Classic Informatics is a global web development company delivering digital, web and mobile solutions at scale. The company teams up with Enterprises & SMEs to build and deliver user-centric, robust products and software. It does it by infusing its technical expertise with design-thinking, enabling businesses to transform the way they work. The company’s approach is backed by agile-centric processes and exceptional engineering minds who excel at what they do.
Since its founding in 2002, Classic Informatics has expanded to four offices – Delhi, Sydney, London & Chandigarh – delivering an impressive portfolio of over 2000 mid & large-scale projects for customers in 30+ countries. The company applies its knowledge and expertise in BI & Analytics and the latest tech (AI, Blockchain, Machine Learning) to a wide range of industries including healthcare, SaaS, retail & e-commerce, Logistics, FinTech, Travel, e-Governance & more.
Classic Informatics’ services spectrum includes digital enablement, business intelligence (BI) & analytics, product engineering, UI/UX development, full-stack development, mobility solutions, eCommerce and CMS development, cloud solutions, and digital marketing and growth.
The company started as a proprietary company at first under the name Classic Softwares – back in 2002 – as a single-person venture. It was only in 2004 that it began providing web development and hosting solutions. From there, it grew to IT outsourcing and offshore web development, and now Classic Informatics has a plethora of services under its wing – all catering to new and growing demands of the global clientele.
Here’s a quick run-down of Classic Informatics’s journey:
• 2002: Classic Informatics starts in New Delhi. In 8 months, total strength 10.
• 2004 to 2005: Turns to trading. Introduces Web Development, Designing and Hosting Solutions and then Enterprise solutions. Opens a new office in Chandigarh, grows to 40.
• 2009: With 100 people on board now and a name in the global market, it extends its expertise to both web & mobile app developments.
• 2010: The expands its services in the UK; participate in many exhibitions. The company celebrates its 11 glory years in the IT market.
• 2013: Classic Informatics opens a new sales office in the heart of London. With time, the company’s portfolio has grown to 1000+ projects in PHP, BI, .NET & other major technologies. Gain Microsoft Gold Certified Partner in Application Development Competency & Microsoft Certified Small Business Specialist.
• 2016: The company is joined by its sister company – Zonka technologies (SaaS).
• 2019 – current: From Saket, New Delhi, the company moves its headquarters to Gurugram, the biggest IT hub in India.
Classic Informatics is a people’s company. No matter the year, its vision is and has remained the same: “To work in an atmosphere of the highest quality and constant improvement helping clients, employees, and partners succeed.”
A Technophile Leadership
Rajiv Mehta, the Founder and CEO of Classic Informatics, started his entrepreneurial journey in 2001 when he was just 15. His affinity for technology pushed him to get his early start and he’s not looked back since.
He currently manages the overall operations at Classic Informatics and is spearheading a start-up he co-founded called Zonka Feedback. His leadership has enabled Classic Informatics to stay ahead of the game and venture into new areas in the ever-changing technology world.
Flash-forward to 2019 and as a technology specialist, his consulting skills have helped many start-ups and enterprises to strategize their online offerings and align IT with business objectives.
Leading The Competition Through Innovative Approaches
In this competitive field, standing out from the crowd is as much of a requirement as it is a choice. There are tonnes of web development companies that offer services similar to Classic Informatics, have the same foundation. But there is something that helps Classic Informatics be the cherry, the best of the best – its approach to projects (internal or external). The way it works.
Unlike many others, Classic Informatics is agile. Simply put, Classic informatics is a team of very flexible people who put their infinite into work, are open and receptible to challenges – people, others would love learning from. Rather than going for a “one size fits all” approach, the company uses customized DevOps and process for every single project that it takes on. Classic Informatics works hand in hand with its clients using effective, sustainable agile practices & strict quality control to develop & launch high-quality products within weeks.
Classic Informatics’s investment in R&D forms the backbone that supports the entire team in acquainting them with the latest technologies and keeping them up-to-date. This has proven to be the company’s forte, and this enables it to engage with its clients effectively and deliver to them complete, and power-packed solutions.
To summarize, Classic Informatics’s openness to new and unknown is what makes it unique. The company started with the web, forayed to Enterprise solutions and now it is taking on new-age tech heads-on. In the future, Classic Informatics will be exploring new avenues. Rajiv said, “We take pride in being the innovators – the company that never stops at one and sure-shot thing.”
Leveraging Disruptive Technologies for New Possibilities
According to Rajiv, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, cloud technology, and other disruptive technologies are changing the way businesses function today.
These technologies are inspiring businesses, established or just starting, to pursue new possibilities and apply innovation.
Whether they intend to derive instantaneous insights or dig deeper into the customer’s understanding of the product, these disruptive technologies are paving way for the same. They can either leverage a single technology or club features of more than one to develop a product/service that drives revolutionary change.
One can see new technology-enabled capabilities being formed to leverage the opportunities brought in by the emerging techs. Intuitiveness is at the base of all business strategies and disruptive technologies are empowering businesses to deliver intuitive experiences.
Valuable Partnership and Client Feedback
The company is Google Partners & Microsoft GOLD Certified Partners in Application Development competency. Apart from that, it has been listed by multiple reputed review firms as one of the best web development and outsourcing partners to work within India.
Since its inception 17 years back, the company has encountered many great minds, amazing people who worked with it. They came to Classic Informatics with a story, a vision they want their product to reflect. For the company, clients aren’t just people it is helping, they are Classic Informatics’ critical team members. Some of its known clients include Franklin Covey, Queen Park Rangers, Veracode, Interdent (one of the oldest clients), Crane.co amongst others.
Amongst everything else, the company is known for its speed and receptiveness to challenges. One of the old clients wrote: “Through their high-level execution, flawless customer support, and responsive approach, Classic Informatics delivered a product that effectively generates income.”
Classic Informatics embraces critical comments, adopts positive feedback and looks to constantly improve itself, the way it works.
Moving Towards a Seamless Future
Rajiv believes that today, Big Data is not something people collect just for personalized marketing; it is something that can derive insightful strategies for improving the existing business functions and maximizing the ROI. And this can be achieved through Business Intelligence.
It is that technology-driven process, which analyzes the data and interprets it to empower people with actionable insights. BI analytics and solutions provide enterprises with predictive abilities and streamlined systems for enhanced productivity. In the coming times, Business Intelligence software would allow integration of third-party tools for seamless working. The collaboration of a larger workforce would also become easier and newer, instantaneous insights could be derived even from very old data.