iLink Systems Wins Microsoft Windows 8 Growth Partner of the Year Award at WPC 2013

Redmond, July 29, 2013: iLink systems, an ISO and CMMI certified Global software solution provider and Microsoft National Systems Integrator, today proudly announced that it has been named as the Microsoft Windows 8 Growth Partner of the Year at WPC 2013. iLink had been previously recognized as the 2012 Microsoft Public Safety & National Security Partner of the Year, 2011 Mobility Partner of the Year and 2009 Public Sector Health Partner of the Year. The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions during the past year.

As one of the Partners for Windows 8, iLink delivers innovative solutions on Windows 8 platform for Web, Mobile and Slate since pre-beta days. iLink has successfully delivered over 50 apps on the Windows 8 platform to clients across the globe, and has several Windows 8 frameworks that can be readily customized and enhanced based on customer requirements. iLink’s Windows 8 frameworks are a set of prebuilt and tested modules that iLink Systems provides at no extra charge to accelerate delivery of Windows 8 projects for our clients.

“We are very excited and thrilled to be recognized as the Windows 8 Growth Partner of the Year for 2013. It is a great recognition for our talented team, and demonstrates our unwavering commitment to deliver high quality and innovative solutions on the Windows 8 platform” said Sridhar Mahadevan, Chief Technology Officer at iLink Systems, Inc. “iLink, through shared alignment and collaboration with the Microsoft Windows 8 team, has delivered over 50 Windows 8 apps and developed several Windows 8 Solution frameworks to add highest possible value to our clients”.

“Microsoft is pleased to award iLink Systems the Windows 8 Growth Partner of the Year for 2013” said Jane Boulware, VP of Windows Client Division at Microsoft. “iLink was selected out of the competition pool for delivering some of the top Windows 8 apps and for their ability to consistently meet customers’ challenges through innovative Windows 8 solutions and frameworks”.

About iLink Systems Inc:

Founded in 2002, iLink Systems, Inc. is an ISO and CMMI certified global software solutions provider, Microsoft Gold Level Partner and winner of several Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards. 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 Health & Life Sciences, Telecom, Government, Education, and Oil & Gas. 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, GA; London, UK and Chennai, India, Trichy – India.

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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
    Practice 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
    Practice 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.

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    Practice 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.


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    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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