ASIRT (The Association of System Integrators and Retailers in Technology) recently concluded its flagship Information Exchange Monthly Event – TECHDAY. The event held on 23rd June 2022 at Hotel Parle International in Vile Parle, was the association’s 101st TECHDAY.
The welcome note was given by Kaustubh Kulkarni, the host for TECHDAY #101, and Sanjay Ruparel – President, ASIRT, inaugurated the event. Addressing the attendees, Sanjay explained how ASIRT came together to work towards the benefit & development of the community. He further elaborated that ASIRT stands for Partner, Progress, and Evolve. In the last decade, the association has worked to enhance the presence and prosperity of as many as 210 partners.
Apart from felicitating the ASIRT membership team, some new members were also introduced to everyone by Jayesh Sompura, part of the Membership Committee.
Mayank Thakkar from Lym Technologies (CCTV), Hiten Sanghvi from Activolt Tech Solutions (Power and IT Solutions), Nilesh Tupe from Hard-disk Repairing Center (Data recovery Solutions), Pratik Shah from ITCG (Value Added Distributor for Cyber Security, Backup and Storage Solutions) and Keyur Doshi from Microcare Services (Genuine and Transparent Services in IT), were invited to provide their formal introductions.
This was followed by sessions from the sponsors of ASIRT TECHDAY #101.
Sumeet Kela – Founder & Technical Director of Net Protector Anti-Virus, Gold Sponsor for ASIRT TECHDAY, talked about the NPAV journey from a family-managed System Integrator to an International Cyber Security AV solutions company of repute.
In his address to the attendees, Kala shared more about the opportunity to work with NPAV on the GeM portal, as the company is registered with the same and is doing excellent work to safeguard the Indian Government entities.
“NPAV is like the medicinal pill that the ASIRT Community (the IT Doctors) can prescribe to customers (patients) for maintaining good health of their infrastructure. Because of our focus on R&D to improve system performance along with ample protection, working with us as a partner is beneficial to ensure customer stickiness as well as in helping partners make better bottom lines selling our products. When you combine that with our 200 R&D Engineers and 100+ Tech Support Staff, there is an excellent message to convey to your customers,” he reiterated.
The other sponsor session was delivered by S Viswanathan – Founder and CEO of Inspace Technologies and the Co-sponsor for the event. Viswanathan threw more light on Inspace being in the IT Services space and the company’s recent expansions into the US and UK Markets with more than 300 people and 1000+ customers.
Viswanathan also shed more light on new Services vertical Process called IT Audit, recognized by the Government of India with a Copyright for the Process from the HRD Ministry. He also explained the numerous ways in which ASIRT members could work with the Inspace team.
Viswanathan reminisced: “Partners leave money on the table by giving services free of cost to customers. It’s high time we monetize this. We can help customers with Auditing their systems and processes thoroughly so that ASIRT Partners can get their due for the effort, and the customers know the Gaps in their setup, for which they can take decisions to mitigate risks.”
The last session of the TECHDAY was ASIRT Evolve Speaker, where Nancy Shah, a Body Language expert and Public Speaking Coach, as well as EMCEE, interacted and spoke about Body Language – A Language without Barriers.