NetXcell selected for Microsoft start-up programme

Thursday, 24 January 2008, 05:20 Hrs
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Hyderabad: Mobile solution providers NetXcell on Tuesday said it has been selected to join the Microsoft Startup Accelerator Program (MSAP).

Stewarded by the Emerging Business Team (EBT) at Microsoft, the programme is designed to connect high-potential start-ups committed to the Microsoft platform to an extensive support network. This network should provide access to Microsoft people and programmes, guidance on future directions, and support to accelerate their success.

"NetXcell has been on an aggressive growth path over the last few years. The Microsoft Start-up Accelerator Program comes at the right time and helps enable our future growth. This programme will support us in improving our delivery efficiency and innovation," said Dayakar Puskoor, executive chairman of NetXcell, in a statement here.

Companies are selected to join the programme based on their innovation, marketability, growth potential, funding, platform decision and strategic importance to Microsoft. These companies receive customized engagement plans designed to support their software development and increase market visibility.

"NetXcell provides a valuable solution. Microsoft is pleased to be working with NetXcell to offer seamless mobile solutions that integrate with Microsoft's platform to meet the needs of customers," said Sanjiv Parikh, director, mobility, EBT at Microsoft Corp.

NetXcell was also selected as one of the most innovative companies in India in 2007 by Microsoft in May 2007.

Founded in 2000, NetXcell provides solutions specifically for operators to improve their effectiveness and efficiency of the services.
Source: IANS
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