Achal Kataria is VP & Global Head of Technology at EXL Service, with over 24 Years of experience in the technology industry. Prior to joining EXL in 2010, Kataria had held IT leadership roles at companies including Tech Mahindra and Genpact.
EXL has taken a proactive approach in transforming its traditional physical network, servers and storage to complete software-defined, orchestrated and programmable infrastructure. Software-defined infrastructure is a critical aspect of EXL’s Technology architecture in order to keep progressing in the direction of building agile, scalable, extensible, resilient and programmable datacenters. This has helped EXL to transform applications, servers and networks into software abstractions that enables to build adaptive and agile data centers.
Software-defined and virtualization technologies has helped in completely abstracting every component of the data center from its underlying hardware so that IT can truly deliver resources as customizable, on-demand services. This architecture is also the foundation for their established cloud strategy and roadmap that offers choice of public, private and hybrid clouds.