10 Best Software Companies 2017

ROLTA: Turning Information Technology into Knowledge

thesiliconreview-kamal-k-singh-chairman-rolta-2017Rolta at a Glance

Rolta is a leading provider of innovative IT solutions for many vertical segments, including Federal and State Governments, Defense and Homeland Security, Utilities, Process, Power, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail, and Healthcare. These enterprise level solutions are built around Rolta’s intellectual property and domain expertise to offer unique business intelligence for impactful insights for effective decision making.

The firm’s offering includes end-to-end solutions for geospatial applications for mapping and image processing, spatial data analysis and integration through Rolta Geospatial Fusion. For the engineering sector, Rolta’s services and solutions cover the entire life-cycle for the process industry, from engineering design, to operational excellence with its Rolta OneView suite.

The development of Rolta’s IP-led approach has enabled us to also play in the large main-stream IT solutions and services market with differentiated offerings. Rolta offers comprehensive services for implementing enterprise-level applications and systems integration on multiple technology platforms. Rolta’s expertise encompasses EBS, ERP, CRM, and EPM, all high-impact areas of interest to CXOs. With deep domain expertise in our selected verticals, Rolta provides a comprehensive set of services for a company’s IT needs – from initial assessments, to development of an IT roadmap, including evaluation of Cloud and virtual data-center strategies, through sizing and implementation of complete solutions for optimal infrastructure configurations and enterprise-level business applications and analytics, with ongoing technical support.

The company has executed projects in over 40 countries. Forbes Global ranked Rolta amongst the “Best 200 under a Billion” four times in six years. Rolta was included in the S&P Global Challengers List, by Standard & Poor’s. The Company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange, and forms part of various indices on BSE/NSE in India. The Company’s GDRs are listed on the Main Board of London Stock Exchange.

The Rolta Approach

The Vision: The Company’s vision is to continuously innovate and provide knowledge-based IT solutions that deliver remarkable insights and lasting impact in the way the world operates.

The Mission: Rolta is always focused to develop innovative solutions that dramatically change the marketplace. The firm delivers valuable INSIGHTS that enable the best decision making, and Create relevant and measurable impact by always executing with the end result in mind.

The Character: Rolta approaches every project as if its customers’ lives depend on it, because in many ways, they do.

Rolta is confident of its unique ability to see more than meets the eye and use that gift to tirelessly collaborate and innovate to bring something unexpected and better to projects and its customers’ businesses.

The Strategy: The Company’s goals will be accomplished through a balanced focus on organic growth, joint ventures and acquisitions. This approach provides for growth through the acquisition of select technologies and expertise that complement the capabilities of a talented Rolta team, and extend their reach in the marketplace. Acquisitions and joint ventures enable Rolta to offer higher value to all our stakeholders.

The First-Rate Solutions by Rolta

Bi & Big Data Analytics

Rolta provides a comprehensive solution to accelerate end-to-end BI and Big Data Analytics maturity journey, to turn data into business outcomes and growth. Rolta’s deep domain experience and industry specific prebuilt differentiated solutions are proven to be an ideal choice for organizations embarking on their ROI driven BI and Big Data Analytics journey.

Rolta’s Comprehensive BI and Big Data Analytics Solution:

  • Rolta Advizer with its automated and consultative model helps to discover data landscape, define information landscape, establish information model and chalk out ROI-based roadmap for implementing BI and Big Data analytics solution
  • Rolta SmartMigrate and Rolta SmartMigrate for SAP HANA help automate migration and consolidation of data, analytics and reporting platforms with very high reliability. They drastically reduce the migration cycle to less than one-third with minimal impact to the business community. Rolta SmartMigrate helps seamless migration of analytics and reporting landscape from Micro-strategy, Cognos, and Oracle to best-of-breed platforms such as SAP BO. Rolta SmartMigrate for SAP HANA helps in automated migration of databases, data and applications to SAP HANA platform
  • Rolta IT-OT Fusion Suite provides integrated insights by securely integrating systems residing in IT and Operational technology systems and Networks
  • Rolta iPerspective Big Data Platform brings the best of powerful in-memory analytics from SAP HANA highly economical storage in open source NOSQL data stores as well as distributed low cost processing power of Hadoop
  • Rolta OneView built on Rolta iPerspective Big Data Platform is natively engineered ground-up on SAP HANA and SAP BO, and provides integrated actionable insights with 300+ pre-built industry specific real time and predictive analytics. With its unique industry knowledge model, it provides a single source of truth for role-based actionable insights across all the critical business processes and functions in the asset intensive industries.

Smart City Solutions

Rolta has successfully implemented its innovative Smart City solutions in various cities worldwide and based on these learning the company has built its own domain expertise which translate into 100+ proven solutions rapidly deployable, to ensure that future cities are livable, sustainable and resilient.

The migration of population to the urban areas, has brought along with it new challenges that each city has to face. This could include increasing pollution, shortage of infrastructure, scarcity of resources and numerous other issues. Rolta through its innovative offerings can help address these challenges by providing IT solutions that enable various agencies to work together seamlessly and efficiently by enabling smarter and quicker decision making capabilities which in turn results in a very high quality life for its citizens.

Cloud, Security & It Transformation Solutions

The rising tide of data & proliferation of IT environment has forced organizations to rethink its business strategy to retain their market presence. In a bid to outperform competition, organizations need to present cost effective quality service offerings by aligning their IT infrastructure with business requirements. However, both the IT infrastructure landscape and business requirements keep evolving constantly leading organizations to incur additional costs while mapping business with IT infrastructure.

