Vodafone Idea Outsourcing Deal To Exceed USD 1 Billion for IBM India

Vodafone Idea Ltd. (VIL), India’s top telecom operator, may miss an internal deadline of December 2018 to finalise new IT contracts, and is holding advanced talks with US software major IBM to finalise a multi-year deal by March end, which, some estimates suggest, could…

Firms Relying On Digital Transformation To Counter Disruption In Ecosystem: Survey

Disruption appears to be the new norm in India, with over 90 per cent of enterprises stating they have experienced disruption, and another 26 per cent unaware of how their industry would look three years down the line, according to…

Dell Technologies Research: Indian Organizations Most Digitally Mature Globally

Businesses consider digital start-ups a threat, either now or in the future. Specific to India, Dell Technologies conducted a study (DRIVING OUTCOMES FROM DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION – INDIA INC. APPROACH) to understand what 150 digitally mature organizations are doing differently, in partnership with Greyhound…

Big Business Houses Race For IT Infrastructure To Rival Startups

Sixty-three per cent of large businesses in India are scrambling to invest in IT infrastructure & digital skills to compete with start-ups who are posing a threat to traditional businesses and 62 per cent are planning to invest over 30…

Dell Tech To Tap Indian Digital Transformation

To tap into the country's digital transformation, Dell Technologies, outcome of the $67 billion Dell-EMC merger, is sharpening its focus on the country. Specific to India, a study by Greyhound Research (DRIVING OUTCOMES FROM DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION – INDIA INC. APPROACH) found that: In India,…

Digital Startups Will Disrupt Businesses: Study

Businesses believe digital startups pose a threat to their organisation, either now or in the future, while most fear that they may become obsolete because of competition from these startups. Specific to India, a study by Greyhound Research (DRIVING OUTCOMES FROM DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION –…

To grow in IT, Tata Sons looks inside for a new strategy

Tata Sons is looking at implementing a group-level acquisition strategy for some of its IT needs , as it focuses on gaining better value in its technology spending, two sources with knowledge of the matter told ET. "It will take…

Google India: Mastering The Art Of Winning

India has more startups today than ever before. And each one of them depends on Google as much as on funds for functioning. It is no exaggeration to say every new company opens its email account on Google’s Gmail, uses…

TechMahindra to rope in 20 execs for digital; poach Askme CEO Jaspreet Bindra

Anand Mahindra is seeking fresh blood to power his group's move to digital, and is on the prowl for 20 'high-powered folks' to make his seven-decade old auto-to-defence conglomerate more digitally savvy as Indian businesses go through a wave of…

Sanchit Vir Gogia on SAP ACE Award 2015 Jury

Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief analyst and CEO Greyhound Research is a part of the esteemed jury panel along with other industry leaders, who are evaluating and judging the SAP ACE Awards 2015. About the Event: Established as the mark of technology excellence…

VMware looks to thrive under Dell

Virtualisation software maker VMware expects the takeover of its parent, EMC Corp, by Dell to help it make inroads into the small and medium enterprises and businesses market in India, where the US technology giant has a large presence. Experts…

Mobility Cloud to define the future of Computing

Building new types of computers, constructing an intelligent cloud and helping companies increase productivity are the three “interlocking ambitions” he wants Microsoft Corp. to pursue “boldly”, CEO Satya Nadella said in a conversation on Thursday. “Satya did great justice to…

Making Cloud Work For Your Organisation – Questions CIOs Must Ask

Cloud Computing as a service provisioning mechanism is graduating to become a mainstay option for organisations. Despite skepticism, CIOs are exploring, pilot testing or using in production Cloud offerings in some form or shape. Earlier touted to be only popular…

The New-Age Fundamentals of Technology Cost Analysis: A CFO Handbook

The constant state of flux in world economies is changing the status quo for organisations; most importantly the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Per a recent Greyhound Research study titled, Emerging Markets CFO Priorities 2016, nearly 80% CFOs in the Asia Pacific…

IT Industry invests in innovation to adapt to changing marketplace

Indian software companies may not be reporting the 25 to 30 per cent growth rates they had witnessed a few years ago - and probably will never again - but they are still making rapid strides on the back of…

FISME and Microsoft to enable more than 10,000 SMBs for cloud adoption – CIO India

Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME), an apex industry body, and Microsoft have come together to enable more than 10,000 micro, small and medium businesses across the country to adopt information technology and cloud computing. This…

VodafoneIn has a new ally in IBM for a whopping $1 bn deal

Vodafone, one of India's top telecom operators, is now in talks with the software major IBM for the renewal of a $1 billion outsourcing contract that will expire in June next year. The mobile network operator outsources services like management of…

Microsoft Office 365 users to get Office 2016 free

The Redmond-based technology major Microsoft on Wednesday said that all users who have a subscription of Office 365, which is a cloud-based service, will get the new Office 2016 for free. Although the technology major may be focused on collaboration,…

Microsoft India 3 data centres launched; locally hosted Office 365 to go live

Microsoft has made some significant announcements on its cloud strategy in India. The software giant has shared updates on its local data centres. As part of today's announcements, the company has launched three centres in Mumbai, Pune, and Chennai; and…