was among the first Indian companies
to adopt automation of information technology.
We started computerizing our systems
as early as 1968 - a commitment to progress
through the harnessing of relevant available
technologies, a practice that continues
We have traveled a
long way from our early days when we
were using simple keypunching machines.
Significant improvements have been made
in application systems and infrastructure
since then - from Batch processing to
on-line systems, from IBM 1401 and Data
General system to the latest Linux/UNIX
and Windows 2003 based machines. We
have made timely transitions determined
by available technologies and business
In February 2007 the
company made a quantum jump from in-house
developed systems using Oracle 9i and
Developer 6i to an ERP (SAP) based solution.
This decision was based solely on our
strategic objectives and the business
benefits that we expect to derive from
implementing such a solution. With this
move we also aligned people, business
processes and technologies across the
The Company has an
Intranet Portal called ‘Accelerate’
which is dedicated to employees. The
portal’s content is based on Personal
information relating to Human Resource
matters, Performance Management, as
well as other information of use to
employees such as the latest news on
company affairs, developments on sustainable
development, house magazines and newsletters.
Being a large organization
with a countrywide network of manufacturing,
marketing and R&D centers, we have
invested in the creation of a comprehensive
infrastructure that allows free flow
of information across the organization.
This enables almost instant communication
between all levels in the organization.
A hybrid WAN network connects each of
our 275 plus locations. A judicious
mix of VSAT and VPN links ensure adequate
connectivity between these locations.
Each manufacturing location has a well
designed LAN to meet its needs.
IT in ACC is well
placed to master future expansions of
our core businesses.
|Did you know ?
Patni Computer Systems installed
India’s first Data General
computer in ACC in 1978 and deployed
a team of their best employees
to manage it. The team comprised
the legendary Narayanamurthy,
then among the earliest employees
of PCS. They were given an office
in Cement House. Later when he
and others from PCS established
Infosys Technologies in Bangalore
1981, ACC was among their first