Bangalore, December 4, 2013: Bangalore-headquartered IT services and solutions player, Happiest Minds Technologies, has entered into a strategic partnership with Datawind —makers of Aakash Tablet PC, to develop cloud-based applications and solutions on Datawind’s low cost tablet platform—UbiSlate. Both the companies will also look to create affordable mobility solutions for education and healthcare sectors.
Says Suneet Singh Tuli, CEO, Datawind: "Datawind has 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, known for their expertise in disruptive technologies like cloud, mobility, analytics as well as embedded solutions. Through this partnership, we will be able to create a complete mobility experience by offering access to cost effective cloud applications and solutions to our customers."
Adds Joseph Ananthraju, CEO, Product Engineering Services, Happiest Minds: "We are excited about our partnership with Datawind. With our IP led approach, domain knowledge of education and healthcare sectors and 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."
The Datawind App Store is the first major joint initiative undertaken through the strategic partnership. The App Store, being developed 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.