LDS Infotech: Making Organisations Smarter, Faster and More Secure

Amarnath Shetty, MD

Aleading organization was on the lookout for a longterm cost-efficient solution on highly available SQL and AD services and was evaluating virtualization solutions for easy manageability of the same. Assessing, designing, building a new solution and migrating the existing business-critical application with minimum business impact was a key requirement. With expertise over different technologies, LDS Infotech proposed a high-density virtualization platform built on Hyper-V Cluster with a highly available SQL and Active Directory and File-Server. Alongside, LDS also utilized other Microsoft technologies such as HyperV server, Failover Cluster and WSUS which ensured a longterm cost efficient solution with minimum business impact. Amarnath Shetty, MD of LDS Infotech proudly says, “With the reliability of automatic failover and the optimal performance of the new servers, the customer is happy to have partnered with LDS.”

A Trusted Microsoft Partner
Growing consistently since its inception in 1999,LDS Infotech is on the mission to help businesses operate in a smarter and faster fashion, thereby increasing the productivity. Leveraging Microsoft technologies, the company enables enterprises, especially those in the SMB, mid-market, and education sector, to address challenges around IT investment management while providing them with innovative solutions that make collaboration, communication, and data exchange easier and completely secured. Be it a short-term or long-term project,a CAPEX or an OPEX model, the company takes a consultative approach and delivers relevant products.

Being a cloud computing expert and a trusted Microsoft partner, LDS
effectively harnesses the power of Microsoft Azure to deliver tailor made development, testing, and production ready platforms. An ever increasing number of customers are also leveraging the company’s services in this area to meet their compliance requirements around DR and Offsite backup while maintaining lower investment profile.

"Being a cloud computing expert and a trusted Microsoft partner, LDS effectively harnesses the power of Microsoft Azure to deliver tailor-made development, testing, and production ready platforms"

For organizations struggling around security and compliance requirements of on-premise Emai l solutions, LDS offers Office365 Email platform, transforming their email environment into hybrid mail architecture while migrating business critical mailboxes to Exchange Online. LDS further enhances business collaboration with the power of SharePoint Technologies, meeting the requirements for both general correspondence and highly sensitive information. As an early adopter of the technology, LDS has also successfully managed to utilize the platform to meet the evolving compliance requirements using SharePoint as the primary document repository to store and share the information.

With over 15% market share in the education segment, LDS is also a Microsoft Education Partner in India and has converted many traditional licensed educational institutes into EduCloud licensed customers. Amarnath Shetty further explains, “Post conversion, LDS effectively helps education institutes to migrate and upshift their traditional mailing platform to a more feature rich Office365 platform. LDS also helps institutes leverage VoIP technology, Skype for Business, etc to effectively connect with its members while helping them cut costs over communication requirements.”

Microsoft Certified Engineers
LDS boasts of having over 15 Microsoft Certified Engineers that include presales and implementation specialists in Azure. The company is also equipped with a portfolio of products and IT services complemented by other leading OEMs leveraging which LDS provisions complete solutions. With a long-standing clientele, LDS has established their operations across Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune with delivery partners in all major cities.