The Sugar Cane Growers Fund with its portfolio of approximately $30 Million inclusive of individual growers and other institutional loans and advances, constantly explore ways in which it can better serve its growers and help them to grow.
SCGF believes that there is a strong need to embrace emerging technologies which will help reach out to farmers and enable them to access services with ease.
With this strategic insight, SCGF looked at upgrading its current server infrastructure to better support its users and to enable technology development to achieve its goals.
SCGF is more than pleased to announce its partnership with Vodafone Fiji Limited in setting up Cloud Infrastructure for the Fund.
This step will see the SCGF reduce its overhead cost of maintaining physical infrastructure on premises and ensuring data integrity and security.
With the option of Cloud Infrastructure, operational risks such as server replication, data backup and Disaster Recovery site setup is outsourced to Vodafone who have expertise and experience in this field. With this outsourcing, SCGF can primarily focus on its core business growth and have a dedicated, flexible and reliable platform to transform its business operations as opportunities are presented.
Chief Executive Officer – Raj Sharma said that this innovative way will have flexibility to have maximum use of the resource, less capital investment and risk of disaster recovery is shared accordingly.
He thanked his Board for the advices and the guidance for the alternative. He has this relationship with Vodafone provides them a platform to look at other systems channels that SCGF cane ride one.