Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Appoints Kyndryl as Technology Partner to Enhance Security and Data Availability

Atsushi Ogata, President, CEO & MD, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India

New Delhi, India – Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) recently announced a collaboration with Kyndryl, the world’s largest provider of IT infrastructure services, to elevate its IT and security transformation journey across HMSI’s manufacturing plants. Kyndryl currently manages infrastructure services for all dealers’ plant production applications, enterprise, and dealer management systems.

Bringing operational efficiency with an agile and improved customer service experience, the company’s renewed alliance with Kyndryl will improve infrastructure manageability and uptime through increased automation, while also improving cybersecurity and resiliency. The new partnership will integrate an on-demand Disaster Recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) set-up for minimal outage and production loss during a crisis affecting HMSI’s primary data center, further enhancing the availability of HMSI’s business applications and IT systems.

Lingraju Sawkar, President, Kyndryl India


In the event of a disaster, Kyndryl’s Cloud Resiliency Orchestration tool will restore HMSI’s primary data center to full operational status in seconds, and its resiliency architecture will span seismic zones for added flexibility to systems during a customer demand surge. Furthermore, Kyndryl will automate HMSI’s delivery and IT framework in order to address the process and compliance challenges that come with IT sprawl. This integration will provide a single automated executive dashboard for monitoring ongoing IT infrastructure systems and health checks such as patching, backup status, and provisioning.

Atsushi Ogata, Managing Director, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India, commented, “At HMSI, we are glad to announce our exclusive technological partnership with Kyndryl India. Their in-depth knowledge of HMSI’s business functions pillaring upon complex IT systems is what precisely makes them a trusted advisor for our operations in India. Moving forward, the new synergy will enable us with better business availability and operations predictability while infusing a more agile IT environment that serves our customers and partners better.”

Stating that staying ahead of the curve and anticipating business and operational challenges is critical in an increasingly competitive ecosystem, Lingraju Sawkar, President, Kyndryl India, added, “Kyndryl’s proven expertise in infrastructure management, automation, and cloud transformation, coupled with a deep understanding of HMSI’s critical operations, allows us to anticipate and structure a resilient and agile framework for the future. We are excited to expand on our collaboration with HMSI as they further unlock the potential of true digital transformation within their India operations.”

Image Source: Kyndryl Inc

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