Case Study

" Novatium successfully rolled out with the operator, the Navigator service across India. This had resulted in a substantial subscriber base for Novatium and the operator in rural India."

Navigator Service For Rural Users with BSNL

About Us

An Indian company inspired into existence by the lack of cloud computing know how and gap in personal computer accessibility to the general public, Novatium has now matured into a powerhouse for managed computing solutions in government, educational and enterprise levels with customised Mobile Device Management solutions integrated seamlessly into our clients requirements.

Novatium has worked with a number of State Governments for development & deployment of software solutions based on their requirements. This includes software solutions like secure content management, MIS dashboards, mobile applications, secure & collaborative classroom solution, local & hybrid online document sharing solution, cloud-based streaming solution, customer support system and customer relationship management to name a few.

Novatium has also worked with a number of State Governments and the Central Governments for deploying efficient managed computing solutions on Tablets, Laptops, Desktop PCs and Mobiles. These projects included deployments of over 200,000 computing devices across the states of Chhattisgarh, Assam, Orissa and Tamil Nadu. This included over 100,000 tablets in Chhattisgarh and 25,000 laptops in Assam and Orissa. The company’s deployments as such more often than not, include collaborative partners such as BSNL and other initiatives with MTNL, AirTel.

Novatium has also worked with Ericsson’s ‘Digital India’ innitiative and has expereince in other developing markets such as Mauritius with clients such as telecom powerhouse MauritiusTelecom

Novatium solutions Pvt. Ltd. evolved from the technology incubation centre in IIT Madras, Chennai in Oct 2004. Now it stands at the pinnacle of building managed computing tailored towards the digital development of India in all sectors. With over 300 years of combined expereince in Novatium’s team, the inspiration encourages each and every member to contribute a small part everyday into building a new and better India.

With our hands-on competencies in computing, telecommunications, product design and user understanding we continue to develop path-breaking technologies that help us realize our founding vision of simplifying computing for the world.

Mission

To provide a superior and convenient computing experience at great value.

To reach the above mentioned vision, we are focusing on two aspects. These are the two adjectives, superior and convenient, in the above mentioned Mission. We are creating a solution that is predictive and suggestive and hence enables user to discover new areas and activities that interest him/her. It is proactive and thus ensures that the user can be kept away from the dangers that is usually associated with many of the existing computing solutions.

It is flexible to ensure that each user gets and tunes the solution to fit in with his/her needs. It is a secure solution with consideration given to the fact that different users have different level of security. Thus it is superior from many aspects. The convenience comes from the fact that most of the above mentioned aspects and many of the other basic aspects happen automatically and does not require human intervention, neither the end user nor the administrators.

Vision

Computing for the next billion

The basic intent of our vision is to come up with a computing solution that can be used by the next billion. So what do we want to provide to the next billion users? A computing system that does not bring in the complexity of purchase and management. Thus make computing simple and affordable and in the process accessible to all people around the world.

The initial focus of the company is to make computing available in the developing worlds where such technology is usually inaccessible to people. In the process, we want to create a simple computing solution that can be used by not just the above mentioned users but by any user in any market.

Management

Mr. Alok Singh

Founder and Managing Director

Alok-SinghUnder his leadership, Novatium has taken giant strides from being a start-up technology product company in Chennai to being an established technology service company catering to homes and enterprises nation-wide. Novatium has tied up with MTNL to provide home computing services in Delhi and is also looking at expanding its business to other cities as well. Alok Singh has been an integral part of Novatium since its early days of inception and has been instrumental in broadening the horizons of Novatium's innovations and fostering enduring corporate relationships.

Armed with 21 years of accomplished experience in service marketing and service delivery, solutions designing, marketing, manufacturing & consulting, Alok Singh has also played a crucial role in establishing two successful start-up companies. Prior to assuming his current role, he was the CEO of Cummins Auto Services Ltd for five years. His previous stints also include Satyam Computer Services Ltd, Tata Cummins Ltd and Tata Motors.

