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Happiest Minds is a ‘Leader’ in the IAOP Global Outsourcing 100 List 2017

Happiest Minds Technologies, a next generation digital transformation, infrastructure, security and product engineering Services Company, today announced its recognition as a ‘Leader’, in the IAOP Global Outsourcing 100 List 2017. It was also awarded a top IT company under the following categories:

– Programs for Innovation
– Customer References
– Awards & Certifications

The ‘Leader’ category is a part of IAOP’s 2017, ‘The Global Outsourcing 100 (GO 100) Programme’. The GO 100 Programme is in its 13th year and has outsourcing service providers competing in the ‘Best of breed’ category. Leading global industry listings of providers and advisors demonstrate their strength and potential through this programme. While size is one factor for evaluation, other assessment criteria such as customer references have higher weightage in the final scores and position on the list. In 2016, Happiest Minds was recognized as a ‘Rising Star’ and within a year the company has made giant strides into the leadership category by continuing to show exemplary growth in its focus segments.

“We are thrilled to be recognized as an industry leader by IAOP. The customers that we have acquired across our service lines along with key innovations in areas like IoT and Analytics have seen us establish ourselves as a ‘Leader’ in the IAOP rankings. We will continue to make strategic investments to bolster our capabilities,” said Sashi Kumar – CEO & MD at Happiest Minds.

Happiest Minds has recently acquired Cupola Technology – a specialized IoT services company and OSSCube, a U.S. based digital transformation company to expand their service portfolio.

Happiest Minds was recently recognized as the ‘Digital Transformation Services Provider of the Year- SMB 2017’ by Frost & Sullivan. Also, Happiest Minds was named as the winner of the Bronze Stevie® Award by the Annual American Business Awards for Digital Infrastructure Transformation as a Service  (DiTaaS).

About Happiest Minds Technologies

Happiest Minds enables digital transformation for enterprises and technology providers by delivering seamless customer experience, business efficiency and actionable insights through an integrated set of disruptive technologies: big data analyticsinternet of things, mobility, cloud, security, unified communications, SDN-NFV, etc. Happiest Minds offers domain-centric solutions applying skills, IPs and functional expertise in IT services, product engineering, infrastructure management and security. These services have applicability across industry sectors such as retail, consumer packaged goods, e-commerce, banking, insurance, hi-tech, engineering R&D, manufacturing, automotive and travel/transportation/hospitality.

Headquartered in Bangalore, India; Happiest Minds has operations in the US, UK, The Netherlands, Australia and Middle East.

Media Contact:
media@happiestminds.com

Microland Launches Global Mobile App for its Digital Workforce to Enhance Business Productivity and Collaboration

Microland, a leading hybrid IT service provider, today announced the launch of MicrolandOneTM, a first of its kind comprehensive and secure employee mobile appThe app stitches together a contextual, immersive and unified experience, creating a digitally enhanced workspace for Microlanders spread across 150+ global locations today.

The rollout of this mobile app coincides with the company’s 28th anniversary and its mission of being positioned as a ‘next-gen digital company’. The app was conceptualized keeping in mind the changing demands of the multigenerational workforce and eliminates the need for accessing desktops or laptops for critical work applications. Employees can stay informed with news about Microland, find opportunities to learn and grow, wish colleagues on special occasions, register and remain up to date with company events, contribute to causes, participate in contests and surveys that help shape Microland’s workplace and become part of common interest groups. The app also features regular HR tools such as leave management, salary details, expense reimbursements and transport tracking.

A recent research on global human capital trends for 2017 identifies ‘Digital HR’ as a key differentiator in people engagement initiatives.

“In this age of smartphone toting, app dependent millennials, our digital native workforce, demand a mobile-first approach for a new level of rich engagement. The launch of MicrolandOneTM complements our philosophy of enabling a truly digital workplace. The opportunities for each Microlander to stay connected will be one of the most engaging outcomes, allowing us to learn, connect, share and grow from each other’s experiences. Moreover, I believe this will bring Microlanders across the globe closer, further enhancing interaction among the extraordinary people of our organization,” said Pradeep Kar, Founder & CMD, Microland.

“Microland with its focus on fostering gender and cultural diversity constitutes 84% millennials and 19% women workforce across 26 nationalities. We are using extensive analytics to understand usage patterns and are confident that MicrolandOneTM will significantly enhance employee collaboration, critical for delivering superlative client experience and business outcomes,” says Sujitesh Das, VP – Strategic HR.

“The experience on the app is amazing and it makes my life so much fun. MicrolandOneTM provides me a platform to share opinions, content, and feedback, making it a truly rich and multi-dimensional experience. I can now instantly get things done and be less dependent on my laptop,” says Yogesh Rathod, a next-gen Microlander.

“I have never experienced such an integrated and engaging app in any of my previous organizations. MicrolandOneTM allows me the ease of staying connected with my team around the world, giving me incredible agility and confidence,” adds Manyphay Viengkham, Senior Director – IoT Center of Excellence and Microlander.

The HR team is excited about the opportunities to leverage the mobile app and discover the creative and vibrant community of Microlanders.

About Microland

Microland is a leading Hybrid IT service provider and a trusted partner to enterprises in their IT-as-a-Service journey. Headquartered in Bangalore, India, Microland has more than 3,700 professionals across its offices in Australia, Europe, India, Middle East & North America. Microland enables global enterprises become more agile and innovative through a comprehensive portfolio of services that addresses hybrid IT transformation, workspace, service and end-to-end IT management. For more info: http://www.microland.com.

World’s Leading Accrediting Authority IAA Enters India

International Accrediting Authority (IAA), the world’s authentic leading accreditation authority expands its footprint by arriving on the shores of Asia and the SAARC countries from September 2017. Known as the torchbearer of accreditation worldwide, IAA has had a great track record of quality oriented processes that hand-held the institutions, corporates and other bodies to be accredited after adhering to international quality standards.

In his communiqué, the Chief Executive Officer, James Stewart, emphasized that it was a deliberate and strategically thought out move to enter into the Asia Pacific through India. He emphasized that India has arrived on the world platform and would be able to match international quality standards, hence this is the right time to be in. IAA would work with Indian Institutions and corporates to create awareness of the world standards in various areas like education, training, manufacturing and other processes and find ways to increase the adherence to global standards so that as a growing superpower India would be at par or be better than the developed countries.

James Stewart referred to PM Modi’s recent visit to the U.S. and emphasized that this positive signs in Indo-US relations spurred the decision of IAA to start its base in India. He emphasized that he would involve alumni from premier educational and corporate organizations and strengthen the accreditation system in India.

International Accreditation Authority would shore up its operations with a selected group of institutions which it would invite for going through the three-stage accreditation process which is considered to be one of the most stringent in the world. But the beauty of the process is to enhance quality and not create unnecessary paperwork and nuisance to the participant institutions. Only those institutions which could be the flagships of this high quality accreditation process would be invited in phase one. A train the trainer program on international accreditation standards is being rolled out in India and an Accreditation and Awards Summit is being planned in New Delhi in December 2017.

The entry of IAA in India will benefit the educational and industrial scenario of the country and will bring India into the quality map of the world and will also eliminate dubious accreditation agencies.

About IAA:

International Accrediting Authority (IAA) is a US-based organisation which evaluates educational institutions and corporates on global quality standards in a stringent process of accreditation. It is one of the world’s premier agency in this field that has its footprint across 12 countries mainly the U.S., UK and Europe.

For more information, visit: http://internationalaccreditation.com/

Media Contact:
Dr. Jawahar Surishetti
info@internationalaccreditation.com
+91-9229355557
International Accrediting Authority

 

SOURCE International Accrediting Authority

Tata Elxsi and V-Nova Partner to Provide High Performance end-to-end Video Delivery

Strategic partnership offers broadcasters and operators unique solutions and know-how for TV delivery to connected devices and set-top boxes

– Joint offering leverages TATA Elxsi’s system integration expertise to enhance performance, simplify deployment and reduce operating costs

– Customers will benefit from faster time to market with V-Nova PERSEUS-based solutions

 

V-Nova Ltd., a leading provider of video compression solutions, and Tata Elxsi, a leading provider of specialized broadcast and communications engineering services, today announced a partnership that enables operators to deploy V-Nova PERSEUS technology at an accelerated pace. Tata Elxsi has already integrated V-Nova’s award-winning technology within the set-top-box (STB) of a satellite TV operator in Europe, enabling rapid deployment and immediate benefits.

