Headquartered in UK, KLOUDPAD is a fast emerging leader in integrated mobile technologies, smart wireless design and automated analytics for vertical markets including banking, insurance, healthcare, education, public and retail. Our complete lineup of own range of smart handheld devices, process automation solutions, enterprise data analytics software and wireless infrastructure design through KLOUDPAD Mobility Research (manufacturing division, based in India) empowers future of connected digital enterprises. IDEA: We were setup as an electronics design startup at Kent in 2010. We got opportunity as post-graduate entrepreneurs to visit the advanced manufacturing focus group in University of Greenwich and forged ties with ARM for using their reference designs for manufacturing Tablet PCs! This led to the launch of our first commercial product the KLOUDPAD Bolt 7 inch Android Tablet PC through like Amazon UK and launched in India through distribution partners by 2012. Today, we are one of the fastest growing handheld mobility brand based out of UK in India. We have customers across UK, India, Middle East and Africa and are looking at topline revenues of GBP. 100 million by FY2025. We have grown multifold after our introduction to South Indian market in 2015 through Global Investment Meet, Chennai. With the support of British High Commission Chennai Trade Team, we setup regional manufacturing and business operations in the south Indian state of Kerala. JOURNEY: We are one of the top digital technology companies from the UK recognised by Innovate UK and Department for International Trade, London. We commercially launched the KLOUDPAD product range in India through KLOUDPAD Mobility Research (India) after becoming INTEL Brand Advantage manufacturer of devices in the tablet form factor. We provide full-service technology engineering, research and development, offering technology solutions for various industries including Including Fortune 500 companies as well as SME.We were one of the top 16 digital technology company from the UK in 2013 *WEBMISSION* recognised by UKTI and Technology Strategy Board. Our India operation is based in Cochin. We started by offering solutions focusing on the education, mobility and ecommerce verticals. Our devices subsidiary was one of the top 5 promising startups based in India's first PPP model business incubator in 2013.
GROWTH: We started with procuring fully built handheld devices through of trade office in Hong Kong. Over the years we have focused on shifting our product engineering & manufacturing team to India. With the management team & operations focus now on India we are geared up to capitalize on the market opportunities in one of the world's fastest growing mobile markets. We offer a range of mobility devices under the ‘KLOUDPAD’ electronics brand in the region. By 2017, we setup our first analytics lab in India to develop enterprise automation solutions for verticals like education, retail and hospitality. This analytics divison won the global "Microsoft for Starups" technology & funding support. We also started developing digital workers by 2019 to enable digital transformation in highly connected global businesses.
RESEARCH: We want to enable a peer to peer open mesh networking based communication model that is open and devoid of any proprietory standards. Build the multi-million pound collaborative UK-India R&D facility to design and develop advanced long range / low power 'MEMMOO' chipsets to revolutionize urban communication and data management in densely populated areas. We are excited about the incredible opportunity India is offering our technology team for delivering solutions to improve digital enterprise, urban mobility and city wide analytics. We are already engaged to deliver proven smart solutions to enhance the quality of life of urban spaces through our bespoke technology integrating cognitive wireless, smart hardware and analytics software. At KLOUDPAD, we are living the fantastic journey to become the first UK based early-stage technology company in India to cross the billion pound mark by 2025.
Aromal Jayaraj Shikky and Abbishek Jayaraj Shikky (Co-Founders of CLOUDSYS and KLOUDPAD ) have been recognised by Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent , England since 2011 as their best alumni entrepreneurs for their business efforts in South East England.Read More: Canterbury Christ Church University
Publicly recognized as one of the best entrepreneurial team in South East England through the 'Business First' case study. Business First Publication was jointly released by 4 leading universities in Kent and Medway featuring their top Students who were successful in their entrepreneurship journey. KLOUDPAD /CLOUDSYS founders were alumni of Canterbury Christ Church University and the team was among one of the few case studies featured in the first edition of this publication.
