An India-China Trade War? Modi Fans The Flames Of Boycott Calls

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Rahul Gandhi’s Promise On Ease Of Doing Business Is Election Rhetoric At Best; Implementation Is Key

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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…

Reskilling: Indian IT Sector Starts Massive Effort To Learn New Tricks

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IBM Chief Ginni Rometty Is Betting On A Cognitive World

If Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. dominate the online space with their machine learning, deep learning and suite of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) wants to go a step further and capture both the online and…

Greyhound Radio with Alok Ohrie, Dell India

Catch Alok Ohrie, President and Managing Director, Dell India, in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series #ONTrigger. Listen to the podcast here: Part 1 of 6  Part 2 of 6  Part…

ONTrigger with Alok Ohrie, Dell India

Catch Alok Ohrie, President and Managing Director, Dell India, in a conversation with Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research on Greyhound Research’s knowledge sharing series #ONTrigger. Don’t have enough bandwidth to stream a video? No worries! Hear the conversation as a…

Microsoft to help Karnataka SMBs use Cloud Computing

Global software major Microsoft said on Thursday it is partnering with Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) to help about 200,000 small and medium businesses (SMBs) across the state use cloud computing to spur their revenue growth.…

Safe And Ready For Any, Say VMware Execs

Ever since Dell announced its plans of $67 billion acquisition EMC, making it the largest tech mergers of all time – tech enthusiasts and analysts have gone wild predicting how Dell will integrate EMC into its current offerings. One of the most discussed part…

FISME and Microsoft to enable more than 10,000 SMBs for cloud adoption – CIO India

Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME), an apex industry body, and Microsoft have come together to enable more than 10,000 micro, small and medium businesses across the country to adopt information technology and cloud computing. This…

Blackstone buys Serco BPO operations for £250 million

Private equity firm Blackstone has acquired a majority stake in Serco’s BPO operations for £250 million (₹2,558 crore). This is the largest such deal for Blackstone in India. The sale does not include the UK business of Serco Global Services,…

#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…

The Business Case for Virtual CISOs

Can't Afford to Hire a Full-Time CISO? Then Rent One Challenged by rising cybersecurity threats and a deficit of qualified security leaders, many organizations are now opting for "CISO as a service" - virtual CISOs who will step in and…

The Business Case for Virtual CISOs – Bank Info Security

Can't Afford to Hire a Full-Time CISO? Then Rent One Challenged by rising cybersecurity threats and a deficit of qualified security leaders, many organizations are now opting for "CISO as a service" - virtual CISOs who will step in and…

Renewable Energy: It’s Not Just About Cost Savings

With enhanced technological advances and constantly depleting natural resources, there is an increasing need for companies to factor in alternative energy resources while not just devising new industry solutions, but also in planning organization’s sustainable future. Enterprises are now seeing the…

Mr Prime Minister, have you considered these challenges?

Last Friday, PM Narendra Modi took the entire country by storm when he articulated his thoughts for a digital India. As the euphoria subsides, we ask very pertinent questions to Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound Research,…

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…

30 per cent of PC users don't own a computer

A research commissioned by Dell India and conducted by research firm Greyhound Research has revealed that only 70 per cent of India's PC users actually own one. The research also revealed that 93 per cent of the PC users in…

30 per cent of PC users don’t own a computer

A research commissioned by Dell India and conducted by research firm Greyhound Research has revealed that only 70 per cent of India's PC users actually own one. The research also revealed that 93 per cent of the PC users in…

Urban kids want tablets, rural kids prefer PCs

The majority of children in Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities in India want tablets for their personal use, while kids in Tier 3 and Tier 4 cities aspire for PCs (desktops/laptops), according to a study conducted by Greyhound Research…

LIC gearing up to give tough fight to private insurers. Know how

Time is ripe for Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to go for a technology upgradation plan! To compete with private players, the state-run insurer will rely on technology upgradation. This includes handling documents, speed up policy writing, setting up…

LIC upgrading technology to compete with private sector

State-run Life Insurance Corporation of India is upgrading its technology to compete better with the private sector. The country's largest insurer has issued tenders for upgrade of its system to handle documents and speed up policy writing, creation of acall…

What Indian CIOs make of outsourcing price wars?

If you were to come up an apt phrase to describe the outsourcing market, what would it be? Not too tough a guessing game! But just in case you haven't been able to guess it right, don't cudgel your brains.…

India manufacturers lag the world in using IT and leveraging engineering talent

We live in an experience economy. That calls for products which not only work but are designed exceptionally well. Are Indian manufacturers geared for this paradigm? We chatted with Chandan Chowdhury, Managing Director of Dassault Systemes India, and Sanchit Vir…

Amazon’s $5 billion cloud saga: What’s in it for India

Amazon amazed everyone by breaking out financial details of its secretive cloud computing business. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, during first quarter earnings call, revealed that Amazon Web Services is “a $5 billion business and its growth is accelerating.” For the quarter,…

Analysts sceptical about Infy meeting targets

While the vision laid out by CEO Vishal Sikka for Infosys has been applauded, analysts are not convinced whether the company can achieve the set targets as it’s still in a transition phase given the changing dynamics in outsourcing. Some…

With $120 Mn Kallidus Inc Buy, Infosys Invokes The ‘Cloud Messenger’

Infosys on Friday announced the acquisition of Kallidus Inc, a US-based e-commerce tech solutions firm, in an all-cash, $120-million deal. The IT major also announced a minority stake buy in another US startup, Airviz, for $2 million. This is the second…

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…

Analyst Perspective On Capgemini Acquisition Of IGATE Corp: Sanchit Vir Gogia

Perspective On Capgemini Acquisition Of IGATE_Corp by @s_v_g     Following IGATE’s acquisition of Capgemini, Greyhound Research’s Sanchit Vir Gogia, said that while the deal is good, it is on the expensive side. Greyhound Research believes that the acquisition of…

Capgemini To Become No. 3 MNC IT Employer In India

The Capgemini-IGATE merger will make the French company a leading employer of Indian engineers, thereby enabling it to better compete with domestic vendors for price-sensitive IT engagements, industry insiders feel. “Our estimate is that Capgemini-IGATE would currently employ 83,000 people…