To overcome every IT challenge, Rolta offers a spectrum of services that assist organizations in building strong IT infrastructure with minimal support costs. Rolta’s customizable solution portfolio can cater to the requirements of small, medium and large organizations.

These services include:

  • Advizer services
  • Cloud & IT Transformation Solutions
  • Enterprise Security Solutions
  • IT Service Management
  • Managed Services
  • Converged Systems

Geospatial Solutions

Today, organizations are confronted with many challenges including disparate business systems, high costs, shortage of technical resources, budget pressures, and longer product development life cycles which often delay ROI. Rolta’s Geospatial Fusion Solution provides a framework to integrate disparate systems using seamless configuration techniques, cutting down costs and development time. The versatility of Rolta’s Geospatial Fusion Solution’s Framework allows partners to extend the capabilities of their solutions to create cost effective integration and improve time to market.

Enterprise Applications

Finding a technology platform and business partner to support business goals is a challenge. An enterprise solution that is not rightly tailored to the organization’s strategic needs can lead to increased costs, awry timelines, low performance and overall, an enterprise that works in a fragmented manner.

With over two decades of strong experience, Rolta has successfully completed hundred plus Oracle EBS projects covering Financial Services, Government, Energy, Utility, Oil & Gas and Process Manufacturing industries. Rolta’s seasoned consultants are forerunners in the EBS R12 space and provided cutting edge solutions to vast groups of Oracle EBS customers worldwide.

Rolta is a trusted Oracle Platinum Partner with the right mix of Oracle EBS expertise, specialized tools and real-world experience to manage your Oracle EBS applications and infrastructure technology to the right state.

Rolta e-Governance

Increasingly, governments are challenged to do more with less; improve productivity, manage assets efficiently in the wake of growing infrastructure costs; manage a hybrid employee workforce; manage large volumes of data and multiple systems with less IT staff and meet the demands of an increasing sophisticated and involved group of citizens etc. Providing more services within a limited budget is therefore proving to be a daunting challenge for the government sector.

Rolta’s innovative technology is the key to providing capabilities which establish a flexible, robust and solid foundation for information exchange, interaction, and decision making in the government. By utilizing Rolta’s solutions, the level of service offered to the customers will increase and the ability to make timely decisions based on current information will be boosted dramatically

Defense Solutions: Command & Control

The Rolta Command & Control solutions add a C2 dimension over geospatial and other critical information in a networked environment to empower designated Military Commanders to exercise their authority and direction over assigned and attached forces in accomplishing their mission.

Command and Control is defined as the exercise of authority and direction by a designated Military Commander over assigned and attached forces in the accomplishment of the mission. Command and Control functions are performed through an arrangement of personnel, equipment, communications, facilities and procedures employed by the Commander in planning, directing, coordinating, and controlling forces and operations in the accomplishment of the mission.

Safety & Security Solutions

thesiliconreview-rolta-cover-page-software-issue-2017Today communities are exposed to increased hazards associated with industry, crime, and proximity to natural risks such as wildfires, earthquakes, flooding, and severe weather conditions. Increased exposure means emergency response requests are more frequent, complex, and dangerous.

Rolta’s unique GeoCADS (Computer Aided Dispatch System) has been developed based on the concept of ‘Universal Emergency Number’ – Dial 100, for addressing the complex and dynamic needs of the society. This solution is a suite of software packages for initiating public safety calls for service, dispatch and maintaining the status of responding resources in the field – a ‘Command & Control Solution’ for modernization of a Police Control Room. The system identifies the most appropriate and available resources required to respond to the ‘100’ call and in addition manages resource status and interfaces with a records management system to capture and retain incident/event data.

Engineering Solutions

Today, there are a lot of challenges associated with Engineering Design projects. In the current economic environment, Engineering and Procurement Companies (EPC) are under competitive pressure to reduce costs. Risks associated with large scale projects are forcing EPCs to create partnerships of two or more EPCs to deliver these large projects. Owner Operators are contractually requiring engineering databases in “Turn-Over” packages.

Rolta has the expertise to address these challenges. Rolta’s consulting support can be used to identify how Engineering “Best Practices” can be used to increase efficiency; how strategies can be developed to minimize the number of internally developed spreadsheets and applications required to support the engineering work process and how Intellectual Property can be protected while working with another EPC and delivering final engineering data to the customer.

Commitment towards Excellence

Over the years, Rolta has earned various awards and recognitions that stand testimony to Rolta’s standards of excellence of its solutions and services, and commitment to the success of customers’ projects. The always strives to provide the best-of-class solutions and services to its customers and will also continue that in future.

Meet the Chief

Kamal K. Singh is the Chairman & Managing Director of Rolta. Mr. Singh has spent the last four decades creating the Rolta group of companies as a multi-faceted organization with a strong base of fundamentals and a wealth of Intellectual Property. He is also Founder Promoter of the Group with Rolta India Ltd., the flagship company of the group, which is listed on the BSE, NSE, LSE and Singapore Stock Exchanges. Mr. Singh is an Engineering Graduate with a Masters in Business Administration. Kamal is the President of the “Association of Geospatial Industries”, a member of the Board of Governors of IIT Indore and NITIE, and the Honorary Consul-General of Ukraine in Mumbai for the territory of certain Indian States. He has also served as a Govt. of India nominee Director on the Board of one of India’s largest banks – Punjab National Bank.

“Our people unlock inaccessible information and transform it, bringing insights that lead to superior decision making. This is what makes us different. This is what makes us invaluable to our customers.”