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Through 2022, 80% of supply chain blockchain initiatives will remain at a proof-of-concept (POC) or pilot stage, according to Gartner. One of the main reasons for this development is that early...
Jan 24, 2020
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ActZero, a Palo Alto-based artificial intelligence company, announced that it has acquired IntelliGO Networks, a leading provider of Managed Detection and Response services. IntelliGO will continue...
Jan 24, 2020
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 Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies, such as virtual personal assistants and chatbots are rapidly making headway into the workplace. By 2024, these technologies will replace...
Jan 23, 2020
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In this data-driven era, AI is becoming a priority for organizations in India, driven by the need to automate, faster route to market, and agility. Organizations in India are warming up to leveraging...
Jan 22, 2020
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I joined NEXT100 journey when it was exactly halfway through—in 2015—which means I missed the excitement and uncertainties of the early days. With that the thought process that went behind the...
Jan 22, 2020
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Phishing attacks have been a leading cause for breaches globally, with 83% of information security (infosec) professionals reported having experienced phishing attacks in 2018, up from 76% in 2017,...
Jan 21, 2020
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Industrial firms, due to increased digitalization, are more exposed to cyberthreats than ever before, according to a Fortinet-Forrester Consulting joint survey. In addition, the lack of collaboration...
Jan 21, 2020
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Imagine what you would have done differently in your network if you could have just seen a few years into the future. Would you have been quicker to embrace the cloud? What about the time and money...
Jan 21, 2020
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2020 is all about executing on enterprise digital transformation. Early digital adopters are now beginning to show real traction and gains – particularly when it comes to customer, and more...
Jan 17, 2020
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Flexibility and elasticity are top priority to corporates in the age of digital transformation with IT being no exception. From the perspective of IT, virtualization and cloud computing have become...
Jan 16, 2020
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For the first time ever, Cyber incidents (35% of responses) ranks as the most important business risk in Asia-Pacific in the ninth Allianz Risk Barometer 2020, relegating perennial top peril Business...
Jan 15, 2020
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Accenture has agreed to acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom. Financial terms were not disclosed.   The acquisition will make Accenture Security one of the leading...
Jan 14, 2020
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As many as six technology companies increased their enterprise IT revenues by more than USD 10 billion in the last decade. Top eight vendors collectively grew their annual enterprise IT revenues by...
Jan 13, 2020
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In the initial days of Software as a Service (SaaS), one of its biggest attraction was that it allowed the non-IT functional executives to invest in the solutions that solved their problems well—and...
Jan 13, 2020
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From the emerge of cognitive intelligence, in-memory-computing, fault-tolerant quantum computing, new materials-based semiconductor devices, to faster growth of industrial IoT, large-scale...
Jan 10, 2020
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More than 70% of websites now use SSL encryption. The Google Transparency Report statistics below show a very rapid rise in adoptions of HTTPS for Chrome browser users worldwide. Unfortunately, the...
Jan 09, 2020
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Nearly 80% of C-level executives in India believe if they don’t move beyond experimentation to aggressively deploy artificial intelligence (AI) across their organizations, they risk going out of...
Jan 08, 2020
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Sanjay happens to be the most common first name among the NEXT100 award winners in the ten years, since the awards—the only such awards to identify next generation IT leaders—got instituted in 2010....
Jan 06, 2020
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Organizations are getting more confident in their cloud security strategies, according to a recent Barracuda Networks survey of 850 security professionals. As per the survey, over 44% of respondents...
Jan 03, 2020
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The year 2019 witnessed key CISOs moving to different companies or taking up new positions within the same company. Presenting to you a list of 60 such CISOs... December 2019 Amit Jaokar moved to...
Dec 30, 2019
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For the first time in over three years, a mobile trojan has entered the overall top malware listing as well as being the most prevalent mobile threat over the past month, according to Check Point...
Dec 26, 2019
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The overall server market in India witnessed a Year-over-Year (YoY) growth of 0.8% in terms of revenue to reach USD 280.1 million in CY 3Q19 versus USD 277.8 million in CY 3Q18, according to the...
Dec 24, 2019
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2019 was a year of rapid innovation – and disruption – for both the IT industry and the broader business community. With the widespread adoption of hybrid multicloud as the de-facto architecture for...
Dec 20, 2019
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People-centric threats are causing the most detrimental cybersecurity breaches, which include socially-engineered attacks and human errors, rather than failure of technology or process, according to...
Dec 20, 2019
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CPaaS revenues are on track to once again grow by over 40% in 2019, according to Synergy Research Group. With revenues in the first three quarters of the year having already surpassed full-year 2018...
