The IT (Information Technology) boom, over the years, has taken the world by storm. No country or region is now untouched by the technical roar that has prominently affected processes, people and communication. And, thus businesses today, are in dire need of technology partners, who can reinforce their IT operations ensuring improved competency and positive business outcomes. The founders of Automated Systems (H.K.) Limited (ASL) realized this need well. Founded in 1973, this Hong Kong-listed regional IT solutions and services company focuses on the five major sub verticals of IT, i.e., Infrastructure, Security, Data Intelligence (DI), Mobile and Cloud to its broad client base spans APAC region.
Innovations to Lead the Market
ASL holds an extensive services and solutions portfolio, which helps businesses navigate through the technological block that prevails ahead of them. ASL maintains an edge by keep partnering with leading global IT players to provide the innovative, best-of-bleed and one-stop IT solution. This is well witnessed by its partnership with Oracle over the past decades: from being the first sole distributor of Sun Microsystems in Hong Kong in 1980s to partnership with Oracle in 1990s and has also been the longest standing business partner for Oracle in Hong Kong since then. By selling Oracle increased portfolio of products and integrated them with multi-vendors’ leading technologies to fulfil customers’ business needs across various industries, ASL has rapidly grew, catering to numerous customers in both commercial and public sector.” said Thomas Lee, Senior Vice President, Greater China and Thailand, ASL.
Bringing World-class Services with Local Support
ASL provides consultancy, professional and implementation services for Oracle infrastructure (such as database, middleware & applications, storage, server systems, etc.). Its edge is its ability to safeguard client’s database/systems through its end-to-end security services such as its IT risk management consulting, infrastructure & database security solutions and managed security services. Another differentiation is its 40+ years of multi-vendor support capability, which surely add value to customers when integrating Oracle solutions seamlessly on customer’s heterogeneous platform. This is an outcome of the unremitting effort of over 700 technical
experts, supporting various systems, software packages and application programming governed by proven methodologies, and internationally recognized delivery process such as ISO, CMMI, etc.
The trust won from many customers has made ASL been one of the Oracle’s top contributors. ASL has deployed Oracle solutions and services, such as Business Intelligence, database migration and systems upgrade, to 70% of its customers. Besides, ASL’s long-term commitment on innovation is the key to success. A recent testimonial is being a customer’s cloud enabler by using Oracle latest cloud technologies. “ASL’s strong team of certified Oracle Professionals, wealth of multi-vendor experience, domain knowledge in diverse fields, proven methodologies and onsite support capability across the APAC region has made it earn tremendous success in the IT space,” adds Thomas.
Excel with clients in Securing Big Data
ASL’s strong team of certified Oracle Professionals, wealth of multi-vendor experience, domain knowledge in diverse fields, proven methodologies and onsite support capability across the APAC region has made it earn tremendous success in the IT space
Looking ahead, the company aims to uphold its position as a trustworthy and professional IT partner by improving its core competencies for higher business agility, greater flexibility and enhanced service quality through continuous new investment such as a Automated Centre of Excellence (ACoE), Security Operation Centre Plus and an upcoming enhanced Outsourcing Delivery Excellence Center, an application development center in Guangzhou. Another direction is to help clients to excel in big data explosion. “Backed by its wealth of experience in Data Visualization, Predictive Analytics, Advanced Data Integration, Data Management and a strong team of security and DI consultant, ASL will also focus on providing a secure and end-to-end big data analytics solutions,” supplemented Thomas, “Indeed, focusing on the implementation of innovative solutions, like big data, is a never-ending journey for ASL.”