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73: The percentage of the respondents in India who estimated their organization’s losses due to economic crime to be up to USD 1 million in 2016, according to PwC’s Global Economic Crime Survey 2016...
Jun 21, 2017
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The ransomware WannaCry made to the headlines globally as the most widespread malware attack ever witnessed, with more than 100 countries reportedly suffering from the attack. With WannaCry trending...
Jun 15, 2017
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Angul in Orissa is 'rich' in every sense of the word. Not only does it have an average literacy rate of 80 %( higher than the national average of 59.5%), it has abundant mineral reserves and is home...
Jun 06, 2017
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Internet of Things (IoT) is the foundational technology of what is called The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)—the fusion of the physical, the virtual and the biological.   Even as we discuss the...
Jun 06, 2017
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The Government of India is going to spend USD7.8 billion on IT in 2017, 7.5% increase from 2016, according to Gartner. This is down from Gartner’s previous projection for 9.5% growth this year. “The...
Jun 01, 2017
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The security software market is currently experiencing rapid transformation mainly because of four key developments, according to Gartner. The use of advanced analytics, expanded ecosystems, adoption...
May 30, 2017
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Ransomware keeps spreading globally, with the volume of mobile ransomware rising over three-fold (3.5 times) during the first few months of the year, according to Kaspersky Lab’s Malware Report for...
May 26, 2017
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Businesses are embracing digital transformation to engage with customers, and a key aspect of this development is the use of mobile and Internet applications. Consumers too have shown increased...
May 25, 2017
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Business leaders are embracing digital transformation as a critical factor for success and they expect IT to help them innovate faster, increase profitability and gain a competitive advantage....
May 22, 2017
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Ever since Friday May 12, the WannaCry ransomware attack has kept spreading. As per European authorities, the ransomware has hit over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in over 150...
May 17, 2017
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AMD introduces EPYC processor brand for the datacenter, bringing in a revolution in the high-performance server processor market. With its high core count, superior memory bandwidth, and unparalleled...
May 17, 2017
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VMware launches VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure. This integration will enable customers to drive the move to Windows 10 and forefronts VMware virtual desktops and applications to the...
May 16, 2017
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In a recent interview, John Lombard, CEO, Dimension Data APAC, discussed trends and technologies impacting enterprises today.   As the CEO of an IT Services Company, what keeps you up at night...
May 12, 2017
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VMware, Inc., ties up with Dell to enhance VMware End-User Computing solutions to make customers aware of the advantages of workplace transformation via mobile, desktop and cloud technologies....
May 10, 2017
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Whether you are a network administrator, security manager, or CIO, how would you feel if you were unable to see and managemajor parts of your network environment?  This is the problem that...
May 10, 2017
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Recently, Cisco acquired Saggezza, a privately-held technology services company.    The annoucement was made on its official blog by Rob Salvagno, Cisco's Vice President of Corporate Business...
May 08, 2017
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Twenty four Indian companies will participate at this year’s CommunicAsia to be held in Marina Bay Sands in Singapore from 23-25 May 2017, UBM SES, the organizer of the event announced. With about...
May 07, 2017
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According to research firm Gartner, integrated systems will shave off up to 25% of combined spend on servers and storage...
May 03, 2017
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Jayantha Prabhu, the Essar Group CIO, has taken up the additional responsibility of heading the India business of AGC Networks, a global solution integrator.  AGC Networks, an Essar Group company,...
May 03, 2017
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Customer expectations for 24/7 availability of data and applications are changing, thanks to digital transformation. Although organizations are acknowledging this requirement, unplanned downtimes are...
Apr 27, 2017
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In July 2015, Windows 10 was officially launched. After two years of its launch, Microsoft  will finally observe a spike in the adoption of its newest operating system in 2017.     According to...
Apr 27, 2017
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According to a new IDC research, technology spending funded by non-IT business units will reach USD 609 billion this year as new influencers of IT emerge across the enterprise. Companies are...
Apr 26, 2017
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In line with Microsoft’s next generation AI-based data strategy, the company recently announced several new products and services. With this announcement, the company intends to enable organizations...
Apr 24, 2017
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The key findings from PwC's 20th CEO Survey highlights that the tech industry CEOs are excited about the new wave of transformation emerging from artificial intelligence, virtual reality and...
Apr 21, 2017
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Meetali Sharma, Risk, Compliance and Information Security Officer at SDG Software India, was recently appointed as Director on Board of ISACA's New Delhi Chapter.  ISACA is a non-profit, independent...
Apr 10, 2017
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Vineet Sachdeva has joined Motherson Sumi Infotech & Designs Limited (MIND), Noida as Deputy General Manager in March 2017.    Vineet, who won the Next100 Award in 2016, has over 22 years of...
