Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / Microsoft-TEA to offer Relevant IT Solutions for Textile Cluster
Microsoft-TEA to offer Relevant IT Solutions for Textile Cluster
17
Dec '09
Under the aegis of Project Vikas, the Tirupur Exporters' Association through its Special Purpose Vehicle, G-Tech Info Solutoins (Intl.) Pvt. Limited and Microsoft India launched online solutions for the textile manufacturing SMEs in Tirupur. The solutions include an Online Desktop by Airtel, Hosted Email by Global Outlook and Unified Communications by WIPRO: these comprehensive and affordable enterprise solutions aim at enhancing the productivity and efficiency of the cluster.

The availability of the online solutions also means that the manufacturers now have the option of selecting the relevant hosted solution/s and take advantage of the 'pay as you go' model, rather than installing an on-premise solution.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. A. Shaktivel, President, Tirupur Exporters' Association, said, “Over the last 19 years, TEA has been working closely with the government, industry and solution partners to help the textile exporters and manufacturers in Tirupur grow their businesses through technology adoption. We are proud of our partnership with Microsoft India through Project Vikas which has been instrumental in the cluster's development through ICT inclusion. Further, the introduction of these new hosted online solutions will accelerate the IT adoption for the textile manufacturers in Tirupur and give them the advantage of deploying the right solutions to enhance their business productivity at affordable pricing through a 'pay as you go' model.”

Recognizing the huge potential of the SMEs and their set of challenges for IT adoption, Microsoft India launched Project Vikas in partnership with the National Manufacturing Competitive Council (NMCC) in the year 2007. Under Project Vikas, Microsoft brings a plethora of relevant and affordable IT solutions in order to create a sustainable mechanism for IT adoption for SMEs. Further, Project Vikas focuses on making the IT adoption flexible by introducing hosted and online solutions that do not require any specific IT infrastructure and give an affordable option to SMEs via the pay-as-you go model.

In order to Realizing the potential of the textile cluster in Tirupur, Microsoft collaborated with TEA to introduce Project Vikas in the cluster in 2008 which aimed at driving IT adoption for the SMEs in the cluster by facilitating them with affordable IT solutions.

Congratulating the team on the launch, Mr. Ravi Venkatesan, Chairman, Microsoft India, said “There is no denying that the Indian SME sector has the potential for immense growth – but the challenges faced by it are equally a fact of life today. At Microsoft India, we believe that relevant technology, at an affordable price, can go a long way in alleviating the threat these challenges pose. We are glad to partner with the leaders in the IT industry to bring these relevant and cost-effective online solutions which would go a long way in helping the manufacturers of Tirupur implement IT, and compete with the rest of the world.”


Must ReadView All

Chinese firm sets up textile-garment chain in Vietnam

Apparel/Garments | On 13th Dec 2017

Chinese firm sets up textile-garment chain in Vietnam

Worldon Vietnam Co. Ltd under the Chinese Shenzhou Group is likely to ...

Courtesy: SATO Global Solutions

Information Technology | On 13th Dec 2017

Sensor networks improve inventory management

Sensor networks like radio frequency identification (RFID) and smart...

CMAI hails review of FTP as 'progressive package'

Apparel/Garments | On 13th Dec 2017

CMAI hails review of FTP as 'progressive package'

The Clothing Manufacturers' Association of India (CMAI) has hailed...

Interviews View All

Awen Delaval
Samatoa

'Natural fibres are appreciated for traditional authenticity'

DK Sharma
Velocity Apparelz

We constantly communicate with employees at all levels

Mohammad Mamun Ar Rashid
UL VS Bangladesh Ltd

Productivity, creativity and innovation play a vital role in the growth of ...

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Sugandha Bhardwaj

<div>New Delhi-based Brinjal Designs Pvt Ltd manufactures home furnishing...

Harsh Shah

Established in 1956 with a small beginning, Embee today manufactures a...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Anisha Chaudhari
Threads & Shirts

Threads &amp; Shirts is a freshly-tailored concept providing men/women a...

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

December 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.6%
No
12.0%
Skip
18.5%

Total Votes: 92

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
62.0%
No
30.4%
Skip
7.6%

Total Votes: 92

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.0%
No
9.8%
Skip
3.3%

Total Votes: 92

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
81.5%
No
8.7%
Skip
9.8%

Total Votes: 92


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search