And the Lion goes to…..

By : Pratima Harigunani

Pratima H INDIA: It happens every year, corralling every species of marketing and creative folks from

Global IT spending to decline by 5.5pc in 2015

BANGALORE, INDIA: Worldwide IT spending is on pace to total $3.5 trillion in 2015, a 5.5 percent decline from 2014, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. Analysts attribute the decline to the rising U.S. dollar. In constant-currency terms,

Invest $100mn in public safety over the next two years

BANGALORE, INDIA: Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS) revealed the results of a public safety survey conducted in May 2015. With recent reports predicting that the Asia Pacific region will see the largest growth in smart city initiatives over the next

Why SIEM is essential for a successful security strategy

Vinod Kumar Despite the proliferation of enterprise log management and event monitoring solutions, the overall state of information security has not measurably improved after incidents and audits. According to Gartner, the consumer security software market has actually shown a decline

Modern mobile application platforms

Nachiket Vaidya In a world where more devices are connected to internet than the number of people alive, enterprises are challenged to create an ecosystem driven by application modernization. The shift from desktops to mobile devices and tablets as primary

Uber acquires part of Microsoft’s mapping tech, to absorb its 100 employees

BANGALORE, INDIA: Uber is getting serious about building its own mapping tech. The ride service provider, Uber reportedly has acquired some of the mapping technology from Microsoft. The deal size has not been disclosed so far, but it reportedly involves

Transport uniforms in LA and Xerox’s aprons working together

NORWALK, USA: A cloud-enabled performance management system from Xerox uses data analytics to help parking enforcement supervisors better manage workloads, make smart dispatching decisions and create high-performance teams of parking enforcement officers. CitySight is innovation developed by Xerox researchers based

Prestige Estates Projects brings in HANA ERP

INDIA: Prestige Estates Projects Ltd., a Real Estate Company in India, has chosen an end-to-end solution comprising of SAP HANA ERP solution backed by Dell servers, storage and networking infrastructure. As per the announcement shared, the company chose Dell as

Rahul Agarwal takes charge as MD of Lenovo India

BANGALORE, INDIA: Lenovo announced the appointment of Rahul Agarwal as the managing director for Lenovo India, effective from today. Rahul takes over from Amar Babu, who will now take on a regional mandate as COO, Lenovo, Asia Pacific and chairman,

Caught! the malwares attacking the FSI

AUSTIN: In a newly released report titled Websense Security Labs Reveals Top Cyber Threat Trends in 2015 Financial Services Drill-Down Report, Websense has examined the current state of cyber threats and data-stealing attacks against financial services institutions (FSIs). Some significant

NASA to empower astronauts with Microsoft HoloLens

By : Sonal Desai

WASHINGTON: NASA and Microsoft are teaming up to develop Sidekick, a new project using commercial technology to empower astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Sidekick uses Microsoft HoloLens to provide virtual aid to astronauts working off the Earth, for

Infosys to help banks enhance support and service to SMEs

BANGALORE, INDIA: Infosys, has announced the launch of the Finacle SME Enable to help banks enhance support and service for their small and medium business enterprise (SME) customers. The  mobile-based financial and business management solution is exclusively designed to help

Style based social shopping platform:

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Introducing the concept of showcasing ones’ own style and trends to the like minded people across the vertical,, a unique style shopping platform, has been launched. It a platform for both men and women that offers

How Eveready’s ROI jumped 526 percent in less than 6 months?

By : Sonal Desai

MUMBAI, INDIA: The global BI market is slated to grow to $26.78 billion by 2019 as per Research & Markets while the Indian market alone is expected to touch $150 million in 2015. With disruptive technologies such as SMAC, the market

Never miss customers’ calls with MyOperator’s app

NEW DELHI, INDIA:   Tracking customer calls and database management is now made easy with the launch of the MyOperator mobile app. This app is a solution for business owners, apprehensive about missing out on business calls while they are away.

HP helps in IRCTC’s digital journey

NEW DELHI, INDIA: To ramp up its digital initiatives, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), is updating its IT architecture. It is adding five new HP Itanium servers in the middle layer of the Passenger Reservation System (PRS), taking

Hyderabad Angels invests Rs. 6cr in five startups

HYDERABAD, INDIA: Hyderabad Angels (HA), has announced fresh investments to a tune of 6cr in five different startups. Currently, 65 investors form part of Hyderabad Angels. Since its inception, HA network of investors has seen a consistent growth of 20%

Future of the smart phones: No longer restricted to see and touch

MUMBAI, INDIA: The text to speech feature in smart phones will soon get a whole new meaning. The feature which is an integral part in most smart phones is being modified to enable the visually impaired. An application called Easy Access

FireMon expands global footprint to India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: FireMon, a security intelligence solutions firm has announced its expansion of its global sales and support operations to India. Through establishment of local sales and support operations in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru, FireMon has aggressively ramped

How is Vodafone helping NGOs?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Vodafone, one of the largest telecom service providers in India, has announced the fifth edition of its Mobile for Good Awards 2015. The awards recognize and support emerging talent and innovative mobile solutions from NGOs and for profit enterprises