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  • Writer's pictureJames Sankar

A new data driven partnership heralds opportunity to secure and transform at scale

Sydney, April 27, 2021

left to right: James Sankar (Smart Footprints), Licheng Zeng and Ravi Dayal (Meaningware)

A new alliance has been formed between Smart Footprints, the Australian Business IT Consulting, Advisory, Engineering and Managed Service company and Meaningware Pty Ltd, a Sydney-based technical managed services company specialized in developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Machine Learning (ML)-enabled solutions.

The alliance enables both companies to broaden their technical and domain capabilities and access to each other’s markets to serve a broader range of customers.

James Sankar, Smart Footprints Founder and Principal Consultant explains that the partnership allows access to in demand expertise with proven results. "Meaningware brings AI-backed solutions hosted on Australian located public cloud platforms that will allow Smart Footprints customers to automatically scan a wide variety of content such as texts, facial images and databases to detect, classify and digitise information. Smart Footprint customers will have cost efficient access to sophisitcated new ways to make sense of data at scale."

Ravi Dayal, Sales Manager at Meaningware emphasized the importance of the partnership stating "the Smart Footprints partnership allows Meaningware to focus on the further development and refinement of its products and services and at the same time have access to expertise in the Higher Education and Research, Telecommunications and Local Government markets that we can align to as we have done successfully in the financial, insurance and other not for profit sectors. We look forward to developing thought leadership to help solve sector needs and opportunities together."

To celebrate this new partnership, Smart Footprints is offering a free half day consulting opportunity for the smart footprints LinkedIn community to explore opportunities and advise on options to make use of Meaningware products and services related to business needs.

Sessions will be held on zoom and include the opportunity to connect with business and technical experts. This offer is valid for a limited time, please follow us to be eligible at


About Smart Footprints Pty Ltd -

Smart Footprints has decades of combined experience leading and serving the Australian Higher Education IT Services, Health and For Profit Business communities. Clients can have unique access to a trusted community of IT expert Leaders, Architects, Managers and Consulting Engineers. We are particularly passionate about IT Network infrastructure, data and smart infrastructure optimization and automation to enable digital service transformation cost effectively. We focus on "Smart" by embracing talented experienced staff and partners we know and trust and smart technology frameworks and technologies proven to effectively automate IT network and cloud service solutions. We focus on "footprints" to change the world one step at a time in a socially responsible sustainable way, ensuring protection of our digital online and environmental footprint to sustain our future. Smart Footprints operates in a carbon neutral way offsetting our emissions in partnership with WWF and Climate Change Partners.

About Meaningware Pty Ltd -

Meaningware is an Australia-based AI company that develops technical platforms leveraging the latest in Deep Learning (DL) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) and is capable of analysing a large variety of structured and unstructured data to identify, classify and extract information. Meaningware’s mission is to develop technologies that enable customers to implement efficient, versatile, accessible and affordable data driven solutions.

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