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Microsoft To Train 5,000 Indian Government IT Professionals In AI, Cloud Computing

September 15, 2019

Microsoft India on Tuesday announced the “Digital Governance Tech Tour” programme to skill government IT officials in new-age technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and intelligent cloud computing. Microsoft will organise a series of physical and virtual workshops to train 5,000 government IT personnel over a period of 12 months. “The first-of-its-kind ‘Digital Governance Tech Tour’ for […]

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50 fastest-growing technology companies in India

September 15, 2019

Deloitte announced the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the country as part of its Technology Fast 50 India 2018 program. The cumulative revenue of the top 10 winners has jumped from 18 crore in 2016 to almost 500 crore in 2018, marking a growth of almost 28x. This is perhaps the best ever number […]

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Google India spruces up operations to tap into cloud opportunities

July 7, 2019

Global public cloud provider Google Cloud has introduced a host of new strategies to tap into the cloud opportunity in India, with a stronger sales team topping the agenda. During the Google Cloud Summit, Nitin Bawankule (director of Google Cloud, India) said the company is looking at tapping into more deals across regions. “Our team […]

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Microsoft Intelligent Cloud Hub AI-Powered Digital Labs Launched in India

July 7, 2019

Under this program, Microsoft would offer infrastructure, content and curriculum, developer support and access to its Cloud and AI services to 10 higher educational institutes in India. Software giant Microsoft on Thursday launched Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled digital labs in collaboration with 10 higher educational institutions in India. The programme, ‘Intelligent Cloud Hub’, covers institutes including […]

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Google goes for verticals, scale in APAC cloud push

July 7, 2019

Cloud vendor has identified health and life sciences as well as retail amongst key growth sectors and is looking to triple its headcount in the Asia-Pacific region over the next 18 months. With the cloud market heating up in Asia-Pacific, Google is looking to win customers by focusing on key verticals and developing services specifically […]

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Not just a pretty face: Bloomberg’s award-winning European HQ has a state-of-the-art intent-based network

February 17, 2019
Not just a pretty face: Bloomberg’s award-winning European HQ has a  state-of-the-art intent-based network

In a recent presentation at The Ned (former Midlands Bank) just down the road from Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in the city of London, we learned why Bloomberg chose Apstra over other, better known intent-based networking technology companies.  The occasion was doubly interesting because of Apstra’s reputation as a company to watch, and because the […]

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Microsoft India increases focus on the North East, Cloud

February 3, 2019
Microsoft India increases focus on the North East, Cloud

Microsoft India announced plans to increase investments in the eight North Eastern states of India. The company said that it will focus on the education sector; enhancing transportation and utilities; and enabling better citizen services in the North East by harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and cloud technologies. As part of its commitment to […]

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Oracle seeks to strengthen its cloud client base in India

February 3, 2019
Oracle seeks to strengthen its cloud client base in India

Software major oracle is looking to deepen its relationship with Indian customers by launching a number of India-first products, improving its client base, and is also working with local start-ups as the company gears up to launch its data center services this year. “Oracle has large client relationships across sectors that have existed for over […]

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New e-retail rules in India could affect Amazon’s growth

February 3, 2019
New e-retail rules in India could affect Amazon’s growth

Amazon.com has forecast first-quarter sales below Wall Street estimates, warning that new regulations in India had created uncertainty around one of its key growth markets and saying it would step up investments in 2019. Though its international operating loss shrunk to $642 million in the quarter from $919 million a year earlier, new regulations in […]

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IBM earns over 800 patents in 2018, India 2nd highest contributor

February 3, 2019
IBM earns over 800 patents in 2018, India 2nd highest contributor

IBM investors from India earned over 800 patents — the second highest contributor to the company’s global record of 9,100 patents in the US in 2018 — with nearly half in the fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud computing, cyber security, Blockchain and Quantum Computing. One of the patents filed from India went to IBM […]

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