V-Nova PERSEUS offers the benefits of next-generation codecs, on available encoders and decoders, at the same time providing substantial reductions in processing power requirements. Compatible with Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) hardware, including both legacy and the latest generation of STBs, PERSEUS provides optimum performance at the operating points that are key for service delivery.

The benefits are particularly suited to video-hungry services, from HD and UHD TV to social media applications, across all delivery networks. Uniquely, V-Nova PERSEUS is compatible with existing h.264/HEVC workflows irrespective of DRM, streaming protocol such as HLS and DASH, ad-insertion and other processes. PERSEUS has been deployed in a number of applications, from contribution to IPTV and OTT delivery in multiple countries worldwide.

Guido Meardi, V-Nova CEO and Co-Founder said: “We are excited to be partnering with Tata Elxsi and see great potential in combining the company’s technology innovation, project management experience and commercial reach with the power of V-Nova PERSEUS 2. Together with Tata Elxsi, we can help operators turbocharge the performance of their services with the rapid deployment of V-Nova PERSEUS 2 on custom integrations across a wide range of client devices, including legacy and new cable, IPTV and satellite STBs.”

Using its extensive domain depth, product design and integration expertise, Tata Elxsi will provide fast and reliable delivery of V-Nova PERSEUS-based solutions for broadcasters, Pay TV operators, content owners and video service providers. With a backing of over 25 years of experience in technology, systems integration and consulting, Tata Elxsi can maximize the benefits of the deployment of V-Nova PERSEUS within operator specific head-ends, ad-servers, cloud environments and set-top-box middleware, while minimizing time to market.

KP Sreekumar, Vice President & Head of Broadcast Business Unit, Tata Elxsi said: “We pride ourselves on delivering value and innovation to our customers, and adopting relevant cutting edge technologies is an integral part of our innovative services offerings. V-Nova PERSEUS 2 is a natural fit for our broadcast and communications clients, and we look forward to work closely together to maximize existing services and enable new use cases.”

The joint offering, combining the performance of V-Nova PERSEUS with Tata Elxsi’s know-how, will be readily available to operators and broadcasters looking to maximize the potential of video services across connected devices and set-top boxes.

Tata Elxsi and V-Nova are showcasing live demonstrations of V-Nova PERSEUS 2 at IBC 2017 at RAI Amsterdam. Meet us at stands Tata Elxsi #1.A50 and V-Nova #11.B30 during the show.

About V-Nova

V-Nova Ltd. is a London-headquartered technology company providing next generation compression solutions to address the ever-growing media processing and delivery challenges. V-Nova provides solutions spanning the entire media delivery chain, including content production, contribution, storage and distribution to end users. V-Nova’s award-winning PERSEUS™ is the only cross-media codec format and delivers on the promises of next-generation image and video compression, today. Using PERSEUS technology, media and entertainment companies can now monetize unmet consumer demand for higher definition video everywhere, on existing devices and infrastructure, by a simple software upgrade.

PERSEUS is available in multiple formats. PERSEUS Pro, for mathematically lossless and visually lossless professional production and contribution applications. PERSEUS Plus, for high compression efficiency in content distribution to end users, web publishing and cloud applications.

V-Nova’s shareholding comprises of a diversified group of strategic partners in TV & Media, including the satellite operator Eutelsat and leading entertainment company Sky plc.

For more information please visit http://www.v-nova.com

About Tata Elxsi

Tata Elxsi is a leading global design and technology services company and part of the $100B Tata group. Tata Elxsi helps customers to develop & deploy innovative services and applications that drive new revenue streams, deliver greater operational efficiency, and improve customer experience.

Tata Elxsi has 25+ years of engineering and integration experience, global delivery capability, a rich portfolio of customers and partners across the broadcast ecosystem.

It helps customers across various stages – from assessing technology strategies and developing proof-of-concepts, through actual development, system integration, testing, deployment and maintenance engineering.

Tata Elxsi brings unparalleled product/ service development and deployment support experience with leading MSOs and Broadcasters across North AmericaEurope, LATAM, Africa and APAC, backed by a global delivery presence.

To know more please visit http://www.tataelxsi.com/industries/broadcast/overview.html

Media contacts:
V-Nova Ltd.
One Sheldon Square
London W2 6TT, UK.
v-nova@platformcomms.com
+44(20)7486-4900
http://www.v-nova.com

Tata Elxsi
Hari Balan
Corporate Communications
Telephone: +91-80-2297-9123
Email: media@tataelxsi.com

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Destination Adventure. Indian National Qualifier for BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy to Debut in Goa

  • Registration for Indian national qualifier open for BMW GS Motorcycle owners in India.
  • The winning team of the Indian national qualifier to compete at the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2018 in Mongolia.

Indian national qualifier for BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy will be hosted in Goa from 26-29 October 2017.

The best three participants of the Indian national qualifier will go forward as a team to represent India in the final at the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2018 in Mongolia. Those lucky – talented – three will then be fully equipped by BMW Motorrad for the adventure ahead, flown to Mongolia and each presented with a brand new personalized BMW GS motorcycle to ride for the duration of the event.

Registration for the Indian national qualifier is open for all BMW GS Motorcycle owners in India.

Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India said, “The GS Trophy is a celebration of the spirit of the BMW GS motorcycle, bringing together those elements of leisure, adventure and challenge that this bike engenders. GS riders from all over the India are invited to demonstrate their team spirit, fitness, tenacity and not least their riding capability in several skills challenges. Anyone – man or woman – keen to win a place in this prestigious adventure motorcycle competition should sign up now for the Indian qualifier set to take place in Goa.”

The BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2018 will be held in Mongolia for 10 days: 7 days riding + 2 days in- and outbound journey + 1-day briefing). The GS Trophy is not a race, but the special stages confront the participants with a major physical and mental challenge: often described as the adventure of a lifetime. It is a competition wherein riders enjoy a near-2000km adventure ride, mostly ridden off-road. Along the way they compete in a series of challenges that are consistent with the BMW GS lifestyle and designed to exercise their intellectual, riding and navigation skills, their knowledge of, and ability to live in, the natural world – and their ability to come together as a team.

The Indian national will be held every two years in India. The Indian national qualifier is open to all non-professional BMW GS Motorcycle riders. The Indian national qualifier typically replicates the challenges of the International GS Trophy and will be multi-day competition with riders scoring points, leading to a final where the top scorers will compete for the three team positions.

The winning team of the Indian national qualifier will compete against teams from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, Latin America, Mexico, Russia, Southeast Asia, South Africa, South Korea, United Kingdom and United States of America at the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy – Central Asia 2018 in Mongolia.

Registration for the Indian national qualifier can be made by visiting BMW Motorrad website.
Link: http://bmw-motorrad.in/gstrophy/

The following regulations apply

  • Participants are required to hold a valid driver’s license (at the time of the event).
  • Every participant needs to take part in the GS Trophy Qualifier with any BMW GS model which has to be registered to the participant.
  • The bike has to be in good technical condition. The organisers are entitled to exclude vehicles that are obviously defective.
  • All riders must be dressed completely in suitable rider gear that is in good condition.

The following persons are not entitled to take part

  • Participants of former Int. GS Trophies
  • Staff members of BMW AG and BMW NSCs
  • Proprietors of a BMW dealership
  • Instructors who work for BMW Motorrad
  • Holders of a motorcycle racing license

Internet: www.bmw-motorrad.in
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BMWMotorradIN/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BMWMotorrad_IN
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCz9St6Kvq2uk-BbaWV15mA
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bmwmotorrad_IN/

Big V Telecom launches ‘Team Entrepreneurship’ initiative to foster entrepreneurship

First-of-its-kind CSR initiative for Indian youth to revolutionise entrepreneurial ecosystem

  •    Company to provide promising students/ candidates franchisees absolutely free
  •    Initiative will provide complete training and support to selected candidates, who are deprived due to lack of investment, resources and guidance.

