Thakral Group announced the re-launch of its services and products division Thakral One, formerly Raffles Solutions, at its event ‘Efficiency Solutions for Banks’ on 7 July 2011. The event was attended by senior members of the banking community,
Thakral Group – Sri Lanka/Maldives Country Manager Manish Fitkariwala shared at the event the dynamic offerings that Thakral One is bringing for financial institutions.
The end-to-end offerings, from server and storage solutions to data centre and business continuity services have been structured so as to optimize Thakral One’s clients’ processes and infrastructure. Attendees had an opportunity to discuss with industry leaders how their organisations can leverage core banking and middleware to ensure improved efficiency and productivity from their systems. The highlight of the event, received favourably by the participants, was the infrastructure assessment study that Thakral One offered to undertake for the attendees’ organisations. The study would provide banks with an insight on the status of their core infrastructure, especially in the areas of security, performance, and scalability. The product-agnostic assessment would provide a report on the health of the infrastructure and recommendations on how the same can be improved. Incorporated in 1997, Thakral One (formerly Raffles Solutions Private Ltd.) aims to bridge the gap between business and information technology in emerging markets by ensuring that its offerings are customized and the applications are well adapted to suit the needs and realities of these markets.
The organisation tactically implements carefully selected enterprise applications and associated infrastructure services and architecture in order to ensure that its customers’ businesses are well enabled.
Thakral One, backed by the $ 1.5 b Thakral Group, leverages the group’s geographic presence, its strategic partnerships with leading solution providers and an extensive experience in IT product distribution. Thakral One’s offerings span enterprise solutions like ERP, CRM, BI, infrastructure services for business continuity, middleware, virtualisation and professional services across industries like retail, manufacturing, healthcare, public sector among others. There is also a special focus on the banking industry in the areas of core banking solution consulting and implementation, Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and BI.
Thakral One has a global footprint with offices and development centres in Singapore, India, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Qatar, Sri Lanka, UAE and Vietnam.