Ataol Ay, Managing PartnerA look at Microsoft’s roadmap reveals how the Office 365 environment along with many more of its technologies is set to influence the cloud solutions marketplace. The market is teeming with Office 365 based solutions for intranet portals that are digital workplaces where the employees in an organization can store, share, and access information in real time. “Simternet has geared up to meet the need by upgrading its development library to develop on-premise solutions that would cater to the business needs of enterprises keen on transforming their business on Azure, Office 365 or Microsoft’s cloud,” elaborates Ataol Ay, Managing Partner, Simternet.
Based out of Istanbul, Turkey, Simternet is a Microsoft Gold Certified business partner with an established expertise in SharePoint consulting and hosted SharePoint solutions. A leading provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), B2B and other ecommerce solutions, the company is one of the first partners for Microsoft Turkey to have launched the Office 365 environment. With a team of experts who have worked on more than 300 custom projects, Simternet has serviced an assorted clientele of national and international enterprises. Furthermore, they have the unique reputation of being the first Turkish firm to have offered a hosted SharePoint solution in Turkey. The SharePoint portal solution that was implemented for the biggest private bank in Turkey has thousands of internal users today.
Also, Simternet offers packaged solutions for banks, insurance companies and multinationals who want to rely on SharePoint for their web presence. The firm’s SharePoint package offers around 50 plus modules, fully managed through the SharePoint admin privileges.The platform offers optimum compatibility with SharePoint 2013 for its on-premise users as well as the Office 365 users who can access it through SharePoint Online.The package also offers the option of implementing a SharePoint intranet portal in a day along with a pre configured template.
Simternet is the only global firm that offers to deliver an intranet portal in a day on SharePoint Online
The full array of custom development services offered by the company ranges from on-site analysis to custom development, installation, and training. “Simternet is the only global firm that offers to deliver an intranet portal in a day on SharePoint Online,” remarks Ataol Ay.
A recent benefactor of Simternet’s solutions is a Turkish Investment agency that chose SharePoint as a hosted service for its official website. The website was accorded with the distinction of being the best agency website in Europe by the World Bank. The company developed a multi lingual website that had customized integrations with an online translation firm, Google Map and Microsoft CRM.
One of the first SharePoint Solution providers to adopt the Scrum methodologies for agile development, Simternet has gone a step further by using it in day-to-day functioning of all its departments. Furthermore, Simternet’s expertise extends well beyond its SharePoint solutions as it offers mobile applications for iOS, Android and Microsoft platforms as well. “I established Simternet in 1995 when I was still a University student, so it is my first child. I was critiqued by my managers for having a conservative approach when deciding on an overseas expansion of our services territory. But now I take pride in the fact that my child is all grown up and going places,” remarks Ataol Ay. The company plans on expanding its intranet portal product for SharePoint in the near future as its focus is on becoming one of the best application stores for Microsoft solutions. Simternet’s solution oriented approach towards its audience is further accentuated by its customer centric motto ‘Your Intranet Portal in one day.’