Big V Telecom, the leading Cloud Telephony Company and the first Company to be incubated by TATA ELXSI, has come up with an innovative initiative ‘Team Entrepreneurship’ to give management students a head start in the start-up fraternity. Under this initiative, the company will give its franchisee costing up to 10 lakhs absolutely free to the management students,who are passionate and willing to embark upon their entrepreneurial journey.

Promising candidates and students selected under Big V Telecom’s ‘Team Entrepreneurship’ programme will be provided complete training and support by the company. To encourage entrepreneurship and a reward to their hard work, the selected candidates will also be given a pre-determined revenue share in the business generated by them through prospective franchisee.

Throwing further light on this initiative, Mr Keshor Daga, Managing Director, Big V Telecom said, “We are delighted to announce this unique initiative ‘Team Entrepreneurship’. This programme will encourage entrepreneurship amongst Indian youth; especially for the potential candidates and students who fail to capitalise on opportunities due to lack of investment, resources and guidance.”

“Our programmes and campaigns are conceptualised and implemented in a way that also promotes GOI initiatives like Start-Up India, Digital India and Make in India. We believe that such innovative programmes will create an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the country and help in eradicating unemployment from the nation.” he added.

Going forward, the company also has plans to collaborate with government institutions and bodies to enrol the potential candidates under this innovative initiative in order to contribute to nation’s flagship programmes such as Digital India, Start-Up India and Make in India.

The company is going to approach leading management institutes like SPJIMR (SP Jain Institute of Management& Research), Symbiosis Institute, BIMM (Balaji Institute of Modern Management), FMS (Faculty of Management Studies), IBS Business School Hyderabad, IMT (Institute of Management Technology), NMIMS (NarseeMonjee Institute of Management Studies), XLRI, Jamshedpur, JBIMS (Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies), TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management, Shillong, Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore, Alliance School of Business, Bangalore,etc. Apart from these, the company also plans to include management institutes from other Tier II and Tier III cities like Kochi, Indore, Vadodara, Patna, Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Dehradun, Nagpur, Vellore, Rourkela, etc. under this program.

The brand is strongly committed towards the ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ programmes and ‘Team Entrepreneurship’ initiative is an innovative step towards it. The company’s previous CSR initiatives were acclaimed with services like Call Anna contact centre for anti- corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Pune Police to help ex-convicts reintegrate with society, Jan Samwaad for personalised cloud contact centres to politicians.

About Big V Telecom

Big V Telecom- a Cloud Telephony Company based in India, aims to provide affordable call centres to all small and medium enterprises, corporates, government bodies and NGOs through its revolutionary telephony business solutions. The first company to be incubated by TATA ELXSI, which is a part of $100 billion Tata Group offers innovative telephony solutions such as YOCC (Your Own Contact Centre), Powere school, Jan Samwaad, Dialn Disconnect, Audio Profile, Big Shaadi, Big Birthday, Ccallify and DigiVAS cards.

The cloud telephony solutions provider offers multi-channel revenue generating franchise model in Telecom services. With over 60 Franchisees across India, the company has also fostered partnerships and collaborations with West Central Railways (Provided 131 Railway inquiry call centre), BSNL (Value added Service providers for Maharashtra & other Telecom circles), TV 18’s commoditycontrol.com (Provided on-spot updated commodity rates on telephone to the masses) and Municipal Corporation (Provided pending Tax, complaint booking & information system with escalation matrix).

SURBO Wins CMO Choice Award at DMAasia 2017

ValueFirst is immensely proud and delighted to announce that it’s Chatbot Generator Platform: SURBO has won the CMO Choice Award for Emerging Marketing Partner at the 6th edition of DMAasia 2017 held in Mumbai on 23rd August 2017.

The jury of 100+ CMOs from across the country chose Surbo as an Emerging Marketing Partner on the basis of its product features, utility and customer testimonials. As an AI driven conversation platform, Surbo delivers exceptional user experience to consumers whilst offering excellent ROI to its customers.

ValueFirst CEO, Mr. Vishwadeep Bajaj Said – “The award comes as a great ratification of our belief in communication moving to an interactive & intelligent conversational interface supported by Natural Language Processing. We intend to expand Surbo adoption across multiple verticals and are now focused on augmenting our NLP capabilities.”

Surbo – Ushering a New Enterprise Revolution 

Witnessing the new conversational boom and the widespread AI adoption, Chatbots are helping enterprises grow their businesses. With the massive adoption of OTT applications like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Hike, etc. consumers across the globe are now used to the conversational interface. In line with this shift, Surbo develops and enables chatbots to execute multiple use cases across industries.

Surbo is an industry agnostic SaaS based Chatbot Generator Platform that comes with full hosting and MIS capabilities without any programming requirement that helps enterprises to generate Chatbots on the fly.

Surbo offers capabilities to create personalized conversation flows with rich media capabilities, thus offering great consumer experience. We are further augmenting the user experience with Machine Learning & Natural Language Processing capabilities. Surbo supports vernacular use cases. Its architecture allows for an easy integration with third party APIs like CRM, ERP & HRMS applications with no limitation on scale of interactions.

With its features like Real Time Analytics, Interactive Content Types, Keyword Extractor, Validation & Logics, Smart API Integration, Branching Logic, Runtime Database, Integrations & more it can suit every business requirement in hand! To know more, you can reach out to marketing@vfirst.com.

About ValueFirst

Founded in 2003, ValueFirst is a B2B company connecting businesses with consumers over digital communication platforms. It has a large diversified customer base across BFSI, eCommerce, Retail and Consumer verticals along with strong relationships with telecom operators across geographies.

Andhra Pradesh Government through Fintech Valley Vizag Chalks Out a Strategic Roadmap to Put Indian Fintech Industry in the Front Seat

  • Launches BFSI Use Case Repository and Fintech Valley Accelerator Program
  • Rolls out the strategic program in collaboration with 14 corporate partners

Fintech Valley Vizag, a sustainable global Fintech ecosystem, in association with knowledge partner KPMG in India, today, announced the launch of the BFSI Use Case Repository Program and Fintech Valley Accelerator Program, setting the tone for the year ahead to develop a high potential Fintech ecosystem in Vizag. The launch event, attended by Indian corporates, was presided by Mr. J A Chowdary, Special Chief Secretary & IT Advisor to the Chief Minister – Govt. of AP in Mumbai.

Fintech Valley Vizag’s Strategic Roadmap for the year ahead

Fintech Valley Vizag was set up in 2016 to bring together industry, academia and investors to innovate, co-create & build the fintech ecosystem. Proceeding on Andhra Pradesh’s enterprising motive to be a global hub for fintech innovation, Fintech Valley Vizag has charted out an ambitious plan as the fintech hub expands into a fully operational facility with innovation programs executed in the Valley. The Valley has outlined a series of initiatives such as formulating use case repository, setting up accelerator programs, the Blockchain Business Conference 2017  in October and the International Fintech Festival in Feb 2018 amongst other initiatives which will transform Vizag into a thriving fintech ecosystem not only in India, but achieve scale globally.

Blockchain, key to India’s fintech ecosystem

Blockchain is undoubtedly key to India’s digital future. With security issues all over the world and changing financial regulations, Blockchain will be the biggest disruptor not only in the financial world but also a number of online and offline sectors. Fintech Valley Vizag’s Blockchain Business Conference 2017 is an endeavor to pave the way for new business models by revolutionizing the existing complex and expensive systems and transaction processes for several industries.

Launch of the BFSI Use Case Repository program and Accelerator Program

Fintech Valley Vizag’s focus is on co-creating innovative solutions to address the evolving needs of India’s dynamic financial services landscape. The use cases in the BFSI Use Case Repository has been contributed by leading Indian corporates. While the accelerator program is in collaboration with leading financial institutions and technology partner.

