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Sujata T.

Innovative & Agile IT Solutions
  |   Pune, Maharashtra


Ascent Informatics (India) Pvt. Ltd. (AIPL) is a professional IT Solutions and Services Company. Our customer base is spread in USA, Europe and Asia. AIPL has a team of competent and motivated software professionals. We strongly believe in 3 Ps –

AIPL is a 100% Export Oriented Unit (EOU). AIPL has equity investment from Indian, German and American shareholders.
Service Description
Ascent Informatics (India) Pvt. Ltd. (AIPL) is a professional IT Solutions and Services Company. Our customer based is spread in USA, Europe and Asia. We strongly believe in 3 Ps –

AIPL is a 100% Export Oriented Unit (EOU). AIPL has equity investment from Indian, German and American shareholders. AIPL directors bring varied and extensive experience from Information Technology field as well as from other diverse areas like industrial automation, security and strategy consulting.

AIPL has a team of 40+ young and enthusistic software professionals. They all have sound technical background and we make all efforts to enhance and hone their skills through relevant trainings and reviews.

Our team comprises of
Project Managers
Technical Leads
Team Leaders
Sr & Jr Software Engineers
QA Leads
QA Engineers
Network Administrators
Support Staff

Every project is managed by a Project Manager. We follow Waterfall or Agile Methodology based on project needs. Optimum quality processes are followed throughtout the project lifecycle. Different metrics are collected and analyzed for continuous improvement.

Brief Profile of Directors -

Mrs. Sujata Tilak, Managing Director
Over fifteen years of experience in the software industry, in various positions and roles. She has handled all the aspects of software development process. Has extensive experience of project management, quality processes, people management, and client relationship management.

She has handled wide-ranging technologies like Client Server Architecture, Distributed Systems, Web Services, Web technologies, RDBMS, OOAD etc. Has successfully led many projects as a Project Manager and System Architect.

Her core education is in Instrumentation and Control Engineering and she has led AIPL in developing expertise in this domain.

Dr. Arvind Tilak, Director
Former Commissioned Officer from Indian Army. Has extensive experience in project management and operations of offshore development teams. He is also a consultant in areas of Long Term & Strategic Planning; Security, Disaster Management & Business Continuity

Responsible for International Business Development, Administration, Company affairs and Quality Systems in AIPL.

Extensive teaching experience.

Member of professional organizations like ESC, IGCC, MCCIA, etc.

Mr. Hans-Georg Ruehl, Director
Started his career as project engineer with Philips, handling projects in all kinds of industries, such as dairies, plastic machines etc., Managing Director of Resotec Realtime Software GmbH, located at Baunatal, Germany since 1985. Highly experienced in plastics industry as well as automotive industry, he has worked together with manufacturing companies all over the world.

Joined AIPL as Director and shareholder in 2000, looking after European business of AIPL.

Mr Manoj Patwardhan, Director
Over 19 years of experience in software engineering and development practices in the United States.

Manoj has experience in diverse technology areas such as telecommunications, business applications involving XML-based standards and anti-virus technology. He has also worked on several platforms with particular expertise on Apple and Unix operating systems.

He is an ardent advocate of open source technologies.

Ascent Informatics (India) Pvt. Ltd. offers following services to its customers -

1. Custom Projects -
AIPL will undertake projects on behalf of the clients as total turnkey assignments. These projects can be on Fixed Cost basis or on Time and Materiel Basis. AIPL follows Software Engineering processes throughout project execution. We follow either Waterfall or Agile methodology for project execution depending on project needs.

2. Product development and life-cycle management for customers -
We have experience in undertaking product development, QA and maintenance. We run ODC for one of our customers for product development and support.

3. PlantLink sales - standard and customized versions -
PlantLink is AIPL's product in the area of industrial automation. It is a 'Web-based Remote Monitoring & Control System'. PlantLink is used for monitoring of plants, factories and equipments over internet and intranet.
Apart from selling standard product, we also undertake customizations of this product as per customer requirements.

4. Onsite resources
AIPL will also provide Consultants and Development Resources to the clients for project work who will work under direct control and supervision of the client’s Project Manager.

Our approach –
-Software systems as business solutions
-Establish and maintain close and continuous communication with clients
-Set realistic client expectations
-To deliver to the client what ‘they’ want
-Flexible client driven models

At AIPL well-documented quality processes are followed for each stage of software development. We are in the process of getting ISO certification. We use Waterfall as well as Agile Methodology.

AIPL’s core strengths are in the areas of building software systems using distributed components adopting OOAD methodology. AIPL has developed expertise in a few domain areas –
Industrial Automation
Shipping & Logistics
Knowledge Management
Security Control Room Monitoring

Application Areas (indicative)
Factory and process automation systems, SCADA
Shipping & Logistics
Sales Force Automation,
Internet / Intranet based applications
E-Commerce / M-Commerce applications
Knowledge management solutions
Security control room solutions
Embedded Systems

Technologies / Methodologies
Component based Architecture
Distributed 24x7 Enterprise Systems
Internet & Intranet applications
GUI centric applications
Reusable middleware components

OS, Languages
Windows, Windows CE
Apple Macintosh

Java, J2EE, XML, EJB, PHP etc.
C / C++ / Visual C++
MS SQL Server, MySQL, MS Access, Oracle

Sample projects -
1. FlagShip
Logistics / Shipping Management
Continuing / ODC (23 resources)
C++/ VC++, PHP, MySQL, Apache Server

2. PlantLink
Industrial Automation / Web based solution for monitoring & control of factories, plants and equipments
6 person years
C++, J2EE, Tomcat, MS Access

3. Infository
Knwoledge Management / Information Repository
3 person years
J2EE, MS Access

4. Merlin Sales Coach
Sales Force Automation System (Partial CRM)
4 person years
VB.NET, C#, Crystal Reports, Web Services

5. T-API Firmware Porting
Embedded Systems
16 person months
C, AMX RTOS, PC/104 board

6. X-Media EC System
E-Commerce / M-Commerce
25 person months
J2EE, Struts, Apache server, Resin application server, Oracle, Linux

7. KwikCall
Internet based telephony application
52 person months
ASP.NET, VB.NET, Crystal Reports, SQL Server

8. Content Management System
Content Management Solution
10 person months
J2EE, XML, XSL, Postgres, Linux

9. Master Viewer
Industrial Automation
12 person months

10. BECS
Shipping & Logistics
12 person months
J2EE, Crystal Reports, WebLogic, Oracle

Payment Terms
On request
Ajit Patil
Vertex Software Pvt. Ltd., Managing Director
Doing many projects for Vertex in J2EE technologies. The projects are done independently by AIPL or jointly along with Vertex teams.
Sadanand Teje
Honeywell Automation (India) Ltd., SBU Head
Did 2 projects in industrial automation domain for Honeywell
Elise Sargent
Kewill Solutions North America, VP (Engineering)
Running an ODC of 23 people for Kewill. The team does various enhancements / customization projects for FlagShip. FlagShip is an “Enterprise Shipping Management Product” of Kewill. FlagShip is used by many bulk shippers to ship their consignments by directly connecting to the systems of carriers / shipping companies. AIPL mainly develops interface to various carrier systems.
Melanie Ruehl
Merlin Business Solutions, Managing Director
Developed a Sales Force Automation product in .NET technology
Ajay Bhagwat
Renu Electronics Pvt. Ltd., Managing Director
Renu Electronics manufactures Human Machine Interface products used in process industry. Added web server capabilities to Renu Electronics products - Prizm and Gateway. Also developed an application which allows users to view data of these products over internet.
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