Data Centre & Compute Modernisation: Critical Success Factors In Digital Transformation Agenda

Digital Transformation is topping the priority charts not just with technology leaders but with CEOs and Boards alike. Findings from a recent Greyhound Research study titled, Global CEO Priorities 2017, tell this tale eloquently. Per the study, over 95% global…

Making Big Data Drive Digital Transformation

As organisations adopt new applications and approaches to cater to non-traditional touchpoints, they are faced with an explosion of data. It's but natural for organisations to get overwhelmed by the large volumes of data generated daily (sometimes every few seconds)…

Big Data: Possibilities and challenges

At the 2016 edition of Mint’s Enterprise Tech Summit titled ‘Big Data analytics in an IoT world’, experts discuss potential and barriers to widespread IOT-Big Data value delivery. The panellists included Sanchit Gogia, Chief Analyst and CEO of Greyhound Research.…

More than 75% Indian Organisations Run Their Key Business Functions In Isolation

As India slips on the Ease of Doing Business Index, it is imperative to understand why businesses are struggling to operate at maximum efficiency levels. Our survey of 1500+ key decision-makers from emerging large organisations established another major problem -…

93% Indian Organizations Place Data Security As Top Business Priority

Indian organizations are riding a massive wave of transformation, and technology is steering this change in most cases. It is changing the way products are manufactured and delivered to the market. Over the past few years India Inc. has seen…

#GreyhoundCorridors: Why We Matter To The IT Analyst Landscape – An Update From Greyhound Research

Recently, Greyhound Research has been recognised by a senior Analyst Relations professional, Dave Noble, as one of the upcoming Analyst firms.  While this recognition is surely a feather in our cap and we are humbled on Dave’s decision to include us in…

Avoid BI failure: Dispel myths for risk-free solution deployment

While Business Intelligence (BI) is fast becoming a top priority for most businesses, achieving Return on Investment (RoI) through BI implementation still remains a big challenge for CIOs. Though many CIOs plan to invest in BI going forward, most of…

RPG scouts for fresh business ideas with digital focus to generate revenue of Rs 1,000 crore in next 3 years

Over the past few months, RPG Enterprises chairman Harsh Goenka, has been having an assignation every other Friday for a few hours. That's when he meets his think tank of former consultants and investment bankers. Their task— to come up…

Enterprise Mobility – Value Lies In Data, Not Device

About The Author: Sanchit Vir Gogia is the Chief Analyst & CEO of Greyhound Research, an independent IT & Telecom Research & Advisory firm. He also serves as Founder & CEO of Greyhound Knowledge Group that operates under four brands –…

Mobility, Network Intrusions Driving Network Security Market In India

The last few months have seen numerous phishing attacks and hacking on to corporate networks—making the threat landscape all the more complicated. Security breach incidents like leaking of confidential emails of Sony pictures entertainment, hacking of Forbes website and iCloud,…

Eyeing The Smart City Pie

A smart city is definitely much more than the ICT deployed in it but at the same time there is no doubt that it is the ICT solutions that go into making of the city and turning it smart for…

Google Identifies Enterprise Mobility And India Key For Growth

On July 18th 2014, Google organized an analyst briefing in India. The event conveyed two messages from Google – 1) growing importance of India for their business, and 2) commitment to the enterprise business. Attended by key Google representatives from…

Enterprise Mobility – Value Lies in Data, Not Device Alone!

Times have changed, and so has how we use smartphones. From their earlier simplistic use of fetching email and contacts, smartphones are now the powerhouse for consumers and business users who use mobile gadgets for accessing applications and surf the…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Cognizant Q1 profit up 23% to $349m #Press #Media

Increased spending by clients in North America and Europe helped software solutions provider Cognizant Technology Solutions meet its first quarter revenue target of $2.42 billion, an increase of 19.9 per cent compared with the quarter ended March 31, 2013. Its…

Vodafone sees 20% jump in post-paid subscriptions

Vodafone India, the country’s second largest telecom service provider, saw a 20 per cent rise in the number of post-paid subscribers this financial year, higher than its competitors. The company now has around 10 million post-paid subscribers – around 7 per…

Bigdata: Hadoop

For the past couple of years, Android and iOS fans have been at loggerheads as to which operating system—and therefore, smartphone—is better over the other. And these wars have spilled on to the comments sections of smartphone manufacturer forums for…

Big Data: Hadoop

For the past couple of years, Android and iOS fans have been at loggerheads as to which operating system—and therefore, smartphone—is better over the other. And these wars have spilled on to the comments sections of smartphone manufacturer forums for…

Social business is the way ahead

Years ago, it was just unthinkable that you would decide whether to watch a movie or not on the basis of short and snappy reviews posted by strangers, indulge in blatant narcissism by posting 'selfies' and revel in the 'likes'…

Nxtra Data Charts Out Expansion Plan Post Hive-Off

Nxtra Data, the newly created subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, is planning to add new data centres across multiple cities, including Bangalore, Delhi NCR and Kolkata. The company currently manages 1.60 lakh sq ft space across seven data centres and plans to…

Is NSN the Right Partner to Manage Vodafone Enterprise Biz?

A recent report published in the Economic Times, says that Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) could get the Vodafone’s Enterprise business deal, which is estimated to be valued at $150 million for three years. However, many industry experts and analysts believe that…

Calling for Bigger Fortunes

The government's decision to allow full FDI in telecom is expected to bring in fresh funds and high confidence to the sector. The union Cabinet decided to increase FDI cap in telecom to 100% from 74%, up to 49% via…

The new spectrum of Growth

The Indian telecom sector has witnessed phenomenal growth during the past few years. Currently, India has the second largest telecom network in the world, the largest being that of China. According to subscription data by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of…

Dell Annual Analyst Conference 2013

Event Dates – September 26th to September 27th 2013 Analyst(s) attending – Sanchit Vir Gogia

iOS 7: what’s different, and how is it better for work?

Improved security and central control compliment a BYOD strategy. As Apple gears up to its iOS 7 launch this month, many small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are considering a move or upgrade. The updated operating system is said to be the biggest evolution of…

Microsoft in a Flux

On July 11, 2013 Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer, in a long mail to Microsoft's employees, set in motion a broad corporate shakeup. An overhaul of the corporate strategy in Microsoft had been under speculation a few months prior to this…

Why there’s no room for complacency for HP in India

Rajiv Srivastava laughed as he shared a few light moments with one of the journalists he had invited for a select press briefing on August 26. The meeting, in a roof-top conference room at the Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi,…

What to look for when #hiring an IT consultant

Just because someone has the words "IT consultant" printed on a business card doesn't mean he can solve your particular technology challenge or will work well with your IT or management team. So how do you find the right IT…

Avoiding BI Failure: Dispel the Myths of Risk-Free Deployment

While business intelligence (BI) is fast becoming a top priority for most businesses, achieving a return on your investment in implementing BI still remains a big challenge for CIOs. Though many CIOs plan to invest in BI going forward, most…

Avoiding BI Failure: Dispel the Myths of Risk-Free Deployment

While business intelligence (BI) is fast becoming a top priority for most businesses, achieving a return on your investment in implementing BI still remains a big challenge for CIOs. Though many CIOs plan to invest in BI going forward, most…

Avoiding BI Failure: Dispel the Myths of Risk-Free Deployment

While business intelligence (BI) is fast becoming a top priority for most businesses, achieving a return on your investment in implementing BI still remains a big challenge for CIOs. Though many CIOs plan to invest in BI going forward, most…