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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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Indian IT pushing the limits, on the cusp of a digital leap

February 3, 2019
Indian IT pushing the limits, on the cusp of a digital leap

India’s $154-billion information technology sector emerged as a top bet in the year gone by amid heightened market volatility. With the adoption of emerging technologiesNSE 3.85 % such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and robotics for automation, the sector appears to be on the cusp of another major leap forward. The nature of business […]

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India’s Monthly mobile data usage up 50%

February 3, 2019
India’s Monthly mobile data usage up 50%

India’s finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said the monthly mobile data usage in India has increased by a phenomenal 50 per cent in the last five years. “India is now leading the world in the consumption of mobile data. Monthly consumption of mobile data increased by over 50 times in the last five years,” […]

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Microsoft Continues to Win in the Cloud

February 3, 2019
Microsoft Continues to Win in the Cloud

Microsoft reported its second-quarter results on Jan. 30. The tech giant enjoyed solid gains in revenue and earnings, fueled by strong growth in its cloud-based services. Microsoft’s intelligent cloud division — which includes its server and cloud computing businesses — remains the company’s strongest growth driver. Revenue in this segment rose 20% to $9.4 billion, […]

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