Posts From Soma Tah

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

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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

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

India consumed 10pc of all global video ads in 2017

PUNE, INDIA: India has become the fourth largest consumer of mobile video ads in 2017, consuming 10% of all global video ads after US (22%), Indonesia (12%), and China (11%), according to a report by InMobi. This despite India accounting for

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

Netmagic, McAfee team up to offer managed security services in India

MUMBAI, INDIA: Netmagic has announced its partnership with McAfee to offer Malware Protection services as part of its Managed Security Services in India. The services will offer next-generation server security to customers via Netmagic’s cloud services on pay-per-use basis. Managed Security

Riverbed co-founder Kennelly retires; Paul Mountford takes charge as CEO

BANGALORE, INDIA: Riverbed Technology has announced the appointment of Paul Mountford to CEO, succeeding Jerry M. Kennelly, who is retiring after serving as CEO since co-founding Riverbed in 2002. Mountford was appointed as Riverbed CEO following an internal and external search

A10 Networks introduces Secure Web Gateway with SSL Insight

BANGALORE, INDIA: A10 Networks has introduced a Secure Web Gateway featuring the SSL Insight solution, available on the Thunder CFW (Convergent Firewall) platform. The solution empowers enterprise customers with defenses against the modern web threat landscape, as well as providing

eMudhra launches IoT security solution for smart cities

BANGALORE, INDIA: Digital identity and transaction management solutions provider, eMudhra’s R&D center in Bangalore, emLabs has announced an IoT security solution for smart cities. The solution brings the power of Secure Identity and Cryptography to effectively secure a smart city ecosystem through

Zoho revamps low-code application building platform, Creator

CHENNAI, INDIA: Zoho has updated its low-code application building platform, Zoho Creator to enhance and refine the core functionality of the platform further for simplified implementation. Over the last 12 years, the Zoho Creator platform has enabled citizen developers to design and

Avaya delivers integrated unified communications and team collaboration

USA: To address the growing demand for easy-to-use, integrated, unified communication and team collaboration, Avaya announced the addition of cloud-based team collaboration to the Avaya Equinox Experience, the company’s unified communications and collaboration user interface and cloud service. The Avaya Equinox Experience

BFSI cos embrace AI-powered voicebots for enhanced customer experience

MUMBAI, INDIA: Kotak Mahindra Bank has launched an AI-powered voicebot- ‘Keya’ perhaps the first one in the banking sector. The bilingual voicebot available in English and Hindi, comes integrated with Kotak’s phone-banking helpline and will augment the traditional interactive voice

Adobe, NVIDIA partner to deliver AI services for creativity and digital experiences

USA: At Adobe Summit, Adobe and NVIDIA announced a strategic partnership to rapidly enhance their artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning technologies. The companies will work to optimize the Adobe Sensei AI and machine learning (ML) framework for NVIDIA GPUs

RSA helps CISOs quantify organizations’ financial risk exposure to cyber attacks

MUMBAI, INDIA: RSA has come up with the RSA Archer Cyber Risk Quantification use case that helps business users quantify their organizations’ financial risk exposure to cybersecurity events. The quantification of cyber risk will empower CISOs to better communicate the

Oracle takes AWS head-on with new autonomous database

USA: Oracle announced a self-managing, self-securing, self-repairing database cloud service, Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud, at half the cost of Amazon Web Services(AWS). Using machine learning, this delivers all of the analytical capabilities, security features, and high availability of the

SAP, NITI Aayog collaborate to set up 100 Atal Tinkering Labs in schools

BANGALORE, INDIA: SAP has signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) with NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATL) in 2018 to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education among secondary school children across

Server market in India sees record revenue growth of 92.4pc YoY in Q4’17

As per the latest IDC report, the server market in India witnessed a phenommenal revenue increase of 92.4 percent YoY to reach $371.4 million in Q4 2017 from $193.1 million in Q4 2016. The growth being majorly driven by the