Enterprise

Alexa users can now voice search air travel options on Cleartrip

BANGALORE, INDIA: Online travel booking platform Cleartrip has launched its own Alexa skill for the Amazon Echo platform. The integration enables Amazon Echo users to quickly search for flights using simple voice instructions. It also makes travel discovery a more

Fortinet unveils unified NOC-SOC solution

BANGALORE, INDIA: Fortinet has announced a purpose-built NOC-SOC solution that bridges workflows, analysis and automated response across operational and security processes. NOC-SOC approach to management enables enhanced security operations visibility with a new graphical Security Fabric topology view and extensions

Hortonworks now gives enterprises a comprehensive view of their data across data lakes

BANGALORE, INDIA: Data management solutions provider, Hortonworks has announced Hortonworks Data Steward Studio (DSS), a new service that gives enterprises consistent security and governance for data assets across big data repositories. With DSS, businesses will be more able to identify

CIO Klub launches Kolkata and Hyderabad chapters

CIO Klub, the non-profit and largest Association of Chief Information Officers in India launched its Kolktata and Hyderabad chapters this month. With these two chapters, CIO Klub has now gained presence across 8 cities including Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Pune,

Skillsoft unveils leadership development prog for the digital age

UMBAI, INDIA: To provide leadership learning at all levels, Skillsoft has announced the availability of its new Skillsoft Leadership Development Program. The Program features scenario-based course content covering 20 of today’s most critical leadership competencies. Skillsoft plans to support an additional

Pinaki Kar appointed President-Technology Solutions, Quess Corp

BANGALORE, INDIA: The integrated business services provider, Quess Corp has appointed Pinaki Kar, President- Technology Solutions. As part of the leadership team at Quess Corp, Pinaki will spearhead IT services, IT Staffing business, Customer Life Cycle management and Business Process Management

Infosys Q4 profit slips to Rs 3,690cr; puts up Skava, Panaya on sale

BANGALORE, INDIA: Infosys’ Q4 net profit fell 28.1 percent sequentially to Rs 3,690 crore, from Rs 5,130 crore in Q3. Revenue grew 1.6 percent QoQ to 18,083 crore, mostly in line with the street expectations. The company reported revenues from

How does India measure up against GDPR?

Gaurav Kapoor The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into force on May 25, represents a seismic shift in the way enterprises gather, store, and process personal data. Under the regulation, all entities in the EU, as well

Oracle extends CX Cloud with loyalty platform

USA: To help organizations build and retain loyal customers, Oracle has extended the Oracle Customer Experience (CX) Cloud Suite with the introduction of scalable loyalty platform in the cloud. Oracle Loyalty empowers customer experience professionals to engage and delight users

Hashgraph looks to build on Blockchain’s limitation

Mohua Sengupta The most popular questions in the technology world today is most definitely the one on whether Hashgraph is better than Blockchain. The life and credibility of the Blockchain are being questioned and Hashgraph is being predicted as ‘the technology

Analytics in auditing could be a game changer, says study

BANGALORE, INDIA: Organizations worldwide are undertaking business and digital transformation initiatives, enabling changes that will have far-reaching effects on every enterprise function. Cybersecurity, enterprise risk management, fraud, vendor risk and corporate culture are among numerous areas that dominate 2018 audit

HCL Tech and SEP buying US-based data management co Actian

INDIA: HCL Technologies (HCL) and Sumeru Equity Partners (SEP), a technology and growth-focused private equity firm, have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Actian Corporation. The all-cash deal is valued at US$330 million. HCL will own 80 percent while SEP will

Vodafone and SAP partner to spur IIoT adoption among enterprises

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Vodafone and SAP have announced a strategic partnership to develop comprehensive communications solutions for enterprises that will leverage both SAP Leonardo and Vodafone’s IoT Managed Connectivity Platform. The current collaboration builds upon an existing global partnership for Global

Dimension Data powers 60 digital branches for State Bank of India

MUMBAI, INDIA: Dimension Data said that it has enabled State Bank of India(SBI) with 60 digital branches pan India, known as sbiINTOUCH. These digital branches offer advanced banking services such as instant loan approvals, assistance in choosing investment portfolios, access

HP’s Chromebook x2 is a 12.3-inch detachable tablet for $599

By : CIOL Writers

Following in the footsteps of Acer, HP has unveiled its newest tablet named Chromebook x2 meant for adults. The 12.3-inch detachable tablet running Chrome OS is designed to compete with iPad Pro. While the iPad Pro costs $649, the Chromebook

5 ways Data Science and Machine Learning impact business

Erick Brethenoux Data science and machine learning are having profound impacts on business, and are rapidly becoming critical for differentiation and sometimes survival. Being able to quickly categorize the potential impacts into one of five categories, and communicate their potential, will help data

Apple to launch its redesigned Mac Pro in 2019

By : CIOL Writers

The highly anticipated Apple Mac Pro won’t be launching this year, the company confirmed this development to TechCrunch. The Cupertino giant is instead planning to release a redesigned version of the computer in 2019. “We want to be transparent and

RSA to acquire Behavioral Analytics company, Fortscale

RSA announced its intent to acquire Fortscale, a pioneer in embedded behavioral analytics. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. RSA’s acquisition is designed to provide customers with new user and entity behavioral analytics (UEBA) capabilities through the RSA NetWitness

HP launches convertible ZBook Studio x360 with 4K display

By : CIOL Writers

HP has launched a new convertible laptop named ZBook Studio x360 that can compete with Apple MacBook Pro and Dell XPS 15. The company claims the laptop to be “world’s most powerful convertible laptop for PC” with price starting at

Airtel appoints ex-NASA scientist as chief data scientist

By : CIOL Writers

India’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel has appointed ex-NASA scientist Santanu Bhattacharya as the company’s chief data scientist. Bhattacharya will be responsible to accelerate efforts around emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.