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Lakshmi Vilas Bank

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Asia Pacific, Japan | Financial Services | Enterprise

Founded in 1926, Lakshmi Vilas Bank has 273 branches spread throughout southern and central India. While modernizing its IT infrastructure to better serve customers, the company sought to maximize backup efficiency and storage management, and turned to solutions from Symantec and Symantec Partner Wipro Limited. Results include a 40 percent reduction in backup times, improved backup success rate, and faster server restore times.

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Organization Profile

  • Website: www.lvbank.com
  • Industry: Financial Services
  • Headquarters:: Karur, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Employees: 2,800


  • Server platform: Sun V 210, IBM B520 and B570, and HP servers running Microsoft Windows Server Enterprise Edition with SP2, Oracle, Solaris 9.0, IBM AIX 5.3
  • Applications: Oracle i-flex financial services, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007
  • Databases: Oracle 9.0
  • Storage: Hitachi UST VM
  • Tape library: Sun StorageTek SL500

Business Results and Technical Benefits

  • 40% reduction in backup time (3.5 hours to 2 hours)
  • Higher backup success rate
  • Improved recovery success rate
  • Faster server restore times
  • Avoiding added storage hardware purchases
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