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Big data and business analytics revenue will grow one and a half times from its current base of $122 billion (2015) to become a US$187 billion opportunity by 2019, according to market research firm...
May 24, 2016
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Failed data Management is the leading cause behind failed business plans. It is causing US organizations a loss of USD 600 billion every year, as per Data Warehousing Institute. Many companies...
May 23, 2016
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Tata Communications has sold 74% of its stake in its data center business in India and Singapore to ST Telemedia Global Data Centres, a subsidiary of Singapore-based ST Telemedia. The deal is valued...
May 23, 2016
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  Almost all the companies worldwide are spending time and money for digital technologies but only about one-third of companies could achieve significant positive business outcomes from their use of...
May 20, 2016
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Banking is the latest industry to be touched by the fourth industrial revoloution, as IoT has been labeled by many, including think tank World Economic Forum. Intelligent Environments, a UK-based...
May 20, 2016
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There is a growing trend among cybercriminals to target and even filter out specific countries when designing ransomware and other malicious cyberattacks, and India is on top of the hit list,...
May 19, 2016
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India is the on hit list of China based advanced cyber espionage group, Sucklfly. The hacking software which targeted many countries globally carried maximum attacks against India, as per cyber...
May 19, 2016
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Digitally transformed IT systems can help organizations to increase the revenue by 12% and further decrease cost by 10% within 12 months, shares a latest report released by storage networking company...
May 18, 2016
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In what could be yet another acknowledgement of the growing impact that small companies and startups are making on the business technology landscape, IDC has launched a branded series of research,...
May 17, 2016
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A combination of factors such as convenience, awareness and growing penetration of smart phones are driving the usage of mobile banking in India. According to latest data available from Reserve Bank...
May 16, 2016
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Work habits, in the context of new technological changes, is changing across the world. This has brought in new challenges and opportunities for internal communications teams. Nearly half (48%)...
May 16, 2016
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For the first time, India has occupied a higher ranking than China in the annual Cloud Readiness Index (CRI) 2016, released recently by the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA). But that seems to...
May 12, 2016
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The worldwide x86 server virtualization market is expected to reach $5.6 billion in 2016, an increase of 5.7% from 2015, according to Gartner. Despite the overall growth, new software licenses have...
May 12, 2016
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A majority of executives have strong appetite for advanced analytics technologies but are not sure about their organization's data quality management practices, reveals a new study.  The latter is...
May 11, 2016
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Mobile users spent $ 34.2 billion in application download in 2015. This does not include the advertising revenue. A total of 156 billion mobile applications were downloaded worldwide, according to a...
May 11, 2016
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About 70% of IT administrators across the globe say their Windows environments are at risk of malicious attacks, according to a recent research by IT management tool maker ManageEngine.   The...
May 10, 2016
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India stands at No 3 in the world in terms of collective Digital IQ of its businesses, according to a study by consulting firm PwC. Businesses in India have more Digital IQ than those in the US and...
May 09, 2016
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The public cloud services market in India is forecasted to grow 30.4 and reach $1.26 billion in 2016, according to Gartner, Inc. IaaS is expected to show fastest and biggest contributor with which 32...
May 06, 2016
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to dominate the cloud infrastructure services market, with a 31% worldwide market share, shared New Q1 data from Synergy Research Group.  The next three, Microsoft...
May 06, 2016
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Cyber security was first recognized as a major global risk by World Economic Forum in its annual Global Risk Report in 2012. Since then, every year, cyber security threats—large scale cyber attacks...
May 05, 2016
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The Indian IT infrastructure expenditure will grow to US $2.14 billion by 2020, according to a new release by Gartner. The research firm predicts that the IT infrastructure - server, storage,...
May 04, 2016
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Seeking a middle ground in the ongoing encryption battle, ignited by Apple versus FBI tussle in the wake of a federal court ordering Apple to help FBI decrypt an iPhone of a deceased terrorist, two...
May 03, 2016
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Latest forecasts by Gartner, Inc. states that 6.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2016, up 30 percent from 2015, and will reach 20.8 billion by 2020. In 2016, 5.5 million new...
May 03, 2016
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Email is still the initial entry point into an organization for targeted attacks, the email-attack vector delivered malicious payloads to organizations in 2015, with a focus on Office documents and...
