Microsoft’s Windows Phone has become the world’s supreme personal smartphone, optimized to support users to do more in Modern UI style, on its unique live tiles which carries custom-made information right to user’s Start screen. As one of the early adopter of Windows Phone Technologies and winner of 2011 Microsoft Mobility Partner of the Year, iLink has exceptional expertise and experience in delivering innovative mobile solutions on Windows Phone platform (Windows Phone 8.1/Widows Phone 8/Windows Phone 7) with excellent User interface and experience. iLink has been closely working with Microsoft mobility team and keeping pace with different versions right from Windows CE to Windows 5.0 to Windows Phone 7 and now with Windows Phone 8/8.1. iLink has designed and developed over 150 Windows Phone apps, free, commercial, enterprise & in-house applications, for our customers across the globe. We have a Microsoft Gold competency in Mobility and several certified developers who have strong expertise and excellent experience in developing stunning applications on Windows Phone platform.

Our Services include:

  • Windows Phone Application Development for Windows phone 8.1 / 8 using latest technologies Microsoft Blend (XAML) and Visual Studio 2012.
  • Porting iPhone and Android Application to Windows Phone Platform.


Key differentiating features of Windows Phone applications:

  • Unique UX – Panorama views, Start Screen.
  • People Hub featuring Facebook.
  • Enterprise and Office Hub – Take advantage of mobile versions of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and OneNote, Word, Excel. Collaborate with coworkers using SharePoint Mobile while on the go.
  • Music and Video Hub – Audio/video transcoding, play your music collection from your PC synced wirelessly to your phone – Full entertainment with Zune on Phone.
  • Advanced email features like Encrypted and signed e-mail support using Outlook.

Launched eight months after its predecessor, Windows Phone 8.1 brings in many new features and capabilities including:

  • Start screen background processing with parallax motion.
  • Use of APPX which replaced XAP.
  • Incorporated with latest technologies like Microsoft Blend (XAML) and Visual Studio 2012.
  • IE11 web browser control where JavaScript and HTML used for app development.
  • Live Tile enhancements: use of back of tiles and ability to update Live Tiles locally.
  • Deep linking into apps from notifications and Live Tiles.
  • Fast application switching and Option to update store apps automatically.
  • App Connect and Single sign-in for apps (like on Windows 10) with Microsoft Account.
  • Local SQL database for structured storage.
  • Access to calendar and contacts for apps along with Weather in calendar.

Mobility Framework:

iLink has developed a framework on Windows Phone that has over 20 features already built-in to help accelerate mobile project delivery and reduce time and cost. This framework is a pre-built pre-tested code libraries that mobile application developers can use to enable the repetitive features, thus eliminating the need to rewrite the code for the feature from scratch. For more info, 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
    VP of Business Development, iLink Systems


    Mani has over 21 years of IT Solution and Services Sales experience across verticals such as Financial Services, Communications, Manufacturing, Media and Entertainment, CPG etc. He has worked with iLink for over 7 years, is based out of NJ and currently heads Sales, Business Development, Microsoft Alliance and Marketing for North East, most of the states in North Central (East and West), Mid Atlantic and WV.

  • 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-piyushprakashPiyush Prakash
    CTO & EVP, iLink Systems


    Piyush is a senior hands-on executive with 18+ years of proven track record driving IT innovation and transformation projects. He is a collaborative and inclusive leader who gets in front of problems and leads by example working with cross-functional worldwide teams, customers and partners. Piyush is responsible for iLink’s technical readiness and frameworks implementation to meet customer expectations in ever changing technology landscape. He also participates in various user groups, meet ups and is a featured speaker at various events organized by iLink and Microsoft. Piyush has an undergraduate degree from IIT Dhanbad, a masters degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering from University of Texas in Austin. When not coding or learning new technologies, he enjoys reading and trying out new musical instruments.

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