Established in 1989, Ramco Systems is a part of the Chennai based Ramco Group. Ramco is a global provider of Enterprise Solutions and Services in key areas such as Manufacturing, Aviation, Asset Management, Trading & Logistics, Healthcare, eGovernance, Banking & Financial Services, Corporate Performance Management and Human Resources Management. It is also a Siebel Alliance Partner and provides CRM implementation services to global customers. The company has got transferred the assets of erstwhile software business division of Ramco Industries effective from April 1, 1999 for the purpose for which it was originally established. Also, the investments made by Ramco Industries in its overseas software subsidiaries were transferred to Ramco Systems. Ramco provides Converged Networking Solutions, Information Security Services and total Contact Centre Solutions. In the Factory Automation space, Ramco provides Engineering Process Optimization solutions to the Cement, Chemical and Power sectors. Ramco Systems software development practices are ISO 9001 Certified and Development Centers assessed at SEI CMMI-SW Level 5. The company has a global presence with 16 offices in 9 countries across USA, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and South Africa. Ramco System (RSL) has successfuly transformed itself into an qualityenterprise solutions provider in global markets from an simple ERP softwareprovider. Today, the Ramco e.applications family of enterprise solutionscover over 15 industries in four broad areas - enterprise resourcemanagement (ERP), enterprise asset management (EAM), human resources Ramco Systems Ltd customers include Citigroup, Conair, ICI, PHI, Intel, ICICI, Ericsson, Moser Baer, Philips, Reliance Energy, Revertex, AEC, Seagate, eThekwini, Savage Arms, Amara Raja Batteries, Schlumberger, Rakbank, Ruag Aerospace, Swatch Group, GOAP, CavinKare, MJB Wood, Essex Crane, MMTC, Columbia Helicopters, Madras Cements, Tropical Cheese, Preferred Meals, Agilent, Radisson Edwardian, Bemis etc. The company has established in USA, Switzerland, Malaysia & Singapore, also a branch in UK for marketing and implementing the software developed in India. In 2000-2001, the company added two new business lines namely Software consulting projects & Services centered around e-business solutions. The major strategic partnership which the company concluded during 2000-2001 are with Boeing, Sun Microsystems, Siebel & Nortel Networks. It alsohas recently signed an exclusive agreement with the Boeing Company tojointly develop and market Enterprise Maintenance Solutions for globalaviation industry. In Oct. 2001, RSL has entered into a partnership with Enterasys Networks,USA. Through this partnership, Ramco offers Enterasys Networking productsas part of its enterprise solutions to its customers. Company's ASP software solutions has been recognised by leading bodies likethe ASP consortium in Europe.The company has bagged the Gold Award in thecategory of 'Most Innovative Software' from the ASP consortium at CeBIT2003 which was held in Germany. During 2002-03, the company has also won the Best Solution Provider Awardat the International Conference & Exposition organised by AmericanProductivity & Inventory Control Society(APICS) in USA. During 2003-2004, the company came out with a Rights Issue of 3,872,511 Equity shares of Rs.10/- each at a premium of Rs.190/- per Equity share in the ration of one Equity share for every two shares held (1:2) During 2004-2005, Ernst & Young Europe certified the companies Ramco Accounting & Financial Management software conforming to Swiss and German Standards. Microsoft has elevated the company to Gold Certified Partner Status. The Board of Directors of the company subject to the approval of shareholders approved the transfer of the Secured Converged Networking (SCN divison) to a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company M/s Ramco infotech Ltd at the meeting held on 27th May 2006. During 2005-2006, the company ventured in to new countries with confirmed orders such as New Zealand and South Korea. The company also successfully completed the rights issue of 3,070,757 equity shares of Rs.10/- each at a premium of Rs.200/- per equity share in the ratio of one equity share for every four equity share held (1:4).