Wednesday, July 11, 2012:
SQL Star International Ltd., a prominent player in the authorized software training market today announced the intent to merge Mindlogicx Infratec Ltd, a products and services player in the examination automation segment with itself.
The combined business will have an integrated offering that includes a comprehensive and proven solution to large Universities and other Institutions for managing their examinations end to end and to help them deploy a distributed learning framework through its industry-grade products: IntelliExams for examination automation and GradFirst for knowledge delivery and skills enhancement.
Mindlogicx Infratec Ltd., is a technology company that has developed and delivered industry-strength products and solutions in the Higher Education segment. All the services are offered through their patent pending technology platform VEDAS. Mindlogicx is promoted by Suresh Elangovan, who holds an engineering degree from Anna University Chennai and has over two decades of professional experience in structuring and executing large IT projects.
The business has won numerous accolades including recognition as one among the “Top 15 Exciting & Emerging Companies to work for” by NASSCOM, Red Herring Asia 100 winner, Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific and rated as one of the Top IT companies of India in 2007 and 2008 by Dun & Bradstreet. The company is head quartered in Bangalore and has more than 400 people on its rolls.
Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Anna University of Technology Coimbatore, Nagaland University, Uttarakhand Technical University, Bangalore University, Chattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Patna University are among the entities using the product of Mindlogicx. The company is in active discussion with many large Universities and Public Service Commissions in the country to deploy their products. Mindlogicx products are unique, state of the art and are a result of close to a decade of R&D.
SQL Star International Limited, incorporated in year 1987 is a BSE listed global IT Training, Consulting and Services Company headquartered in Hyderabad, India. SQL Star delivers a wide spectrum of solutions through its key service lines – Knowledge Services, Software Development & Services and e-Governance.
SQL Star is one of the pioneers in establishing Company Authorized Training Centers for IT education in India. Till date, SQL Star has successfully trained over 220,000 professionals.
It is perhaps the longest standing Authorized Training Partner of ORACLE in India and was adjudged for several years as the best Oracle Training Partner in the country. SQL Star is also an Authorized Training Partner of RedHat Inc., and SUN Microsystems (now part of Oracle), and imparts training on various technologies from these companies. SQL Star training programs are regularly re-engineered based on inputs from the industry.
SQL Star currently offers its services through 8 training centers located at Hyderabad, Kolkatta, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi and Pune and has a clientele covering the who’s who of the IT industry with names like Oracle, TCS, Infosys, Wipro, Accenture, Capgemini, Deloitte, Logica CMG, PTC, JP Morgan, Wells Fargo, Indian Navy, Indian Railways, NALCO, NTPC, Metro Rail, Schneider etc.
The merger will leverage the synergy of the two companies and will further propel and grow the business and leadership in the education sector said Sunil Gupta, Co-Chairman & Managing Director of SQL Star International Ltd.
SQL Star’s long term presence in the IT education sector can take advantage of Mindlogicx’ lines of business and its long term relationship in the marketplace. We are confident that this relationship will be beneficial to our customers, employees, partners and our investors and will further strengthen our position by increasing our market share.
Suresh Elangovan the founder of Mindlogicx is confident of positioning the combined entity as one of India’s largest IT solutions provider in the higher education space using their technology strength and national presence. It’s a matter of pride that Mindlogicx team effortlessly manages operations across 16 Nodal Operating Centres, 275 Examination Delivery Centres, 23 Central Valuation Centres and 63 Digital Valuation Centres, While our Examination Management System (EMS) will continue to drive our growth, we intend to scale up “GradFirst”, our Hybrid Finishing School to create Job Ready graduates using the national presence and authorized content of SQL Star. We now can deliver cloud based services for skills enhancement and a 360 degree virtual learning to institutions offering Open and Distance Learning as a part of our bouquet of services to universities and large enterprises. We are excited about this consolidation that will now make it one of the largest enterprise-grade solution provider to the higher education sector nationally.