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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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Global IT services spend to grow 4.7% in 2019

October 26, 2018
Global IT services spend to grow 4.7% in 2019

According to Gartner report, the IT services spending worldwide for the first time is projected to cross $1 trillion (Rs 73.5 trillion) in 2019, registering the slowest growth of 4.7% in 2019 compared with 5.9% in the previous year. The report also states that overall IT spends, including spending on IT services software, computer hardware, […]

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Hybrid Cloud Adoption Rising In India

June 3, 2018
Hybrid Cloud Adoption Rising In India

At least 30-40% of enterprises are getting into the hybrid cloud, but it’s not 50% yet in India: Anil Valluri, NetApp’s President –India & SAARC said, reported Economic Times. “At least 30-40% of enterprises are getting into the hybrid cloud but it hasn’t touched 50% yet in India. Everybody is talking about hybrid cloud and […]

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Silver Peak and KDDI Europe Announce Strategic Global Partnership

June 3, 2018
Silver Peak and KDDI Europe Announce Strategic Global Partnership

Silver Peak, the global leader in broadband and hybrid WAN solutions, and KDDI Europe, a London-based subsidiary of KDDI Corporation, today announced a formal global partnership agreement and the immediate availability of new tiered managed SD-WAN services powered by the Unity EdgeConnect SD-WAN solution. EdgeConnect provides KDDI Europe with the ability to deliver a flexible […]

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Dell Technologies Makes Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Real

June 3, 2018
Dell Technologies Makes Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Real

Dell Technologies announces new 14th generation Dell EMC PowerEdge four-socket servers and Dell Precision Optimizer 5.0 to further strengthen AI and ML capabilities. Forges alliance with Intel in AI and ML for Dell EMC Ready Solutions to enable customers harness the power of data. New AI and ML solutions and partnerships drive smarter, better business […]

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