HCL Infosystems MEA and Mercator to manage flydubai IT infrastructure



HCL Infosystems MEA, Dubai-based
subsidiary of HCL Infosystems announced its agreement with Mercator,
the IT division of the Emirates Group, to manage IT infrastructure
for flydubai. HCL Infosystems will provide IT infrastructure for
hosting services through Mercator’s two datacenters that will host
flydubai’s applications through a private virtual cloud and will
manage communication links, to access externally-hosted services. HCL
Infosystems will provide, manage and support all end-user devices and
services for flydubai. This multi-million dollar partnership will
help flydubai optimize provisioning of critical services such as
check-in, departure control, network planning, flight and crew
operations, aircraft maintenance and other back-office systems. The
partnership will also ensure complete management of the
infrastructure, day-to-day operations, vendors, connectivity and
capacity.

Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO, flydubai said,
“flydubai is always searching for ways to reduce our costs, so that
we can pass on our savings to our customers. We are delighted to be
partnering with Mercator and HCL Infosystems, to ensure our IT
systems continue to meet our demands for highly efficient and
cost-effective solutions.” Rajeev Asija, Executive VP-System
Integration and International Business, HCL Infosystems said, “We
are excited with our recent entry into the Middle East market and
hope to draw tremendous synergies with our solutions stack and the
opportunity that exists in this part of the world. This early success
clearly signifies our potential to deliver state-of-the-art
solutions, that can address needs of customers across geographies. We
are confident that we will continue to grow relationships and forge
partnerships and further expand with new products and innovative ICT
solutions.”

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