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CIO Review >> Magazine >> September - 2014 issue

Netcomm Labs: Addressing ESS Needs with Ease of Deployment and Manageability


The enterprise software industry is undergoing a cyclical transition as organizations are focusing investment on technologies to support existing system structure, in order to maintain competitiveness, while still taking advantage of subscription-based pricing where it makes sense to grow and advance the business. Companies want to leverage technology to their maximum benefit hence applications are getting more and more complex. As businesses are growing and evolving, the expectations from any enterprise level software tool are also becoming high. Netcomm Labs, headquartered in Noida, fulfills these expectations of customers by providing quick turnarounds through solutions that match up to their evolving business needs. The company makes sure that its solutions remain parallel to business changes and that the individual customization needs of each company are satisfied.

Netcomm Labs was founded in 1999 with a focus on the then nascent and growing Web Design industry in India. “Having worked extensively on Web design projects for some large domestic clients, we diversified into the Web applications, Intranets and Ecommerce domains with 200+ clients today from different industry verticals including Retail and FMCG,” says Sonali Chowdhry, Director-Marketing, Netcomm Labs. The company’s proprietary Enterprise HR solution OfficeNet today brings all the rich experience that it has had in the last 14 years on web design and application engineering. The Netcomm team consists of HR domain specialists who continuously contribute to the products evolution.

OfficeNet is an Intranet solution with Employee Self Service ESS, HRMS, PMS among other specialized HR modules. The product has created a niche for itself in the HR software market with its major USP as the ease of deployment and manageability at client’s end. The modular approach and rich feature list are added to its advantage and can be reviewed on A well designed company Intranet can empower employees and this is exactly what OfficeNet aims to achieve. “In the last five years, we have worked actively with large corporate customers across India to customize the OfficeNet platform in order to blend it well with their individual companies work culture.” adds Sonali.

Being an enterprise-level HR solution, OfficeNet allows every organization to configure most of the features to match up to its needs. Users get easy access to company directory, calendar listing of holidays, employee policies, department-wise events, internal job listings, employee training and a list of new employees etc. It also allows users to fill out online requisition forms. OfficeNet becomes a company's platform for information sharing and it is bundled with the easy Content Editor for the multiple moderators to update their specific areas or sections.

OfficeNet can also integrate with existing client applications through a bridging exercise which is possible through export of data functionality. The product can integrate with large legacy systems within organizations on multiple platforms like SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL. With such functionalities OfficeNet seems to be the perfect solution for Employee Self Service (ESS) and it establishes Netcomm Labs as a leader in this segment.