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Cybage: Delivering Value, Scientifically

For an organization to grow, it needs to understand the market, its audience, and create great customer experiences. Cybage, a company based out of Pune, India has been helping organizations grow for 25 years through its splendid services.

Cybage was founded in 1995 by a software design pioneer Arun Nathani. The company provides a range of global services including technology consulting, strategy, operations, general consulting, and much more to organizations across verticals and man-made boundaries. The company is a data-oriented organization that has a delivery focused approach which helps it deliver products and services that help its clients become more innovative and agile.

25 Years of Excellence

The company has come a long way since its inception in 1995. Today, the company offers consulting and professional services to its clients in multiple sectors. Cybage, which was founded with just 4 employees on its payroll, has now grown to a company that has over 6,300 employees in India and its offices worldwide. 

It has been a remarkable journey – from its humble beginnings that the company kick-started from an office in Pune, India to having six development centers across India and having global teams in over 15 countries across North America, Asia, Australia, and Europe.

25 successful years of delivering services is something of a distinction. Arun Nathani, MD & CEO of Cybage Software says, “The difference here is not Cybage’s spectacular journey of 25 years, nor is it our pinnacles of success splashing across global media today. Rather, what makes this achievement unique is how Cybage has traveled all this distance while keeping her soul intact!”

COVID Response

The coronavirus pandemic has affected lifestyles and businesses across the globe. As lockdowns were enforced and businesses retreated homewards operationally, health became the top priority. Cybage was amongst the first companies to put into place a Business Continuity Plan and a Disaster Recovery module in place.

Cybage considers its employees to be its biggest assets and is ensuring the utmost care of their health and well-being. While the majority of its workforce works from home, those coming to the office are being protected by well-sanitized offices. All of its workplaces, cafeterias, conference rooms, incoming vehicles, and other office premises are being sanitized. Besides this, the company is conducting compulsory temperature screening of employees using thermal scanners. Further, employees are being provided necessary personal sanitization provisions including face masks and sanitizers at all possible touch-points. 

In order to encourage social distancing, all meetings are being held remotely via collaborative tools, employee seating arrangements have been made with the help of isolated work-stations, and cafeterias have been segregated. Earlier at the onset of the pandemic, all the support staff was provided temporary residency at the office premises. The company has also cancelled all of its travel plans until normalcy returns.

The Leader Upfront

Arun Nathani, CEO and Managing Director

He founded Cybage in 1995 to place more emphasis on how the analysis of data is applied to decision-making rather than focusing on the data alone. He began his career in the U.S. as a software design engineer. He returned to India in early 1990’s. He has been awarded ‘CEO of the Year Award’ by the National Awards in IT Excellence, and ‘CEO with HR orientation Award’ during the Talent & HR Leadership conference organized by World HRD Congress and ET Now. He has also been conferred with ‘Global HR Excellence’ award at the Asia Pacific HRM Congress.

He loves writing and regularly shares his opinions through his blog.

Awards & Recognitions

-Recognized for ‘Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion’ at the NASSCOM Corporate Awards 2019

-Recognized as the Best in Employer Branding at the People Matters Talent Acquisition Awards Ceremony 2019

-Recognized as a Cool Vendor in Application Services by Gartner

-Won the 'Best in Training & Organizational Development' award at the Golden Globes Tigers, Kuala Lumpur

-Listed among the top 100 Global Services defining leadership in Global IT and Business Process Outsourcing for the last five years

-Ranked as one of the top 20 Best IT Employers in the country for five years by Dataquest

-Listed among the top listing IT Companies–a survey of IT industry, IBN-CNN

Client’s Speak

“The responsiveness, interaction and expertise have been very positive and productive. I think we're continuing to build confidence in having Cybage participate in our development and coding environments. This is not an easy task!” – Scott Protchko, Rodale Inc

“I would like to thank the entire Cybage team for all of your hard work and continued support during the development, UAT, and deployment of phase 1 of the Product Directory application.” – Jill Voshake Poulemanos, Sr. Corporate Manager, CSM Bakery Products Global

“Our relation with Cybage is one of equality. We perceive Cybage as an extension of our product development department, and by doing that we can easily scale up performance.” – Martin de Vaal, Roxit Underground Utilities

“Our solutions are focused on modern technologies, and are enabled by a scientific, data-driven system called DecisionMines™ for Digital Excellence.”

“As a leader in the technology and product engineering space, Cybage works with some of the world's best Independent Software Vendors (ISVs).”

“We deliver value scientifically through a data-driven model of operational excellence and a sharp focus on using new-age technologies to provide seamless services and dependable deliveries.”