Apr 10, 2017
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Bharat Anand, former Vice President & Head - Applications at Mphasis, has joined CIO & CTO at Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India in February 2017. Bharat, who has a work...
Apr 10, 2017
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In 2017, Gartner predicts that the global IT spending will total USD 3.5 trillion, a 1.4% increase from 2016. This growth rate is much lower from the previous quarter’s forecast of 2.7%, mainly...
Apr 10, 2017
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For Indian techies looking to fulfil their American dream, the wait may be longer. According to the new guidelines introduced by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on 31st March...
Apr 07, 2017
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Blockchain has taken the world of financial services by storm. But the promises of the fundamentally new approach stretch far beyond banks and insurance companies. Since blockchain is about trusted,...
Apr 03, 2017
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Once upon a time banks were known to be the dinosaurs in the pace with which they adopted technology. However, no doubt that times have changed significantly and banks have become the implementers...
Apr 03, 2017
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Mahindra & Mahindra is one of India’s largest business conglomerates with interest in automotive, IT, solar energy, farm equipment, defense and aerospace. Known for its forward-looking strategy,...
Apr 03, 2017
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Modern demands often overwhelm the traditional hardware-centric datacenters, as CIOs battle with the increasing cost and complexity of their IT infrastructure. Most organizations will not have the...
Mar 28, 2017
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Digital transformation has swept through our social and personal lives, leaving us with multiple apps that help us do everything from booking movie tickets to hailing a cab to ordering groceries. We...
Mar 23, 2017
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At the Sify Digital Transformation Workshop, IT Next spoke to IT leaders such as BS Gupta, Vishal Gupta, Balvinder Banga, M Venugopalam and Muneesh Sharma, who highlighted some of the key challenges...
Mar 22, 2017
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IT leaders, such as BS Gupta, Vishal Gupta, Balvinder Banga, M Venugopalam and Muneesh Sharma talks to IT Next on the sidelines of Sify Digital Transformation Workshop. They discussed how they are...
Mar 22, 2017
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Technologies such as cloud computing, mobility, analytics, IoT and augmented reality will be the new focus for lT leaders going forward. The digital transformation workshop highlighted the need to...
Mar 22, 2017
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A few years ago, cloud was what digital transformation is today. Today going digital means lending support from disruptive technologies such as analytics, mobile, and cloud. IT leaders spoke about...
Mar 22, 2017
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Sify's Digital Transformation Workshop was a gala gathering of CIOs, AVP - ITs, Head - ITs, etc. Each of them put in their views on digital transformation taking place globally and in India, the...
Mar 22, 2017
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Millennials’ use of technology and their behavior clearly sets them apart from previous generations.The average FS consumer behavior changes radically as Generation ‘Y' (today’s millennials, those...
Mar 15, 2017
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Recently, I had the opportunity to be part of a discussion about how critical operational technology—such as plant automation—is becoming far more vulnerable. Why, a presentation from a security firm...
Mar 14, 2017
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No one forgets a breach. In October 2016, what is being touted as the 'biggest ever breach of financial data in India', as many as 3.2 million debit cards were compromised. Of the cards breaches, at...
Mar 14, 2017
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Cloud computing is experiencing a significant growth over the last few years due to its rapid adoption among various regions and industry verticals across the globe. By deploying cloud solutions,...
Mar 14, 2017
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In the fourth quarter of 2016, worldwide server revenue declined 1.9% year over year, while shipments fell 0.6% from the fourth quarter of 2015, according to Gartner, Inc.    "There were...
Mar 03, 2017
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A study commissioned and released by enterprise open source infrastructure solution provider, SUSE, reveals that traditional enterprise storage strategies may not be keeping up with the exponential...
Mar 02, 2017
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In the late 19th century, it was the suffragettes, members of the women’s organizations in the United Kingdom or The Women’s Indian Association (WIA), who fought for the right of women to vote...
Mar 01, 2017
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VMware study identifies key CIO priorities in India for the next three years. Conducted by Kantar IMRB, the study suggests how IT/ Data security is a key challenge organizations face in the mobile...
Mar 01, 2017
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PwC's 2017 Global Digital IQ survey shows enterprises struggling to return value, overlooking fundamental integration of technology with the human experience.   The survey, now in its 10th year of...
Mar 01, 2017
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By 2021, 50% of online transactions will use biometric authentication, and by 2018, 70% of enterprise cybersecurity environments will use cognitive/AI technologies to assist humans in dealing with...
Mar 01, 2017
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With the rise of automation, we’ve reached a point where we are questioning the role people play in the workplace.   PwC’s 20th CEO Survey highlights that 52% of CEOs are exploring the benefits of...
Feb 28, 2017
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