With the help of this deployment Flipkart can focus on core business without worrying about disruptions to critical processes. The deployment has enabled the online retail outlet to scale on-demand in terms of servers and storage growth. Further, Flipkart was able to manage the data center remotely allowing quick power up/down. The solution would be able to prevent potential data losses and guarantee business continuity in the future.
“Agility is a key business differentiator when it comes to encouraging the India market to shop online. With Dell, we can add hundreds of virtual machines within a couple of minutes to meet a predicted increase in traffic volume, then automatically reduce the number to ensure we maintain our energy efficiency at all times.” said Sumeet Ghosh, Head of Engineering, Operations and Infrastructure, Flipkart
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Flipkart is a leading destination for online shopping in India, offering some of the best prices and a completely hassle-free experience with options of paying through Cash on Delivery, Debit Card, Credit Card and Net Banking processed through secure and trusted gateways. Flipkart went live in 2007 with the objective of making books easily available to anyone who had internet access. Today, it is present across various categories including movies, music, games, mobiles, cameras, computers, healthcare and personal products, home appliances and electronics, stationery, perfumes, toys, apparels, shoes – and still counting!