The ‘BFSI Use Case Repository’, in collaboration with market leading banks, insurance companies, NBFCs, and capital markets companies has collated more than 100 use cases around the problem areas in the industry. To operationalize the ‘use case repository’, APEITA is launching Hackathon and Innovation Challenge to invite fintech community to present their ideas and solutions around the identified use cases. The objective is to have the fintech set base in Vizag and provide them market access and growth opportunities through the corporate connects.

The innovation challenge is live as ‘Fintech Valley Blockchain Challenge Series’ around three use cases in areas of – Supply chain finance, Business processes and International remittances. The aim of the challenge is to seek innovative solutions and execute proof of concepts with the promising ones. The innovation challenge will conclude in a demo day showcasing solutions to the corporates at the Blockchain Business Conference 2017 at Vizag in October.

As Fintech Valley Vizag aims to become a vital financial technology hub, it is introducing a host of robust methodologies that makes it a sustainable innovation ecosystem in the long term. The ‘Fintech Valley Accelerator Program’ aims to act as a catalyst in the growth of startups by connecting them to the leading Fintech ecosystem players. The three-month intensive program will support selected startups by providing business opportunities through POCs, market access from partner financial institutions, access to technology resources, mentoring on fund raising, legal guidance apart from a financial incentive of INR 4 lakhs to speeden up the process of scaling their businesses.

Shri Lokesh Nara – Hon’ IT Minister, Panchayati Raj and Rural Development in the Andhra Pradesh Cabinet said, “Under the visionary leadership of the esteemed CM Shri Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Andhra Pradesh is on a fast track to go digital and provide the impetus for Fintech community.  With a potential of 50 million Fintech users in the state, the government is enabling market access through PSUs, Banks and Financial Institutions and promoting self-help platforms with fintech solutions.

Mr. J A Chowdary, Special Chief Secretary & IT Advisor to the Chief Minister – Govt. of AP – ‎Government of Andhra Pradesh said, “The platforms launched today aims to connect, educate, support and promote all its entrepreneurship-centric stakeholders. While the use case repository will document top problem areas for corporates across the BFSI sector, the accelerator program aims to promote self-sustainable fintech startups that can create and tap large avenues of growth in the market globally by supporting the participants with world-class infrastructure, entrepreneurship incentives and innovation platforms.”

About Fintech Valley Vizag 

The Fintech Valley Vizag created by APEITA, Government of Andhra Pradesh, is a self-sustainable, global fintech ecosystem that focuses on converging finance and technology, to create large avenues of growth through industry-enablers, world-class infrastructure, entrepreneurship and innovation. Visit http://www.fintechvalleyvizag.com for more information. Interact with us on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.

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Power2SME Signs MoU with NSIC to Empower MSMEs

India’s first ‘Buying Club’ for SMEs, Power2SME today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC). This MoU will enable SMEs in India to benefit the most, given the vast array of experience and knowledge NSIC and Power2SME brings to the fore. Additionally, it will also catalyze exchange of market knowledge between both parties, and enable both to service SMEs better for their raw material, finance, and other requirements.

The alliance is aimed at empowering SMEs pan-India in sourcing variety of raw materials like Metal, Polymers, yarns, chemicals and a host of other materials. With this coalition, SMEs across India will be able to have access to raw materials, finance, and importantly, help create a positive economic environment for the SME’s. This initiative will provide massive opportunity for the SME sector in terms of creating a platform for them to grow, learn, and face challenges with guidance and support from Power2SME and NSIC. Power2SME, which is a seasoned player in enabling SMEs with streamlined raw material procurement and access to finance, will now aim at giving the sector a much-needed boost that will eventually reflect on the nation’s growth.

Speaking about the alliance, Mr. R. Narayan, Founder & CEO, Power2SME, said, “The MoU between Power2SME and NSIC has been inked to drive our deep commitment towards the MSME players and create a positive impact with relevant solutions that address their business challenges. With mutual aim to make MSMEs in India bankable, both Power2SME and NSIC will create a business friendly ecosystem for MSMEs to flourish and improve their contribution towards India’s GDP.”

Echoing the sentiment, Mr. Ravindra Nath, CMD, NSIC, said, “NSIC and Power2SME will further empower and propel Indian MSMEs on the fast lane of growth by making them cost-competitive. NSIC is in the forefront of facilitating MSMEs through a package of services. NSIC facilitates MSMEs with a set of specially-tailored schemes to enhance their competitiveness. NSIC provides integrated support services under marketing, technology, finance, and other support services.”

Taking a note of this significant move, Mr. H.P. Kumar, Director External Affairs, Power2SME, said, “The MoU between Power2SME and NSIC will bring synergy among two institutions of eminence in the industry. Together we will provide multiple value-added services and utility and create substantial value for SMEs. It will benefit the industry through new and expanded service capabilities than ever before.”

Power2SME and NSIC will together work towards the growth of the SME sector with heightened focus on making them a key part in the ‘Make in India’ growth story that will reflect on the growth chart of the country. The newly-signed MoU will make the SMEs attain higher efficiencies and productivity with transparency at each level, which will consequently garner trust of the SMEs. 

About Power2SME

The first ‘Buying Club’ for SMEs in India, Power2SME, financially backed by Nandan Nilekani, Inventus Capital Partners, Kalaari Capital and Accel Partners, began operations in 2012. Committed to empowering SMEs by increasing their profits, Power2SME focuses on reducing purchase prices for SMEs and enhancing productivity. Power2SME enables SME clients to focus on their core business of driving growth and expansion, while taking on the role of sourcing input raw materials at the most competitive price points across multiple products in categories such as Chemicals, Additives, Inks, Paints, Metals, Polymer Commodity, Polymer Engineering, etc
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Power2SME works with established and trusted suppliers such as SAIL, TATA Steel, ESSAR Steel, Allied Strips, JSW, Rathi Steel, Victor Exim, Balaji Enterprise, POSCO Steel, Apollo Pipes, JSL, and many more.

Company website: http://www.power2sme.com/

About NSIC

National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) is an ISO 9001-2008 certified Government of India Enterprise under Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).  NSIC has been working to promote aid and foster the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises in the country. NSIC operates through countrywide network of offices and Technical Centres in the Country. To manage operations in African countries, NSIC operates from its office in Johannesburg, South Africa. In addition, NSIC has set up Training cum Incubation Centre managed by professional manpower.

India’s Biggest Conclave on IoT and Innovation Opens for Pre-registration

Rocheston, the leading American Accreditation Institute that helps organisations adhere to best business practices in professions, services, manufacturing and businesses, is organising its flagship event ‘REINVENT’ in Mumbai on 16th & 17th November 2017.

With India turning into an innovation and start-up hub drawing global attention, ‘REINVENT’ will capture and showcase the latest in the field IoT and Innovation space across the world. This two day global conclave packs a punch with thematic expo, showcase and talk shows including an AI Experience zone, Certification workshop, IoT forum & Roundtable, Design innovation and more which will be addressed by global thought leaders drawn from a wide cross section of industries to address the impact of IoT, Innovation, Design in our daily lives.

Global Leaders on the speaker panel –

  • Govind Balakrishnan, Vice-President, Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Anand Padmanabhan, CIO, New School, USA
  • Dr Sandosh Padmanabhan, Cardiovascular Genomics and Therapeutics, University of Glasgow
  • D Peter Immanuel, CEO, Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC)
  • Mohan Natarajan, Senior Practice Director – Oracle Consulting North America

The ‘REINVENT’ conclave will address the impact of IoT and Innovation across sectors covering Aviation, Smart Cities, Agriculture, Automation, Business Efficiency, Education & Learning, BFSI, Regulation & Governance, Product Innovation, Mobility & Telecom.

Over 250 leadership delegates (CEOs, CTOs, CIOs, CMOs, CFOs) Business Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Innovation Managers in Technology Companies, Organisation and start-ups as well as Researchers, Scientists, Academics and Tech Students from Institutions, B-School,

Organisation, Laboratories and Government will be participating in this mega Innovation conclave.

