E9: #GreyhoundTV #ONTrigger with Lula Mohanty, Managing Partner, IBM Consulting, Asia Pacific

Catch Lula Mohanty, Managing Partner, IBM Consulting, Asia Pacific in an exclusive conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & CEO, Greyhound Research on GreyhoundTV ONTrigger, our peer-to-peer dialogue series. https://youtu.be/EVzfc8IbIKY Disclaimer. This video is brought to you by Greyhound…

E8: #GreyhoundTV #ONTrigger with Abhishek Biswal, Business Head – Airtel IQ, Airtel Digital

Catch Abhishek Biswal, Business Head - Airtel IQ, Airtel Digital in an exclusive conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & CEO, Greyhound Research on GreyhoundTV ONTrigger, our peer-to-peer dialogue series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4dTXKeW-Y8 Disclaimer. This video is brought to you by…

E7: #GreyhoundTV #ONTrigger with Paul Burton, General Manager, IBM Asia Pacific

Catch Paul Burton, General Manager, IBM Asia Pacific in an exclusive conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & CEO, Greyhound Research on GreyhoundTV ONTrigger, our peer-to-peer dialogue series. https://youtu.be/JK5DIn-8roc Disclaimer. This video is brought to you by Greyhound Studios,…

E6: #GreyhoundTV #ONTrigger with Chris Hockings, CTO, IBM Security, Asia Pacific

Catch Chris Hockings, Chief Technology Officer, IBM Security, Asia Pacific in an exclusive conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & CEO, Greyhound Research on #GreyhoundTV #ONTrigger, our peer-to-peer dialogue series. https://youtu.be/WmKpqnKTaQg Disclaimer. This video is brought to you by…

E5: #GreyhoundTV #ONTrigger with Ganesh Lakshminarayanan, CEO Enterprise & Head Cloud, Airtel Business

Catch Ganesh Lakshminarayanan, CEO Enterprise Business & Head Cloud Practice, Airtel Business in an exclusive conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & CEO, Greyhound Research on GreyhoundTV ONTrigger, our peer-to-peer dialogue series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jV7FEWgA6E0 Disclaimer. This video is brought to…

Product Spotlight E02: IBM z16

Over the past months, we at Greyhound Research have received a ton of requests from our end-user clients to offer more product deep-dives. Essentially, share insights that go beyond the usual 30,000 feet conversations and focus on products/suites that IT…

PE Investments In Data Centres Grow Fivefold YoY, Reach $2.2 Bn

An increase in digitization of businesses coupled with rising demand for localization of data has catapulted the quantum of private equity investments in Indian data centres by more than 5 times.   Sanchit Vir Gogia, chief executive of Greyhound Research, explained that data centre colocation…

Broadcom Acquires VMware For $61 Billion In Second-Biggest Deal Of 2022

Semiconductor major Broadcom Inc will acquire cloud and virtualization company VMware in a cash and stock deal valued at $61 billion. Broadcom’s Software Group, which offers infrastructure and security solutions, will also be rebranded and merged within VMware. With this…

Apple Rings In The Closing Notes On Its Iconic iPod

Two decades after it disrupted the way people listened to music, Apple has rung in the closing notes on the production of the iPod. Introduced in 2001, the first iPod was launched by Steve Jobs as the “quantum leap” for…

Buyer Spotlight E01: Bharat Gas, LPG Business Unit of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

For us at Greyhound Research, IT Decision Makers are the most important stakeholders. For it's a set of stakeholders we work the most closely with. To put this in perspective, nearly 70% of our business comes from these stakeholders and…

Will Tata’s Super App Bet Pay Off?

While the Tata Neu app by itself looked promising, industry experts remained divided on the scope of the super app model in India as complications related to draft e-commerce rules, data privacy and app stickiness comes to the surface. “If…

Microsoft Plans To Establish Its Largest India Data Centre Region In Hyderabad

Tech giant Microsoft Corp. on Monday said it plans to establish its largest India data centre region in Hyderabad, Telangana. The first phase is expected to be operational by 2025. It's a well-established fact that the pandemic has forced orgs…

SAP Counts On Small, Medium Firms To Drive Cloud Business

German software firm SAP expects strong cloud adoption this year, driven by small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that have accelerated their investments in a multi-cloud strategy. It's a well-established fact that the pandemic has forced orgs to invest in digital…

