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Sankhya InfoTech to expand operations in US, Singapore

Sankhya also counts companies such as Airbus, Boeing, Embraer, Etihad and Safran Aircraft Engines as its customers

BS Reporter  |  Bengaluru 

Sankhya InfoTech

Sankhya InfoTech, a and solutions provider for the and sector, on Wednesday announced plans to expand its operation into the United States (US) and markets while strengthening its presence in and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

The Hyderabad-based company, which builds simulations to help train technicians, wants to tap the growing demand for globally. The company expects the demand to increase from 20,000 to 46,000 in the next decade.

The entry into the two new markets is strategic since a lot of demand is expected to be driven from the and Asia where fleets are due for renewal.

The firm also said it was rolling out new solutions that use analytics and artificial intelligence to enhance programmes, which are customised for individuals.

"Whether it's the of a fighter jet engine for maintenance or a platform to implement world's first evidence-based to Airways, we are intent on shaping the future of with our innovations in immersive systems, analytics and artificial intelligence and accelerate global presence," said CMD Sridhar Krishna.

Sankhya also counts such as Airbus, Boeing, Embraer, and Safran Engines as its customers and hopes to expand this base through its geographic expansion. The company claims it already has over 1.5 million users for its products across 50 locations.

Other enhancements such as the use of virtual reality for are also being employed by Sankhya, which will help improve the quality of the offered to customers.

Sankhya also made three new appointments to its board of directors: Bhaskar Pramanik, former chairman, Microsoft India; Anil Valluri, president of NetApp India & SAARC; and Ravindran Govindan, founder and executive chairman, Mercatus Capital.

First Published: Wed, November 29 2017. 20:36 IST