Orange Business Services has commissioned a datacenter for Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation
Limited (HPPCL), the leading state-owned power generating utility in Himachal Pradesh.
This datacenter deployment is a step forward for the state in its efforts of IT modernization in key
sectors such as power generation. The data center, managed by Orange for five years, will facilitate the
rollout of SAP applications and services at HPPCL.
Speaking at the inauguration of the facility, the principal secretary Power, government of Himachal
Pradesh and the Management of HPPCL expressed appreciation for the efforts put forth by Orange
Business Services for the timely completion and quality of workmanship to implement the datacenter
and disaster recovery center.
Bala Mahadevan, CEO, Orange Business Services, India, said, ‘It is a proud moment for us to participate
in a prestigious data center build project in India and we thank HPPCL for their confidence in our
‘With our strong domain expertise and unmatched technical capabilities of managing complex
infrastructure deployments, we are well placed to expand our enterprise solutions and deliver large
government and public sector projects,’ he added.
The infrastructure includes fully equipped high-end computing, network and security solutions. Aimed at
improving efficiency and removing operational complexity with multi-vendor management, the services
provided by Orange include around-the-clock onsite integration, project management and managed
services. The provision for a single window helpdesk will also enable the swift resolution of power
In addition to delivering, integrating and managing the data center at HPPCL, Orange will also be
commissioning the maintenance of the disaster recovery center located in Chennai.
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