Dec 19, 2019
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The digital transformation journey of Indian organizations’ is getting increasingly hindered by cyberattacks, according to a Forcepoint-Frost & Sullivan Risk & Cybersecurity study. The study...
Dec 18, 2019
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Today, we live in a world where technology is redefining the way we work, live and play. Significantly, our future is quickly being reshaped by digital transformation technologies like Artificial...
Dec 17, 2019
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With digital transformation gaining traction and the acceleration of next-gen technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and others, organisations are...
Dec 16, 2019
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It’s that time of year again. When those of us entrenched in the world of digital transformation places our hands on the tech crystal ball and try to predict the top levers that will shape our future...
Dec 13, 2019
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After a host of privacy regulation globally—such as European GDPR and UK Data Protection law—India is all set to enact its own privacy regulation. The Personal Data Protection Bill, after a lot of...
Dec 02, 2019
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Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) will be USD 18.8 billion in 2020, an increase of 78.5% over the USD 10.5 billion, expected to be spent in 2019, according to IDC’s...
Nov 28, 2019
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Our cover story this month is on the last decade—major trends that impacted enterprise IT. But let us take a couple of steps backward and look at what changed for IT managers—the people who...
Nov 27, 2019
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We—that could refer to as broad as the global economy to as narrow as the Indian enterprise IT community—entered 2010 with a lot of doubt, apprehension and even fear. The second half of 2008 and...
Nov 27, 2019
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Spending on security hardware, services, and software in Asia/Pacific is expected to reach USD 16.4 billion in 2019, an increase of 20.01% over previous year, according to IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual...
Nov 26, 2019
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Advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Counter Threat Intelligence will evolve and this will shift the traditional advantage of the cybercriminal, according to Fortinet’s threat landscape...
Nov 25, 2019
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Reliance on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to combat cybersecurity threats is forecasted to increase by several orders of magnitude over the next five years. A report from P&S Market Research says...
Nov 25, 2019
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Majority (85%) of developers said security is very important to the coding and development process, and 75% said they are worried about the security of these apps, according to WhiteHat Security’s...
Nov 22, 2019
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Organizations will face a growing risk from their cloud and the supply chain, according to Trend Micro’s 2020 predictions report. The growing popularity of cloud and DevOps environments will continue...
Nov 21, 2019
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IBM today announced Cloud Pak for Security, featuring industry-first innovations to connect with any security tool, cloud or on-premise system, without moving data from its original source. Available...
Nov 20, 2019
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Pradeep Chankarachan has joined Joulon as its Global Chief Information Officer (CIO). He has been NEXT100 Winner in 2013. Earlier, he was associated with Harman International as Regional CDO/CIO (...
Nov 19, 2019
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The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to total USD 266.4 billion, up from USD 227.8 billion in 2019, according to Gartner. “At this point, cloud adoption is...
Nov 18, 2019
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Fewer than half (47%) of cybersecurity professionals have a plan in place to deal with attacks on their IoT devices and equipment, despite the fact that nine out of ten expressed concerns over future...
Nov 15, 2019
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The ITNEXT October Issue is very different from the rest of our issues. It presents three case studies from our recently concluded 5th Technology Premier League (TPL). Case studies are a format...
Nov 13, 2019
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The year 2020 will finally see all the hype words of the past decade come together to create completely connected environments that are capable of running themselves autonomously to build more...
Nov 14, 2019
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7.2 billion malware attacks were launched in the first three quarters of 2019 as well as 151.9 million ransomware attacks, marking 15% and 5% year-over-year declines, respectively, according to...
Nov 13, 2019
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IT spending in India will total USD 94 billion in 2020, up from USD 88.5 billion in 2019 (an increase of 6.6%), according to Gartner. “2020 will be a rebound year for India’s IT spending as consumers...
Nov 11, 2019
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Mobile/IoT devices are increasing day-by-day and digital payment industry is also on the peak. IoT and mobile devices has a great impact on human lives, it is penetrating numerous aspects in human...
Nov 11, 2019
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A close analysis of the cybersecurity attacks of the past shows that, in most cases, the head of the cyber kill chain is formed by some kind of privilege abuse. In fact, Forrester estimates that...
Nov 08, 2019
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50% of people with a smartphone but without a bank account will use a mobile-accessible cryptocurrency account, according to Gartner. This is among the top strategic predictions for 2020 and beyond,...
Nov 06, 2019
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F5 Networks, the leading provider of hybrid cloud application services, today announced a multi-year global Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to allow customers...
Nov 05, 2019
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