How Indian IT service providers are getting cloud ready

As the IT services industry takes a different route with enterprise clients moving from traditional to cloud-based services, Indian IT service providers too are shifting gears to keep pace with their global competitors. For the IT services industry, it’s the time…

Adobe To Strike Big In India

Many startups were waking up to the importance of compliance, Umang Bedi of Adobe tells Businessworld's Vishal Krishna. Five years ago Adobe Systems products were the favourite pirated downloads in India. At the same time, there were so many startups…

Tata Comm to crowdsource ideas from staff, start-ups to push innovation

Driving innovation from within the firm. Tata Communications Limited (TCL) has put in place a new strategy to crowdsource ideas from within the company, build platforms and partner with start-ups to help take their solutions faster to the market. “Companies have…

Healthcare ERP Software Key To Competitive Strength

The healthcare IT environment has traditionally focused strengthening patient care with clinical technologies, improving communications between professionals and cutting down on silos and inefficiencies in databases across functions within the practice. "While Information and Communications Technology has made waves across…

CreditRatings Are Yardstick For Performance Of SMEs’

Small And Medium Enterprises (SMEs) wield enormous power in India’s economic empowerment. Contributing significantly to the nation’s GDP, export and industrial production, SMEs in India have already created employment opportunities for 106 million people. However, lack of a robust financial…

Verizon Breach Report: An Analysis | Security Leaders on How India Must Respond to Trends

Verizon's recently released 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report finds that even as attacks rapidly increase in complexity, cyber criminals still rely on tried-and-true techniques such as phishing to compromise organizations. Technology alone cannot combat cyberthreats, says Sanchit Vir Gogia, chief…

Startups Like India’s Money But Want More Government Action

Technology startups in India are getting a financial boost from the government, but entrepreneurs say that more could be done to support growth in the industry. Sanchit Gogia, Chief Analyst & CEO at Greyhound Research, called the government's planned tax…

Topsgrup To Raise $100 Million From International PE Firms

Security firm Topsgrup, run by Tops Security Ltd, is planning to raise $100 million from international private equity (PE) firms to fund acquisitions and provide existing investors a profitable exit. These incidents, along with cyberattacks on corporate networks, are driving…

Start-Ups For Implementation Before Fund Allocation

“Start-ups” and “entrepreneurship” have definitely been the buzzwords in the Narendra Modi government as these words have found special mentions in the last two consecutive budgets. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has allocated  1,000 crore to establish a mechanism to be known…

Small Gets A Firm Start

The $146 billion Indian information technology (IT) industry found the right space of recognition in the Union Budget for 2015-16 with finance minister Arun Jaitley applauding the role played by over 3,000 start-ups, a segment which is expected to be…

Budget 2015: Start-Ups Get A Tech Boost

If the big idea of Budget 2014, announced on 10 July, was clearly start-ups, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government took it a step further by announcing on Saturday an allocation of Rs.1,000 crore to enable information technology…

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,…

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia as a Keynote Speaker VMware Channel Partner meet

Catch our Chief Analyst & CEO, Sanchit Vir Gogia delivering a Key note on End User Computing and Mobility at VMware India Channel Partner Meet. When & Where?  Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at The Park, MG Road, Bangalore.

Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia at F-Secure Channel Partner Meet

What is the event all about? F-Secure is hosting its flagship India Channel event in New Delhi on February 23, 2015. Catch Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research, as a moderator for the Panel Discussion ‘Preparing…

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…

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…

Boost Productivity, Increase Uptime And Lower Costs With Centralized Infrastructure

As organizations look to lower costs and enable uninterrupted global productivity, the focus has been on centralizing those systems and tasks that require highly specialized skills. Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and CEO of Greyhound Research, believes that centralized IT…

Greyhound Standpoint On Top Expectations Of IT Head Honchos From Budget 2015-16

GST – Clarity on place of supply rules Greyhound Standpoint - While the government has floated a bill for common goods and service tax (GST) across the country last month, contemplation's appear with respect to various aspect of GST design including price…

What Satya Nadella’s Year In Charge Meant For Microsoft’s India Unit

When Satya Nadella was named to head Microsoft Corp. on 4 February last year, there were expectations that he would boost its already strong enterprise business and research and development units in Hyderabad and Bengaluru, given his Indian roots and…

How CIOs Can Build A Successful BI Strategy

With Business Intelligence (BI) fast becoming a top priority for most enterprises, achieving RoI through BI implementation has come as a major challenge for IT leaders. While many CIOs plan to invest in BI in near future, most of them fear…

CIOs Need A Broad Outlook For Developing Security Strategies

The last few months have seen numerous phishing attacks and hacking on to corporate networks—are you seeing the threat landscape getting more complicated? The security industry is rightly earning its long due importance in organisations owing to numerous attacks last…

Watch Sanchit Vir Gogia on Panel: Making Cloud Choices at Cloud Connect 2014

#GreyhoundInMedia: EMC (@EMCIndia)collaborates with cloud service providers in India to target $1 billion cloud market #Press #Media #BusinessStandard

Information management and storage major EMC has partnered cloud services providers, Netmagic and Sungard AS, as part of its efforts to tap the USD 1 billion cloud market opportunity in India. "The addressable Cloud market in India is expected to…

#GreyhoundInMedia: EMC (@EMCIndia)collaborates with cloud service providers in India to target $1 billion cloud market #Press #Media #InformationWeek

EMC is enabling hybrid cloud solutions with key cloud service providers in the Indian market. EMC announced collaboration with cloud service providers Netmagic and Sungard AS, as part of a larger effort to target the cloud market opportunity in India, which…

#GreyhoundInMedia: EMC (@EMCIndia)partners cloud service providers to tap $1 bn opportunity in India #Press #Media #EconomicTimes

Information management and storage major EMC has partnered cloud services providers, Netmagic and Sungard AS, as part of its efforts to tap the $1 billion cloud markopportunity in India. The addressable Cloud market in India is expected to hit the…

#GreyhoundInMedia: BlackBerry’s Passport to be launched in India next week at over Rs 40,000 #Press #Media #ETTelecom

Canadian firm BlackBerry launched its latest flagship smartphone, Passport, in global markets late on Wednesday, as it strives to turn around the company which was once one of the most valuable technology companies and global pioneer of smartphones. "This is…

#GreyhoundInMedia: BlackBerry’s Passport to be launched in India next week at over Rs 40,000 #Press #Media #EconomicTimes

Canadian firm BlackBerry launched its latest flagship smartphone, Passport, in global markets late on Wednesday, as it strives to turn around the company which was once one of the most valuable technology companies and global pioneer of smartphones. "This is…

#GreyhoundInMedia: India opens up to operating system Ubuntu #Press #Media #EconomicTimes

India is the fastest growing market for open source operating system Ubuntu, helped by tie-ups with top PC vendors and the increasing adoption of cloud-based applications in the country. As enterprises move more to the cloud, Ubuntu becomes more relevant…

#GreyhoundInMedia: 20 Cost-Conscious Tips for Global Businesses Working with Multiple Vendors #Press #Media #CIO.com

You can’t become a great IT pro without breaking a few metaphoric networking eggs. It would be great if all these mistakes happened in a sandbox environment. Unfortunately, they often happen during business operations. “As organizations are increasingly delegating control…

#GreyhoundInMedia:20 of the Most Painful Lessons IT Pros Had to Learn the Hard Way #Press #Media #CIO.com

You can’t become a great IT pro without breaking a few metaphoric networking eggs. It would be great if all these mistakes happened in a sandbox environment. Unfortunately, they often happen during business operations. While learnings from these mistakes are invaluable,…