For more details visit: Reinvent
For registration: Reinvent registration

About Rocheston

Rocheston is a multi-million dollar New York based Internet, Standards, Media and Training & Certification Company. With offices in Singapore, India and soon to open centres in Dubai and London, Rocheston is introducing training and certification in innovation, IoT, Big Data in online and blended learning formats across the world.

SunTrac USA and Perfect Infraengineers Partner to Bring Hybrid Climate Systems First Time to India

SunTrac USA and Perfect Infraengineers Ltd. have announced their collaboration agreement to manufacture SunTrac’s Hybrid Climate Systems and Smart Panels, First of its kind in India, for distribution in the Indian and global markets. At a press conference held on 23rd August 2017 at the National Stock Exchange in Mumbai, Mr. Nimesh Mehta, Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Perfect, and Mr. Rich Cooley, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SunTrac USA, jointly addressed the media with details of this collaboration.

Perfect has been appointed the exclusive manufacturer of SunTrac systems in India and will be marketing and distributing SunTrac products under the “Perfect-SunTrac” name. With this collaboration, Perfect will be the only manufacturing unit of SunTrac outside of the USA. Perfect will be positioned to fulfill SunTrac’s global order flow, including the Middle East/North Africa regions, Australia and Asia.

The features and benefits of SunTrac Hybrid Climate Systems include:

  • A unique blend of superior energy efficiency with a renewable energy platform
  • Upgrades for new and existing cooling systems
  • Energy savings of 25% to 40%
  • Works with most major commercial brands and models
  • Provides the most energy efficient cooling solutions available
  • Provides savings on a 24-hour basis, while boosting humidity removal

Mr. Nimesh Mehta, CMD of Perfect, expressed his excitement with this new venture: “SunTrac is a forward-looking company that has successfully taken their innovative ideas, created cutting-edge technology and has gone to the market on a global basis. We look forward to producing MAKE IN INDIA SunTrac renewable energy products to benefit our partners, our customers, and our shareholders. We are sure that with SunTrac and Perfect quality products, customer satisfaction and continued innovation will always our shared focus.”

Rich Cooley, CEO of SunTrac, agreed, stating: “At SunTrac, we are extremely pleased to be partnering with Mr. Mehta and the entire Perfect Team for our expansion into India. We have a shared vision of manufacturing high-quality renewable products combined with world-class customer service, and our teams will be closely working together to execute on this vision.”

In their go-to-market strategy, Perfect and SunTrac are evaluating top air conditioning OEMs in India for partnership suitability, and expect to select a limited number of preferred partners in the near term. Perfect and SunTrac will work extensively with these partners to market, sell and install SunTrac solutions to residential and commercial customers throughout India.

About Perfect Infraengineers Ltd. (PIL)

 

Perfect Infraengineers Ltd. was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India. Perfect is a provider of contract services, as well as supplier and installer of HVAC and MEP systems. Our clients include infrastructure developers, educational institutions, public sector entities, as well as commercial, industrial and hospitality facilities throughout India as well as the region. Perfect is an ISO:9001:2008 certified company, and is listed on the National Stock Exchange (EMERGE) in Mumbai, stock symbol “PERFECT”.

Website: www.perfectinfra.com

About SunTrac USA
SunTrac USA, located in Tempe, Arizona USA, is a privately-held company that manufactures and distributes Hybrid Climate Systems featuring their patented solar thermal panel system which is specifically designed for integration with residential & commercial HVAC systems. SunTrac systems utilize renewable solar thermal energy to create HVAC system energy savings of up to 40%. SunTrac’s revolutionary Solar Thermal Panel System creates affordable optimum thermal energy combined with precise temperature controls – an industry first!

Website: www.SunTracUSA.com

Uflex Launches Low Opacity, Good Gloss White, Anti-static Twist Wrap Polyester Film

Candy and confectionery are high impulse buying items, therefore, the importance of aesthetical packaging thereof cannot be emphasized enough.

Anybody would know what mango, orange, pineapple or for that matter any other flavored lozenges packed in transparent twist wraps look like! We have all relished them at one point or other in our lives.The confectionery industry has gone a sea change over the years and has now started demanding for packaging that besides protecting the product also imparts stunning looks to it.

With this problem statement at hand the Films Business of India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and Solutions Company Uflex Limited has engineered Low Opacity, Good Gloss White Anti-static Twist Wrap Polyester Film FLEXPETTM F-WTG-AS. This bi-axially oriented polyethylene terephthalate (BOPET) Film as the name suggests is low opaque/ translucent and has good gloss.

Talking about this new film Mr. J.K. Sharma, DGM Technical Service and New Product Development (Films) at Uflex said, “Converters catering to candy /confectionery brands had been asking for a white glossy substrate with low opacity for imparting superior aesthetics to their packaging!The daunting challenge, however, was that, if you make a white opaque film the gloss quotient goes down. Owing to our special proprietary resin formulation we have been able to engineer a white background film which is translucent (less opaque) and offers high gloss too.It is for our special FDA approved food compliant antistatic coating recipe that the film exhibits excellent machinability on printing and twist wrap machines. The film can be surface printed or can be metalized for that matter as per the requirements of the buyer. The unprinted substrate by itself can also be readily used by the brands to twist wrap their candies/ confectioneries.” 

Explaining more about the new film, Mr. Pramod Sirsamkar, President – Technical & New Product Development (Films), Uflex Limited said, “Besides having superior handling and high mechanical properties the film has a zero memory (i.e. excellent twist retention) and is eco-friendly. Since the density of the new substrate is lesser as compared to the conventional white twist wrap film, its yield is more. Further, since the Low Opacity, Good Gloss White Anti-static Twist Wrap Polyester Film is a monolayer structure it can be easily recycled thereby contributing to the circular economy. There is a promising demand for this new film in the European and CIS Countries and is gradually picking up in other continents too. Here one must note that the conventional white twist wrap film in its own right also has a great demand. It will be incorrect to say that the new film is a replacement of the conventional white twist wrap film. Both the films have well defined mutually exclusive markets. We formulated this film at our manufacturing plant in Dubai and can manufacture it at any of our locations.”

Speaking about the newly launched substrate, Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi, Chairman & Managing Director Uflex Limited said, “With incessant R&D supported by the most contemporary and cutting edge technology, my engineers never ever fail to delight our clients by addressing their pain points with the most optimized and sustainable packaging solutions. Low Opacity, Good Gloss White Anti-static Twist Wrap Polyester Filmadds a whole new dimension to candy/confectionery packaging.”

About Uflex

Uflex is India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and Solution Company and an emerging global player. Since its inception back in 1985, Uflex has grown from strength to strength to evolve as a truly Indian Multinational with consumers spread across the world. Uflex today has state-of-the-art packaging facilities at multiple locations in India with an installed capacity of around 100,000 TPA and has packaging film manufacturing facilities in India, UAE, Mexico Egypt, Poland and USA with cumulative installed capacity in excess of 337,000 TPA.

All Uflex plants are accredited with ISO 9001, 14001, HACCP & BRC certifications. Uflex caters to markets spanning across the globe in over 140 countries like USA, Canada, South American countries, UK and other European Countries, Russia, South Africa, CIS, Asian and African nations. Integrated within its core business profile are allied businesses like Engineering, Cylinders, Holography, and Chemicals which further give Uflex a superior edge above the competition.

Uflex Limited is also a part of the D&B Global Database and winner of various prestigious national and international awards for its products’ excellence. Uflex offers technologically superior packaging solutions for a wide variety of products such as snack foods, candy and confectionery, sugar, rice & other cereals, beverages, tea & coffee, dessert mixes, noodles, wheat flour, soaps and detergents, shampoos & conditioners, vegetable oil, spices, marinades & pastes, cheese & dairy products, frozen food, sea food, meat, anti-fog, pet food, pharmaceuticals, contraceptives, garden fertilizers and plant nutrients, motor oil and lubricants, automotive and engineering components etc.

