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AI, cloud computing, drones in focus of Modi government for better e-governance Read more

September 15, 2019

Emerging technology, like blockchain technology, Artificial Intelligence, virtual reality, drones, cloud computing — are all on the table of the Narendra Modi government as it pushes ahead to realise the goal of better e-governance for citizens. As part of its vision of providing a One Government experience to citizens, the Modi government is moving forward […]

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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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Skilling millennials in disruptive tech will take India to $5tn mark

July 7, 2019

To make India a $5 trillion economy by 2024-2025 as the fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0 knocks at the door, the country urgently requires a renewed focus on skilling the youth in advanced technologies as robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing, data analytics and quantum computing. The onus to create […]

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Managing the Explosion of IoT and IIoT

July 7, 2019

By Lionel Snell,Editor, NetEvents There has been, and there will continue to be a whole lot of discussion in ITC circles about how to manage the explosion (or should we say tsunami?) of devices that are forming the Internet of Things (IoT). Little wonder, because this particular explosion is barely controlled by the IT industry […]

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“The Network Approaching Platform Three will be Faster, More Scalable, and Easier to Manage”

July 7, 2019

By Lionel Snell,Editor, NetEvents Ksenia Efimova, IDC’s Senior Research Analyst, EMEA Telecoms and Networking discussed Architectural Management Trends and Next Generation Data Centres at a recent EMEA NetEvents in Barcelona.  She set the scene by referring to the “Platform” model. The First Platform is the mainframe computer, the Second Platform is client/server. “According to IDC, […]

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Top 10 India Predictions On Cloud initiatives By 2023: IDC

February 17, 2019
Top 10 India Predictions On Cloud initiatives By 2023: IDC

IDC has unveiled its top 10 predictions to impact the cloud initiatives of India organizations through 2023. Amidst the increasing cost of infrastructure and complexities of managing them, enterprises in India are investing in cloud and are in early stages of realizing the benefits. The need for having agile businesses through simplified IT and comprehensive […]

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Shortage of skilled IT workforce in India in 2018 reached 150K

February 17, 2019
Shortage of skilled IT workforce in India in 2018 reached 150K

The demand-supply gap for skills affected the industry’s performance in 2018, due to shortage of 140,000 skilled techies for 500,000 jobs in the industry across verticals. Going forward, the industry will face a shortage of 230,000 skilled techies as jobs in AI and Big Data are estimated to be 780,000 by 2021, said Nasscom, the […]

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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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Going beyond the SD-WAN Hype in Asia: The early evangelists

February 3, 2019
Going beyond the SD-WAN Hype in Asia: The early evangelists

By Dipesh Ranjan, APAC Head, NetFoundry Businesses in Asia Pacific (APAC) are actively considering increasing their investments in networking technologies based on the cloud. In a study by technology analyst firm IDC they claimed that worldwide SD-WAN infrastructure and services revenues will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 69.6%, to reach $8.05bn […]

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