CIO&Leader

Schneider Electric announced the appointment of Mohan Somasi as the Vice President of its India Hub Execution Center. Mohan has been leading Schneider Electric’s E-House Regional Application Center...
Jan 16, 2018
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New data from Synergy Research Group shows that across six key cloud services and infrastructure market segments, operator and vendor revenues for the four quarters ending September 2017 reached USD...
Jan 16, 2018
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At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (“CES”), IndusInd Bank and Dynamics announced plans to introduce the first battery-powered, interactive payment cards to the Indian market in 2018.  The new...
Jan 12, 2018
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Emotion artificial intelligence (AI) systems are becoming so sophisticated that Gartner predicts that by 2022, personal devices will know more about an individual's emotional state than his/her own...
Jan 09, 2018
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Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has been selected by Bank of Cyprus to supply the world's first EMV biometric dual interface payment card for both chip and contactless payments. Using...
Jan 05, 2018
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The security threats and breaches of 2017 have set astounding new records for personal data invasion. From WannaCry to Petya, the list of sophisticated and far-reaching breaches grows almost daily....
Dec 20, 2017
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Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, announced today that clients can start to sign up for services to be delivered in its new India datacenter, which is set to open in January...
Dec 20, 2017
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From cost containment to hybrid strategies, CIOs are getting more creative in taking advantage of the cloud’s economies of scale, says Nitin Mishra, Senior Vice President & Chief Product Officer...
Dec 12, 2017
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In the third quarter of 2017, worldwide server revenue increased 16% year over year, while shipments grew 5.1% from the third quarter of 2016, according to Gartner. "The third quarter of 2017...
Dec 12, 2017
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Worldwide revenues for IT Services and Business Services totaled USD 475 billion in the first half of 2017 (1H17), an increase of 4.0% year over year, according to the International Data Corporation...
Nov 20, 2017
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According to 2018 Gartner CIO Agenda Survey, 51% of CIOs surveyed in India reported that they are taking charge of innovation and 49% have indicated that they are heading up digital transformation...
Nov 17, 2017
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IT spending in the Indian government sector is projected to reach USD 8.5 billion in 2018, an increase of 8.9% from 2017 estimated spending of USD 7.8 billion, according to the latest forecast by...
Nov 15, 2017
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This time, we have an unusual cover story. A magazine creating a recommended list of books is anything but exceptional; a website creating a carousel of such books is less so. But rarely will you...
Nov 10, 2017
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According to IDC Asia Pacific Semi-annual Services Tracker, 1H 2017, the India IT & Business Services market is expected to rebound with a year-on-year growth rate of 12.5% and touch USD 12.1...
Nov 08, 2017
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Indian cab aggregator Ola announced that it would use Microsoft Azure for Ola Play, the company’s existing rideshare platform. The two companies will also take the platform to global car...
Nov 07, 2017
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As announced last year, Google launched its cloud datacenter in Mumbai and the first Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in India. The new Mumbai region, called asia-south1, joins Singapore, Taiwan,...
Nov 06, 2017
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We have written extensively about the underrepresentation of women in the workforce. However, this bad news continues to prevail - especially for India. According to World Economic Forum's The...
Nov 03, 2017
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According to the list of top predictions for 2018 published by Dimension Data, it lists down cybersecurity, digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud, digital workplaces, digital business, and customer...
Oct 24, 2017
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Findings published in the PwC Young Workers Index 2017 compare levels of participation in employment, education and training of 16-24 year olds across 34 OECD countries. The report also considers...
Oct 13, 2017
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Bill McGee, Senior Vice President of Hybrid Cloud Security, Trend Micro speaks on security in hybrid cloud adoption, the related challenges and benefits at Trend Micro's CloudSec India 2017 event in...
Oct 06, 2017
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Vishal Salvi, CISO, Infosys speaks on security trends, recent ransomware and malware attacks and his security agenda, at Trend Micro's CloudSec India 2017 event in Mumbai.     We have heard that 2016...
Oct 05, 2017
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Global IT spending will total USD 3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.3% from 2017 estimated spending of USD 3.5 trillion, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.   Enterprise software and IT...
Oct 04, 2017
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Sep 29, 2017
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NetApp India has elevated Krithiwas Neelakantan as Director NGDC (Next Generation Datacenter) Business. In his new role, Krithiwas would be responsible for establishing the NetApp expertise in...
