03/20/2006 Equant awarded support and enhancement contract to maintain Global Order Entry system. Sonawane will help Equant to move the Global Order Entry system operation to Indian facility.

Equant is a recognized industry leader in global communications services for multinational businesses. Equant combines its network expertise with its expanded services capabilities to provide global, integrated and customized communication services to enable its customers' key business processes. Equant serves thousands of the world's top companies, with the industry's most extensive portfolio of communications services and network solutions, including the market-leading IP VPN used by more than 1,400 global businesses.

Sonawane will support development teams on the installation, configuration, optimization & administration of WebLogic, iPlanet, JVM, Oracle, Unix administration. Provide technical expertise on performance tuning and engineering of database, application server, web server and applications. Look for, recommend and implement ways to improve application performance on GOLD by tuning the technical software components above. Develop/maintain technical documentation, e.g. operations manual, administration guide. Provide expertise and guidance for performance improvement and implementation.Develop and implement coding for defined features including unit testing of implemented codes. These features shall include the enhancement to the customer service inventory, workflow enhancement of channel partners and order bundling.Develop and implement the automation of interfacing systems with Customer’s GOLD application. Provide documentation for implemented feature coding, describing any changes that were applied as well as required actions for ongoing maintenance. Will recommend appropriate changes to the environment, including the usage of newer releases of the system and framework software, if it can justify that such changes will result in a better end product.