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

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 10th Apr 2020

Buyers willing to pay for goods processed, in production

More companies have come forward in assuring suppliers that they...

Pic: Pixabay

Textiles | On 10th Apr 2020

EU agrees on bailout package worth half-a-trillion euros

European Union (EU) finance ministers yesterday agreed on a bailout...

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 10th Apr 2020

€5-mn EU emergency fund for Myanmar garment workers

In solidarity with Myanmar and the workers at risk in the garment...

Interviews View All

Deepak Jain, Baggout

Deepak Jain
Baggout

We are using Facebook and Instagram to promote ourselves

Top executives, Fashion houses, India

Top executives
Fashion houses, India

With technology, it has become easier to ensure IPR

Binoy Ravjani, Hero's Fashion

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Jash Choraria,

Jash Choraria

Established in 2015 by <b>Jash Choraria</b>, Unifynd is a Mumbai-based...

Pietro Turrin,

Pietro Turrin

Industrie Tessili Bresciane (ITB) has served numerous industries and...

Fan Liyuan,

Fan Liyuan

Chinese company Jiangsu Yingyang Nonwoven Machinery, established in 1993,...

Mary-Cathryn Kolb, Brrr°

Mary-Cathryn Kolb
Brrr°

Atlanta-based private start-up Brrr° was founded in 2014 to develop...

Larry L Kinn, Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Giulio Cesareo, Directa Plus

Giulio Cesareo
Directa Plus

UK-based Directa Plus is one of the largest producers and suppliers...

Sweta Agarwal, A Humming Way

Sweta Agarwal
A Humming Way

A Humming Way (AHW) is inspired by the old-world regalia of Rajasthan...

Igor Chapurin, Chapurin

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Aditi Somani, Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

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

Leave your Comments


April 2020

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


Advanced Search