SatNav Technologies: Software for Complete Infrastructure Control to help Organizations Increase Eff

CIO Vendor Facilities and infrastructure management software have been gaining increasing attention and recognition for the crucial role it plays to create efficiency and cost savings in an organization. Challenges like availability of manpower, growing real estate and property management market, large unorganized segment Growth in BPO, IT and ITeS sectors are driving the market of facilities and infrastructure management software (FMS).

Majority of the vendors providing FMS Software fail to ensure proper utilization of available infrastructure in the host company and consequently end up with poor capacity utilization. This quandary is the result of the lack of focus on all the areas of facilities management. SatNav Technologies, headquartered in Hyderabad, has established a foothold in the area of FMS by transforming business processes and maximizing assets and savings. The company leverages a-mantra, which is an office Efficiency Enhancement suite to help companies manage the complete infrastructure by first mapping them in detail and then tracking the day to day utilization from procurement till disposal, including daily transactions.

SatNav’s focus is not confined to only one or two areas of facilities management but focused upon end-to-end activities that are out needing any other tool. Also, a-mantra is built from the domain inputs of Facilities Managers and aptly suits the needs of similar processionals in the customer organization”, says Amit Prasad, Founder & CEO at SatNav Technologies. The FM service has emerged out of practice because of a clear need to focus on the elaborate and expensive facilities that crucially support the activities of most businesses.

Owing to such business scenarios, organizations today seek FMS software which can provide unique features but at a very cost effective price. SatNav’s a-mantra while meeting all these requirements is also capable of providing personalized customization during implementation to suit the needs of admins at a lower cost. “When compared with other large and even smaller players, we offer implementation processes and post implementation support that is better than most offerings in the industry”, adds Amit.

The Journey
Few years ago admins and infrastructure teams of several leading companies were struggling with issues like planning and project management, quality assessment and management of property manually. After several efforts to find a reliable service which could simplify the daily processes and enable quick, accurate decision making, the admin team of a leading global company approached SatNav and that is when SatNav forayed to uncover the hidden opportunity in area of facilities and infrastructure management. “We saw a business opportunity and felt excited enough to get into this business. A market survey was conducted by Global Consultants Ernst & Young following which the final decision was taken”, quotes Amit. Since then, the company has not looked back.
“The journey has been very fulfilling as each new customer validates our business model and appreciates the huge savings we bring for them”, further adds Amit. Harboring many Indian and International Blue Chip MNCs as its customers, the company believes that the burgeoning adoption rate of new technologies and the emergence of intricate operations within the organizations will leverage huge potential for Facilities and Infrastructure management software providers.

Increasing Productivity and Inventory Savings with a-mantra
a-mantra includes Property Management, Space Management and Asset Management modules which covers the entire infrastructure available in an organization from HR and Finance to inventory. Additionally these modules are linked to Maintenance, Helpdesk and Reservations to increase efficiency and cost savings. a-mantra’s asset management module with in-built alerts to signify stock order quantity helps in handling consumable assets by maintaining the required quantity in stock and ensures quick procurement of required assets in urgencies.

SatNav Technologies has established a foothold in the area of FMS by transforming business processes and maximizing assets and savings

a-mantra is available on both On-Premise and Cloud licensing models. A robust workflow engine within a –mantra manages intra-facility resources efficiently by identifying cost overruns both in intra-facility and inter-facility involved during procurement. “a-mantra saves money while enhancing efficiency and productivity of businesses“, adds Amit

The Future Roadmap
SatNav has a proven record of accomplishment for delivering reliable and cost-effective products. The company owns several coveted recognitions, one of them being the NASSCOM IT innovation showcase award. SatNav has collaborated with 19 sales partners from 10 different countries. With a vision to build a network of 50 sales partners in 20 countries by 2015, the company’s cornerstone lies in its list of excellent customer base. “We want to be one of the Top IT Product companies from India and with customers worldwide are well on course to make that happen”, concludes Amit.

Wide Recognitions
In Tech Award 2014
Top 20 Enterprise SW Companies in 2012
Rising Stars of AP 2011
Avaya Consumer Service finalist 2010
ITsAP Award Showcase 2010
Tech Gadgets Top 10 Valentine Gifts 2010
India Today Top 10 Gadgets 2009
GIS Tech Innovator Award 2008
Action King Dataquest 2008
Red Herring Asia’s Top 100 2007
Cool Companies in India 2006
Microsoft Innovation Award 2006
Nasscom IT Innovation Showcase 2005
Computer Society Award 2002