#CounterpunchWithSVG E06: Red Hat Believes Open Hybrid Cloud Is About As Close To A Panacea As There Is. 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. …

Trump’s Order Queers The Pitch For H-1B Workers

US President Donald Trump’s order restricting American federal agencies from hiring foreign workers, including those on the coveted H-1B visas, is likely to further squeeze Indian outsourcers as they work on many such projects either directly or as sub-contractors.  …

Companies Pivot To Digital Even As IT Budgets Are Under Pressure

As the proverbial light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel increasingly seems like a mirage, with every day bringing new challenges, IT budgets are under increasing pressure. But companies are also spending on initiatives that will help them recover quickly…

Some Relief For Indians As Trump Allows Certain Exemptions In H-1B, L-1 Ban

In what could be a respite for Indian IT professionals and those working in the healthcare sector in US, the Trump administration has announced certain exemptions in H-1B and L-1 travel ban for those continuing employment with the same employer.…

Roshni Nadar Takes Charge At HCL Technologies

Roshni Nadar Malhotra, the only child of billionaire industrialist Shiv Nadar, has been named chairperson of HCL Technologies Ltd, India’s third largest information technology (IT) services firm, as part of a succession plan. “Roshni’s appointment means new blood and new…

IT May See Surge In Offshoring Biz

Indian software services exporters are likely to gain from a steady shift in offshoring business of their global clients amid the upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic. With North America and Europe contributing as much as 60% of revenues, shifting business onshore will…

RedHat Summit 2020 Reinforces Focus On Hybrid Cloud

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IT Firms Lean On Utilities & Communication Arms

Indian IT services providers Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys and Wipro expect their communications and utilities verticals to clock steady growth, even as the core financial services, retail and travel segments take a hit due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Clients in the travel and hospitality industry have already reduced…

Companies To Seek Technological Intervention To Reinforce Business Post-Pandemic Shutdown

Companies across sectors are more likely to look out for advanced tools and technologies that could facilitate their business growth multifold once the shutdowns following the Coronavirus pandemic are lifted worldwide, a top Verizon executive said.Australia-based Robert Le Busque, Managing Director at Verizon Asia Pacific, …

Hyper AI To Wellness Helpdesk: BPM Firms Adapt To Coronavirus Crisis

Apart from work from home, business process management (BPM) companies have taken a host of measures to ensure employee engagement and client productivity. This has meant changing things not just in India, but a host of other geographies that they are present…

COVID-19 Is Both A Rude Reminder And A Game Changer For Tech Companies

Last 45-60 days have been nothing short of a whirlwind for all of us. From cancelled travel plans to complete shutdowns, most countries have been impacted in more ways than one.While the scale of the COVID-19 pandemic is still unravelling…

COVID-19 Is Both A Rude Reminder And A Game Changer

COVID-19 is a rude reminder of the fragility in our systems of doing business. It’s also a game-changer for government and organisations if they take the right lessons from this world event and invest in the right people and technology…

Delta Air Cuts Tech Projects, Slashes 1,300 Vendor Jobs

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Technology Firms Will Be Beneficiaries, Not Casualties, Of Coronavirus

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Arvind Krishna Brings To IBM Exactly What It Needed – A Sense Of Urgency

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Coronavirus Pandemic: Impact On Aviation To Hurt IT firms, Revenues May Drop 1-7%

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Covid-19 impact: IT-ITeS Sector May Trim Workforce To Cut Costs

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Coronavirus: IT Firms Ask Clients Abroad To Allow Staff To Work From Home

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Genpact’s Response To Coronavirus Is A Lesson In What Not To Do During A Pandemic

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TCS’s Global Head Of IT Infrastructure Succumbs To Massive Heart Attack At 53

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India’s IT Industry Braces For Coronavirus Impact

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Essentials Of AutoML That Every Techie Must Know

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AI Today Is Not That New After All

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Tech Cos Enforce Work-From-Home Clause Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

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IT Services Cos Discover Silver Lining In Cloud Deals

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India’s Data Centre Plan In Anticipation Of Tsunami Of Data In Country

An incentive policy for the private sector companies to set up data center parks in India will make it affordable for firms to store data locally vis-à-vis other locations such as Singapore and also prepare them for the deluge of…

Government To Unveil Policy On Data Center Parks

The government said it will come out with a policy to enable private sector build data center parks in the country at a time the segment is becoming a focus area for commercial real estate players. "It will enable our…

FDI To Increase, Indian IT Firms To Benefit From FM’s Data Centre Plan

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s proposal in the Union Budget to come up with a policy for setting up data centre parks would benefit tech services companies and attract foreign investments in creating the adequate infrastructure for all industry sectors, said…