(n)Code: Solutions Delivering Multitudes Of Operational Efficiencies

Sanjay Agrawal,Head ITPromoted by Government of Gujarat, the Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC) has strategically diversified, expanding its portfolio much beyond Fertilizers and Chemicals. (n)Code Solutions is part of GNFC's major initiative in the Internet security domain. The firm has set up a world class PKI facility to offer Digital Signature Certificate & range of PKI based solutions. The services extend datacentres and much more.

(n)Code designs and builds Data Centres based on the customer requirements. (n)Code builds Data centers using different subsystems like Physical Infrastructure comprising of unified civil and electrical infrastructure, CCTV, Access control, Cooling systems, Fire detection and Suppression system, BMS with Structured Cabling and Racks. IT Infrastructure is another subsystem that (n)Code uses that includes Servers, Storage, Virtualization, Backup, System Software, databases, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Monitoring tools, and Bandwidth, including secure PR to DR connectivity. (n)Code also specializes in Datacenter Infrastructure Management (DCIM) to centralize monitoring, management and intelligent capacity planning of a datacenter's critical systems from central control Room. (n)Code has an impressive track record of designing, executing and managing IT infrastructure projects for Government institutions and Small & Medium enterprises. Through its hosting solutions, the clients receive the much needed freedom to focus and grow their business while the (n)Code team effectively manages their mission- critical application and ITinfrastructure.

"Customer IT requirements keep changing with changes in business volumes and technology all the time, the constant things are our years of expertise and ability to provide customized solutions to each client according to their distinct business needs at lowest cost per transaction. Our team of engineers ensure that the datacenter infrastructure of our clients is up and running 24x7", says Sanjay Agarwal, Head IT, (n)Code Solutions.

Empowering Organizations via Suite of Services
(n)Code Solutions offers Digital Certificates that can integrate with applications such as emails, workflow, enterprise wide applications, websites or secure VPNs. The Digital Certificates can be used by individuals, corporate and governments to secure online B2B / B2C applications and other online transactions for data security and Authentication.

(n)Code provides e-Procurement services through its portal which facilitates and manages e-tendering and e-auction. The portal hosts, publishes and executes thousands of tenders for all departments of Govt. of Gujarat. The portal is enabled with end to end eProcurement application which handles multi currency situations, multistage evaluations, reverse and forward Auctions, catalogue management and so on.

(n)Code also offers a wide range of Security Services which include Managed IT Services & Secure Infrastructure design & building Services.

With Virtualization of servers and large Storages available with redundancy of Bandwidths, (n)Code can provide additional IT infra to customers on the fly and customers can manage their Peak loads
during the day, month or yearly surges. For such facility of short term large resources needed, customer only pays for the infrastructure used for specific duration only.

Significant Growth and Expansion
(n)Code's efficient design renders 25 years of life for Datacenters, especially in terms of power capacity, design cooling and IT infrastructure as modular for capacity enhancements, back to back arrangements with OEMS with strict SLA and involvement of Top Management throughout the Datacenter lifecycle.

So far, (n)Code has datacenter built-up areas of more than 65000 sq. ft. amongst high security datacenters for clients that include - State Datacenter, and various RAPDRP Datacenters etc. "Where Datacenters were created from scratch, so that Customer need not worry about special skills required to hire people, train them and arrange replacements for 24x7 operations. Uptime of these datacenters at Customer locations have provided 99.95% uptime over last decade", confirms Sanjay.

(n)Code has an impressive track record of designing, executing and managing IT infrastructure projects for Government institutions and Small & Medium enterprises

Cross Domain Expertise and Beyond - Smart Cities
More so, (n)Code team has comprehensive project experience with not only presence in datacenter, PKI, (n)Procure, Managed Services, Hosting, Co-location segment but also in many other IT Projects, including Large Government applications using different technologies, which helps us to deliver higher value for money to customers. (n)Code has forayed into Smart City initiatives of the Indian Government.

(n)Code takes pride in its involvement in the nation's smart cities, aligning businesses with GoI's norms for ease to do business. (n)Code has been digitizing cities by means of automatic fare collection systems, and automatic traffic management systems etc.

As part of smart city offerings, (n)Code has developed a proprietary framework, which serves various aspects of a smart city. Resembling much like a menu card, this framework allows customers to pick & choose the services they seek, and accordingly plug n play customized solutions can be delivered.

(n)Code has qualified and certified professionals, who design and implement whatever latest technology or equipments available in the market and suitable for customers. (n)Code has invested in datacenters in Ahmedabad and provides Hosting and co-location services. With competition from large cloud organizations, (n)Code believes only IT infra services will not be sufficient to make use of the company's strengths. Therefore, (n)Code provides additional services where there is need to manage or create applications, including authentication services, backup of Data, DR facility, additional requirement to use some of (n)Code's other services of Payment Gateway, Managed services, and Call center support.

(n)Code's finesse in IT Infrastructure support and services has earned several customers pan India, including mission mode projects such as Smart City, Intelligent Transit Management System, City surveillance and intelligent traffic management, Home Land security projects, ILMS for mines, GIS based surveys, PKI Enablement in banking and financial institutes

Titles And Accolades
• SKOCH Award 2014 for Mineral Administration and e-Governance using ICT for Commissionerate of Geology and Mining, Govt. of Gujarat.

• National Awards in IT Excellence 2013: Award for Process Innovation in IT for DMG, Karnataka

• National Awards in IT Excellence 2013: Award for Best Use of IT in Healthcare for MA Yojana, Commissionerate of Health, Govt. of Gujarat.

• CSI-NIHILENT e-Governance Award for Excellence 2010-11 for "Mineral Administration" implemented for Commissionerate - Geology & Mining (CGM), Govt. of Gujarat.

• CSI- NIHILENT e-Governance Award 200809 ­ Special Recognition Award in Project Category G2G / G2C for "Information Security Management System" implemented at GUVNL Management Institute, Singapore

• National Award for Best e-Governance Project 2008-09 ­ Presented by Government of India for Exemplary Horizontal Transfer of ICT based Best Practice (Bronze)

• CSI- NIHILENT e-Governance Award 2007 In the Award category "Best e-Governance G2B Project"

• CSI- NIHILENT e-Governance Award 2004 for "Best e-Governance Project" for implementation of PKI technology & Digital Signature Initiative
• CMMI-SVC Level 5, ISO 20000-1:2011, ISO 27001:2013, ISO 9001:2015 Certification