KLOUDPAD launched its 7 inch tablet PC in India at a launch event in Trivandrum. The national launch of the product was done by the Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala - Shri. Oomen Chandy on 21 May 2012. This launch date was the remembrance day for the late Prime Minister of India Shri. Rajiv Gandhi, who was the initiator of the telecom revolution in India. KLOUDPAD Launched the first tablet PC with built-in 3G in India for the mass price of Rs. 9999/- targeting education sector.Read More: CNN IBN India
CLOUDSYS and KLOUDPAD Management Team Selected by UKTI as the best UK based business case study and were showcased at INFOPARK, Cochin to promote UK India Bilateral trade. Present were British Deputy High Commissioner and INFOPARK CEO, April 2012
KLOUDPAD team delivered a presentation on their startup journey at STARTUP VILLAGE - India's first PPP model business incubator based in Cochin. Subsequently met and discussed the business support options to setup business operations in the region with the CEO of STARTUP VILLAGE. Aromal Jayaraj Shikky and Abbishek Jayaraj Shikky being presented with mementos by the British Deputy High Commissioner after a joint presentation delivery in STARTUP VILLAGE.Read More: Watch us pitch to Startup Village
Abbishek Jayaraj Shikky, KLOUDPAD Chief Executive visited Cochin again as part of the UK delegation led by sir James Bevan, British High Commissioner to India, Sep 2012. Talks with regional business incubators had progressed to reach an agreement and the business was now fully part of the startup ecosystem in the region. We have successfully established our operation in the region.Read More: The Hindu Businessline
The KLOUDPAD team was awarded the recognition by Kris Gopalakrishnan, Co-founder INFOSYS at Startup Village,Cochin,INDIA. Startup Village was the first DST approved telecom incubator in India.Read More: Startup Village
Selected by Technology Strategy Board, UK Trade & Investment and Long Run Ventures for Web Mission 2013, LONDON as top 16 early stage companies form England.Web Mission Twitter Page
The team was selected for their innovative technology concept on the MEMMOO project by a panel of judges including Technology Strategy Board and UK Trade and Investment. The presentation and selection was done by the eminent panel through mutiple selection events in London. The management team met the co-founder of INFOSYS at the corporate boardroom in Bangalore and subsequently secured commercialization support from INFOSYS team.INFOSYS Press Release
KLOUDPAD Team presented the SCOOP hosted learning platform business plan, July 2013 to the Microsoft Bizspark panel. The team was selected as finalists from the STARTUP VILLAGE based regional entrants.Read More: Microsoft Bizspark Page
KLOUDPAD Team presented at the GREAT BRITISH FESTIVAL organised by the UK Trade & Investment. The event happened at the TAJ in Trivandrum. The selected UK companies showcased their business and products during the ICT focused event inaugurated by the British Deputy High Commissioner Mr. Bharat Joshi.
The Trivandrum event was an ICT focused event and key organisations from this sector were present at the event. The Kerala government IT department was represented by Shri. P.H.Kurien, Principal Secretary, Kerala IT Department. He led a very proactive focus group discussion to formulate a plan of action for deeper ties between UK businesses and Indian ICT sector.
The Chief Executive of KLOUDPAD : Abbishek Jayaraj Shikky stressed to the British Deputy High Commissioner the need to connect the fast growing tech-hubs in Kerala like Startup Village to tech clusters in London - TECH CITY. This was duly acknowledged by Mr. Bharat Joshi, Seen above is Abbishek sharing a lighter moment with the British Deputy High Commissioner during the event.UK Government News Release
KLOUDPAD becomes the only official INTEL BRAND ADVANTAGE manufacturer for Tablet PCs in the region. Intel is one of the world’s most recognized brands, known for delivering performance leadership, innovation, quality and compatibility. Seen in the above picture is the KLOUDPAD CEO at the launch of the first local INTEL powered tablets by KLOUDPAD at the Digital India Summit 2014.
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KLOUDPAD announced it's new and innovative range of digital classroom and elearning solutions here at the YES SUMMIT. The Tablet based digital classroom solution is powered by elearning content from Class I - Class XII. Seen below is the Kerala CM Shri. Oomen Chandy visiting the KLOUDPAD team at the YES summit, Abbishek CEO gives a full overview to the honourable CM on the latest product offering. Also looking on are Shri. P. K. Kunhalikutty, the Honourable Minister for Industries & IT and Principal Secretary (IT)
The KLOUDPAD INTEL tablet, priced at Rs 11,999, was launched at CeBIT, the Indian edition of world's largest IT and ICT event to be held at Bengaluru from Nov 12-14. The INTEL India president exclusively launched the all new KLOUDPAD Intel Tablet at the event (seen in above photo). KLOUDPAD is one of the first brand advantage manufacturers for INTEL in the country. The tablet phone is a fully featured enterprise grade Tablet PC with all features of an Android smart phone. It has the latest high performance Intel Clovertrail 1.2 Ghz Atom Dual Core processor that has set benchmark standards in multitasking application delivery. "We are partnering with PAYTM, one of the biggest e-commerce portals in India, to launch the tablet across the country and make it available nationwide as a retail product" Abbishek Jayaraj Shikky, CEO, said. Seen below is the KLOUDPAD founders with NDTV Technology Editor Mr. Rajiv Makhni after the exclusive product review of KLOUDPAD INTEL Tablet by the NDTV team at CEBIT in Bengaluru.
