About Simple Intranet
We have been in the Intranet business since 2008 and have learned a lot in the past 10 years! Our three guiding principles:
- Build a quality and feature rich product based on open-source technology
- Listen to our customers and give them a voice in the product roadmap
- Be passionate about providing world-class customer service
As of 2018, Simple Intranet has a over 3,000 clients in over 20 countries – all told, over a million users! Our growth has only accelerated this past year with a new release and a hosted solution. More exciting news – the company moved its offices to West Palm Beach Florida (USA) in 2018 and has completely re-architected the core Simple Intranet product for enriched functionality and improved performance. We now offer a hosted intranet solution that is comparable to the leading intranet products in the market but at a fraction of the cost.
Our team of developers and support folks are completely dedicated to Simple Intranet staying the world’s number one intranet plug-in!
Venkat Varkala has been an IT professional since 1997. He has been working with Microsoft products for over 20 years with Programming experience including Sharepoint, .NET Framework, ASP.NET, C#, ADO.NET, T-SQL, PLSQL. He is a Microsoft Certified Technologies Specialist in Configuration & Development of MOSS2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 plus Microsoft Certified Professional in .NET. Additionally Mr Varkala has 14+ years of experience in Planning, Designing, Developing, Configuring and Installing SharePoint, MOSS and SPS.
Mr Varkala’s passion is developing solutions for small and medium sized businesses. Simple Intranet is a manifestation of that passion as his team of developers, analysts and marketing folks continue to make this product the leading intranet plug-in for WordPress!
Over 35 years hands on management experience at the "C Level" across many business arenas. The past fifteen years being immersed in technology and providing businesses affordable solutions. Focused primarily in services and software sales around ERP, Business Intelligence and Managed Services (Application Management Services, Support Services, Call Centers, QA Testing etc). Also working with Governance, Compliance, Content Management, Records Information Management, Business Transformation/Change Management and Training. Projects range from upgrades and small functionality improvements to Global implementation Projects dealing with multiple languages, currencies and various localizations.
More recent years have seen the surge of clients and applications moving solutions to the cloud. Our team of experts that take an agile approach to software development and an iterative approach, recognizing that the real value to the business is in quickly delivering results. Taming and understanding the data is the best competitive advantage that companies have today, and we provide analytics leveraging your data. This helps our customers improve business strategy to meet or exceed your goals, allowing companies to make more deeply informed decisions, helping ensure success in today’s rapidly changing business landscape.
Since graduating from Cornell began working in IT in the late 90’s and then moved to working with Enterprise accounts as Director at Rapidigm’s Silicon Valley office (an IT Services firm in 2002 which was purchased in 2006 by Fujitsu Consulting). Primarily dealing with enterprise clients from $200M to $5B. Focused and Headquartered in the Bay Area and working with National Accounts around the US. Offices today are here in Silicon Valley, Hyderabad and London UK. Additionally, he has sold Enterprise level ERP and BI software and solutions. More recently now taking the IT learnings and applying this to several startups to leverage technologies to give these companies a strategic edge.
Special Key to Success: “Find the quick win to show the business the value and ease with which we can help improve their processes within their business”. We are always striving to leverage "Best Practices" to help our clients improve their processes and implement methodologies to help ensure ongoing success in their daily business operations.
Past Recommendations (connect via LinkedIn)
“I have worked with Simple Intranet and have only positive comments to say. They are professional and very knowledgeable at what they do. They have always provided exceptional service and have always led me in the right direction. They always turn things around quickly and have been very good at knowing what we need to be successful.”
- Lawrence Renzo Delvecchio, Nationals Sales Manager, BCS Global
“Simple Intranet has always been helpful in our marketing, giving us great tips to push the envelope on our marketing message while also making introductions to action-oriented partners who ran with the ball. I would recommend them to others.” August 11, 2009
- Greg Bibas, Vice President Business Development, and Marketing Operations, AHA Group, Inc.
“Amazing company - straightforward and honest. They follow through and follow up! Creative, high energy and resourceful - an out of the box thinkers! We finished a business transaction together without lawyers and it was very successful for both companies. We keep in touch with various business opportunities - wish we could do more.” August 11, 2009
- Chris Timken , VP , Insight Commerce