Riverbed, Hitachi offer optimised DR

Riverbed Technology, the IT infrastructure performance company for networks, applications and storage, has announced that Hitachi Data Systems has qualified its market-leading Steelhead® appliances, which allow companies to optimize Disaster Recovery (DR) processes between data centers while reducing overall IT costs.

Riverbed® Steelhead appliances are qualified by Hitachi Data Systems for use with both Hitachi TrueCopy® Remote Replication and Hitachi Universal Replicator products. Hitachi Data Systems customers can now deploy Riverbed WAN optimisation solutions with the assurance of interoperability between the two company product lines.

Schneider’s Home Control

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, launches Wiser Home Control, a truly integrated home control solution that interlinks the electrical, multimedia and telecommunications worlds, to one user-friendly solution. It enables users to set programs to adapt to preferred living patterns for a better quality of life; and control home equipment from anywhere via 3G mobile phones or web-enabled devices.

A user can use the mobile phone or computer to monitor if all is well at home while spending time away and reset security systems if there are false alarms. Changes or adjustments can be easily made to the program over the Internet, thereby reducing the need and cost for technician intervention, and time spent waiting for a technician to arrive on site.

Insurance service platform

HCL Technologies Ltd, the global IT services provider, has announced its strategic alliance with eBaoTech Corporation, services provider for new generation software and services for life and general insurance industry. The partnership reiterates HCL’s commitment to provide Business Aligned IT, thereby providing its customers the most optimal platform aligned to their business goals. HCL combines specialist insurance business transformation skills with the stability & scale of the world’s largest IT services providers.

IBM/Tally to deliver ERP

IBM and Tally have announced an agreement to deliver Tally's ERP 9 Gold on IBM’s Smart Business platform. The IBM and Tally solution offers an open, simplified IT experience that makes IT management and support less complex and cumbersome. 

IBM delivers this solution complete with all necessary hardware, software, and services tested and optimised so it is up and running quickly. Available starting at less than Rs 5 lakh, it can provide all of the fundamental capabilities needed to run a small or medium business including PBX, email, calendaring, instant messaging.

Tally is the volume leader in the mid-market ERP space with their ERP 9 product shipping over +100,000 licenses a year. Tally.ERP 9 provides accounting, finance, inventory management, remote access, statutory compliance capabilities, integrated support centre and security management.  Tally also allows for quick customisation and extensions on the platform.