UK-based Kloudpad Mobility Research is gearing up for an additional investment of Rs 15 crore to set up a state-of-the-art facility in Cochin to manufacture Intel- powered 3G Tablet phone. "We are planning to invest an additional Rs 15 crore through a combination of debt and equity financing in setting up a state of the art manufacturing facility for INTEL mobile devices products," Aromal Jayaraj, co-founder and Managing Director of Kloudpad Mobility Research said in a press release here. "The tablet is one of our major flagship products and we want to set up a facility to manufacture it in Kochi. We are scouting for land near KINFRA and along Seaport-Airport road for the facility". Kloudpad Mobility Research Pvt Ltd, has already invested close to Rs 5 crore for the current product line in ensuring quality manufacturing partnerships with INTEL and content players like Pearson Education , Smart School, he said.
Tata Docomo Business Services along with its knowledge partner Dataquest, presents a nationwide program to educate, inspire, and harness the power of Social, Mobile and Internet of Things. The symposium will highlight the how-to aspect of embracing SMI convergence. We invite you to be a part of this spectacular event to understand how you can leverage SMI to transform your business. The symposium was attended by top 100 CEOs/ CIOS from the region and along with Aromal Jayaraj Shikky, Founder KLOUDPAD the following eminent personalities were also in the panel for the event - Power Panel Discussion and Q&A : TM Arun Kumar, Editor, Dataquest (Moderator), KNC Nair, Group CIO, Muthoot Group; Suresh .K, Group IT Head - Boby Chemmanur International Group; Jacob George Madukkakuzhy, Cofounder & Vice President - Strategic Alliances, iCubes.in; Himanshu Khanna, Head - Marketing, Enterprise Business, Tata Teleservices Ltd.Watch on : Youtube
"Electronics will be a key focus area of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, with the government pushing for promotion of manufacturing, semiconductor wafer fabrication units and an electronics development fund" said Shri. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Cabinet Minister for Department of Electronics and Information Technology. "Since the consumption of electronic goods in India is expected to reach $400 billion by 2020, "It is very important that we increase manufacturing in the (electronics) sector. We can employ about 2.8 crore people. It is very much an employment-based sector" said the Communications and IT minister
Abbishek, CEO - KLOUDPAD briefed the minister about the highly ambitious plans of the company to set up a state of the art INTEL tablet production facility in Cochin. The minister had a one to one discussion with Abbishek and assured complete support to the new venture during the meeting. Immediately after the meeting the minister announced the 'Electronics Development Fund' to support the high value manufacturing sector.
"I am very happy that Kerala has done good work. We need to replicate it. In order to promote entrepreneurship in IT, the central government has come up with the concept of electronic development fund with the government partnering with angel funds to fund startups in IT, electronics and manufacturing" said Prasad after the meeting. Seen in above photo is our CEO Abbishek with the honourable union minister during the meeting.
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The KLOUDPAD Story gets featured in Vanitha Magazine - an Indian magazine published fortnightly by the Malayala Manorama group. It is the largest magazine in India by circulation according to Audit Bureau of Circulations, making it the highest read magazine in India. Seen in above is the published article cover photo featuring the KLOUDPAD founders with the INTEL Tablet product range.
Abbishek, CEO introducing KLOUDPAD Tablets to Mr Bharat Joshi - BDHC, Chennai, Mr Shankar-IAS, Principal Secretary, Tamilnadu Government in presence of Head of UK Trade & Investment
Abbishek & Aromal with Michael Boyd - MD, UKTI & Director Department of International Trade, UK
Abbishek with honourable Minister of Commerce & Industry Smt. Nirmala Seetharaman during the launch of Startup India in New Delhi. KLOUDPAD Team were special invitees for the flagship event ushering in a new wave of digital business growth initiatives by the Government of India.
Abbishek & Aromal with British High Commissioner to India, Sir Dominic AsquithRead More: UK Government News
Abbishek & Aromal with Jayant Sinha, Union Minister of Finance at the reception hosted during visit by UK Prime Minister in New Delhi
Aromal announces participation in First UK-INDIA Tech Summit @ DIT Chennai with support from the trade team.
