India's Largest Online B2B Marketplace IndiaMART.com Goes GoogleBy Indiamart.com, PRNE
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
NEW DELHI, May 5, 2011 - IndiaMART.com, India's largest online B2B marketplace,
announced today that more than 4,000 of its employees, located across 75
offices within the country, have recently started using Google Apps for
Business as their primary messaging and collaboration suite.
Google Apps for Business is a web-based suite of messaging and
collaboration applications, that includes Gmail, Google Calendar, and
integrated IM, as well as Google Docs and Google Sites, Google's word
processing, spreadsheet, presentation and website creation tools.
Dinesh Agarwal, CEO - IndiaMART.com, said, "At IndiaMART.com,
we have always been proactive in adopting new technologies for seamless
business operations. It is this outlook that prompted us to utilise Google
Apps, which promises better infrastructure and management than what is
ordinarily possible with on-premise solutions, while serving millions of
users simultaneously. Google has created a wonderful suite of applications
that tend to help organisations save time, money and resources. We are
optimistic that these innovative apps would definitely trigger many
organisations like us to move on to cloud."
"We are pleased to have IndiaMART.com join the Google Apps
family here in India," said Pradeep Agarwal, Country Head, Google Enterprise
in India. "They serve as a great example of how organizations are able use
cloud-based messaging and collaboration tools to connect their employees,
customers and business partners in various offices and cities for enhanced
productivity and better decision making."
The migration to Google Apps for Business allows IndiaMART.com
to move its employees onto one common email platform. The company is also in
the process of rolling out collaboration tools such as Google Docs, which
allow employees to share files and collaborate in real-time, keeping versions
organized and available wherever and whenever they work.
IndiaMART.com plans to transition other custom on-premise apps
to the cloud using Google App Engine in future.
IndiaMART.com is India's largest online B2B marketplace for
Small & Medium Size Businesses, connecting global buyers with suppliers. The
company offers a platform & tools to over 1 million suppliers to generate
business leads from over 5 million buyers, who use the platform to find
reliable & competitive suppliers. The company has over 4000 employees located
across 75 offices in the country. Its existing investors include Intel
Capital and Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.
Products & Services
IndiaMART.com offers products that enable small & medium size
businesses generate business leads (online catalogs/store-fronts), establish
their credibility (third party verified trust profile) and use business
information (finance, news, trade shows, tenders) for their business
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About Google Inc.
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of
people around the world with information every day. Founded in 1998 by
Stanford Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google today is a top web
property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program
provides businesses of all sizes with measurable results, while enhancing the
overall web experience for users. Google is headquartered in Silicon Valley
with offices throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information,
Media Contacts Pawandeep Kaur Manager - PR IndiaMART.com T: +91-120-3911000 F: +91-120-2424943 E: pr@IndiaMART.com
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