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Feb 2017

ESDS wins Innovation in Cloud Technology Award at The 7th Annual Aegis Graham Bell Awards

Jury of Aegis Graham Bell Awards awarded ESDS for The Aegis Graham Bell Award under Innovation in Cloud category for ESDS home grown product eNlight Cloud. Innovation holds the key for IT organizations in the ever-growing world of technology. The 7th Annual Aegis Graham Bell Awards was held on 9th Feb 2017, New Delhi where Jury of Aegis Graham Bell Awards, Convergence India, Deloitte, TCOE and COAI awarded ESDS for The Aegis Graham Bell Award under Innovation in Cloud category for the ESDS' home grown product eNlight. The event witnessed Hon'ble Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State in the Prime Ministers Office (PMO); Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space and Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region as the Chief Guest and key note speaker as Dr. Sam Pitroda, Father of Indian Telecom Revolution. ESDS is amongst the few Indian companies to have done recognizable innovation in Cloud and to have created eNlight Cloud product which has American Patent for real-time auto-scaling of CPU and RAM of virtual machines. While majority of the Cloud service providers from abroad focus purely on the B2C compute requirement, they have designed their Cloud to mainly work for a B2C company. There have been no Cloud services that focuses on Enterprises like a Bank, Telecom company, Oil and Gas Company, Shipping and Aviation business. Even after 10 years from the launch of first cloud hosting platform, there is not even a single Bank or a Telco hosting their core data on the Cloud and this is primarily due to the failure of Global Cloud players to make their platform work for such Enterprise B2B requirements. ESDS is a Cloud hosting service provider to have developed a Cloud platform that works for all the Enterprises like Banks, Telco's, Oil and Gas companies, Shipping and Aviation companies and many more. "After winning the Economic Times Award for innovation in Cloud, this is another big Award we have won for innovation in Cloud. Though there was a lot of competition this year, but we were confident to win the Award, as we are the only Indian company to have done commendable job in Cloud innovation and today our Cloud platform is used by 20 Fortune 100 companies of India. eNlight Cloud is no longer an innovation, it has now evolved as an Enterprise Cloud platform which is successfully used by large Indian Enterprises", said Mr. Piyush Somani, MD and CEO, ESDS Software Solutions Pvt Ltd. Aegis Graham Bell Award is the largest innovation award in the field of Telecom and SMAC (Social, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud). Aegis Graham Bell Awards is a tribute to Sir Alexander Graham Bell, father of telephony founded by The Aegis School of Telcom, Data Science. The objective of the award is to encourage and promote innovation, entrepreneurship in the field of Telecom, Social, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud and Security providing recognition for outstanding contributions in these fields in India.