Infinite Convergence appoints Anurag Lal as CEO
By siliconindia.com on 18 May 2011
Bangalore: Infinite Convergence, a 100 percent owned subsidiary of Infinite Computer Solutions, a global service provider of Infrastructure Management Services, Intellectual Property Leveraged Solutions and Application Management Services, has announced that it will develop, launch and market leading edge mobile messaging products and solutions. The new business will allow Infinite to enable the mobile operators, enterprise and public sector businesses with turnkey messaging products and solutions.
Anurag Lal has been appointed the CEO of Infinite Convergence. An industry visionary with over 20 years of global operating experience in the IT and telecommunications industries, Lal previously served as Director of the United States National Broadband Taskforce, which is a part of the Federal Communications Commission, where he contributed to the development of nation's first National Broadband Plan. He was also the Senior Vice President of Meru Networks. Lal holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics from Delhi University and attended the Senior Leadership Program at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School.
Talking about the Infinite's new offerings, Upinder Zutshi, Managing Director and CEO, Infinite, said "We are focused to see Infinite Convergence as one of the leading providers of mobility solutions, especially when it comes to SMS and MMS platforms in all technologies. Lal will play the role of maximizing the Infinite Convergence's opportunity for our company, employees and shareholders."
With its new initiative, Infinite Convergence plans to participate in the current growing opportunity of the mobile industry, which is expected to reach $233 billion at a CAGR of 9.1 percent by 2014. Infinite Convergence is the result of Infinite's strategic alliance with Nokia Siemens Networks. The acquired communication related Intellectual Property is helping Infinite to develop a range of mobile messaging products and will be sold to existing and future clients worldwide.
At present, Infinite Convergence delivers 100 billion messages per year and supports over 100 million subscribers globally. It provides a complete messaging product portfolio that includes Multimedia Message Service Centers (MMSC), Short Message Service Centres (SMSC), Short Message Service (SMS) Gateways, Multimedia Message Service (MMS) Gateways and Converged Messaging Platforms. By developing its current markets and seeking existing incremental opportunities for current and future products, it will meet the customer requirements and demands. Initially they look forward to focus towards Direct Customers, Enterprises, Public Sector Entities and Channel Partners.
The company already has its footprint in most of the large telecom and IT services markets of the world, offering onsite, offsite and nearshore capabilities with offices at multiple locations in the U.S., U.K., India, Singapore, Malaysia and China.