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Vegayan’s day out at Innovations 2011

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Yet again, Vegayan was one of the shortlisted companies for its innovative products at INNOVATIONS 2011 hosted by Persistent Systems at their sprawling campus in Pune. There were altogether 14 such companies which showcased their innovative technology/products at the event. It was a one day event which started off with a keynote speech by Mr. Chetan Maini – the man who designed India’s first electric car –“Reva”. This was followed by Innovator presentations (Group I) which included Vegayan’s presentation. The presentations were followed by a common Q&A session wherein lots of inquisitive queries were asked by the audience; with equally interesting answers from the Innovators.

This was followed by a lunch-break cum exhibition at the exhibit floor where the Innovators had setup their stalls for showcasing their innovative ideas/products. Vegayan stall also had a good number of visitors who wanted to get more details about our company and products, our customers, the markets we cater etc.

After about an hour at the exhibit floor, we were again ready for yet another exciting round of Innovator presentations (Group II) and a common Q&A session. This was followed by a short tea break.

In the last session, an interesting presentation was delivered by L R Natarajan of Titan Industries- Jewellery Business Unit (Tanishq) on how its innovative practices revamped the jewellery business in India.

It was indeed a wonderful experience watching Innovators present and demonstrate their novel ideas. Few of these were quite impressive and if implemented, would bring in lot of benefits for the common man in terms of utility and affordability.

For more details on the event and the innovations presented, log on to http://www.iitbombay.org/news/Current/innovations-2011-pune

Keep innovating !!!

Vegayan featured in IT Innovators 2008 by NASSCOM

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Here is something we missed reporting in this blog earlier…

IT Innovators 2008Vegayan got featured in the list of “IT Innovators 2008” by NASSCOM. The list consists of companies which managed to stand out and differentiate themselves in highly competitive, often adverse market conditions and carved a niche for themselves using breakthrough technological products and novel market initiatives. It includes wide spectrum of young enterprising companies and large companies that are making waves both at home and overseas.

We the Vegayan team are proud of this recognition by NASSCOM.

For more details:
http://www.nasscom.in/Nasscom/templates/NormalPage.aspx?id=56235
http://www.nasscom.in/upload/61369/Vegayan_System.pdf

Entrepreneurship – Beginning To Hatch

Friday, January 30th, 2009

“Tech start-ups are warmed up in incubation centres. Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) in IIT Mumbai defies all indications of a global economic downturn as young people armed with engineering, math and enthusiasm work on start-up ventures.” Vegayan is also one of them mentioned in the article by Businessworld magazine.

For detailed article visit : Entrepreneurship Beginning To Hatch  By Venkatesh Ganesh (Businessworld Issue 20-26 Jan 2009)

Vegayan @ IEEE ANTS 2008

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

The 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (ANTS) is back at IIT Bombay. Vegayan had the opportunity to exhibit its products and solutions at the conference. Many stalwarts from telecom world- industry as well as academia- who were participants/speakers at the conference visited our booth.

ANTS 2008

Vegayan’s CEO Dr. Girish Saraph also played a prominent role in ANTS 2008 conference by moderating Service Provider Panel. The theme of the panel discussion was on current as well as future trends on technologies and services. The panelists were key people driving growth in the Indian telecom industry represented carriers/service providers.

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From R to L: J. Gopal- Executive Director at MTNL, Arvind Mathur- Chief Solution Architect at Sify India, Sumit Chowdhury- CIO at Reliance Communications and Dr. Girish Saraph- CEO Vegayan Systems moderating the panel

Interview of Vegayan CEO on The Kamla Bhatt Show

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

In an interview with Kamla Bhatt, Vegayan’s CEO Dr. Girish Saraph shares his experience on what it takes to run a start-up in India, and about the ever changing business plan, and if there is such a thing as “a good time” to start your business.

For detailed interview go to “The Kamla Bhatt Show”

Vegayan @ ANTS 2007

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

The ANTS (Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems) conference, involving active participation from stalwarts of global telecom industry was a big event to end the year. The conference conducted on Dec 17th, 18th at KReSIT, IIT Bombay (right below Vegayan’s HQ) was the best platform we could have asked for to showcase our products and their value proposition.

Vegayan Booth

Vegayan’s booth attracted a large number of visitors on both the days and it was an amazing experience to present how Vegayan aims to change the global communications landscape. Many of the prominent speakers and participants at the conference were so impressed by Vegayan’s innovative technology that they could not resist coming upstairs to visit Vegayan Office to inquire in detail about Vegayan’s product portfolio and go through a product demo.

Vegayan played a prominent role in the conference, with its founder Dr. Girish Saraph moderating the service provider’s panel discussion on Day 2 of the conference. The theme of this panel was to discuss key technologies that will define service provider networks and upcoming services. The panelists were key people driving growth in the global telecom segment represented academic, carriers/service providers and equipment vendor communities thereby providing a holistic view of what would shape the next generation networks and services.

Service Provider Panel

From L to R: Vijay Jain- Director, Broadband Operations at Ericsson India, Chris Buchanan- Solutions leader Voice & SMB at Nortel, Prof. Mohammed Atiquzzman- Oklahoma University USA, T.V. Sriram- VP at Bharti-Airtel India, Tushar Saxena- Director, at Verizon Communications USA, Neeraj Sonker- VP Engineering at Tata VSNL India, Arvind Mathur- Chief Architect at Sify India and Extreme R: Dr. Girish Saraph– Vegayan Systems moderating the panel

The event provided us with a lot of visibility, traction with who-is-who of Indian and Global telecom industry. It may potentially lead to many opportunities of strategic alliance.

Success and Happiness – Dr. Hiru Bijlani

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Last week Dr. Hiru Bijlani conducted workshop for Vegayan team on “Roadmap for Success and Happiness”. Dr. Hiru has a distinguished career as management consultant and trainer. He has authored many books related to the above subject matter.

It was not a typical lecture (“gyan”) from the management “guru” as, it involved high level of participation from our team members.

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Things I liked in this workshop are:

1) We set out company goals and saw how each individual would play role in achieving it.
2) We talked about things that apply to our day-to-day activities related to work situation, relationship, health etc.
3) Everyone was encouraged to make affirmations which helps in bringing focus and building self-esteem.

There is lot more than this but, for those details go to Dr. Hiru website at http://www.successyogi.com

HAPPY DIWALI to all.
– Amit

Two Days at MTNL Training Centre

Friday, July 20th, 2007

MPLS Training sessions at MTNL

Some of us (Amit, Dakshina, Prashant and Vijay ) from Vegayan attended the two days sessions on MPLS Technology at MTNL, Training Centre in Hiranandani, Powai. Prof. Girish Saraph was the speaker in those sessions. The sessions were attended by high ranking officials from MTNL. I must say it was very good experience to know about the latest in MPLS Technology tracing through earlier connection oriented technologies like X.25, frame relay and ATM. I am eagerly looking forward to gain from similar events in future.

The Obligatory “Hello World” Post

Sunday, May 20th, 2007

We are Vegayan Systems, You could know more about us here. This blog is by “us” the employees of Vegayan Systems. Expect to hear about our opinions, feeling, occasional rambling on subject matter technical and otherwise.