Some of Uflex’s clients on the global turf include P&G, PepsiCo; Tata Global; Mondelez, L’ Oreal, Britannia, Haldiram’s, Amul, Kimberly-Clark, Ferro Rocher, Perfetti, GSK, Nestle, Agrotech Foods, Coca-Cola, Wrigley, Johnson & Johnson among others.

Website: www.uflexltd.com

Host Analytics Expands R&D Presence in India, Investing USD 25 Million

Host Analytics, the leading provider of scalable, cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions, today announced that it has signed a lease to more than double the size of its Hyderabad research and development (R&D) center located in the southern Indian state of Telangana. The larger space will accommodate the company’s continued expansion plans—investing USD $25 million in the center and scaling up its engineering workforce over the next three years, respectively.

Located at 18 iLabs Centre, Building 3, Madhapur, Hyderabad, the 30,000-square-foot R&D facility will provide increased capacity for engineering, product testing, research and development. The expansion will also support the company’s growing portfolio of partners and customers in the region.

“Because Host Analytics was founded simultaneously in India and the U.S., our long history in Hyderabad and the dynamic business environment that has emerged in recent years make expansion in the region a strategic imperative in the next phase of product engineering growth,” said Dave Kellogg, CEO of Host Analytics. “This announcement demonstrates the success we’ve seen already, our continued commitment to India, and the company’s distributed R&D strategy moving forward.”

Host Analytics currently employs more than 150 R&D personnel in Hyderabad which includes top engineering and development talent for cloud EPM software. This talent covers major disciplines ranging from UX and UI, software development, product management, performance engineering, quality assurance, technical operations, customer support, and professional services.

“We have a very talented team in Hyderabad with a strong culture of innovative collaboration and engineering excellence,” said Sanjay Vyas, SVP of Engineering and TechOps at Host Analytics. “We combine Silicon Valley best practices—such as agile development, advanced tools, and periodic hackathons—with top-quality hires, including a team member who achieved 64th place out of 206,000 entrants in the TechGig Code Gladiators 2017 contest, to drive amazing results out of this center.”

The company intends to scale-up its engineering workforce and will recruit more than 150 professionals with R&D and design expertise in cloud EPM, hiring across technology, design and operational roles with new workforce entrants from top engineering schools such as IIIT, IIT, and BITS.

Interested candidates can contact the company at http://jobs.jobvite.com/hostanalytics/

Industry Accolades Support Product Excellence and R&D Expansion

Host Analytics has earned recognition for its market leadership and product excellence from several IT industry analyst firms over the past three months, highlighting the company’s technical innovation and the vision that the R&D facility will continue to develop. This includes being named by Nucleus Research as a Leader in their CPM Value Matrix, and being recognized by Dresner Advisory with an Industry Excellence Award and as an Overall Experience Leader in their Wisdom of Crowds Enterprise Planning Market Study. Host Analytics was also recognized by Gartner as a Leader in two Magic Quadrants for Cloud Financial and Cloud Strategic.

Corporate Performance Management. And most recently, the company was named to the Constellation ShortListTM  for Cloud-Based Performance Management.

About Enterprise Performance Management

Enterprise performance management (EPM) is a set of processes and software designed to help organizations achieve peak performance by linking strategies to plans and execution. The key processes it includes are planning, consolidation, and reporting of results to internal and external stakeholders. Managing a closed-loop process like EPM can be challenging when organizations are relying on spreadsheets and manual processes. However, with a cloud-based EPM platform organizations can automate key tasks, accelerate financial processes and better align finance with operations. The result is an organization that moves faster, adapts quickly, and stays ahead of the competition.

About Host Analytics 

Host Analytics is the industry’s leading provider of scalable, cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions. Companies of all sizes, from $10 million startups to $10 billion multi-nationals, rely on Host Analytics to provide financial planning, budgeting, modeling, consolidations, and reporting. Host Analytics has 700 customers in 90 countries including Bose, Boston Red Sox, FitBit, La-Z-Boy, Mayo Clinic, NPR, OpenTable, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Pinterest, Swissport, TOMS Shoes, and Vitamin Shoppe. Host Analytics is a private company backed by leading venture capitalists and is headquartered in Silicon Valley.

For more information about Host Analytics, please visit www.hostanalytics.com
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IQLECT Launches Most Advanced Web Analytics Solution on Cloud

Today, IQLECT announced the official roll-out of its web analytics solution that delivers real-time insights about customers to digital marketers and product managers at web-based businesses. This solution is launched to serve a growing need from organizations to move beyond aggregated web traffic summaries to extremely granular visitor-specific insights in a timely fashion.

With a multitude of companies vying for limited audience, it becomes imperative for brands (like e-commerce) to optimally engage with their prospective customers to acquire and retain them. IQLECT’s solution, which also has an e-commerce specific flavor, helps achieve this by drawing up individual user-journeys and enabling delivery of highly personalized experiences to improve conversion and average-order-values.

Powered by its recently launched real-time analytics platform, this solution also packs in advanced artificial intelligence capabilities that uses both historic and real-time data to automatically carve out insights. The CEO of IQLECT, Sachin Sinha, adds, “Our solution has in-built machine learning algorithms that create high-impact outcomes for our customers. For instance, our AI components continuously segment web visitors based on their behavior or demography or predict the likelihood of purchase. These insights are immediately used to control the outcome of that particular user interaction.”

While there are many disparate solutions like GA, Omniture, Mixpanel, Localytics, etc available to customers, IQLECT’s solution brings together these capabilities with the promise of AI and real-time actionable insights. Also, starting at $39 per month makes it an extremely attractive and compelling option for even small-medium sized businesses. In the coming months, IQLECT is also adding omni-channel, customer-engagement, inventory analytics and advanced visualization capabilities to make this a comprehensive solution for any e-business.

About IQLECT

IQLECT helps companies optimize their business through real-time data insights. The company has built the converged predictive software platform to process all kinds of data in a real-time manner. IQLECT offers the platform and solutions on cloud as SaaS and to enterprise for on-premise deployments. The company was founded by Sachin Sinha in 2015 and is based out of Bangalore. IQLECT works with well-known enterprise companies like CISCO, DELL along with several SaaS customers. IQLECT has also developed one of the fastest NoSQL database, BangDB which has more than 30,000 users across the world.

To learn more about the company or product, email at info@iqlect.com, or visit http://www.iqlect.com.

FSC India’s First Fully Integrated IT Enabled End-to-end Supply Chain Solutions by Future Group Ships Over 1 Million Garments Every day

Future Supply Chain Solutions Ltd. (FSC) the integrated logistics solutions company by Future Group uses latest technology that ships over 30 million garments per month, i.e. around 1 million pieces every day. Spread across 3,65,000 square feet facility FSC’s state-of-the-art flagship distribution centre in Mihan, Nagpur is enabled with machinery that increases the capacity of the DC to handle up to 1 million pieces of merchandize a day at nearly 99.99% accuracy.

The company recently launched High Speed Cross Belt Sortation technique developed by Beumer Group headquartered in Germany. This sortation technique picks the merchandize and sorts and matches them into boxes for specific stores before dispatching it to the stores with an accuracy that is far higher than any manual process and that too in a significantly lower time. The mechanism provides 3x higher throughput than the pre-existing Put-to-Light system. Cross Belt Sorter is an ideal solution that carefully directs all types of articles like apparels, toys, utensils, luggage, footwear etc. to the right destination, regardless of size, shape or surface structure.

Speaking about using the latest technology Mr. Mayur Toshniwal, Managing Director, FSC says, “We are always in search of ways and methods that can improve our business model which is why our distribution centers across the country are thoughtfully designed in a manner that reduces cost, time and increases efficiency. The center in Mihan is an example of how we would like to modernise the logistics business in India.”

FSC’s offerings cover three key areas, Contract Logistics which includes warehousing, distribution and other value-added services, Express Logistics which is point-to-point, time-definite transportation services; and Temperature-Controlled Logistics i.e. cold-chain warehousing and transportation solutions.

About Future Supply Chains

FSC is India’s first fully integrated and IT enabled end-to-end ‘INDIAN 3PL’ and supply chain service provider with capabilities in handling modern Warehousing and Distribution, Express Logistics and Cold Chain logistics.

