iLink Systems, Inc. becomes Microsoft’s ISV NXT delivery Partner

iLink Systems, Inc. becomes Microsoft’s ISV NXT delivery Partner

Bellevue, WA, May 16, 2007. iLink Systems, Inc, a Microsoft Gold Certified partner and vendor, has become a NXT delivery partner for the Microsoft NXT initiative for ISVs. Microsoft has chosen iLink for its top-quality service and proven track records of providing cost-effective porting services, to assist ISVs in migrating or cross platforming their software solutions to Microsoft technologies. iLink offers end-to-end services including application development, product development, product augmentation and migration.

iLink has been helping ISVs to modernize their products using the latest Microsoft technologies such as the .NET Framework 3.0, SQL Server 2005, Office 2007, SharePoint Portal Server 2007, and Windows Vista; including Windows Presentation Foundation and Workflow. iLink and Microsoft will be able to help businesses with every step of their migration, from planning through product launch and beyond.

“As a NXT delivery partner, iLink has been helping ISVs transform their solutions quickly, adding value to the software development process” said Greg Urquhart, General Manager, ISV Partners at Microsoft Corporation. “Apart from getting end-to-end support from the NXT partners, ISVs gain competitive advantage with offers from Microsoft such as licensing, training and telesales campaign support.”

“As an NXT delivery partner, iLink has helped clients migrate from MYSQL or DB2 to SQL Server on the Database side, from AS400 and Novell Netware to Windows on the OS side, and have helped several clients migrate to the .Net framework” said Vishwenath Kizhapandal, COO of iLink Systems, Inc. “Our customers are looking to us to implement various Microsoft technologies to bridge the gap between their business demands and technology capabilities. They need to trust in someone that can act as an expert adviser for their long-term strategic technology plans. By engaging with iLink up front in the NXT initiative, ISVs will save time and money as they deploy their software using MS technologies.”

About iLink Systems

iLink Systems is high quality software solution provider with core competencies in definition and development of software products which includes requirements analysis, user experience and technology architecture, solution development and Web Marketing enablement. iLink offers product development services to ISVs and ASPs, horizontal solutions around User Experience, Information worker, Business Intelligence, Business Process Integration, and Mobility solutions; and select vertical solutions to enterprise and medium sized businesses in Telecom, Insurance, Healthcare, Government, Non-profit, and Online Retail verticals. iLink operates from its offices in Seattle WA, Fairfax VA, Atlanta, GA and Chennai, India.

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  • SriramGanapathySriram Ganapathy
    Strategist – Cloud Solutions at Microsoft


    Sriram Ganapathy is a Technical Specialist with Microsoft. He has been with Microsoft for 17+ years and has held a variety of roles including solution sales, technical and partner sales, services, support and consulting. During his tenure at Microsoft, his focus has been on the Microsoft Data platform technologies. Sriram is based in Dallas and is focused on providing technology and solution guidance to customers in the US central region in SQL Server, Azure, Big Data, Advanced Analytics and related technologies. 

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    Abhi Vantaram
    Director, iLink Systems

    Abhi has over ten years of experience working on an array of strategic planning, technology assessment, internet infrastructure, software architecture, development and implementation projects. He has over 6 years of experience in working on Environmental applications including Compliance, EMS, Sustainability, Haz Waste, Haz Mat, Conservation, NEPA, etc. He has worked with several fortune 500 clients, startups and product companies, as well as Federal, State & Local, Global Government. He has managed large teams, developed and delivered multiple enterprise solutions. He is well versed and has experience working with both Java/Oracle and Microsoft based technologies.

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    Manigandan Gopalakrishnan
    Director NE Region, iLink Systems


    Mani has over 20 years of IT experience that spans Solution and Services Sales experience across various verticals such as Financial Services, Communications, Manufacturing, Media and Entertainment, CPG etc. He has worked with iLink for over 6 years, is based out of NJ and currently heads the NE Region Practice for iLink managing Sales and Business Development for NE, Mid Atlantic and some states in North Central, Mid-West and Heartland Districts.

  • ambujbigAmbuj Parihar
    Director – Central region, iLink Systems


    Mr. Parihar, with over 15 years of experience, has overall responsibility for the strategy and business development, including sales and marketing, of the Central region. Mr. Parihar holds a Master degree in Wireless Communication from the University of British Columbia and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Darden School of Business, University of Virginia.


  • leadership-page-piyushprakash Piyush Prakash
    VP – Business Operations & Innovation, iLink Systems

    Piyush is a performance driven technology leader with 16 years of experience in IT, and has overall delivery responsibility for all projects at iLink. He is intrigued by the ways in which technology binds us all, and touches our life (and business) on a daily basis. He enjoys discovering and simplifying the true value, often veiled behind the seemingly complex technology landscape of today. He has worked with several Fortune 500 companies, startups and ISVs to delivery large scale enterprise solutions as well as innovation driven R&D engagements. Personally responsible for iLink’s TCG (Technology Consulting Group) team, he relishes the opportunity to work on cutting-edge technologies, including delivery of various frameworks and accelerators.

    Prior to iLink, he has served in key positions in Infosys Technologies and TATA Interactive Systems. He holds a Bachelors of Technology degree from IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, and Masters in Electrical & Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.

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