How does CLV impact a company’s digital economy?

MUMBAI, INDIA: High performing, strategic customer lifetime value (CLV) companies are influencing customers through a blend of business orientation, resource management and technology. A new study commissioned by Avaya and conducted by Frost & Sullivan shows the impact of CLV

NetApp claims 3X database performance boost on select all-flash systems

BANGALORE, INDIA: NetApp announced a special offer for buyers of select NetApp all-flash systems, with a 3X increase in enterprise database performance compared to that of traditional, non-flash disk-based systems. “Speed is now a clear differentiator for businesses of all

Infosys’ Rajiv Bansal joins Ola

BENGALURU, INDIA: Former Infosys CFO Rajiv Bansal has joined taxi hailing service as its chief financial officer. Bansal replaces Mitesh Shah, who will now lead the strategic finance initiatives, ANI Technologies that owns Ola, said in a statement. “He brings

Citrix will provide virtualization and mobile workspace solution to govt.

BANGALORE, INDIA: Citrix’s Desktop Virtualization and Enterprise Mobility solutions will now help the government to deliver its services to the citizens and stakeholders in a centralized and secure manner. Citrix’s mobile workspace and virtualization solutions are empanelled with the Directorate

Ericsson and Orange trial IoT over GSM, LTE

BANGALORE, INDIA: In a bid to improve indoor coverage, reduce IoT device cost and extend battery life, Ericsson and Orange are launching world’s first trial for Internet of Things (IoT) over LTE and GSM. IoT is a rapidly growing segment

Bitcoin under threat?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Bitcoin which took the market by storm is under threat. According to a new report by Frost & Sullivan (F&S) titled, Dark Markets: Anonymity in Bitcoin, the crypto currency is under threat from government regulations namely compliance and

ISIS one of the best users of Internet: Manohar Parrikar

MUMBAI, INDIA: Manohar Parrikar, the Indian defense minister has acknowledged that there is more to terrorism than guns and human bombs. Terrorists are now using a new weapon named the Internet, to not only recruit `new cadets’ but also to

Tata Comm and Net Insight partner to eliminate lag in live video feed

LONDON: Tata Communications has joined forces with Net Insight, a specialist in the transport of live, interactive and on-demand content, to enable media organisations to manage and deliver live OTT content globally, in complete sync across all devices, for the

SAP unveils youth innovation initiative for APJ

BANGALORE, INDIA: SAP announced the launch of the SAP Next-Gen Consulting program in Asia Pacific Japan. The first SAP Next-Gen Consulting practice for Asia Pacific Japan will be located at SAP Labs in Gurgaon, India, and will complement the practices

AMD redesigns UX in new graphics driver and software

BANGALORE, INDIA: AMD released graphics software suite, Radeon Software Crimson Edition, which promises an enhanced  user experience and graphics performance. The release is the first from the Radeon Technologies Group, which recently announced a renewed focus on software placing it

German IT co. WidasConcepts starts India operations

BANGALORE, INDIA: Germany based Big Data and IoT solutions provider, WidasConcepts has started India operations. Thomas Widmann, CEO – Global at WidasConcepts said, “With India growing rapidly in the Digital arena on all fronts, i.e. Web, mobile and cloud, we see

The Maya of Crayon Data; Ratan Tata invests in start-up

MUMBAI, INDIA: Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata has invested an unspecified amount in Crayon Data, a Chennai-based start-up. Crayon’s flagship product Maya is a personalization engine that facilitates choice delivery for the banking, hotel and digital media verticals. The

What’s in store for storage in 2016

Bassam Tabbara, CTO at Quantum shares outlook on technology trends for 2016, as well as other anticipated developments across key vertical industries in the storage market. Object Storage: Ready for its Close-Up Sensor based data – combined with new, sophisticated

55 percent Indian enterprises have a digital roadmap: KPMG- Dell study

MUMBAI, INDIA: Indian enterprises are digitally ready, and willing to embrace newer technologies such as cloud, big data, IoT, mobility and social among others. Dell released the findings of a study titled, Future Ready Enterprises. The survey was conducted in

HID targets banking vertical with new server release

MUMBAI, INDIA: HID Global has enhanced its ActivID authentication offering for digital banking. Financial institutions using mobile banking channels have typically relied on simple passwords or out-of-band transaction verification based on one-time passwords (OTP) tokens sent via SMS to customers’

TCS and Gfi partner to tap smart city prospects in France

BANGALORE, INDIA: Tata Consultancy Services(TCS) and Gfi Informatique entered a strategic partnership to meet the digital technology requirements of different smart city initiatives such as public transportation, water, and energy in France. TCS Digital Software & Solutions (DS&S) Group’s knowledge of

Gionee Marathon M5 promises 62 hours talk time with 6020mAh battery

BANGALORE, INDIA: Gionee claims a battery life that lasts up to 4 days in its new launch, Marathon M5. The smartphone is available exclusively on Flipkart at a price of Rs. 17,999. Available in Black, White and Golden colour options,

Aditya Birla’s fashion portal achieves close to zero return rates with 3D trial room

BANGALORE, INDIA: The biggest challenge for the fashion e-commerce players is their struggle to provide appropriate size recommendations for customers. To overcome this challenge has introduced a 3D trial room in its website. “The average return rate in the

Order food from foodpanda and get it on your train seat

BANGALORE, INDIA: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has joined hands with online food ordering platform, foodpanda to launch a food order and delivery pilot at the New Delhi Railway station. Customers will have the choice to order meals from

Using analytics for social good

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SINGAPORE: As young, eager and ambitious students with keen interest to put their newly acquired knowledge of data analytics to good use, they are often looking for real world business problems to solve. At the same time, there are many