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FORUM Will Implement one of the More Advanced Services Platform in Chile with Cisco Technology

The agreement includes Unified Computing System (UCS) platform of Cisco to implement their new business application, becoming one of the most modern financial institutions of the country
May 21, 2015

Santiago, Chile, May 21, 2015. - FORUM, a leading international automotive funding Company, belonging to BBVA group, selected Cisco as an ally to implement their new world class business management platform in order to offer a first class service to their clients and to the market in general, ensuring the operational continuity of all their transactions.

The project includes the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) platform, , which unifies computing, networking, solid-state application acceleration technology and systems management into a single integrated architecture, developed by Cisco, that now is being used by the main cloud providers in Chile.

"Cisco is a leader company in the IT platforms market, and it has been an important provider of our solutions for a long time. Their UCS solution satisfies the performance and availability requirements of our new business platform, also provides flexibility and scalability with an innovative concept of convergence and unification that allows the decrease of the quantity of components in the solutions, thereby reducing costs and simplifying the provisioning and administration tasks of the platform", said Astrid Contreras, Operation and Technology manager, BBVA Forum.

"The agreement with FORUM reaffirms our commitment to contribute and accompany our clients in their business development in the financial service field, in Chile and Latin America, enhancing existing services and leading the corporations to the next level in technology, management and quality", said Sergio Munro, Business Development manager, Cisco Latam. 

"Today the way of doing business has changed. Rapid changes driven by Big Data, the Internet of Everything, mobility, video and cloud present challenges, as well as opportunities for businesses who can capitalize on deeper intelligence and faster decisión-making. Cisco UCS blade servers will allow that stability through an architecture designed to facilitate the operation and collaborate in the business development success of FORUM", concluded Rodrigo Fernández de la Reguera, data center specialist, Cisco Chile.

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Belonging to BBVA group, is a national leader Company in funding automotive credit to natural persons and companies.

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