Airtel, IBM Tech Outsourcing Deal Extended Till Jan-end

Bharti Airtel has temporarily extended its technology outsourcing contract with IBM till January end, and is in talks with the US firm for a new contract after that, which could be narrower in scope and lower in value, at $200-250…

Oracle Preparing To Compete With AWS

After launching its public cloud services in September, Oracle is vying for the market dominated by Amazon Web Services – by changing its organisation culture to mimic that of AWS itself. “Digital sales will be challenging for Oracle because most…

MNCs Put Indian Data Centres On Cloud Nine

In a move that should worry local providers, large multinationals, including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft and IBM, have announced the launch of data centre facilities in India over the last year to capture the thriving local cloud computing demand.…

India becoming the new battlefield for data center providers

After the entry of Microsoft and IBM in the public cloud data center market, and with more to follow, the CIO will have to be a connoisseur in weighing cloud options. Public cloud data center services: Indian vs foreign providers…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Airtel chops IBM contract in half, comes full circle with its IT strategy #Press #Media #ZDNet

Recently Bharti Airtel signed a new deal with IBM for its IT needs that sent shockwaves through the IT industry and signaled a whole new era, not just for the Indian telecom giant, but in how relationships between telecom and IT may…

IBM’s deal with Airtel can touch $1 bn in next 5 yrs: Analyst

Tech giant IBM‘s deal with India‘s largest private telecom operator, Airtel, to manage its infra and application services is expected to touch USD 1 billion in the next five years, research firm Greyhound said today. The firm also estimates that the current size…

IBM’s deal with Airtel can touch $1 bn in next 5 yrs: Analyst

Tech giant IBM‘s deal with India‘s largest private telecom operator, Airtel, to manage its infra and application services is expected to touch USD 1 billion in the next five years, research firm Greyhound said today. The firm also estimates that the current size…

Why Airtel changed IT outsourcing strategy that impacted IBM

Indian telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has changed its IT outsourcing strategy that impacted enterprise IT major IBM in a big way. But the deal announced on Wednesday did not surprise many infotech analysts.   Sanchit Vir Gogia of Greyhound Research Strategic Outsourcing…

IBM’s deal with Airtel can touch $1 bn in next 5 yrs: Analyst

Tech giant IBM‘s deal with India‘s largest private telecom operator, Airtel, to manage its infra and application services is expected to touch USD 1 billion in the next five years, research firm Greyhound Research said today. The firm also estimates…

Refreshed IBM-Bharti deal might touch $1bn over next 5 years: Greyhound Research

IBM India and Bharti Airtel have finally announced their renewed partnership. The deal had come under a lot of limelight thanks to its sheer size and much was said about IBM losing the race for one of the biggest IT…

The times they’re a-changin

About the same time Steve Jobs was shipping his first Apple Macintosh in 1978, a start-up floated by a bunch of young Indian entrepreneurs had developed the first indigenous micro-computer. Hindustan Computers Limited, as it was known then, had developed…