InnoStart Forum 2019

InnoStart Forum 2019

Lubo Minchev, CEO and Founder of Telelink, was a key-note speaker at the opening session of InnoStart Forum 2019, taking place at Sofia Event Center at the moment.

„The most important skill for companies to succeed in times of turbulent changes and innovation is to be adaptive.”, Lubo Minchev pointed out.

The event is organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria and Israel – American Chamber of Commerce with the support of the Embassy of the United States and the Embassy of Israel in Sofia. The event attracted interest from high-level government officials and international businesses from Israel, USA and the region.

Finalist of the Global Microsoft 2019 Partner of the Year Awards

Finalist of the Global Microsoft 2019 Partner of the Year Awards

Telelink Business Services is one of the four finalists of the Global Microsoft 2019 Partner of the Year Awards in the Internet of Things category. We were recognized for our end-to-end innovative solution in the area of air quality monitoring – the cloud based Air Quality Monitoring System and Industrial Air Quality Stations developed under our IIoT brand – Develiot. In the context of one of biggest challenges of today – air pollution, we are innovating to be one step closer for keeping one of our main living resources pure.

The award finalists (Telelink Business Services, PTC, SoftBank Technology and Accenture – IIoT category) and winners were selected among 2,900 nominations from 115 different countries globally based on their commitment to customers, solutions’ market impact, and exemplary use of Microsoft technologies. They will be recognized at an official ceremony on Microsoft Inspire, July 14–18, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

System Integration Award

System Integration Award

Telelink leads the “System Integration” category of the TOP 100 Technology Companies in Bulgaria for fourth year in a row. The annual research is carried out by ICT Media and the leading business newspaper Capital.

“I am honoured to accept this award on behalf of Telelink. I’d like to thank all the people behind this achievement, because it is hard to get to the top but it’s even harder to keep on the same level for all these years.”, said Ivan Zhitiyanov, Executive Director of Telelink Business Services.

The award was given by Nelly Ilieav, Account Executive at Dell Technologies, a long-standing partner of Telelink.

Telelink at the 6th Annual Meeting of the National Board of Tourism

Telelink at the 6th Annual Meeting of the National Board of Tourism

At the 6th Annual Meeting of the National Board of Tourism Telelink showcased  the company’s solutions for traffic management and public transport (smart ticketing), city tourist card, promotion of tourist attractions, air quality monitoring, remote water metering and water level monitoring. We showed how data generated from these solutions can be integrated and correlated to perform advanced analysis, visualization, and 24-hour forecasting. 

Datathon 2019

Datathon 2019

Telelink Business Services supported Datathon 2019, organized by our partners Data Science Society. This is the fifth edition of the Data hackathon, which was held on April 12-14. The finals and the awarding ceremony took place on April 16, 2019.

Telelink provided a use case developed together with Denkstatt, Green Sofia, Vision for Sofia, Sofia Development Association, which focuses on the identification of different factors influencing the air pollution in Sofia and the correlations between the air pollutant sources and their intensity in different locations in the capital. The work on the use case continued the topic of the air quality challenges, which was addressed during the first Datathon 2018, when a model for the 24 hours forecast of the pollution was elaborated. This is the next step to a complete approach toward the social aspect for the air quality in Sofia based on analysis of various data.

More than 140 participants competed in the two-days contest. It was held both online and at four physical hubs worldwide –  at Richhill Business Center (Sofia), Bangalore (India), Jaipur (India) and Beirut (Lebanon). 

6 teams reached the finals, two from Lebanon and four from Bulgaria. The teams awarded with first and second place, worked on Telelink case. One of them got the award of the audience too.

Telelink supported the Fifteenth National Contest for Computer Networks

Telelink supported the Fifteenth National Contest for Computer Networks

Telelink supported the Fifteenth National Contest for Computer Networks, held on April 13-14, 2019 in Sofia. More than 80 graduates from all over the country competed at the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics of Sofia University.

Our colleague Boyan Sotirov, Distinguished Technology Expert at Telelink Business Services, shared his professional experience in this dynamic industry. He stressed on the fact that students should strive to learn something new every day and constantly develop their skills and assured them that Telelink is always there to help for their career development.  That’s why the awards we gave were in the form of an opportunity for internship in the company.

The contest included two rounds – theoretical test and real case study with software simulator in a virtual computer network. It was organized by the Ministry of Education and Science, the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics of Sofia University and Cisco Networking Academy.