCM in the February 2006 issue. It was impressive and gave a good understanding of the concept to the layman.

I am studying with the S P Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai. The story has been quite useful to me.

—Robin Singh
Mumbai

Thank you for the encouraging feedback. It is great to hear that you found the contents relevant to your knowledge enhancement needs. Do keep updating us with your inputs.


Technology Senate 2006

I am interested in knowing about Network Magazine’s annual CTO event Technology Senate. I heard about the Senate from a peer of mine in the CIO fraternity.

Will you be conducting the event this year? Where can I find details on this?

—Moses J
Trichy
Tamil Nadu

Established in 2003, Technology Senate is an annual gathering of the brightest and the biggest names in the Indian IT community.

In its fourth edition, Technology Senate is on the threshold of another major milestone in its journey as it prepares to step into the forthcoming event. Technology Senate 2006 is slated to be held in December 2006.

The participation for this event will be restricted to select participants from the CIO community as usual. You can find more details on the event as well as registration for participants by logging on to www.technologysenate.com.

We always look forward to hearing from you. Please e-mail your comments, suggestions and queries to
prashant@expresscomputeronline.com,
or snailmail us at

The Editor
Network Magazine
Business Publications Division
Indian Express Newspapers (Mumbai) Ltd
First Floor, Express Towers
Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021

 
     
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