Set up in 2007, our sole objective has been to create modern supply chain network with global best practices in infrastructure, technology and automation, systems, processes, people and knowhow; adapted and customized for India. Our GST ready logistics parks and pan India network of state-of-the-art distribution centers, integrated with modern transportation hubs and branches enable our customers to achieve high fill-rates and scale-up during peak seasons. This network is further augmented by industry leading technology and automation to provide visibility across the complete supply chain.

FSC has wide span of network with 120 branches all over India and 46 State of the Art warehouses, including 6 Logistic parks covering approximately 6 million sq.ft. area. Some of the major warehousing locations include Mihan (Nagpur), Kulana (Delhi), Bhiwandi (Maharashtra), Barasat (West Bengal), Mehsana (Gujarat), Whitefield and Nelamangala (Bangalore); and Red Hills(Chennai).

We cater to the major players in Food & Beverages, Automobile, FMCG, Lifestyle, Consumer Durables, Healthcare, General Merchandise and E-commerce with tailor-made solutions unique to each of them.

Web Werks – an Affordable Solution for Web Hosting and VPS Needs

Web Werks, the leading uptime institute certified data center provider in India and United States offer the most pocket-friendly prices for web hosting and VPS needs. In this digital era, Web Werks absolutely understands the need to be present on digital platforms. To support their customers in India and globally they offer best prices compare to other hosting providers.

“As being in this industry for 20+ years we understand the industry quite well. We know what will be the future growth and which solution fits which industry type. This is the reason of us been more affordable in the web hosting industry,” Nikhil Rathi, CEO, Web Werks.

Further, he said, “By offering Rs. 1625 a month, VPS web hosting to the budget-conscious consumer, we have captured popularity with startups, freelancers, bloggers, first-time business owners and small business. Our affordable rates give even students or senior citizens the ability to start their own blog or website and establish their first-time Internet presence.”

Web Werks hosting services excel in terms of quality and functionality of the products and services that make people count on it. What makes Web Werks so highly reliable and leading data center services provider in the market is the support from the clienteles that inspires to perform confidently and exceptionally in the field.

About Web Werks:

Established in 1996, Web Werks is an ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013 and ISO 20000 – 1 and Uptime Institute Certified Cloud Data Center Service Provider in India. Web Werks has been awarded with ‘the best web hosting award 2017’, ‘Retailer Of The Year For Best Cloud Data Centers And Internet Exchange’, ‘Great Indian Workplace Award (GIWA) 2017’ and many more.

Web Werks focuses on quality-driven self-managed and fully managed hosting services that include cloud solutions, dedicated servers and VPS hosting services on linux and windows operating platforms. They also deliver disaster recovery services, Innovative Rapid Cloud backup technologies, work area recovery services, CDN services, etc.

They have collaborated with more than 1000+ organizations globally that include Fortune 500 companies across various business verticals. This also includes Government sectors as well, such as Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited, Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, Maharashtra Knowledge Corporation, Nabard, NPCI etc.

For more information, kindly visit, www.webwerks.in.

Go Digital With Newgen at Urban Cooperative Banks & Credit Societies Summit in Kodaikanal

Newgen Software Technologies Limited, a global provider of Business Process Management (BPM), Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Customer Communication Management (CCM) and Case Management solutions, will be participating in the seminar on ‘Digital Banking & Challenges before Urban Cooperative Banks & Credit Societies’ being held in Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, on August 27th and August 28th, 2017.

Newgen experts shared their insights on the topic ‘Technology is the key enabler to help cooperative banks stay ahead’ on day 1. Visit Newgen at #Booth 7 to reinvent their workplace by connecting system processes, people and things in innovative ways to create an engaging and responsive enterprise.

The financial industry is challenging and is very dynamic in nature. Newgen banking solutions built on BPM framework helps banks to create a blueprint of their action plan that transforms their banks to become more customer-centric.

Speaking on the occasion, MD and CEO, Diwakar Nigam, Newgen Software said, “We continuously strive to drive innovation across all our products. We aim to facilitate organizations to drive enterprise-wide digital transformation with our proven platforms. With our solutions leveraging BPM capabilities, we enable businesses to accelerate their revenue growth, enhance customer experience and engagement, improve business agility and ensure continuous process improvement.”

Newgen has been providing software solutions to the banking and financial industry and helping them to make the business processes faster in responding to any change and empowering the employees with anytime-anywhere access to resources for better service delivery.

The summit, focussed on Urban Cooperative Banks and Credit Societies will spill the beans on how to implement the improvements in the banking sector and present the crucial role of Urban Cooperative Banks (UCBs). The proposed summit will discuss and innovate the new solution to accelerate the growth of the UCBs and society under the digital economy.

About Newgen Software Technologies Limited

Newgen Software Technologies Limited is a global provider of Business Process Management (BPM), Enterprise Content management (ECM), Customer Communication Management (CCM) and Case Management solutions with a global footprint of 1,300+ installations in over 61 countries. Newgen is accredited with large, mission-critical solutions deployed at the world’s leading banks, insurance firms, BPOs, healthcare organizations, government, telecom companies and shared service centres.

For more details, please visit: http://www.newgensoft.com

UAE Exchange India Grabs ASSOCHAM Services Excellence Award 2017

UAE Exchange India, Travel and Tours services received the prestigious ASSOCHAM Services Excellence Award 2017 in the Tourism and Hospitality category. Mr. Rohit Kumar, Regional Head Wholesale and Ms. Rose Beck, Head IATA Delhi jointly received the award from Dr. Udit Raj, Hon’ble Member of Parliament on behalf of UAE Exchange India.

Mr. Ashis Nundy, Managing Committee Member, ASSOCHAM & Director, DayCo India, Mr. D S Rawat, Secretary General, ASSOCHAM were the other dignitaries present in the function held at Hotel The Park, New Delhi.

Ever since inception, UAE Exchange India maintains tourist service as the core business with consistent increase in the cliental base, serving more than million customers across the globe. It was in the year 2001, UAE Exchange Travel took its fledgling moves at Kochi in India. Reaching the height of one of the most dynamic organization, the company actively involved in providing optimized travel solutions with industry analysis to run the race with generations of all decades.

About UAE Exchange

UAE Exchange India is one of the pioneers of financial services, connecting people with the finest of quality, having an extensive reach of 376 branches serving a population of 1.25 million people under the proficient support of 3375 employees. The company has been instrumental in providing cost-effective service in Foreign Exchange, Outward Remittance, Money Transfer, Air Ticketing & Tours, Loans, Insurance and Share Trading. UAE Exchange Mobile App – ‘Xpay Cash Wallet‘ provides seamless options for customers ranging from Instant Money transfer, Mobile/DTH Recharge, Gifting Services etc. ensuring safe and secure digital/mobile payment platform.

Vistaar Finance Forays Into Manufacturing Segment With Anchor Based Bill Discounting

Vistaar Finance, the Bengaluru-based NBFC with specialisation in the MSME segment, has launched a new product to serve the small vendors of mid-level manufacturing companies in the industrial towns of Bengaluru, ChennaiPune, Ahmedabad and NCR. In alignment with the ‘Make in India‘ efforts of the government, the product aims to provide working capital funding to manufacturers and their vendors in competitive pricing and faster turnaround time.

Within three months of the launch of the product, the company has been able to create a healthy portfolio of INR 20 Crore in the product spread across different sectors like food, electrical components, and OEMs. The product has been well received by the vendors and the anchors alike.

Vistaar has also tied up with India’s largest e-commerce platform in the B2B Segment, mjunction (http://www.mjunction.in) in order to serve its small purchasers on the e-auction platform. The partnership is designed to augment the services of mjunction to its customers and also provide a healthy mix of portfolio for Vistaar in the MSME segment.

