Biswabrata Chakravorty
CIO Sep 03rd 2018 A-A+

Biswabrata Chakravorty has over 22 years of experience with industry-leading banks and insurance organizations such as IndusInd Bank, Reliance Life Insurance, Barclays Bank, Bank of America and ICICI Prudential Life Insurance. He brings diverse experience in delivering business solutions. He has hands-on experience in leading functions like IT strategy, large-scale business transformation, process excellence and PMO including instituting architecture and governance standards for technology programs.

Digital Strategy:

IndusInd Bank implemented software-defined datacenter suite of applications to deliver a fast and efficient self-service mechanism to provision infrastructure. A templated approach has helped automated provisioning of compute, storage, networks, ELB and security, which otherwise was a time-consuming manual process. The implementation enabled to downsize underutilized server capacity and effectively utilize these where needed. It also allows IT users to automatically self-provision virtual servers using a simple workflow, reducing the provisioning time by 50 percent. 

The project has simplified the provisioning process of virtual servers using a simple workflow to the extent of 50 percent time saved. From a capital efficiency perspective, the optimization of hosts with increased density of VMs has led to a capex reduction of 20 percent and opex reduction of 15 percent. 

IndusInd Bank achieved multifold benefits. For instance, earlier the provisioning of any application was a five-day process using traditional methods of network connectivity and firewall port configuration. It is now done within a day including steps for provisioning, network assigning, load balancer and firewall port configuration.

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