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Apstra, Darktrace, Everactive, Guardicore, NetFoundry, and Odo Security scoop top honours at NetEvents 2019 Innovation Awards

October 11, 2019

The winners of the NetEvents Innovation Awards 2019 – Cloud/Datacenter, IoT & CyberSecurity were announced at the NetEvents Global IT Summit & Awards Dinner at the Hayes Mansion, San Jose, California, USA. These prestigious awards celebrate the year’s most significantly innovative start-ups and established companies in the fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud/Datacenter and Cybersecurity arenas. All […]

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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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Public cloud services revenue in India to grow 24% in 2019: Gartner

July 7, 2019

Public cloud services revenue in India is projected to total $2.4 billion in 2019, an increase of 24.3% from 2018, according to Gartner, Inc. Although India revenue will only represent 1.2% of the global public cloud services total in 2019, India ranks among the nine countries whose growth rate will be higher than the global […]

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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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India’s cloud market to hit $7B by 2022: Nasscom

July 7, 2019

With increased adoption of futuristic technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), the Cloud market in India is poised to grow three-fold to $7.1 billion by 2022, according to a Nasscom report. In 2018, Cloud spending stood at approximately 6 per cent of the total IT spending, according to the report prepared […]

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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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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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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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