Posts From Soma Tah

SaaS solution accelerators in the age of agile project delivery

Janakiraman Jayachandran Sixteen years ago, when the Agile Manifesto was laid down by a group of seventeen software professionals, their main goal was to find an alternative to “document driven, heavy-weight software development process”. While the participants didn’t agree about

Microsoft integrates Hexadite’s AI-based threat investigation tech to Windows Defender ATP

BANGALORE, INDIA: Following the recent acquisition of Israeli startup, Hexadite, Microsoft has now integrated Hexadite’s security automation technology into Windows Defender Advance Threat Protection (WDATP). This will enable Windows Defender ATP users to leverage state of the art AI technology to

Reliance Jio dismisses incumbents’ theory that IUC cut will benefit Jio alone

MUMBAI, INDIA: Reliance Jio has dismissed the incumbent operators’ theory that the reduced interconnect usage charge (IUC) would benefit the company significantly. On the other hand, Jio has called the cut ‘six years too late’ saying that it should have been implemented earlier

5 strategies to defend against automated cyber attacks

BANGALORE, INDIA: Cybercriminals are now using highly advanced automation tools to deploy malware with much greater speed and scale. CISOs in India can no longer rely on a manual approach in cyber defense as cyber attacks have become automated, riding

Oracle aims to take on AWS with simplified cloud purchase and consumption programs

USA: To compete with the three big public cloud services providers -AWS, Microsoft, and Google- Oracle today announced two new programs that address the cloud adoption challenges by improving and simplifying the way customers purchase and consume cloud services. Oracle’s observation:

Aruba brings analytics-driven, advanced cyber protection with 360 Secure Fabric

BANGALORE, INDIA: Aruba announced the 360 Secure Fabric, a security framework that provides 360 degrees of analytics-driven attack detection and response to help organizations reduce risk in today’s changing threat landscape. To help organizations address new and unknown threats, the

GoDaddy launches business hosting for small businesses in India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Non-tech-savvy customers will breathe a sigh of relief knowing that they can get the server-level performance they need without delving into the technical complexities of server administration. GoDaddy has expanded its hosting services in India with the

Jio slashes JioFi hotspot device price from Rs 1,999 to Rs 999

MUMBAI, INDIA: Reliance Retail announced a festive offer for JioFi today. The personal voice and data hotspot device will be available at a limited period special price of Rs 999 between September 20-30. The JioFi device was launched in September

The BBC micro:bit coding device for students now comes to India

MUMBAI, INDIA: The micro:bit coding device is now available in India. Measuring 4x5cm, the micro:bit is a hands-on, easy-to-use introduction to the world of technology and is packed with features that provide endless possibilities for creativity. The device is supported

IBM and Reliance’s Unlimit join hands to develop IoT solutions for industries

MUMBAI, INDIA: Unlimit, a business venture of Reliance Group and IBM announced a strategic collaboration to co-create IoT solutions for specific industry verticals including automotive, insurance, utilities, and industrial automation. As part of the collaboration, IBM will provide its Watson

The age of automation is upon us. But are we ready to accept it?

Anil Kumar “May we live in interesting times,” goes a Chinese proverb… There is significant amount of excitement, as well as anxiety about the rapidly evolving business models. Having become the game changer in the industry today, automation is being

BookMyShow will now send ticket confirmation on WhatsApp

MUMBAI, INDIA: Users who book tickets on BookMyShow will soon be receiving a message on WhatsApp along with the confirmation text or an M-ticket (mobile ticket) QR Code, and email. The ticketing platform has participated in the WhatsApp business pilot

ITC Infotech will develop industry solutions using Chirp’s ‘data over sound’ tech

BANGALORE, INDIA: ITC Infotech and the ‘data over sound’ communication tech provider, Chirp today announced a strategic partnership to collaboratively develop solutions for clients across the globe. Transferring data over sound takes advantage of speaker and microphone-equipped devices of any

Apple’s futuristic iPhone X will hit the stores in November; Prices start at Rs 89,000

INDIA: The wait for the much-anticipated phone is over now as Apple today unveiled its iPhone X, which it calls ‘the future of the smartphone’. “iPhone X enables fluid new user experiences — from unlocking your iPhone with Face ID,

eMudhra launches Aadhaar eSign-based digital clearing for recurring payments

BANGALORE, INDIA: Digital identity and transaction management solutions provider, eMudhra has launched Aadhaar eSign-based National Automated Clearing House (NACH) gateway with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) – which aims to help large and small enterprises to collect recurring payment instructions from

Airtel starts offering VoLTE in Mumbai, to add more cities soon

MUMBAI, INDIA: After Reliance Jio, Airtel also announced the launch of its Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services in Mumbai today to offer customers HD quality voice calls along with faster call set up time. There will be no additional data

Industry 4.0 is knocking at your door: Is your ERP system ready?

Anish Kanaran Disruptive technologies are shaping the future of manufacturing. In today’s fast moving global markets, manufacturers need to respond quickly to changing demands and maximize new market opportunities. The new and converging technologies will drive changes in how we

ParkZebra launches vehicle parking app to ease Bangalore’s traffic woes

BANGALORE, INDIA: Aiming to reduce Bangalore’s parking problems, Bangalore-based ParkZebra Technologies has launched a vehicle parking app. The app allows you to search, reserve and pay for parking spots in advance at designated places. The ParkZebra app will allow car

Avaya’s video conferencing solution to be used for maternal and new-born healthcare in Pune

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Avaya is working with Save the Children, the international non-governmental organization that supports children in developing nations, to improve maternal and new-born healthcare services in Pune. Project Kushal, which is also supported by Pune Municipal Corporation and

India’s first Hyperloop to connect Amravati and Vijayawada in 5 minutes commute

INDIA: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) today to connect the city centers of Amravati and Vijaywada- a distance of around 40 kilometers by road that takes generally more than one hour