Prithvi Information Solutions, an Indian IT services organisation that is headquartered in the US, has entered the South African market with an eye list on the JSE.
The company has its headquarters in Pittsburgh, US, and its main operational base in Hyderabad, India. It was recently ranked 12th among the Top 20 Indian IT Services Exporters 2008-09 by NASSCOM and one of the Fast 500 growing companies by Deloitte & Touche.
Prithvi Information Solutions is a provider of global IT services, engineering and professional consulting services catering to the telecom, BFSI, healthcare, retail, manufacturing, government and high-tech industry segments.
The services it offers range from high-end enterprise application to less complex application development and maintenance services.
Sreedhar Chilumula, head of global sales at Prithvi, says: "We are quite confident about the South African market place and have entered this market with long-term plans.
"We intend to provide our solutions to enable our customers transform their businesses leading to significant productivity improvements in various operational and strategic aspects.
"Our plans include setting up a training and development centre here as well as eventual listing on the JSE."
Dakshina Murthy, chief research officer, adds: "Our predictive analytics solutions are primarily aimed at replacing intuition and guesswork with informed realtime predictive decision making processes. Our many global successes indicate that we can replicate the same in South Africa."