A first generation entrepreneur, Mr. Prakash Jain, M.S. from New York Polytechnic Institute, founded i2i Enterprise Ltd. in 1993 after returning back from USA with 19 years of IT and Telecom Industry experience. In 1993, he started the BPO and IT Services Company. One of the first few modern manufacturing facilities was built in Nasik to design, assemble and integrate Telecom Transmission Products for incumbent Department of Telecom in collaboration with Nortel, Canada. i2i was first to successfully commission 2GB high capacity fiber based voice and data network in Mumbai Metro and across other metros in 1995.
In 1996, he diversified into BPO services for FMCG and large consumer companies. By 1999 the business grew multifold with 2000 business consultants staffed at 5 metro cities BPO delivery centers. Later on this business was acquired by Allsec Financial Ltd (A Carlyle Group promoted BPO Company). Since incorporation i2i has always been in the forefront of Telecom & IT growth story in India. Besides having tremendous presence in BPO and Call Center Industry, it was first to seize the opportunity to diversify into Global Managed Network Services in India; building end to end networks for Banks, MNCs and Indian IT Multinationals.
In 1998, i2i successfully got the first few licenses for All India Internet Services provision with voice and data. In 1999, i2i was one of the first Indian ISP to provide end to end managed network services to Indian IT industry which was growing at 70% – 80% year-on-year. i2i also brought down the Managed Networking Cost with ironclad SLAs to help grow India’s IT & BPO services to overseas markets.
In short span of 6 years, more than 400 MNCs and Indian enterprises were delivering their IT and ITeS services globally utilizing i2i Networks. It may be appropriate to mention here that more than 90% of the India’s Financial Data Connectivity for SWIFT Global banking for all the banks in India was enabled by i2i network and its expertise. In December 2008 Mr Jain and family sold the entire stake of i2i Enterprise Ltd to British Telecom Plc. (BT).
In Jan 2009 he started new businesses under Inspira as an IT Networking, ERP, Biometric and Homeland Security solution provider in partnership with the world’s renowned technology companies like HP, Dell, Juniper Networks, 3M Cogent, Array Networks, BMC and Safe Net etc.
Inspira is a leading IT solution provider that helps clients maximize their performance by leveraging best talents having technical expertise & domain wide experience, innovative management philosophy and comprehensive portfolio of services.
In 2012, Inspira Group entered into energy sector as developer and has set up first pilot project of 2MW Solar PV power plant connected to the GRID under Govt. of India’s, Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) and implementing a large scale 100 MW Photovoltaic, grid connected Solar Park in the State of Rajasthan under PPA with PTC India. It is a diversified group focusing large capacity IT projects, telecom services, biometric applications and solar photovoltaic based grid connected renewable energy plants. Inspira is ISO 9001:2008, ISO/IEC 27001:2013 & ITIL certified company catering to customers in the Government Institutes (Central Ministries & State Departments), Defence, Public Sector Undertakings, Banking Financial Services Insurance, IT/ ITeS, Telecom & Enterprise verticals.