iLink’s team recognized at the Microsoft Windows 8 Camp in Chennai, India

iLink’s team recognized at the Microsoft Windows 8 Camp in Chennai, India

Redmond, WA, March 17th, 2014: iLink Systems, an ISO and CMMI certified Global software solution provider and Microsoft National Systems Integrator, today announced its team participation and recognition at the recently concluded Microsoft Windows 8 Camp held in Chennai on Feb 13th, 2013. App developed by iLink’s team was named as one of the top 5 Windows 8 apps at this event.

Microsoft has been organizing a series of “Windows 8 Camp“, an exclusive event organized especially for the developers’ community in India. The primary motive of these events is to help developers build a ‘Quality’ app for Windows 8 Store, which will offer compelling experience for consumers round the globe. Windows 8 Camp provides a unique opportunity for developers to learn the design/technical tenets in building a ‘Modern Style’ app and build & showcase ideas via apps to a global audience.

At this event, as part of hackathan – an on the spot app development exercise, iLink’s team developed a Windows 8 “Blood Helpers” app that would help people willing to donate blood and those in need of donor information. The app provides an option to search by blood groups, locations and more, and with the ability to request/post information. The app was named as one of the top 5 Windows 8 apps at the event and soon will be moved to Windows store.

“We are very excited about this recognition and really proud of our team that has developed this app in no time. Our team has excellent expertise and experience using Windows 8 and Modern UI, and has been delivering high quality and innovative solutions on Windows 8 platform for Web, Mobile and Slate since pre-beta days. As the 2013 Windows 8 Growth partner and one of the very few Launch Partners for Windows 8, iLink has successfully delivered over 150 apps on the Windows 8 platform and has several industry-specific Windows 8 frameworks that can be readily customized and enhanced based on customer requirements“said Ganesh Ramakrishnan, Managing Director and Head of Delivery & Operations, iLink systems.

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 and Chennai, Pune, Trichy – India. To learn more, please visit

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Sankar Annamalai
PR Contact, iLink Systems, Inc
Ph: 425-869-8104


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    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.

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    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.

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