N Chandrasekaran Reappointed As Tata Sons Executive Chairman

N Chandrasekaran has been reappointed by Tata Sons to continue as the Chairman for the second term of five years following Tata Group patriarch Ratan Tata expressing satisfaction on the progress and performance of the diversified conglomerate. “He was an…

Apple Sees Flat Quarter In India, Even As Global Growth Breaks Records

Despite Apple’s record-breaking results globally for the quarter ending on December 25, the iPhone maker saw flat quarterly growth in the Indian market. According to Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and Founder of Greyhound Research, “During the December quarter for…

LEAP Of Faith: IFFCO Moves Lock, Stock And Barrel To Oracle Cloud

The world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of fertilisers in the cooperative sector is taking a technology-first approach to its business objectives Cloud has become a springboard for faster, sustainable and cost-effective innovation in the new year. Industry analysts echo this…

Services Spotlight E01: IBM Cloud Satellite

The past few quarters have been busy for us at Greyhound Research. At one end, our team of analysts and consultants have been working closely with some of the world's biggest companies and helping them with their digital transformation strategy.…

Business As Usual For IT Companies Despite Omicron, Say Experts

The United States and UK are the top two markets for the $190 billion Indian IT industry and the spike in Covid-19 cases has brought back concerns of a global lockdown, and how this would impact the sector. Sanchit Vir…

Wipro Migrates Air Cargo Application Suite To Oracle Cloud

This will allow Wipro to offer CROAMIS as part of Wipro FullStride Cloud Services, to customers worldwide, aiding faster modernisation of the air cargo industry amidst growing demand for rapid cargo transportation services. “Global supply chain dynamics have gone through…

Industry Spotlight E01: IBM Customer Experience Solutions For Banking & Financial Markets

The past few quarters have been busy for us at Greyhound Research. At one end, our team of analysts and consultants have been working closely with some of the world's biggest companies and helping them with their digital transformation strategy.…

Product Spotlight E01: IBM Watson AIOps

Over the past months, we at Greyhound Research have received a ton of requests from our end-user clients to offer more product deep-dives. Essentially, share insights that go beyond the usual 30,000 feet conversations and focus on products/suites that IT…

#CounterpunchWithSVG E10: IBM To Focus On The Contact Centre And This Time It’s About Data & AI. But Are The Clients Ready?

In the past month, I have spoken to over two dozen contact centre decision-makers on how they have managed the floor during #COVID19 times - all have stated the need to invest in more technology as key for operations hereon…

Wipro May Drop Plan To Bill Senior Leaders

Wipro’s chief executive Thierry Delaporte is moving away from an earlier initiative of accounting senior leaders for the work they do with clients.Instead, the new focus will allow them to drive teams to ensure faster growth. The plans may be…

#CounterpunchWithSVG E09: Despite Its Battles, IBM Is Confident That Its India Business Will Thrive. Will It, Really?

#CounterpunchWithSVG crossed a significant milestone yesterday. In this year so far the series has garnered over 30,000 views from over 100 countries. More than anything else, I see this milestone as the best stamp of approval for this format and…

#CounterpunchWithSVG E08: Oracle Believes Its Cloud Is Like No Other. But Is It, Really?

#CounterpunchWithSVG is now seven exchanges old and has been read more than 20,000 times from over 100 countries. I have had the pleasure of hosting some big names from the world of technology who have braved not only some straightforward…

#CounterpunchWithSVG E07: NTT Ltd. Is Experiencing Record Growth, But Is It Enough?

The year 2020 has turned out to be a rather dramatic one so far. The COVID-19 pandemic has literally halted the world in its tracks. While parallels are being drawn to World War II, this pandemic is far graver and…

Can NTT India Handle Client Needs In A Post-Covid World To Become A $1 Bn company?

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#CounterpunchWithSVG E06: Red Hat Believes Open Hybrid Cloud Is The End Goal. But Is It?

The year 2020 has turned out to be a rather dramatic one so far. The COVID-19 pandemic has literally halted the world in its tracks. While parallels are being drawn to World War II, this pandemic is far graver and…

IT Companies Resort To Layoffs As Pressure Mounts Due To Covid Crisis

The information technology (IT) industry is laying off thousands of employees across the globe and in India, on grounds of non-performance, lack of projects and rightsizing surplus staff as pressure mounts on firms due to an uncertain business environment.  …

With Valuations At Historical Low, M&A Activity To Pick Up Pace In IT Industry

The hunt for the right acquisition in the IT industry is expected to pick up pace as valuations are down to a historical low, with the possible merger of mid-tier players Mindtree and L&T Infotech playing out earlier than expected. …