Mr. Vinod Kumar Gopinath

Director

Vinod-Kumar-GopinathAs the CTO, Vinod is responsible for spearheading Novatium's technological innovations. He directs strategic planning and provides technology direction to ensure that product development is in alignment with the company's vision.

Vinod brings over 10 years of experience in product development and software development to Novatium. Prior to joining Novatium, he was at IBM. His accomplishments at IBM include successful design, development and management of a number of components in the WebSphere suite of products at IBM India, Germany and the US.

Vinod holds a Masters in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Mr. Saugata Chakrabarti

Director

saugata-chakrabartiAs Vice President - Sales & BD, Saugata is responsible for spearheading Novatium's business expansion and sustenance in Indian market. He focuses on establishing strategic Indian business alliances that enrich the Nova utility computing ecosystem. He is responsible for maintaining lasting symbiotic corporate relationships that are pivotal to realizing the vision of providing simplified computing to the next billion. Prior to this, Saugata was Head of Server Integration and Solutions – at Novatium and was responsible for the development of the server-side architecture that is the core of Novatium's computing service. Saugata has over 16 years of experience in Information Technology service, worked in specializing in product development ranging from embedded firewall, network surveillance to large enterprise solutions. Before joining Novatium, he was with NatureSoft, where he joined as a system programmer and eventually led the technology solution research group.

Partners

airtelAirtel’s national high-speed optic fiber network currently spans over 126,357 Rkms across India. Partnership with Airtel for the launch of Net PC Plus reinforces the strategic intent to enhance broadband experience for Airtel customers by offering innovative and collaborative products. Novatium’s managed computing service adds to Airtel’s existing portfolio of services. This initiative will on one hand help individual, businesses users save on recurring costs and help spur broadband uptake by making user experience simpler and more affordable.”

 

bsnlNovatium NetPC powered by Novatium's patented technology has given new dimensions to this endeavor of BSNL. BSNL's fixed line customers who have so far stayed away from broadband due to the cost and complexities would have an advantage of availing Novatium netPC at quite economical price. With its huge connectivity and infrastructure, BSNL would give a new wind to the computing and broadband revolution in the country.

 

tataTata Teleservices Limited is India's premier telecommunication service provider licensed to provide telecommunication services. It focuses on all market segments, i.e. commercial, residential and public telephony. Tata Teleservices, powered by Novatium Computing, will help take computing to Tata Teleservices's fixed line customers and democratize access to information. With its wide spread fiber connectivity and infrastructure, Tata Teleservices hopes to usher in the computing and broadband revolution.

 

mtnlMTNL was set up on 1st April, 1986 by the Government of India to upgrade the quality of telecom services, expand the telecom network, introduce new services and to raise revenue for telecom development needs of India's key metros .Delhi, the political capital and Mumbai, the business capital of India. In the past 23 years, the company has taken rapid strides to emerge as India's leading and one of Asia's largest telecom operating companies. Besides having a strong financial base, MTNL has achieved a customer base of 8.06 million as on 31st March 2009. The company has also been in the forefront of technology induction by converting 100% of its telephone exchange network into the state-of-the-art digital mode. The Govt. of India currently holds 56.25% stake in the company.

 

ttmlLeveraging its high quality buried fibre Next Generation Network extending over 1600 kms in Mumbai, TTML recently announced its vision for Digital MumbaiTM – broadband anytime, anywhere, in Mumbai city. The Company has also rolled out its GSM services under the brand name TATA DOCOMO in Mumbai, Maharashtra and Goa. With a full portfolio of products and services for different categories of retail and enterprise consumers, and an excellent network backed by good customer care, TTML is well positioned to lead the market in the years ahead.

 

mauritiusNovatium's strategic tie-up with Mauritius Telecom started in July 2008 and has over 2000 users subscribed to Novatium netPC. The service to the destination is completely managed remotely from India.