The Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) established in 1948, is a multi-disciplinary government organization under the Department of Mines, Ministry of Mines, engaged in the promotion of conservation, scientific development of mineral resources and protection of the environment in mines other than coal, petroleum & natural gas, atomic minerals and minor minerals. IBM has its Head Quarter at Nagpur, where 5 divisions are there. The Mineral Development and Regulation Division (MDRD) has 4 zonal offices and 13 regional offices. The Ore Dressing Division has Modern Mineral Processing Lab (MMPL) at Nagpur along with 2 regional Ore Dressing Labs at Ajmer & Bengaluru. The other divisions are Mineral Economics, Mines & Mineral Statistics (MMS) and Planning & Coordination
IBM was looking for a CSP for offering reliable, pay-per-consume cloud service and flexible scalability. It was looking for a host their critical applications on Cloud, as managing & updating was a challenge for the Internal team & the vendor. IBM also wanted a technology that could support applications and address the challenges with a cost-effective & agile solution.
After gaining a complete understanding of the pre-existing architecture at IBM, ESDS' Government Community Cloud (GCC) proved to be the optimum solution for addressing all their needs and infrastructure-related challenges.
The flexible billing model offered by ESDS proved to be highly cost-saving for the client. IBM also leveraged the advantages of having an on-demand Cloud Infrastructure along with Fully Managed Services.