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Dell EMC announced new and enhanced capabilities to the Dell EMC Data Domain and Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) portfolio of backup storage appliances designed to offer organizations...
Feb 21, 2019
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85% of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, a product-centric application delivery model, according to a survey by Gartner. Although full adoption is rare, overall, survey respondents use...
Feb 20, 2019
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Augmented analytics, continuous intelligence and explainable artificial intelligence (AI) are among the top trends in data and analytics technology that have significant disruptive potential over the...
Feb 19, 2019
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The healthcare industry is increasingly leaning toward adopting hybrid clouds that combine private and public cloud services, and their respective benefits — with healthcare ranking third in the...
Feb 18, 2019
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The demand for video content today has reached a tipping point. Increasingly Media & Entertainment (M&E) companies are adopting advance technologies like VR/AR to provide consumers with...
Feb 15, 2019
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Sify Technologies, an ICT Solutions and Services leader in India, today announced support for Google Cloud’s Partner Interconnect, a Google Cloud service that enables its customers to connect to...
Feb 14, 2019
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The third generation of technology convergence has plumed “Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI)” a scale-out software-defined architecture to dated datacenter infrastructure – SDDC. It clubs together...
Feb 14, 2019
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The installed base of UCaaS subscribers will grow by an average annual rate of 26% over the next five years, with growth being increasingly driven by enterprise customers, according to Synergy...
Feb 13, 2019
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Emerging digital trends are top of mind for customer service and support leaders in 2019, according to a recent survey by Gartner. Customer-facing artificial intelligence (AI), big data, customer...
Feb 12, 2019
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The Q4 spend on cloud infrastructure services jumped 45% from the fourth quarter of 2017, giving a full-year growth rate of 48% in 2018, according to Synergy Research Group (SRG). Notably the growth...
Feb 08, 2019
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By 2022, 70% of organizations using biometric authentication for workforce access will implement it via smartphone apps, regardless of the endpoint device being used, according to Gartner. In 2018,...
Feb 07, 2019
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Its 5:48 a.m. — only 48 minutes into your 12-hour shift in the security operations center (SOC), and you’ve already investigated three threats. You were prepared for a long shift, but since an...
Feb 06, 2019
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Acronis, a global leader in cyber protection and hybrid cloud solutions, announced that it appointed SEA Infonet as a key distributor in India. SEA Infonet will be responsible for promoting and...
Feb 05, 2019
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Can the CIO become CEO or COO? This question has been asked rhetorically many times to make a point that CIOs are now taking business decisions and are thinking like business managers, making them ‘...
Feb 04, 2019
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The total collaboration market will grow by 9% in 2019 to reach over USD 45 billion, driven by a group of high-growth hosted & cloud collaboration market segments, according to a Synergy Research...
Jan 31, 2019
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There is significant rise in the volume of new vulnerabilities in 2018, according to Skybox Security’s Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report. The National Vulnerability Database (NVD) assigned 16,...
Jan 30, 2019
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37% organizations have been affected by cryptominers globally, followed by mobile malware (33%), botnet malware (18%), banking malware (13%) and ransomware (4%), according to Checkpoint’s Cyber...
Jan 29, 2019
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India finds its place amongst the leading nations globally in their preparedness towards the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), according to Cisco’s 2019 Data Privacy Benchmark Study....
Jan 28, 2019
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Worldwide IT spending will total USD 3.76 trillion in 2019, an increase of 3.2% from 2018, according to Gartner. “Despite uncertainty fueled by recession rumors, Brexit, and trade wars and tariffs,...
Jan 28, 2019
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly making its way into the workplace, with virtual personal assistants (VPAs) and other forms of chatbots now augmenting human performance in many...
Jan 25, 2019
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We, at ITNEXT, have been running the NEXT100 program for ten years now. Every year, a batch of 100 winners—dubbed as future CIOs—are identified. Many of them have already become CIOs. This is the...
Jan 24, 2019
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A few weeks after the white paper on data protection framework in India was published, I wanted to know what the CISOs thought about it. In an event, I posed this informally to more than 20 CISOs,...
Jan 24, 2019
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Qlik today announced it has acquired the CrunchBot AI-powered analytics bot along with Crunch Data’s experienced team of AI and solution development professionals. Users can now interact with and...
Jan 23, 2019
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2018 has been another transformative time for security teams in APAC regions. The imposition of new regulations like Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches scheme and the Indian government’s push to be...
