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Bellevue, WA, United States, 2012/05/15 - iLink Systems, Inc. CMMI certified software solutions provider, Microsoft Gold Level Partner and 2011 Mobility partner, has set up a Center of Excellence for training and creating applications on the new Microsoft Windows 8 operating system.
iLink Systems, an ISO and CMMI certified global software solutions provider, managed Microsoft SI Partner, winner of Microsoft's 2009 Public Sector, Health Partner of the Year award and Mobility Partner of the Year for 2011, has set up a Center of Excellence for training and creating applications on the new Microsoft Windows 8 operating system.
Speaking to the Managing Editor of Enterprise Apps Today, a leading source of information on the software applications that power today's enterprise organizations, Anand Gaddum Healthcare Practice Director at iLink said that “one of biggest strengths of the new Windows 8 OS is an improved user experience, for both mobile and desktop platforms. There will be a learning curve for users, but once they experience it I believe they will like it. Users will also find it appealing to easily access most Office apps on tablets and other mobile devices.” Adding about the security aspect, Anand said “For IT admins, the built-in security features of Windows 8 will be a huge differentiating factor. iLink's clients in the healthcare industry, especially, tend to worry about apps involving sensitive patient data when they evaluate tablets as form factors for health personnel”
The Enterprise Apps Today’s article discusses the opinion of some Business Folks and IT Admins, and presents interviews from a few elite Microsoft partners who have starting doing some work on Windows 8.
“We are excited about the Windows 8 launch slated for later this year. In our trainings, we are concentrating on delivering apps on Windows 8 through XAML, C# and HTML5. Windows 8 with Metro UI is a real powerful avenue for delivering enhanced usability and user experience, and can help us get a jumpstart on the next generation of applications” said Sridhar Mahadevan, CTO at iLink Systems.
Founded in 2002, iLink Systems, Inc. (ilink-systems.com) is an ISO and CMMI certified global software solutions provider, Microsoft Gold Level Partner and winner of the 2011 Mobility partner of the year award. iLink integrates software systems and develops custom applications, components, and frameworks on the Microsoft platform for IT departments, application services provides and independent software vendors. iLink solutions are used in a broad range of industries and functions, including healthcare, telecom, government, education, and life sciences. iLink's expertise also includes mobile and embedded systems, business intelligence, portals and collaboration, and user experience design. Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, iLink has offices in Fairfax, VA; Houston, TX; Atlanta, GA; CA-Bay Area and Chennai, India, Trichy - India.