In an interaction with Deccan Herald, Intel South Asia Enterprise Solution Director Srinivas Tadigadapa said the new offerings will give new business opportunities for Indian enterprises.
“Cloud has changed the way enterprise consume bandwidth and data. And it has done so at a time when data has exploded, bandwidth use has risen exponentially, while at the same time making it cost efficient and inexpensive,” Vivek Malhotra said.
The work of laying out fibre optic cables as a part of the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) is running at a brisk pace.
Te Indian startup community has shown its vibrancy and the government has announced a dedicated programme for startups in the form of ‘Startup India, Stand up India’; the focus towards data localisation has also been growing – and especially after the entry of IBM, Microsoft and the plans announced by other foreign public cloud DC providers to set shops in India, there are more options available to the CIO.
Intel wants to transform and focus on emerging areas like cloud computing and the ecommerce sector in India.
Therefore, keeping in line with this business direction, it is now concentrating on offering Indian enterprises enhanced technologies and products that will allow them to adopt modern cloud based software defined infrastructure (SDI) in a faster and easier way.
“India stands at a crucial moment in its history—with an unprecedented opportunity for transformation,” proclaimed Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, at a recent conference in New Delhi. “Think, for example, of Make in India and Digital India. And with the promise of even more reforms to come, India’s star shines bright.”
In a new study by BSA, The Software Alliance, that assessed cloud computing policies around the globe, India ranks eighteenth out of 24 leading IT economies, compared to its ranking of seventeenth in 2013. The finding is a sign that the legal and regulatory environment for cloud computing in India is not keeping pace with cloud innovation.
The growing knowledge, understanding and comfort level among C-level executives regarding cloud computing will lead to even more substantial adoption rate increases in 2016 than what was experienced in the last few years. The CIO’s focus will be to deliver services to its customers in a cheaper, faster and intuitive way.
Fnancial results from Microsoft Corp and Intel Corp this week brought into sharp relief the challenges the onetime PC partners face as they shift more of their emphasis to cloud computing. Microsoft has seen strong long-term growth in parts of its cloud business, a combination of services and software catering to corporations moving computing functions to remote data centers run by outside providers.