iLink Systems participated and presented at the 2013 Global Energy Forum held in Houston TX

iLink Systems participated and presented at the 2013 Global Energy Forum held in Houston TX

Redmond WA, Feb 01, 2013: iLink Systems, an ISO and CMMI certified global software solutions provider, Microsoft Gold Level Partner and winner of the several Microsoft “Partner of the Year” Awards, showcased their BI framework during keynote and presented a joint session with Halliburton, Dell, Qualcomm and Microsoft at the recently concluded 2013 Global Energy Forum held at Houston TX on Jan 24, 2013.

In its 10th occurrence, the Global Energy Forum is a prestigious annual technology-focused energy industry event that brings together leaders from around the world to meet and share ideas that will help guide their companies through the rapidly changing – and growing – space. The event was attended by over 500 business leaders from both business operations and information technology roles.

iLink’s Oil and Gas Business Intelligence framework, showcased as a part of the keynote at this event with an exclusive demo, received rave reviews and created a huge interest among the business and techie folks. Developed by iLink’s Center for Excellence in Technology (CET) team, iLink’s Oil and Gas BI framework offers a 360 degree real-time “mobile” view of entire upstream business operations which empowers organizations to conveniently track business performance metrics, make better business decisions based on rich dashboards, identify scope for resource optimizations across business units and make reliable future forecasts based on the past and current trends. It also supports rich GIS capabilities and access to real time alerts and tickets for technicians as well as managers in the field.

Piyush Prakash, Practice Director – Oil & Gas Practice at iLink Systems, Inc. said that “ The event provided us a wonderful platform to showcase the value of iLink’s frameworks, and also interact with Oil & Gas customers about their current business and technology challenges. Our partnership with Halliburton, Dell, Qualcomm and Microsoft shows our commitment to the Oil & Gas industry, and our unique capability to innovate around how services are delivered in this industry. We will continue to invest into new paradigms for data access, analysis, reporting and decision making, in an easy to consume manner by upper management as well people in the field. Our alliances with Global ISVs is a key part of the framework based strategy that we adopted few years ago. These frameworks are highly configurable, scalable and reusable components, that are designed to reduce the time to market by 30% to 40%, thus creating a win-win situation for our customers and partners.”

For more information about iLink’s Oil and Gas Business Intelligence framework and other framework related queries, one can visit

About iLink:

Founded in 2002, iLink Systems, Inc. is an ISO and CMMI certified global software solutions provider, Microsoft Gold Level Partner and winner of the 2012 Microsoft Public Sector PSNS Partner of the year and 2011 Mobility partner of the year award. iLink integrates software systems and develops custom applications, components, and frameworks on the Microsoft platform for IT departments, application services providers and independent software vendors. iLink solutions are used in a broad range of industries and functions, including healthcare, telecom, government, education, and life sciences. iLink’s expertise also includes mobile and embedded systems, business intelligence, portals and collaboration, and user experience design. Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, iLink has offices in Fairfax, VA; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Atlanta, UK and Chennai, India, Trichy – India. To learn more, please visit

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    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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