Blue Chip Technical Services announces Capital Maharaja Group as first IBM PureFlex Client in

Sri Lanka

July 5, 2013, Colombo - Blue Chip Technical Services (Pvt) Ltd announces that The Capital Maharaja Organisation Limited (TMOL) is the first corporation in Sri Lanka to deploy the IBM PureFlex System. Blue Chip Technical Services, an IBM Business Partner, will provide an advanced PureFlex system to TMOL for the purpose of implementing SAP as its chosen ERP solution. IBM PureFlex is an integrated infrastructure solution which combines computer, storage, networking, virtualization, and management into a single infrastructure system.


Blue Chip boasts a decade-long relationship with IBM and is a fully-owned subsidiary of the Blue Chip Group UK, with international branches in Scotland, Sweden and Portugal. Blue Chip is one of several companies at the forefront of Sri Lanka’s Information Technology and Services sector, equipped with the professional expertise and experience necessary to deliver the highest level of customer service for its IBM services and solutions.


Sentil Murugan, Director, Blue Chip Sri Lanka, added: “We are proud to have The Capital Maharaja Group onboard as our first client for IBM PureFlex. The group is already well-known for embracing the latest technologies platforms and we are delighted to help our client grow and sustain their leadership position in local and global markets. Bluechip maintains a long-term relationship with Maharajas for decades and we have proven our capabilities and excellent support services to them repeatedly in the past.”


Buddhika Senasekera – Manager Group IT, TMOL, commented: “Maharaja Group is on the verge of launching a large scale ERP implementation across all our subsidiaries and we selected SAP ERP as the right solution for us. After evaluating a number of systems, we believe that the IBM Pureflex server system is the superior, integrated hardware platform for ERP implementation and we anticipate that this will help our group companies in providing enhanced products and services to their customers. Maharaja is one of the leading technology innovators in the country and the benefits of the IBM PureFlex solution match the group’s infrastructure requirement. We believe that Blue Chip Technical Services will provide world class services to support PureFlex.”


Chrishan Fernando, Country General Manager, IBM, said, “IBM has worked with the Capital Maharaja Group for over two decades, helping them transform their businesses to meet the changing environments they face. The evolution of their infrastructure to incorporate IBM PureFlex will provide them with a fully integrated IT infrastructure that can deliver the latest cloud computing technologies and allow them to grow their infrastructure to meet future needs as their business continues to transform.


Photo Caption - From Left : Mr. Ranjan Jayasuriya, Manager – Hardware & Network Engineering Services (Capital Maharaja), Mr. Buddhika Senasekera, Manager - Group IT (Capital Maharaja), Ms. Eshini Mudalige – Group Director (Capital Maharaja), Mr. Sentil Murugan – Director (Blue Chip), Mr. Chrishan M. Fernando – Country General Manager (IBM)