Understanding this potential, Gurgaon-based Applane Solutions has come out with a cloud-based integrated software suite for managing all the functions of schools and educational institutions in a more efficient way.
In an exclusive interaction with SupportBiz, Shobhit Elhance, Vice President, Applane Solutions, shared the prevailing trends among technology adoption among educational institutions, and key insights into his latest product offering.
What are the key attractions of your solution?
Applane for Education is the only ERP solution on the Google platform which exclusively targets schools. Our solution is now successfully associated with more than 100 schools across India. Through this solution, we provide various solutions that are designed to meet the unique needs of teachers, students and school administration staff. Hence, the solution helps educational institutions become technologically advanced and well-equipped.
Applane for Education is the fastest-growing software based on latest technology, which guarantees a 99% up time. It is hosted on best cloud infrastructure, which scales in real time on the basis of loads.
What are the features are covered in this solution?
The solution offers various integrated modules, which help educational institutes in enhancing the accuracy of their operations. These modules help teachers, students, parents, as well as administrators in core educational processes, including admissions, student information management, student fee collection, recruitment processes, staff/HR management, inventory management, accounting, managing time and attendance, library management, and many more activities.
What are the main drivers for market acceptance of your product?
We have been trying to empower educationational institutions to achieve higher efficiency in operations, effective management, better co-ordination, and optimum utilization of available resources by providing accurate and relevant information 24X7. This solution is very soon going to be shortlisted among the top software by CBSE. Applane for Education goes beyond general institution management software by enhancing the brand image of the institution to that of being a modern, technology-savvy institution. Our clients have understood the value our solutions have provided them.
What is your market penetration level?
Currently, our solution is successfully deployed with several best-managed schools across India like K.R. Mangalam School, Universal High School (Mumbai) and Army Public Schools. Some of these schools have been working with Applane for more than 3-4 years now. Various modules of our solution have helped different clients of ours create a success story. For example, Applane CCE Report Card Generation software module has significantly helped the Army Public School, Ambala. This software has covered all the aspects of CCE, with latest guidelines from CBSE. Being an online application, it has made it easier for teachers to work as per their convenience.
How does this solution work?
Applane for Education is available On Demand (Software as a Service). It is hosted on dedicated servers at the extremely safe and reliable data centers of Google. Any user of the institution will be able to access it online, using the internet, any time, anywhere.