Bangalore, December 3, 2013: Happiest Minds Technologies, a next generation IT services and solutions company today announced that ithas entered into a strategic partnership with Datawind—makers of Aakash Tablet PC, anda leading provider of wireless web access products and services,to develop cloud-based applications and solutions on Datawind’s low cost tablet platform—UbiSlate.Through this partnership both the companies will also look to create affordable mobility solutions foreducation and healthcare sectors.
Commenting on this partnershipSuneet Singh Tuli, CEO, Datawind said,“Datawindhas been focused on democratizing access to internet and computing with our versatile and robust, yet low cost tablet platform. The UbiSlate platform now evolves to the next level with our partnership with Happiest Minds. Happiest Minds is known for their expertise in disruptive technologies like cloud, mobility, analytics as well asembedded solutions. Through this partnership, wewill be able to create a completemobility experience by offeringaccess to cost effective cloudapplications and solutionsto our customers.”
Expressing his thoughtsJoseph Ananthraju, CEO, Product Engineering Services, Happiest Mindssaid, “We are excited about our partnership with Datawind. With our IP led approach,domain knowledge of education and healthcare sectorsand singular focus on disruptive technologies, we look forward to creating world class applications for Datawind customers. As cloud and mobile technologies advance rapidly centered around the devices, we will engage with our customers through innovative business models to leverage new opportunities.”
With a focus on disruptive technologies, Happiest Mind’s Product Engineering Services (PES) group builds software and hardware products and solutions covering major domains like E-Commerce, education, healthcare, data center infrastructure, consumer electronics, automotive and next generation Internet of Things.
The Datawind App Store is the first major joint initiative undertaken through thestrategic partnership. The App Store, beingdeveloped by Happiest Minds,is designed to create a connected customer experience for the first time Android users. The App Store will be available on all Datawind devices.
DataWind is a leading developer of wireless web access products and services, and among the largest suppliers of tablet computers in India. Based on several international patents, DataWind’s breakthrough technologies solve the bandwidth limitations of cellular networks by accelerating content delivery by factors of 10x to 30x. Armed with this technological strength, the company is committed to enabling the internet for the next three billion.
The company is credited with the developing the world’s lowest cost tablet computers and has received recognition on several prestigious platforms including – the United Nation at the launch of Aakash by UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon; as a ‘classroom revolutionary’ by the Forbes Magazine’s 2012 Impact 15 List; and as ‘UK’s Most Innovative Mobile Company’. DataWind is working with several governments and not-for-profit organizations to help them achieve their goals of elevating the quality of education and bridging the digital divide.
DataWind has offices in London, Montreal, Mississauga, Amritsar and New Delhi. DataWind devices can be purchased online at www.DataWind.com
About Happiest MindsTechnologies:
Happiest Minds is focused on helping customers build Smart, Secure and Connected experience by leveraging disruptive technologies like mobility, analytics, security, cloud computing, social computing and unified communications. Enterprises are embracing these technologies to implement Omni-channel strategies, manage structured & unstructured data and make real time decisions based on actionable insights, while ensuring security for data and infrastructure. Happiest Minds also offers high degree of skills, IPs and domain expertise across a set of focused areas that include IT Services, Product Engineering Services, Infrastructure Management, Security, Testing and Consulting.
Headquartered in Bangalore, India, Happiest Minds has operations in the US, UK, Singapore and Australia. It secured a $45 million Series-A funding led by Canaan Partners, Intel Capital and Ashok Soota.
For more information, visit http://www.happiestminds.com.
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