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Saksoft Limited is a global leader in providing digital transformation solutions and helping businesses stay relevant in a highly connected, rapidly evolving world. Saksoft offers a gamut of services including strategic consulting, information management, application development, digital testing, cloud, mobility and Internet of Things (IoT). The company’s experience in chalking out the digital journey from ideation to execution has given customers a competitive edge. Delivering cost-effective solutions and providing superlative customer experience has been the key differentiator for Saksoft. Headquartered in Chennai (India), Saksoft has 14 offices across the USA, Europe, and Asia employing over 1000+ people.
Saksoft has always looked to expand its horizons and has acquired the fastest growing companies across the world. The Saksoft Group currently includes Acuma Solutions (UK) – A specialist in Information management solutions, 360Logica Solutions (India) – An expert independent testing company, EDP – A US-based recruiting company, DreamOrbit – A vibrant, Deloitte Fast 50 Company with IoT solutions expertise and most recently Faichi Solutions – a Healthcare Product Engineering company.
Saksoft understands the significance of being socially responsible. It believes that progress happens only when the economically and socially underprivileged sections are empowered. Its CSR initiatives include promoting education, special education, employment opportunities, environmental conservation and preventive healthcare.
Saksoft is a public listed company on NSE and BSE under the permitted trading category.
Banking, Credit Management, Retail, Automotive, e-Commerce, Public Sector, Logistics and Supply Chain are some of the industries that Saksoft cater to. Its multi-domain expertise coupled with a talented workforce helps organizations to boost their productivity, operational efficiency and make them immune to any business vulnerability.
Digital Transformation Services & Solutions
The rapid improvement in technologies especially in Social, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud (SMAC) has been constantly reshaping and leveling the playfield. These digital disruptions have forced organizations to relook at their products, services, and business models to stay relevant and stay ahead of the newer agile competition.
Digital First’s holistic approach enables customers to leverage digital technologies from Saksoft and its partners to increase speed to market, enhance customer interactions and drive new business.
The innermost core starts with providing the requisite infrastructure in the Cloud. Its Cloud Service includes assessing, designing, building and managing an agile, flexible IT environment in partnership with its Cloud ecosystem partners.
A group of experts can help the organization in legacy managed maintenance, OLTP consolidation, database consolidation, application retirement, application optimization, web enablement, data/app integration, SOA enablement, and re-engineering.
The customer insight layer helps the customer arrive at meaningful actionable decisions from raw data.
Saksoft’s BI and Analytics capabilities have been helping clients get comprehensive insights about their business, their customer's behavior etc. Its Information Management practice helps its clients with IM Assessment and Consulting, Architecture & Modelling, Development & Consulting, Data Governance & Security, Intelligence & Insights, and Testing & Support.
Saksoft Top-Tier Services
Application Services Overview
The dynamic nature of the digital era revolutionized the operational style significantly. With the competition at an all-time high, the only focus of enterprises is to provide a seamless customer experience. Integrated application services play a vital role in transforming businesses as it considerably reduces manual effort and error. Your customer experience (CX) and retention will be adversely affected due to unexpected application/infrastructure downtime.
Whether it is developing a custom application, a responsive or native mobile application, drawing an Internet of Things (IoT) strategy, or a scalable infrastructure on Cloud, Saksoft have you covered. Saksoft’s efficient application services, project management methodologies, proven delivery model and customer-oriented approach ensure top results. Saksoft offers a wide spectrum of solutions including development, integration, cloud migration, internet of things (IoT) solutions etc. Its guarantee to customers is a quality product, consistent performance, great user experience and scalable results.
Saksoft’s Digital-First Approach helps to create a digital application strategy keeping your customer’s future requirements in mind. By working together with its customers, it is able to provide a truly seamless user experience, create a competitive edge and fuel their growth. Saksoft’s mission-critical applications are designed to integrate legacy applications and enhance operational efficiency. Its bespoke applications are scalable, reliant and secured, helping its customers to expand on the go.
Information Management Overview
Organizations nowadays rely on information to create ‘intelligent enterprises’ and drive successful outcomes. Transforming into intelligent enterprises then interprets into a need for addressing the growing concern of managing the phenomenal growth of data. With the unceasing flow of data, heterogeneous applications, poor data quality, and information silos posing challenges, enterprises turn to robust data management and advanced business analytics to extract value from data assets. Thriving in this information age also means supporting a robust information-led operational structure, increased by information management services.
With technology allowing enterprises to manage data in various forms, data from disparate sources and data in real-time, organizations rest faith on business intelligence and data warehousing solutions, advanced business analytics and big data advanced analytics to tap into the potential of data and nurture information-led transformation.
Saksoft offers information management services to help enterprises facilitate a seamless transition from data to intelligence to desired business outcomes. We have a tendency to work closely with its clients to help them realize the true value from information and advanced business analytics to enable operational excellence, sustained growth, and competitive agility.
Leveraging rich industry experience and proprietary IM Implementation Framework, Saksoft’s consultants have delivered business intelligence and data warehousing solutions across industries making use of leading BI toolsets. Its strategic partnerships with Microsoft Business Intelligence and SAP platforms have empowered us to build solutions leveraging these platforms, offer comprehensive information management services ranging from consulting, designing and implementing to training and support.
