Tag "software"

NASA gives a sweet treat to all tech fanatics

By : CIOL Writers

The National Space Research Organization is sharing a slew of software updates for tech devotees, enabling them to code like astronomers or scientists. How cool is that? The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has officially released its 2017-2018 software

Karnataka to be key hiring destination for BPO/KPO, ITeS, telecom, software & IT in 2017

BANGALORE, INDIA: Karnataka is set to see an increase in hiring from the BPO/ KPO, ITeS, Software and IT as well as telecom sectors, according to India Hiring Intent Survey 2017, marking an increase of five to ten per cent

Software journey: From ‘no-cloud’ to ‘cloud-first’ to ‘cloud-only’

BANGALORE, INDIA: Cloud-first, and even cloud-only, is replacing the defensive no-cloud stance that dominated many large providers in recent years and by 2020, a corporate “no-cloud” policy will be as rare as a “no-internet” policy is today, according to Gartner.

Product entrepreneurs take note

By : CIOL Writers

India’s startup success stories are often appropriated by software firms like Flipkart and Ola cornering hardware product companies. But there are many product entrepreneurs out there who have carved a niche for themselves in the startup arena and have a

How did Chandigarh-based Web design company increase revenues?

GURGAON, INDIA: In a bid to expand its operations, ColdFire Design Studio, Chandigarh-based Web design company was looking for a technology partner to better manage and monitor the accounts of his increasing client base. It signed up for GoDaddy Pro

Oman Housing Bank to enhance operational efficiency with TCS BaNCS

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced that Oman Housing Bank (OHB) has selected TCS BaNCS Universal Banking to help deliver an enhanced end-customer experience in its endeavor to become a leading housing finance bank in the region.

Digital will completely alter the software market: Gartner

MUMBAI, INDIA: The India software market is on track to reach $5.3 billion in 2016, a 12.8 percent increase from 2015, according to Gartner. The rise will be largely driven by the following factors: Software as a service (SaaS) adoption

CRM has become a key KRA for executives

By : Sonal Desai

Sonal Desai Traditionally, CRM systems have helped companies understand customers. They have also helped unify customer information and offer an overarching view. Typically, CRM is aligned with the company’s objectives and not necessarily to customer preferences. But with changing times,

Ouch, the casting couch may soon be out!

MUMBAI, INDIA: Casting couch, the infamous word now synonymous with the film industry may soon be a word of the past. Even more so, struggling actors, directors and producers may no longer have to wait for fests to meet industry

Sole Mission: How Samaritan’s Feet donates millions of shoes to needy children globally?

MUMBAI, INDIA: With more than 2.2 billion people living in poverty and with little or no access to healthcare, education and basic clothing, non-profit organization Samaritan’s Feet International donates and distributes shoes to children across the globe, as a part

Satya Nadella talks cyber security in a mobile-first, cloud-first world

MUMBAI, INDIA: In a bid to blend Microsoft’s new business mantra of mobile-first, cloud-first, the software major has started tightening the noose against cyber criminals by opening a Cyber Defence Operations Center. Besides defending cloud and mobile customers, the center

Our biggest competitor today is locking software-defined architecture with their hardware: Brocade

Soma Tah Organizations are feeling the pressure of excessive data on their networks often resulting in network congestion and instability. They want to optimize SAN performance to deliver maximum data and system availability. But due to the absence of an

Analytics coat on Del Taco

SWITZERLAND: The US restaurant chain Del Taco has selected BOARD International analytic platform to improve decision management through the calculation and reporting of key performance indicators. Del Taco and its franchisees operate close to 550 restaurants in 16 states, serving

First fully global tech donation platform launched

SAN FRANCISCO: Global not for profit organization TechSoup has launched a first fully global tech donation platform named TechSoup.Global. Already serving more than 1 million registered users and 90+ corporate donors, the $5.5 billion technology philanthropy program will now provide

Wipro launches managed services for telco cloud

BENGALURU, INDIA: Wipro has launched managed service offering for verification, validation and performance tuning of telco clouds (VEVATO). The service will be available globally to network equipment providers and communication service providers embarking on their SDN/NFV-enabled cloud transformation journey. As

The Dutch bank with HCL

LONDON: HCL Technologies (HCL) has signed an application development and maintenance contract with Deutsche Bank. Under the terms of agreement, HCL will provide digital solutions, systems integration, product implementation and design, build and test new applications in addition to the

Data cannot be confined to four walls of data center

By : Sonal Desai

Sonal Desai EMC has taken on a new gamble. Even as the CXOs are weary about the concept of the data lake in the first instance, the storage major has announced a new strategy surrounding the technology, and named is

Rigid software licensing frustrating enterprise users

AMSTERDAM: As enterprise software customer demands evolve, software vendors and intelligent device manufacturers need to adopt flexible and adaptable licensing and packaging techniques in order to meet these needs and generate more revenue opportunities. The above is one of the

SKY NEWS to use Ericsson for captioning services

MUMBAI, INDIA: Ericsson will provide live captioning services for Australian News Channel (ANC)’s SKY NEWS LIVE and SKY NEWS BUSINESS available in 2.8 million subscribing homes. The contract also includes captioning services for SKY NEWS’ in-flight news bulletins for airline

India to become the second largest IT market in APAC by 2019

BANGALORE, INDIA: India IT spending is forecast to reach $72.3 billion in 2016, a 7.2 percent increase from 2015, according to Gartner. The driving force behind this IT spending growth is the emergence of digital business. “India will continue to