emQube, a leading software development and business solutions organization, today announced its entry into the Indian IT services market with its new operations center in Mumbai. The center will provide specialized expertise in developing web-based applications, mobile applications, and packaged solutions for Indian and global clients. emQube is a subsidiary of 1989 founded Swan Solutions & Services Pvt. Ltd, a Rs 100-crore IT solutions company.
Mr Mohammed Sutarwala, Managing Director of emQube says, “emQube helps companies deploy modern management practices through effective use of information technology services and tools. We have been doing this in the Middle East for over a decade, and realize that Indian firms, like global customers, are increasingly looking at technology as a key business enabler, a means to improve productivity, enrich customer engagement and gain better business oversight. With our new operations center in Mumbai we will leverage our expertise and resources to serve Indian as well as global customers.”
emQube has grown substantially over the years since the time it was founded in 2003. The company has relationships with BMW Middle East, Dubai Investment and Financial Centre, Nespresso Middle East among other MNCs in the Middle East. The company has reinforced its leadership position in web-based application development services and has nurtured the type of organization needed to address the needs of its customers globally.
The opening of the operations center in India is a strategic move by the company to help Indian as well as global clients align their enterprise-wide applications with business priorities and operational requirements. The new operations center is fully functional and will provide more opportunities to emQube to harness quality Indian IT talent. The company aims to double its head count in the next one year. The center will bring added advantage of proximity to emQube’s clients in the Middle East region and will bolster its delivery capabilities by enabling closer collaboration with their customers and partners.
Ms Pooja Shah, Director of emQube said, “Our new operations center is the launching pad of our global aspirations. The growth of social media has raised the User Interface (UI) expectations of enterprise users who now demand software that looks ‘cool’. emQube is a boutique software company with a strong emphasis on UX/UI. We are not just focused on robustness and scalability, but also on aesthetics and usability, and that is what sets us apart.”
Indian IT Services Market Overview
Riding on Digital India, the Smart Cities project, Skill India program, etc. the Indian IT services market is expected to post a CAGR of 10.8% between 2014 and 2019 as per IDC. The key to galloping growth of Indian IT market lies in electronic and mobile-based delivery of citizen services, financial inclusion through online platforms and spending on smart cities, among other things.
Other key drivers for the IT services market include licenses awarded for payments banks and small-scale banks, a growing start-up community and sustained investments across third-platform technologies. The Indian IT services market includes project-oriented services such as systems integration, network consulting and integration, custom application development and IT consulting.