Sep 27, 2017
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In what could be seen as yet another testimony of a definite trend of a shift to the cloud, the quarterly datacenter infrastructure spend by the public cloud segment has seen an impressive growth...
Sep 21, 2017
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BookMyShow today announced that it has become the first Indian online ticketing brand to participate in the WhatsApp business pilot. As part of this test, BookMyShow has made WhatsApp a default...
Sep 15, 2017
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The hackathon culture in India seems to have spread beyond the boundaries of BFSI. India’s newest full services airlines, Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, is...
Sep 14, 2017
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A major shift is taking place in how enterprises select their financial management applications, with a migration to cloud applications happening faster than expected, according to Gartner. A recent...
Sep 13, 2017
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CIOs are still being seen as the prime drivers of digital transformation by the CEOs, reveled a new survey among 400 global CEOs. As many as 47% of the responding CEOs said it is their CIOs who are...
Sep 12, 2017
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The Uttar Pradesh Police has busted a state-wide network of fake Aadhaar card makers who used fake fingerprints of authorized Aadhaar operators to issue fake Aadhaar cards. According to the Special...
Sep 11, 2017
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The enterprise SaaS market reached revenues of USD 15 billion in quarterly revenues in AMJ 2017—up 31% year-on-year—according to latest data from Synergy Research Group. Microsoft, which overtook...
Sep 01, 2017
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VMware and HP announced a partnership that will add VMware Workspace ONE™ to HP’s Device as a Service (DaaS) technology platform at  VMworld® 2017,  Workspace ONE, an integrated platform powered by...
Aug 30, 2017
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Trend Micro has announced its Trend Micro Deep Security™ server security product is available to customers of VMware Cloud™ on AWS. VMware Cloud on AWS brings together VMware’s enterprise-class...
Aug 30, 2017
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The shift to the cloud has been gradual and unhurried. One reason is that organizations had budget and compliance concerns that created an environment where organizations underwent a slow shift....
Aug 25, 2017
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In a historic judgment, a nine-judge bench of the Supreme Court ruled that right to privacy is a fundamental right. While another important judgment on triple talaq delivered two days back saw a...
Aug 24, 2017
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Indian organizations have emerged as a leader in the adoption of  advanced agile (53%) and advanced DevOps (59%) practices across Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ), according to a CA Technologies study,...
Aug 23, 2017
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In a recent report published by IDC titled 'Driving DX Transformation in the Retail Ecosystem', increasing demand for cross-border ecommerce, high internet penetration, and smartphone adoption in...
Aug 16, 2017
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CLOUDSEC will hold its 7th annual event in Mumbai on September 13, 2017. This event leads up to a tour across APAC countries, including India, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Indonesia...
Aug 11, 2017
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How has digital transformation impacted businesses in India? Digital transformation is a buzzword today irrespective of whether you are a consumer or a business. Whether you are a tech player or an...
Jul 31, 2017
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The growth of digital business and the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to drive large investment in IT operations management (ITOM) through 2020, according to Gartner. A primary driver for...
Jul 28, 2017
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While enterprises are harping on the implementation of a single disruptive technology, here’s an Indian NGO that’s using AI, Blockchain and IoT to feed over a million school children. The...
Jul 26, 2017
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Pooja Chatrath, Assistant Vice President - IT at Cryoviva Biotech & Lineage Healthcare has been appointed to serve as the Vice President - IT at the company. Chatrath, who is a 2016 NEXT100...
Jul 19, 2017
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Hyperscale cloud providers will soon account for over 80% of all cloud and SaaS service revenues and almost 40% of spend on all public and private data center equipment, according to latest research...
Jul 18, 2017
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HCL Infosystems, announces a strategic partnership with Parablu, under which HCL Infosystems will offer Parablu's products and solutions including BluVault, a powerful data backup solution that...
Jul 05, 2017
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Priya Dar, Head of IT Applications at Godfrey Phillips has been appointed to serve as CIO at the company. Dar, who is a 2016 NEXT100 Winner and was among the 7 women IT leaders felicitated at the...
Jul 04, 2017
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Domain Name System (DNS) services are frequently becoming an organization's Achilles' heel. DNS (UDP) is the 2nd most attacked protocol in the network today after http. As a result, cyber security or...
Jul 03, 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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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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In the last 9 months, the largest cloud provider has observed a 60% growth in the number of businesses running on AWS. Its active customer base has grown from 75,000 to a whopping 120,000 in the...
May 12, 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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