About Vistaar Finance

Vistaar Financial Services Pvt Ltd is a Bengaluru-based NBFC serving the financial needs of small businesses in rural and semi-urban areas with more than 200 branches and a loan book of INR 1150 Crore. The NBFC was started in the year 2010 with promoters Mr. Brahmanand Hegde and Mr. Ramakrishna Nishtala. The NBFC has significantly contributed in creating a credit portfolio in the segments which have been underserved by the traditional financial institutions.

For more on Vistaar, visit http://www.vistaarfinance.com

ScrumStart Nominated for ‘Innovator of the Year’ Award, at The Warehouse Group Awards 2017

ScrumStart, a venture of SRKay Consulting Group, today announced its nomination for the Innovator of the Year Award 2017 by leading New Zealand retailer, The Warehouse Group, during its annual Awards 2017.

ScrumStart is one of four companies, including Google, which was nominated for the award. The companies have been shortlisted for these awards based on the work they have done for The Warehouse Group in the field of technology innovation.

“We are happy on being nominated as one of the top four innovative global companies, and we appreciate it,” Kesavan Srinivasan, Chief Technology Officer, of SRKay Consulting Group, commented on the development. He further added, “The ScrumStart family has worked really hard, and we look forward to doing more innovations in the future, and I am sure that this nomination will spur us to grow further.”

About ScrumStart

ScrumStart is focused on helping overseas clients set up their IT/ITeS centers in India. Backed by a billion-dollar business house, ScrumStart is run by experts who have been involved in setting up and running the most successful captives in India. The innovative Virtual Captive solution offered by ScrumStart combines the advantages of both models of outsourcing: traditional outsourcing and company owned captives. The end-to-end solution proves to be highly effective, as it reduces the need for upfront capital expenditures, cuts down the learning curve in implementing the best practices and ensures quick ROI for the client.

For more information, visit: http://www.scrumstart.net/.

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Bharat Book Bureau Announces Global Media and Entertainment Industry – Detailed Industry Report

Bharat Book Bureau has announced the addition of the report ‘Global Media & Entertainment Industry‘ to its offering.

Summary

‘Global Media & Entertainment Industry Report’ covers a detailed research on the industry. The report provides key information and detailed study relating to the current scenario and advancements in the global media industry, growth in the Indian market, etc. The report examines the industry drivers and barriers, six forces of competition, Industry surveys, SWOT Analysis and future outlook

Scope
– Provides detailed information on the Industry, forecast and its growth trends
– Detail analysis of Growth Drivers and Business Barriers faced by the Industry
– Detailed explanation of the Six forces of Competition
– Major players and overview of a leading player in Industry
– Detailed SWOT Analysis
– Scenario in the Indian Market
– Future Prospects of Industry in India

Reasons to buy

– Understand the rapidly growing Industry
– Adjust your marketing strategies based on changing market conditions
– Show your clients the present state of the market with detailed bar charts
– Obtain up to date industry information

Read the full report: https://www.bharatbook.com/media-market-research-reports-644276/global-media-entertainment.html

About Bharat Book Bureau

Bharat Book Bureau established in 1989 is the leading market research information aggregator that provides market research reports, industry analysis, company profiles, business reports, Country Reports, newsletters and online databases. Bharat Book Bureau provides over a million reports from more than 400 publishers around the globe.

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IWS Events and Entertainment Presented ‘The Indian Wedding Show 2017 – Season 2’

The Largest Exquisite Wedding Exposition Took Place in New Delhi on 19th-20th August 2017at JLN Stadium, New Delhi

IWS Events and Entertainment presented ‘The Indian Wedding Show – Season 2’, the biggest wedding exhibition on a Pan Asian level that took place in the capital on the 19th and 20th of August 2017 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. 75 Exhibitor’s categories showcased their services to celebrate dreams, happiness, and love-all that are needed for the perfect knot, bringing behemoth spectrum of categories associated with the big day. It was a grand celebration of everything that signifies a big, fat Indian wedding.

The two-day event gave prospective to-be brides and grooms, a platform to meet premium Indian designers & industry experts and an opportunity to attend the seminars, panel discussions, quirky workshops, and grooming sessions. Not just that, they also discussed their nuptial ideas, trends, bespoke ensembles to plan their dream wedding at the show. The guests personally witnessed the bridal collections of premium designers: Balance by Rohit BalAshima LeenaAnju Modi, along with a new upcoming designer Aastha Wadhwa who launched her new collection through fashion shows, scheduled on both days of the event.

Indian Wedding Show 2017 is at the zenith of the wedding industry, the show, was crafted with the initiative to endorse, strengthen and discover new industry trends and brands along with educating the guests on the current as well as the upcoming variant brands and vendors in the Indian wedding market. It is a grand platform to meet India’s finest couturiers, jewellers, wedding planners, entertainment, makeup artists, holiday planners, and caterers, and witness bespoke invitations, wedding venues, hotels wedding decor, etc.

The theme for The Indian Wedding Show – Season 2 was splendid with myriad colours, personifying the ambience of the exhibition and the Mandala Theme which was characteristic to the entire event. The Indian Wedding Show, Season – 2 brought back the sacred essence of ‘Indian Vedic Weddings’ as they associated with the Art of Living, accentuating its grandeur even more.

There was a lavish food court where visitors relished the finest flavors of the town’s A-list caterers. The event has set a benchmark amongst all other wedding shows held in the country by giving back to the society through an association with Human for Human, an NGO that runs a food bank. The NGO aims to work on different fronts, coordinating with food catering companies to make the best use of the wasted food and directing this to poor and hungry people. Indian Wedding Show – Season 2, aims to bridge the gap between the NGO and the caterers, resorts and prospective wedding hosts that can help in this noble initiative.

Speaking on occasion, the Director of IWS Events and Entertainment, Anuraj Antil said, “Our core objective is to bring the entire wedding industry together and procreate the business of weddings in India, bringing in beaming grandeur in the form of luxurious wedding exposition. The exhibitors got an opportunity to explore a B2B and B2C connect with multiple category vendors and participants that associated with The Indian Wedding Show 2017.”

Adding her comments on the occasion, the CEO of IWS Events and Entertainment, Rashu Rathi, said, “Focusing on the current Indian wedding market and keeping in mind the traditions, ethics, and sentiments of our Indian customers, the show was designed specifically for visitors and guests with a selection of vendors and services that are handpicked to make any wedding a cherished experience.”

The lineup of participants for the Indian Wedding Show – Season 2 (2017) enlisted premium Indian designers in the likes of Anju ModiAshima Leena, Balance by Rohit Bal, Ashtha Wadhwa, Sarotojiva, and Lulu & Sky by Kalyani Chawla. The show also had some of the most renowned jewellery brands on board like Jewel Desire, Jaipur Jewels, Kundan Jewels and bespoke jewellery by designer Dolly Oberoi. The Hair and Makeup partner were Looks Salon. Décor of the event was done by Deco Events (By Saumya), other décor participator were Marigold, R2S Signature Weddings with Genie Events as the Signature Wedding Partner. Skin Care was taken care of by Skin Alive, and Fitness First was the fitness partner. The Premium Caterer F&B and Purple Berry were looking after all the catering needs. The Entertainment partners include Peeyush Rajani and Soulful Raga. In the Gifting category, the show had Label Kiss by Archana Vijaya, Casa Pop by Raseel Gujral and Momentz. The bespoke invitation partner was Indicolour. For styling, they have Bienmode. The Vedic Wedding Partner was The Art of Living and the Exclusive Lounge Partner was Indian Wedding Venue. The radio partner was 91.1 FM Radio City. Aiming to associate with top vendors in all categories, the show had NDTV Good times as the lifestyle partner. The Airline partner was, Indigo Airlines, supported by Kerala Tourism and the key presenter was Rajasthan Tourism. With all such impressive associations, one can only expect the best at the Indian Wedding Show – Season 2.

About IWS Events and Entertainment 

IWS Events and Entertainment is a multilevel event company with numerous corporate and social events in our books. From the past experiences and outstanding services rendered to our esteemed and prestige clients, the company has executed fashion shows, seminars, wedding events, and planned weddings of notable people of the city. From the concept of planning to execution, the company strives to design and implement a perfect event and to give an unforgettable experience to our clients.

 

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