As an individual marches on the solopreneur journey to business success, he articulates that leaders aren’t born, but they are made. Leaders are designated by the people, but not by oneself. The real art of leadership is highlighted from the cultivated skills of management and learning, which are honed by the continuous practices over and over again.
Hitesh Mehta, the Director of HiLink Networks, the man who marked the qualities of leadership, and management and that is the only reason he is winning the clients in the IT Industry for 22 remarkable years.
HiLink Networks and their Mega Services
In 1995, HiLink Networks as a company was formed with a mission to provide innovative yet cost-effective solutions to the ever growing needs of the market. It started off by providing end-to-end Data/Voice Communication solution, in LAN, WAN Environment. HiLink is a Cisco certified Premier Partner. As in the industry of networking, very few vendors are providing the System Integration services which has the capability to pre offer end-to end network security solutions. Hence, there is a requirement of a Cisco partner that has a competency in consolidating IT infrastructure. Mumbai headquartered Hilink Networks is a Cisco partner that provides end-to-end network security and system integration solutions to enable businesses with strong network infrastructure.
Team HiLink is endlessly taking the efforts to explore the new horizons and majorly focuses on the Enterprise networking segment which includes switching, routing, and wireless networks. They are looking forward to collaborative solutions and the new portfolio of Meraki.
In the past two years, Hilink Networks successful holds the top first & second positions in the category A of highest sales in Cisco SMB conquests for Race to Rio, Spain, London, Africa and New Zealand. The company is offering services such as SME Networking-Active & Passive, Enterprise Switching & Routing, Integrated Data Security – Unified Threat Management, Remote Data Centre Management & Control. Adding on, the company is also providing the services of IP Surveillance & Access Control, Structured Cabling & Connectivity, and Analog KVM Switching & LCD Keyboard Drawer Console. HiLink has consolidated its competency in meeting any challenge which has faced by the customers pertaining to network design and planning.
The major portfolio consists of Cisco, Switching/Networking Pre-Installation Phase being a significant part of every networking solution, the company’s consultants visit customer site and evaluate their network architecture. HiLink also has the outline cost and time frames that are completed by Implementation, Support & Maintenance. The technical team provides networking and security installation at customer end to execute the project.
When Life Puts in Tough Situation
Business is all about risks and challenges, but in between, the flavor of enthusiasm is the one that keeps on invigorating to give the major contribution on the business desk. While handling day-to-day business issues, there are many challenges that are required to be thrived over by encouraging the staff through the words of motivation and managing their welfare affairs. Hitesh firmly believes in taking care of small things which can make their diligent employees feel a sense of belongingness and helps them to perform their best in the workplace.
Secondly, he also believes that it is very important to take innovative moves which sound unique from the competitor and provide the employees to perform with alternative solutions that help them to think alike and slowly adapt to handle the issues on their own. Hitesh strongly understands that the results cannot be perceived in a single day but, in day-to-day productivity.
Initially, the company came across a lot of hurdles in taking the distribution of brands like 3com, Aten, Molex, etc. and then distinguishing from the competitive IT market and targeting the Cisco product portfolio. In the beginning, lack of staff expertise and lack of finance were also a major challenge faced by them.
Being an Entrepreneur
According to the human mentality, anyhow the person will do what he wants to pursue in life. Hitesh proudly holds the degree of Diploma from Watumull Institute of Electronic Engineering and Computer Technology. The education allowed him to explore the distribution fields in the IT market and digitizing India, which let him explore the advancing technology solutions that were offered by the brand named Cisco.
Hitesh’s role model is his dear father who worked so hard and tried his best when his family was facing the hard times. This was impactful enough for him to work at the great extent and influenced him to work hard and smart just like his father.
Winning over the Satisfaction from Clients of Hilink
Ensuring that the customer is satisfied with the IT solution that they are seeking for is very important for the company as it builds a strong relationship between the company and the goodwill in the market through their references. Managing the finance is extremely the major part for him as the sole entrepreneur. For an escalation of the skills of employees, Hitesh strategized the meetings and give his advisory words over the motivational calls that are guided by the eminent personality in the IT industry.
To Lead People, We Need to Walk Behind Them
Leadership is a position where you have to stick to the calmness and hunt for the solutions than debating over the complications. Leadership holds the quality of a good decision maker and also being stubborn in approaching the clients. “In today’s time we all are facing the competition in our routine but cutting down the competition through efficient techniques is what Hitesh believes on, as a Leader. Being a good decision maker is really crucial for tackling the day to day business scenarios,” asserts Hitesh.
Guiding others in a similar manner will inspire the team to take their own decisions for the betterment of the business. The company is continuously adapting to the market situation and innovation which is the most highlighting section to be believed if the one is dealing with the business market. Hitesh believes that the one should hold the absolute knowledge of the industry which has to be compulsorily focused and never taken for granted.
Future Lane of HiLink
The future is a lot of competition, as Hilink strives to work harder and bring the unique selling proposition to advance their goodwill in the IT market.