Rahi provides end-to-end global IT solutions that could help businesses convert long-term goals into success
Enterprises need to adopt a new technology consumption model that is relevant to today’s business needs. A strategic partner, robust IT solutions, preparedness for an unpredictable future, and agile and flexible network architecture will make this vision a reality.Rohit Singal, VP – India, Rahi
Briefly tell us about Rahi
Given the ever-changing environment, more so in recent years, technology has become increasingly dynamic, hence the need to understand a business’ requirements and devise a resilient and agile architecture. To address this need gap, Rahi was co-founded in 2012 by Sushil Goyal, Tarun Raisoni, and Rashi Mehta. The purpose was to provide end-to-end global IT solutions that could help businesses convert long-term goals into success. Rahi is elevating digital transformation to create integrated IT environments and drive competitive advantages.
We are providers of innovative technologies that are aligned with an organization’s IT needs and give a tailor-made solution. Rahi has a presence in 6 continents, across 22 countries, and 32 cities with 1000+ customers, over a span of 10+ years. The company provides a full lifecycle of technology solutions from assessment, architecture, design, implementation, and managed services, to professional services and support. Our products and solutions comprise:
Audio/Video: We offer A/V products that can help to communicate, entertain and increase engagement and enhance collaboration. We enable businesses with flexible options that can be tailored to each specific environment.
Cloud Infrastructure: Our expertise in designing and implementing private or hybrid cloud environments using existing or new infrastructure has helped many businesses maintain visibility and control of workloads ensuring performance.
Enterprise IT Infrastructure: Our enterprise IT services extend from data center infrastructure management (DCIM) solutions, server consolidation, and virtualization to storage and asset management.
Data Center: Our data center infrastructure solutions help enterprises build an IT environment to meet increasing business demands while factoring in agility and dependability.
Global Services and Logistics: We also offer logistics services that include product assembly, packaging, tracking, and security. Together, these capabilities enable us to deliver multivendor IT solutions across geopolitical boundaries, helping customers operate efficiently and effectively in every market they serve.
Networking & Security: We provide assessments for security, simultaneously scanning the network for cyber breaches and delivering a threat intelligence report. We brief the clients about security incidents and provide a cyber threat assessment for better security measures.
What is Rahi’s competitive advantage and positioning in the market?
Enterprises need to adopt a new technology consumption model that is relevant to today’s business needs. A strategic partner, robust IT solutions, preparedness for an unpredictable future, and agile and flexible network architecture will make this vision a reality.
We are a one-stop vendor-agnostic solution provider for our customers. As a technology enabler, which delivers solutions and services that maximize the performance, scalability, and efficiency of today’s integrated environment, we stand for six core values:
● Customer First: Our philosophy has always been customer first; we believe that our success depends on that of our customers. And then we have a win-win situation
● Integrity and Ethics: Integrity and ethics underpin our business model. We don’t compromise on our integrity and ethics
● Trust and Support: We work as a team that trusts and supports each other
● Open, Constructive Feedback: We have a listening post for our people to share ideas, voice concerns, and contribute positively to our organization’s day-to-day functioning and growth.
● Pursuit of Opportunity: We give our team the flexibility to pursue opportunities when others say “no.” We review opportunities with everyone to ensure they align with our values and goals.
● Giving Back: We strive to give back to the communities where we live and work.
What are your support resources in India?
We have developed the processes and skill sets to deliver IT solutions to customers in India and globally. Our logistics and distribution teams understand supply chain processes and deliver engineering and support resources efficiently. We have our technical team spread across 41 countries and 6 continents that are always willing to meet the demands of customers. We have 8 offices across major cities with over 300 employees, and 70 partners in India and they enable us to cater to our Indian customer requirements even in remote locations.
What are the industry trends post-pandemic?
There has been accelerated technology adoption by enterprises and a rapid pace of digital transformation due to the pandemic. Enterprises have become more innovative, agile, and flexible, and understood the need for enhanced technologies to achieve business goals. Some of the key trends being witnessed are:
Quantum Computing: Quantum computing handles information differently when compared to conventional computers. Its computing power is trillion times more powerful and efficient than the most advanced supercomputers we have today. Quantum computing is becoming popular in various industries like banking and finance for high-frequency trading as well as for reducing credit risks and frauds.
Artificial Intelligence: By 2025, the AI industry is estimated to reach $190 billion. It offers solutions to various industries like IT, health, education, security, and logistics. AI is known for its superiority in image and speech recognition, navigation apps, smartphone personal assistants etc.
Edge Computing: Classic computers were not able to handle the sheer volume of data and its complexities hence, edge computing was born to handle excessive amounts of data. Edge computing is a distributed computing framework that is used for computation while keeping data storage closer to sources of data. Many enterprises are moving to edge computing to enhance the operational efficiency of their businesses across the globe. Financial services, healthcare, autonomous cars network, mixed reality, IOT, IIoT etc, are adopting edge computing.
Multi-cloud integration: The multi-cloud strategy helps in aiding flexibility and avoiding vendor lock-in. This trend has become useful, especially after the adoption of the work-from-home model. Various organizations are looking to implement tools that provide multi-cloud management and integrate workloads across multiple clouds.
HyperScale Data Centers – Hyperscale Data Centers is a large warehouse-like structure that has its own servers, storage system, powerhouse, and networks. It is used for large data and cloud-based applications. With an increase in the demand for data, hyperscale data centers are expected to grow at a tremendous rate over the next decade. Hyperscale data centers are capable of managing the volume of data, compute, and storage services they process. Cloud computing, software platforms, social media, and content delivery are some of the factors that are driving the growth of hyperscale data centers.
What are your views on the next generation as being the ones who will likely adopt the metaverse more seamlessly?
Metaverse is a virtual ecosystem where we can work, play, and live. This requires a technological infrastructure that supports colossal data streaming while maintaining low latency. Many organizations are investing in the latest technologies like virtual reality, blockchain, video meetings, and augmented reality to bring the concept of metaverse to life. Proper network architecture and data center infrastructure are the key factors that determine the success of metaverse. Local data processing at the edge for users and enormous data processing capabilities that support the metaverse world at data centers will be required for a seamless virtual world. A report by Bloomberg Intelligence states that the financial possibilities of the metaverse are expected to reach US$800 billion by 2025, and US$2.5 trillion by 2030. The industry has been receiving a great response from various sectors which would transform virtual reality technology and the future. It cannot be denied that the Metaverse would unimaginably change our lives. Facilitating existence beyond reality, metaverse would help in fulfilling our dreams that we cannot realize in our real lives.