Apr 29, 2016
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Six months back, CIO&Leader compiled the India’s first ever list of most active CIOs on Twitter. The story is still the most popular story of all time on our website. Along with the ranking, we...
Apr 27, 2016
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Business Intelligence (BI) tools are on top of the martech shopping list of C level executives in marketing this year. According to C-Level 216 Marketing Study published by customer analytics...
Apr 26, 2016
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Like physical security threats, Internet security threats are getting more serious, even as the mechanisms to fight them are getting better. But as older types of threats are beginning to be tackled...
Apr 25, 2016
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If the selection of winners in of ICICI Appathon, India’s first ever open mobile app development challenge initiated by a bank, is any indication of where exactly is value creation in banking is...
Apr 20, 2016
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Microsoft grew its SaaS revenue by 70% in 2015 to challenge the leadership of Salesforce—the Saas pioneer. Microsoft is now marginally behind Salesforce in SaaS revenue, according to new data from...
Apr 19, 2016
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  The corporate world turned to the use of contractors in order to bridge the skill gap when it came to needing personnel for ‘non-core’ ‘short duration’ activities which did not merit investment in...
Apr 18, 2016
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A couple of days back, we all got an email from our CFO, urging us to hire app-based cabs for local travel in all locations and use admin-booked agency cabs only when it is absolutely required. What...
Apr 14, 2016
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Internet of Things (IoT) is more prevalent than we think. In the last few months, I have come across several projects which use of what are using IoT technologies though neither the users nor the...
Apr 08, 2016
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As much as 90% of the respondents have a high or medium degree of vulnerability to cyber attacks, finds a new study released by Tanium and NASDAQ. The study, called The Accountability Gap:...
Apr 05, 2016
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As cloud maturity increases, the role of specialist cloud architects has emerged. In the RightScale’s 2016 State of the Cloud Survey, as many as 40% of the respondents described themselves as ‘Cloud...
Apr 01, 2016
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New York, London, Washington, Tokyo and Silicon Valley account for 27% of the global retail and wholesale colocation revenue while the next ten account for another 25%, according to Q4 2015 data,...
Mar 31, 2016
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Cyber attacks are a way of life now. Three out of four security professionals in a recent global ISACA-RSA Conference research said that they think possibility of a cyber attack is likely or very...
Mar 30, 2016
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Quite unexpectedly, just a day before a US court was to hear the case regarding the unlocking of the iPhone of the deceased shooter in the San Bernadino murder  incident last year, the American law...
Mar 29, 2016
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CarDekho, India’s leading online automobile marketplace, has appointed Pawan Chawla as its head of information technology.   Pawan has been previously associated with several leading organisations...
Mar 28, 2016
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The biggest cost to businesses suffering from ransomware attacks is not the ransom but the downtime, says a new study commissioned by Intermedia. Employee downtime lasts for days and while prevention...
Mar 25, 2016
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Six out of ten respondents (58%) in a recent study said they are more concerned about uploading critical data to the cloud now, as compared to a year back. The same survey also reveals that about 82...
Mar 23, 2016
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The global connected retail market size is expected to reach USD 53.75 billion by 2022 according to a new report by Grand View Research.  Asia Pacific is estimated to be the most flourishing regional...
Mar 18, 2016
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  Myriad discussions on embracing cloud technologies by all types of organizations irrespective of size have been in the air since longtime with lots of views pouring like torrential rains...
Mar 17, 2016
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Even as most large cloud service providers have either established or are seriously looking at establishing local data centers in India, a new report reaffirms that the US still remains the cheapest...
Mar 16, 2016
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India is on the cusp of digital revolution, thanks to the government’s ambitious Digital India project and key sectors digitizing their service offerings. For example, led by Digital Lockers, the...
Mar 15, 2016
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Today you book your cab using Uber; flip through Twitter to know the latest news; book your movie tickets using Bookmyshow; choose your hotels after spending time on TripAdvisor; maybe book them...
Mar 14, 2016
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2015 saw Cloud adoption entering a phase from where it could gain some significant traction across virtually (no pun intended) all segments and verticals. Conversations being had between Cloud...
Mar 10, 2016
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Platforms have been there for some time. What’s new? Technology for long time has been a support infrastructure for management of information within the enterprise. Now, technology is moving into...
Mar 09, 2016
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