The first ever UK India Tech Summit in New Delhi gets inaugurated by the Prime Ministers of UK & India.
Abbishek & Aromal announcing entry into the Smart Cities sector in India during the Tech Summit in New Delhi, seen here with DIT Chennai team- BDHC Bharat Joshi & Tammy Sandhu
Aromal showcasing the completely automated smart city sensor management system to Mr Bharat Joshi at the KLOUDPAD stall during the UK-India Tech Summit in New Delhi.Read More: UK Government News
Abbishek & Aromal during launch of MEMMOO chipsets for smart city networks by Deputy Mayor of London for Business, Rajesh Agrawal
Announced Expansion Plan into Automated Analytics Sector by establishing a trade subsidiary in India focusing on developing & commercializing deep technology products focusing on UK Research Led Innovations in Data Analytics & AI | UK - India Bilateral Trade Deal. With UK Cabinet Minister of Trade, Liam Fox in New DelhiRead More: The Hindu
Launch of CLOUDSYS Analytics Lab in India | Digital Transformation & Automation- With Bharat Joshi, BDHC & Catherine Raines, CEO - DIT. Announcement to setup Digital Infratech Consortium, India . Secured DIT Market Support to enter Smart Cities / Aviation / Telecom Verticals.
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Only Digital Entrepreneur from UK selected to be in Cloud-IOT-Virtualization Panel of the First Edition of India Mobile Congress, New Delhi. Seen here with NOKIA, Accenture, WIPRO, IBM Executives from India at IMC Panel Discussion
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DIT India team visit KLOUDPAD Office. Seen here is Abbishek with Ashita & Apoorva of Infratech Team from Department of International Trade.
Discussions to enter Fintech, Enterprise Automation Sector with Mr Peter Estlin, Lord Mayor of London, Advisor Barclays PLC.
Also, seen with Baroness Rona Fairhead & ex Mayor Mr Charles Bowman to lead market entry for positionong automated analytics products globally to leading fintech conglomerates.
As part of 'VISION 2022' initiation, KANTRAC Infratech Private Limited is formed in India to capture competent market share in high growth sectors. All India based subsidiaries namely KLOUDPAD Mobility Research Pvt. Ltd. and CLOUDSYS are re-structured under 'KANTRAC - Digital Infratech Consortium' led by this new company.
KANTRAC will operate as the India & APAC subsidiary of KLOUDPAD Holdings Limited (UK) to drive rapid customer acquisitions in this region. The venture capital backed consortium will be supported by a highly experienced and senior board of directors based in India.
KLOUDPAD Holdings Limited will increase operations in its London office to steer 'VISION 2022' and establish the group as a billion pound global conglomerate by targeting Aviation, Government, Healthcare and Banking Sectors. KLOUDPAD (UK) Global Head Office will also directly oversee UK & EMEA markets with core team based from London to steer the next level of strategic market penetration. The London office will focus on delivering the VISION 2022 by building and commercializing deep technology solutions around - Cognitive Process Automation, Intelligent Facial Recognition, Biometric Security Screening & Predictive Digital Analytics for Enterprises.
As part of entering into digital automation busines, KLOUDPAD signs a partnerhsip agreement with Automation Anywhere Inc., USA to build and develop digital workers for key enterprise verticals. Seen in above photo are our founders Aromal & Abbishek with Mihir Shukla - Founder & CEO, Automation Anywhere Inc.
CLOUDSYS Analytics, the enteprise application development divison is slected by Microsoft for its global startup program. Through this program the CLOUDSYS team has been awarded both funding and access to Microsoft's leading digital technologies. We were one of the early stage product development teams to be selected for the global recogntion. Due to our efforts and competence in the analytics product development, our support period was extended until 2022
KLOUDPAD became the leading botstore publisher with over 80+ digital workers published. The bots are used by over 250+ clients globally from all industry verticals.Read More: Botstore
Tapping into the huge potential of digital worker services for automating business processes, Kloudpad is to set up the world’s biggest DWS centre in the sector at Kochi with a proposed investment of ₹750 crore in three years. The proposed facility will coordinate digital transformation services for more than 300 enterprise clients globally, especially from the US, the UK and Europe. Kloudpad will cater to this requirement by automating business processes through software robots or virtual employees that are developed using cognitive automation technology platforms. Initially, the digital workers centre in Kerala will have 100 employees. We aim at employing 500 IT professionals and one lakh digital workers by 2025Read More: Hindu Business Line
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