As one of the trusted big data analytics solution providers, Saksoft help organizations lay a strong analytics foundation, strengthen enterprise analytics capabilities, implement big data advanced analytics to go from big data to actionable intelligence to monetization.
Testing Services Overview
Organizations today are challenged with increased digital dependency, time-to-market, and growing technological changes. In order to sustain the competitive edge, enterprises need a secure, agile and scalable IT structure. This triggered the need to re-think the approach towards application testing services. From a mere quality assurance, testing has now evolved as an integral part of the digital revolution. Digital testing ensures high-quality applications that are less vulnerable to security threats or sudden breakdown, with a seamless user experience and high performance.
With over 20 years of extensive testing expertise, a Testing Centre of Excellence (TCoE) and expertise in multiple domains, Saksoft has evolved as a leader in the testing arena. Based out of premier locations in India and the United States, it boasts extensive R&D, skilled manpower, world-class infrastructure and advanced technology in testing.
Saksoft offers Independent testing services in all areas such as end-to-end web application testing services, development of a complete test automation framework, complete test management, and specialized software product testing. Saksoft’s robust test management process and effective QA services minimize risks and maximize the resourcefulness of its customers.
It serves industries including retail, BFSI, e-Commerce, e-Learning, Gaming, Healthcare, Mobile, Telecom, IT, Social Media, Finance, Manufacturing, engineering etc.
Saksoft has been empowering Fortune50 companies by providing the right consultants. With a candidate database of over 300,000, it is able to help its customers with right talent at right time. Saksoft has earned its name as the ‘most dependable recruitment partner’ in the industry because of its rigorous candidate pre-evaluation process. Based on the customer requirement, Potential candidates are screened on technology competencies, industry knowledge and familiarity with business process and workflows to make sure they fully comply with the requirements.
Saksoft also evaluates their Cultural & Personality fit for an organization apart from their technology competencies. Usually, one out of three candidates is hired by its customers and most of these candidates transition to full-time employees. Since its pool of applicants is wide and deep, it typically responds with recommendations within two days.
Saksoft’s Customer centric approach of placing a dedicated account manager and recruitment teams for each customer ensures a high service quality. Its Consultants are engaged across key customers such as Bank of New York Mellon, Coca-Cola, AT&T, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, NY Life and Fidelity.
Words from the Chief:
At Saksoft, we believe in a culture of Innovation, Customer Focus, Openness, Respect and Enterprising (iCORE). It forms the foundation of the organization and is reflected in everything that we do.
Innovation - We will be a best in class organization with creative solutions and cutting-edge ideas; adding value and delivering what we promise.
Customer Focus - We will build trust, confidence, and loyalty with our customers, investors, and partners.
Openness - We will be inquisitive and receptive to ideas, free from limitations and boundaries in our thinking, share knowledge and learn from each other.
Respect - We will build strong relationships and treat each other well and achieve our objectives through mutual respect and sharing.
Enterprising - We will be creative, versatile, agile and responsible for our actions while maintaining a competitive edge.
Transforming Society (CSR)
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Saksoft takes pride in contributing to the growth of the communities in which it lives. Inclusive growth happens only when the underprivileged communities are empowered with knowledge, environment, and skills to compete and contribute to the nation building. Saksoft efforts are aligned towards improving the lives of these people and provide them the helping hand in a sustained manner to improve their livelihood.
Saksoft’s CSR will primarily focus on eradicating hunger, poverty, and malnutrition, promoting preventive health care and sanitation and making available safe drinking water. The company promotes gender equality, empowering women, setting up homes and hostels for women and orphans; setting up old age homes, day care centers and such other facilities for senior citizens and measures for reducing inequalities faced by socially and economically backward groups.
Protection of national heritage, art, and culture including restoration of buildings and sites of historical importance and works of art is also at the core of Saksoft’s CSR values. It also provides training to promote rural sports, nationally recognized sports, Paralympic sports and Olympic sports.
Saksoft always believes in providing support, so it provides funds to technology incubators located within academic institutions which are approved by the Central Government. Promoting education, the company provides special education and employment enhancing vocation skills to children, women, elderly, and the differently-abled.
Saksoft CSR Activities
SOS Children’s Village India: Saksoft participated in the clothes drive for the “SOS Children’s Village India” and continues to raise money for the contributions. The clothes were segregated and were distributed to Helpage India, a non-government organization working for the cause and care of the disadvantaged older people since its inception.
At Vuyiroli: Chennai - Vuyiroli is an old age home in Chennai. Saksoft participated in the Christmas celebrations and engaged with the residents, played games and distributed cakes to all the members.
At Shankara Special School: Noida - A team from Saksoft spent time with the special children, conducted activities and presented them with a few educational aids.
The Man behind Saksoft’s Success
Aditya Krishna, Chairman & Managing Director: Aditya is the Founder, Chairman and the Managing Director of the Saksoft Group, spearheading Saksoft’s growth across domains and geographies. He brings with him over 30 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry. After a long career with Chase Manhattan Bank in New York and later with Citibank, New York, he relocated to India in 1990 as part of a four-member team to establish Citibank’s credit card business in the country and was also instrumental in developing the in-house software to run credit card operations. Aditya founded Saksoft in 1999 and drives the business development efforts.