IBS Group Member Developed New Platform for Avilon

Jul 19, 2012, 08:51 ET from IBS Group Holding Limited

RAMSEY, The Isle of Man, July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

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IBS Group, a leading software development and IT services provider in Central and Eastern Europe, announces that IBS Platformix, a subsidiary of IBS IT Services, has developed a new technology platform for Avilon, one of Russia's largest car dealerships. The platform is designed to facilitate updates for Avilon's corporate business applications and their seamless interaction within one infrastructure.

Avilon is a leading car dealership in Russia with official Mercedes-Benz, BMW, MINI, Volkswagen, Ford, Rolls-Royce and Hyundai dealerships as its core assets.

The solution, developed and commissioned for Avilon, is a single virtualised infrastructure comprising a computing platform (12 blade servers) and a data storage system (240 Tb). The infrastructure, pre-commissioned and tested by IBS Platformix, is managed through a market-leader in hypervisor solutions.

To build the new infrastructure for Avilon, IBS IT Services subsidiary evaluated the group's current and potential needs, drafted specifications for the new platform, and delivered a comprehensive turnkey infrastructure solution. During the project, Avilon was offered a number of options to meet its IT requirements in terms of functionality, technical performance, and cost effectiveness. IBS Platformix team also conducted an assessment of the platform's scalability and cost of ownership, contributing to heightened project transparency and helping Avilon to make an informed choice.

"The project complements Avilon's IT strategic aims for automated data exchange between business applications and our shift to a new system for car service management and parts supply," commented Igor Yankevich, Deputy IT Director at Avilon. "We expect the new infrastructure to boost productivity and support our business in the long term. IBS Platformix's competencies and skills have made the project both time and cost effective."

About IBS Group Holding Limited

IBS Group is a leading software development and IT services provider in Central and Eastern Europe. Through its two principal subsidiaries, Luxoft and IBS IT Services, it offers a wide variety of information technology services, such as software development and IT services outsourcing,  IT infrastructure and business applications implementation. IBS Group has business operations in Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, the UK, the USA, Vietnam and Singapore. IBS Group employs more than 8,000 people worldwide. IBS Group's Global Depositary Receipts are listed on the Regulated Market (General Standard) at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Bloomberg: IBSG:GR; Reuters: IBSGq.F).

About IBS Platformix

IBS Platformix, a subsidiary of IBS IT Services, is listed among leading IT companies in Russia focusing on typical and scalable solutions for enterprise IT infrastructure. IBS Platformix has strong partner relationships with all leading hardware and software vendors in IT market and provides full range of IT services including audit, design, implementation and support of customers IT infrastructure. Offering the best practice IBS Platformix focuses on reducing customers IT infrastructure TCO while maintaining the required level of performance and reliability. High qualification and experience of IBS Platformix experts and technicians enables successful project implementation of any scale and complexity. Over 2500 companies both Russian and international trust IBS Platformix with their own IT infrastructures.

IBS Platformix specialists have a unique design expertise for typical solutions in CIS based on the technology world IT leaders: APC, Avaya, Cisco, Citrix, Dell, EMC, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Huawei-3Com, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, Nortel, Neumann, Oracle, S-Terra, Symantec, VMware and other.

IBS Platformix is certified by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) with ISO standards: ISO 9001:2011 (Quality management system) and ISO / IEC 27001:2005 (Information security management).

About Avilon Automotive Group

Avilon is a leading diversified automotive group committed to doing business effectively and responsibly. The company's core assets are official Mercedes-Benz, BMW, MINI, Volkswagen, Ford, Rolls-Royce and Hyundai dealerships. For more information, visit http://avilon-group.ru/ru/auto/ http://www.symantec.com/PressCenter


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