Tag "Cloud"

Meet Flex- world’s first fully programmable cloud contact center platform

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Twilio, the cloud communications provider has launched Twilio Flex– a fully programmable cloud contact centre platform. The platform covers multiple channels and allows customers to customize interfaces, routing and reporting. Flex is built on the foundation of Twilio’s Super Network which powers

What’s restricting cloud innovations in India?

BANGALORE, INDIA: Compared to its ranking of 18th in 2016, India’s ranking now has slid down to 20th out of 24 leading IT economies, according to BSA’s 2018 Global Cloud Computing Scorecard. The legal and regulatory environment for cloud computing

Can you see through the clouds?

Soma Tah Cloud has, no doubt proved beneficial for the enterprises in many ways, but there are a couple of downsides to it as well. One of the top concerns is that the users have very less control over the

Apple confirms using Google Cloud to store iCloud data

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Apple has finally acknowledged that it needs Google’s help for data storage for its iCloud services. The company relies on Amazon S3 and Google Cloud Platform’s storage product to store iCloud data. The development was first spotted by CNBC, in the

Google teams up with MobileIron to build cloud-based services

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Google has teamed up with MobileIron to build cloud services marketplace to compete with Amazon Web Services. Google announced that they will combine its cloud commerce platform Orbitera with MobileIron’s app distribution, security, and analytics capabilities. “Working with MobileIron, our goal

Google unveils Cloud AutoML to automatically create AI models

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Google, on Wednesday unveiled Cloud AutoML– a tool designed to simplify the process of deploying AI in business applications. The service helps developers — including those with no machine learning (ML) expertise — build custom image recognition models. Cloud AutoML, that’s already being

Apple transferring Chinese iCloud operations to a local firm

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Apple is transferring over operations of iCloud data services for residents of mainland China to local firm Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD). The change was announced last year so that Apple can comply with local laws. GCBD is based in Guizhou Province and supervised by a

HPE unveils SaaS-based multi-cloud management solution

BANGALORE, INDIA: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) brings HPE OneSphere, a multi-cloud management solution that provides a unified experience across public clouds, on-premises private clouds and software-defined infrastructure. Through its software-as-a-service (SaaS) portal, HPE OneSphere provides customers access to a pool

Google Cloud hires former Intel exec Diane Bryant as the COO

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Diane Bryant, Intel’s former executive has joined Google Cloud as the new chief operating officer. Google Cloud boss Diane Green made the announcement via a blog post. Bryant was Intel’s chief information officer before taking on the role leading the

Engaging the developer community in a cloud-native world

Soma Tah The effervescent app economy along with a simultaneously rising consumer expectation have put the business under an immense pressure to build and deliver application faster. Traditional software delivery practices are no longer relevant in this scenario, as developers

Google and Salesforce announce a strategic cloud partnership

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Google and Salesforce have announced a partnership that pairs their corporate software and cloud computing services. As part of the agreement, Google will continue to use Salesforce as its preferred customer relationship management (CRM) provider to engage with its cloud customers

Google’s first India Cloud Platform region in Mumbai goes live today

MUMBAI, INDIA: Google today announced the opening of its first Google Cloud Platform region in Mumbai. The new Mumbai region joins Singapore, Taiwan, Sydney and Tokyo in Asia Pacific making it easier for customers to build highly available, performant applications using

Samsung’s SmartThings Cloud brings all IoT devices together

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Samsung is combining all Internet of Things devices by uniting them under one roof called SmartThings Cloud. the platform unites existing Samsung IoT services like SmartThings, Samsung Connect, ARTIK, and Harman Ignite. Samsung says that SmartThings Cloud will provide “a single, powerful cloud-based hub,”

IBM launches new cloud migration and deployment services

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IBM has launched  two new services- IBM Cloud Migration Services and IBM Cloud Deployment Services  to make it easier for enterprises to move their data and applications to the cloud. While Cloud Migration Services helps businesses get ready to move to the cloud, IBM Cloud Deployment

Board members still don’t treat cybersecurity as a top priority, feel IT decision makers

BANGALORE, INDIA: A global Enterprise Security Survey done by Fortinet reveals that despite high profile cyberattacks continuing to occur, almost half of IT decision makers (ITDMs) at 250+ employee organizations around the world, including India, still believe that business executives are

SunTec’s Xelerate suite for financial services cos now on Microsoft Azure

BANGALORE, INDIA: SunTec today announced the availability of its customer experience suite, Xelerate on Demand Service (XoDS) on Microsoft Azure. XoDS significantly reduces a bank’s Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) on the IT infrastructure by paying for what they use.

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

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:

Microsoft launches Azure Archive Blob Storage to rival Amazon and Google

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Microsoft has introduced a new low-cost storage option for its Azure cloud computing platform- the Azure Archive Blob Storage. The new service is intended to rival Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform. This new tier joins the existing hot and

AI is not the only thing that IT service professionals are losing their sleep over

CHENNAI, INDIA: Contradicting what’s seen as a popular notion, Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t seen as a major job disruptor by the ITSM(IT Service Management) professionals yet, although, a majority(82 percent) of them believe that the IT roles of tomorrow will be more challenging.