17 percent SMBs cancelled their cloud contracts last year

MUMBAI, INDIA: It’s time cloud service providers (CSPs) improved their ante or be prepared to perish. As more and more SMBs are turning to cloud and newer mobile applications as a means of business automation, they are turning to their

GoDaddy launches program for Web developers

MUMBAI, INDIA: GoDaddy has launched GoDaddy Pro Program for Web developers and designers. It is offering them with automated tools to manage and monitor their customers’  accounts. For many small businesses in India, buying a domain name, setting up a

Oracle wants to beat Salesforce, sees traditional rivals IBM and SAP nowhere in the cloud!

Soma Tah USA: In the new era of cloud computing, the concept of IT service delivery are changing drastically and so is the rivalry among the IT industry behemoths. Oracle founder and Executive Chairman Larry Ellison, who is also the CTO

BCCI wants to create agro and MSME database

MUMBAI, INDIA: West Bengal will soon have its own database for agriculture and MSME sectors. The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) has appointed Frost & Sullivan (F&S) as consultant for the project. Affirming the development, Ambarish Dasgupta, President,

10,000 Indian SMBs to be cloud-enabled by 2016

MUMBAI, INDIA: The Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME) and Microsoft have come together to enable more than 10,000 micro, small and medium enterprises across the country to adopt cloud computing. According to the NASSCOM and

How life changed for the Mumbai-based SMB after migrating to cloud?

By : Sonal Desai

Sonal Desai MUMBAI, INDIA: DITA Exchange, a structured content management provider for regulated industries, has saved significant costs after moving to the AWS cloud. Dx4—the product is used by customers from global life sciences enterprises to Fortune 500 financial companies. Therefore,

Ixigo acquires traveller community, IndianBackpacker

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Ixigo has acquired of all intellectual property of Desi Backpacking Travelers Pvt Ltd, the company that runs – a community for budget travellers, for an undisclosed amount. As a part of the deal, Akshay Chhugani, founder

Arcserve invests in Indian SMB market; plans rapid expansion

DELHI, INDIA Arcserve, a provider of data protection and recovery software has announced that it aims to expand its presence in Indian market rapidly with its industry first Unified Data Protection (UDP) solution which has been adopted by about 10,000

Qualcomm to boost microfinance with 3G project

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Qualcomm Inc has a launched a pan-India project to eliminate poverty using 3G-connected tablets with an android-based MicroLekha app to improve efficiency, profitability and transparency of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in partnership with Qualcomm Wireless Reach, Project Concern

Track industry-specific content with DrumUp app

By : Rashi V

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Previously a business consultant with Accenture,  IIT-Delhi and IIM-Lucknow alumnus Vishal Dutta, co-founder of DrumUp, left his cushy job to develop content discovery and social sharing app DrumUp, which allows small businesses, startups and individual professionals to

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.

Tyto Software launches test automation tool Sahi Pro V6.1.0

BANGALORE, INDIA: Tyto Software, creators of Sahi OS and Sahi Pro, has launched Sahi Pro 6.1.0, a user friendly functional test automation tool in the market. Sahi Pro 6.1.0 adds enhancements to its core engine with support for HTML5 technologies

Micromax invests in mobile travel search platform, Ixigo

NEW DELHI, INDIA: In its pursuit to create a connected mobile services ecosystem, India’s smartphone handset player Micromax Informatics Limited, has invested in Ixigo, a mobile travel search & marketplace. This investment would further reinforce Micromax’s foray into application services,

Adobe Creative Cloud tools now available on Android

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Adobe has launched a range of updates to its Adobe Creative Cloud tools and services alongside new services Adobe Stock and Adobe Hue. The creative cloud updates include Adobe’s desktop tools, including Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, Premiere

Video analytics startup Vidooly raises funding from Silicon Valley‘s BVP

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Online video analytics startup Vidooly has secured funding from Silicon Valley based investor, Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP). Vidooly will direct the funding towards product development and enhancement, team expansion and client acquisition efforts. Vidooly was launched in

Triotech aims to fill the gaps with its customer centric apps in India

By : Rashi V

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Mobile payment services company Triotech Solutions has recently launched Remote Patient Monitoring System (RPMS), an health app which remotely monitor patient’s heartbeat, temperature, oxygen level, blood pressure and current locations. It is currently running in beta stage

Bite Club app: a virtual restaurant and a tiffin service

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Targeted at mostly expats or any foodie, Bite Club mobile app carries certain traits of both a restaurant and a tiffin service. The app can be termed as a technology and logistics platform that connects the chefs

SAP partners with CIIE to foster entrepreneurship in Modi’s home city

AHMEDABAD, INDIA: Software giant SAP has launched a Startup Accelerator Program in partnership with Center for Innovation Incubation & Entrepreneurship (CIIE) at IIM-Ahmedabad to strengthen the local entrepreneurship ecosystem and provide mentorship to early-stage entrepreneurs. Through this program, SAP and CIIE

Missing on business leads? Get discovered with LeadSquared

By : Rashi V

Leads play a crucial role when it comes to strengthening the marketing and sales of any company. Companies that miss on engaging and nurturing business leads, fail to capitalize on the initial investments put in getting those leads, resulting in

What does this business desktop offer the SMEs?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Accounting inventory software firm, Kalculate has launched a Kalculate Business Desktop (KBD), a software suite, especially targeted at the SME industry. KBD provides a standards-based accounting, inventory, sales, purchase software application that comes bundled with OpenLX Linux operating