Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd. today announced
that the Eicher Group has deployed Windows Server 2003
to manage a network of more than 800 desktops spread
across the country. Windows Server 2003 is Microsoft's
multipurpose operating system aimed at three communities;
IT professionals, information workers and developers,
offering technology innovations and improved performance.
It helps customers run IT infrastructures up to 30%
more efficiently than previous versions of Windows.
Windows NT 4.0 user, Eicher decided to migrate to the
latest version of Windows Server to leverage the significant
improvements in directory services, new identity management
features, and enhanced security features in addition
to greater reliability and scalability offered by the
to, Sanjay Govil, CIO, Eicher Group, "One of the
biggest advantages offered to us by Microsoft Windows
Server 2003 is the flexibility to manage our substantial
IT infrastructure remotely. It also allows us better
security and patch management." He further added,
"We expect to achieve reduction in administration
costs, higher system availability, robustness of platform
and enhanced security as a result of the deployment
of Windows Server 2003."
on this deployment, Yasir Yousuff, senior marketing
manager, Microsoft Corporation India Pvt. Ltd. said,
"Due to India's geographical spread, manufacturing
companies have offices across the country, which makes
it difficult to manage the IT infrastructure from one
location. Windows Server 2003 helps the manufacturing
vertical address this problem by providing the ability
to remotely manage their IT infrastructure."
Rs. 1300 crore Eicher group has diversified business
interests in auto engineering and management consulting
services. The Group manufactures, markets and exports
tractors, commercial vehicles, motorcycles (Royal Enfield),
diesel engines and automotive gears and components.