Jan 23, 2019
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Businesses across the world are collecting massive amounts of data on a daily basis from different kinds of data sources, including telemetry and IoT devices, consumer and business data and even...
Jan 22, 2019
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Verizon today launched a world-class suite of solutions that blends human and artificial intelligence to enhance the customer engagement experience. Digital Customer Experience (CX) is an end-to-end...
Jan 22, 2019
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The number of enterprises implementing artificial intelligence (AI) grew 270% in the past four years and tripled in the past year, according to the Gartner’s 2019 CIO Survey. Results showed that...
Jan 21, 2019
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Two cyber security risks—data fraud/theft and cyberattacks—have been identified as the most likely risks for 2019 by the World Economic Forum (WEF), in its recently released annual Global Risk Report...
Jan 21, 2019
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) today announced AWS Backup, a fully-managed, centralized backup service that makes it faster and simpler for customers to back up their data across AWS services and on-...
Jan 18, 2019
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Staff shortages have escalated in the last three months to become the top emerging risk organizations face globally, according to Gartner’s latest Emerging Risks Survey. The survey of 137 senior...
Jan 18, 2019
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Only around half (48%) of businesses can detect if any of their IoT devices suffers a breach, according to a Gemalto study. This comes despite companies having an increased focus on IoT security...
Jan 17, 2019
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In the realm of cyber-intrusion onto virtual reality, growing corporates are stringently concerned on seamless business continuity. Off late IT is augmented as a service in a delicate dilemma of...
Jan 16, 2019
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New data from Synergy Research Group (SRG) shows that the number of significant datacenter-oriented M&A deals continued to climb in 2018, though the total value of deals that closed in the year...
Jan 15, 2019
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There is low awareness of object storage among enterprises in the APAC region, with 41% of surveyed enterprises not aware of the technology, according to a latest IDC survey.  Digital transformation...
Jan 14, 2019
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New data from Synergy Research Group (SRG) shows that the number of large datacenters operated by hyperscale providers rose by 11% in 2018 to reach 430 by year end. In 2018 the Asia-Pac and EMEA...
Jan 11, 2019
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New data from Synergy Research Group (SRG) shows that across six key enterprise infrastructure segments, vendor revenues for the last four quarters increased by almost 13% on an annualized basis, as...
Jan 10, 2019
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The use of virtual assistants (VAs) in the workplace is growing. By 2021, according to Gartner, 25% of digital workers will use a virtual employee assistant (VEA) on a daily basis. This will be up...
Jan 09, 2019
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New data from Synergy Research Group (SRG) shows that across seven key cloud services and infrastructure market segments, operator and vendor revenues for 2018 passed the USD 250 billion milestone,...
Jan 08, 2019
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CIO stands for Career Is Over—that is how the old quip went. Once you become CIO of a fairly large organization, you are stuck there for long. The joke was not entirely off-the-mark. Many Indian CIOs...
Jan 04, 2019
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Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) will reach USD745 billion in 2019, an increase of 15.4% over the USD646 billion spent in 2018, according to IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Internet of...
Jan 04, 2019
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Over the last few years, organizations in India have adopted technology in most of their business activities, including their anti-fraud efforts. Our previous fraud survey in 2016 identified...
Jan 03, 2019
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As we celebrate the 9th set of awardees of NEXT100 awards, I will like to join in congratulating the winners. At the same time, how much do I hate doing it (creating almost an anti-climax in an issue...
Jan 02, 2019
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India networking market which includes Ethernet Switch, Routers and WLAN segments witnessed a 67.1% YoY growth in Q3, 2018 with increased investments across the enterprise and service provider...
Dec 28, 2018
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Public cloud security will become more automated and attackers will get stealthier, according to latest 2019 network security predictions from Barracuda. An esteemed panel of Barracuda experts have...
Dec 27, 2018
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In today’s modern retail environment, information is available everywhere. Consumers are well informed and expect personalized experiences when they shop. This means that the table stakes have...
Dec 24, 2018
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The overall server market in India witnessed a year-over-year (YoY) decline of 8.1% in terms of revenue to reach USD 276.6 million in Q3, 2018 versus USD 300.9 million in Q3, 2017, according to the...
Dec 24, 2018
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66% of organizations have plans to deploy 5G by 2020, according to a new 5G use case and adoption survey by Gartner. Organizations expect 5G networks to be mainly used for Internet of Things (IoT)...
Dec 18, 2018
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