Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation Modernizes Ticketing & Train Enquiry System

Business challenge: Needed to modernize ticketing and passenger services for the world's busiest railway network and required an operating system to run multiple applications across various business units with a common, reliable, scalable, and cost-effective IT architecture with no vendor lock-in


Solution: Implemented its mailing system and other enterprise-class applications, including Integrated Train Enquiry System, based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform; these solutions enabled IRCTC to build cost-effective IT solutions while also making them reliable, flexible, and scalable


Software: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Platform, including Linux Virtual Server (LVS), clustering, and file system technologies, Oracle database server (600 GB size with 10 million users), IBM WebSphere Server


Hardware: HP Proliant DL 580 G4, HP Blade 465C servers (total approximately 50 Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers)

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