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Microsoft Cloud services to empower NGOs in India

June 11, 2017
Microsoft Cloud services to empower NGOs in India

As part of Microsoft’s ‘Public Cloud for Good’ initiative, Microsoft India is making Microsoft Azure broadly available to eligible non-profit organizations, bringing the power of technology to them. Qualifying non-profits can avail free Azure credits worth US $5000 for a year to unlock benefits such as insight, agility and operational efficiency. Globally, Microsoft is donating […]

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Cloud-based services critical for India’s digital transformation

June 11, 2017
Cloud-based services critical for India’s digital transformation

Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing business of US based ecommerce company Amazon, is witnessing phenomenal growth in India. As per some reports, AWS witnessed 60% jump in customers in India over the past nine months. As Indian enterprises are undergoing a critical digital transformation, an increasing number of companies are now opting for […]

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Cracks in the cloud: The next frontier for cybercrime

June 11, 2017
Cracks in the cloud: The next frontier for cybercrime

The advantages of cloud computing—scalability, speed to market, lower costs and higher productivity—are well known throughout most industries. But for cyber criminals, this new, borderless infrastructure is a potential goldmine. According to a new Symantec survey on the state of enterprise data security, cloud security is a top concern for Indian chief information security officers […]

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7 top IT firms to lay off 56,000 this year

June 11, 2017
7 top IT firms to lay off 56,000 this year

Information technology (IT) companies in India are in the midst of the industry’s largest retrenchment drive, with seven of the biggest IT firms planning to ask at least 56,000 engineers to leave this year. The number is at least twice the employees laid off by the companies last year, reflecting their under-preparedness in adapting to […]

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Cloud emerges as key strategy of Indian executives

April 8, 2017
Cloud emerges as key strategy of Indian executives

87 percent Indian executives see cloud as an essential part of digital transformation strategy, reveals Microsoft survey. The Microsoft Asia Digital Transformation Study 2016 reveals that 92 percent of business leaders in India believe that every organization needs to be a ‘digital organization’ to enable growth for their business.

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Startups are Preferring to Adopt Cloud Telephony Services in India

April 8, 2017
Startups are Preferring to Adopt Cloud Telephony Services in India

Cloud Telephony is typically replacement of your business phone systems like PBX, EPBAX with cloud services. Through Cloud Telephony, it becomes easy for the user to connect with the audience on a scalable and efficient platform. The cloud based telephony service has proved to be time saving, most productive and the best means for cost-cutting […]

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Cloud to rain dividends on India’s IT industry

April 8, 2017
Cloud to rain dividends on India’s IT industry

On a recent trip to India, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella explained how cloud was making a significant difference, transforming every segment of India’s business and society. “One of the fundamental changes that cloud has brought about is around productivity, collaboration tools, which are now available to all the SMEs as well. You can truly use […]

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The Kingdom of Bhutan opens first government data center

April 8, 2017
The Kingdom of Bhutan opens first government data center

The Kingdom of Bhutan has opened a 2,500 square foot (232 sq m) data center at the Bhutan Innovation and Technology Centre in the Thimphu TechPark. The facility, designed to Tier II standards, already has 22 government services running on it including civil registration and finance procurement systems. The services take up 60 percent of […]

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The CyberSecurity Scourge of Credentials Theft

April 8, 2017
The CyberSecurity Scourge of Credentials Theft

Cybercriminals want your credentials and your employees’ credentials. When those hackers succeed in stealing that information, it can be bad for individuals – and even worse for corporations and other organizations. This is a scourge that’s bad, and it will remain bad.

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India will be among the top countries to benefit from cloud computing in 2017

February 11, 2017
India will be among the top countries to benefit from cloud computing in 2017

As enterprise cloud is expected to become the most secure place for IT processing with nearly 60 percent IT organisations to move their systems management to the cloud in 2017, India will be among top beneficiaries from cloud computing, US tech giant Oracle predicted on Tuesday. “India is uniquely positioned to benefit from cloud computing […]

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