ING Vysya Bank, the Indian private sector bank has selected NetApp's FAS storage system to deliver the necessary throughput, capacity and connectivity to enable the bank to not just meet the demands of evolving market conditions but build an effective ecosystem of financial services, across 553 branches.
ING Vysya had embarked on an integral plan to build a world class technology environment to support business growth for the next seven years without capacity issues. With the NetApp FAS storage system ING Vysya can deliver online and mobile banking services to more than 2,000,000 customers across the country.
"We are proud to be the first core banking application in India to be hosted on NetApp. With NetApp's FAS storage series we can leverage our core banking system (CBS) to provide innovative products to customers while improving performance by 60 percent immediately. It also reduced our batch processing time by 100 percent, significantly improving business agility, system uptime, resulting in greater customer satisfaction" said Aniruddha Paul, CIO, ING Vysya Bank
Sandeep Kaul, Head-IT Infrastructure of ING Vysya Bank said "We were looking to build a storage solution that would reduce the business' time-to-market drastically. However, we were also looking for opportunities to utilise our existing infrastructure to cater to new needs. And that's precisely what NetApp provided us with - enough flexibility, a wide array of software with varied functionality and the confidence that we can leverage the storage infrastructure on a wider platform, in terms of the number of applications it can support efficiently."
Anil Valluri, President - India & SAARC at NetApp Marketing Services, said "Increasingly, organisations are looking at a new era of business agility within their businesses. We are pleased to be working closely with ING Vysya to help them deliver innovative products to customers without compromising on quality. With a cross - functional, multi country team, we have relentlessly endeavoured to ensure that ING Vysya derives significant value out of our relationship."
The FAS storage system from NetApp optimises memory and I/O bandwidth to provide superior performance while providing the network connectivity and capacity scaling needed to meet growing and changing data center requirements, as well as ensuring a proven availability in excess of 99.999%. The recently launched FAS8000 provides an enterprise storage solution accelerates resource-intensive applications with hybrid flash arrays that give more than 2.6M IOPs of flash-integrated, low-latency performance.