PERMED: Fabricating eBooks for the International Market at Nominal Cost with In-House Developed Tools

M. Alphonse Mike,Managing Director

M.Alphonse Mike, Managing Director

Today’s generation tend to read articles, books or news directly from gadgets like smart phone and tablet. The eBooks and articles are found handy for quick review before examination or interview and it’s easy to carry a colossal library encompassing your favourite magazines and novels as eBooks while travelling. Even for authors, immediate release and instant exposure is now easy. But enthralling the readers with high caliber eBooks is a luxury that can’t be afforded by every publisher due to the cost factor. Levelling the playing field, PERMED empower a wide spectrum of publishers and eBook conversion houses to publish quality products by providing best-in-class yet cost-effective services leveraging its innovative in-house developed tools and an experienced team of software professionals.

“We have developed many in-house tools to design, create, verify and validate the eBooks as per the guideline of the publisher and on par with the IDPF guideline as well” says Alphonse Mike, Managing Director,PERMED Software Solutions, who has his Master Degree in Computer Applications from Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, a most prestigious Engineering College in
South India and over 25 years of experience in the IT Industry. He has founded this company in 2010 for mastering in the digital publishing industry and to make it unique by delivering on-time and state-of-the-art solutions to the clients worldwide.

"PERMED has a three-tier quality check to ensure that the product is hundred percent error-free and on par with international quality standard"

PERMED has a three-tier quality check to ensure that the product is hundred percent error-free and on par with international quality standard. On the other hand, PERMED’s team members are also accessible for discussion with clients at any time, which accelerates the production to the clients' satisfaction. As a cherry on top, it offers any kind of modifications after eBook delivery without any additional cost. No wonder, the company has successfully delivered over 8000 eBooks and 5000 XML converted files over the past seven years to the publishers and eBook conversion houses in various parts of the world including Europe, North America, Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia.

Quality & Hassle-free eBooks
PERMED has built up expertise in providing ePublishing services for B2B and Indie authors, end-to-end solution including ISBNs, barcodes, editing, design and distribution for self-publishers, indexing services, multi-lingual eBook production having mastery in almost all foreign languages including Arabic and Chinese. PERMED’s typesetting and page composition services results in superlative eContent with over 99 percent accuracy and cost savings
between 30-60 percent. The company is well-versed in recreating eBooks made by other publishing service providers, which require updation due to text errors, outdated guidelines, versions and difficulties to host in the new generation platforms, thereby enabling the client to market the product on different platforms.

As one might anticipate, its products endorse with most devices like Amazon Kindle, Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Aldiko, Bluefire, Kobo, ADE and Readium. They have state-of the art delivery centre with highly secured servers and workstations to keep the entire clients’ data protected.

Ascending with Tenacity
Despite its diligent surroundings, PERMED has established a friendly environment. Alphonse says, “The management along with the employees work as a team in executing the most complex projects smoothly. The open organizational culture, effective compensation package and periodical training are the salient features of PERMED’s staff retention program”. They will be in the Image Processing projects shortly that will further help the company boost its operations.

Promise of a Bright Future
Abiding to a work culture that is transparent and empowering, Cosmic Strands employees are rigorously trained(on-the-job or need-based)to constantly remain on a platform that is ever-evolving and improving. Furthermore, serving esteemed clients like Elsevier, Springer, and Sage, Cosmic Strands registers growth at 60 percent every year, additionally aiming at obtaining ISO certification in the near future.