Bangalore, July 16 (ANI/Business Wire India): The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) has selected SunGard Higher Education's Banner Unified Digital Campus (UDC) solution to help increase efficiencies in course administration, improve student services, and enhance capabilities for collaboration with institutions in India and worldwide.
"SunGard truly understands the global language of higher education," said Professor Pankaj Chandra, Director, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.
"IIMB is among the top management education institutions in the world. Along with a transformative and innovative education, we want to provide our students and faculty with quality services, global collaboration opportunities and tools, and a rich academic experience that reflects our reputation for excellence. SunGard Higher Education's student and faculty-centric solution approach aligns perfectly with our vision," added Chandra.
"We are pleased to welcome IIMB into the worldwide Banner UDC community," said Akila Krishnakumar, Chief Operating Officer and Country Head (India), SunGard.
"We look forward to supporting IIMB in realizing their vision to offer more diverse and improved services to empower students, faculty and alumni, while helping enhance operational efficiencies and measurably improving institutional performance. In working with IIMB, we also hope to help set new performance levels for efficiency, communication and collaboration among its constituents that will be benchmarks for similar higher education institutions in India," added Krishnakumar.
IIMB's choice of the Banner UDC heralds SunGard Higher Education's aggressive expansion plans in India.
Having operated in India since 1993, SunGard's global solution centers in Bangalore and Pune function as knowledge and operation hubs, combining deep domain expertise and product knowledge with specialized technical capabilities that help to cost-effectively serve SunGard's vast portfolio of solutions and customers in the region and worldwide. (ANI)