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The questions that one CIO appointment in a large American corporation raises about the future expectation from chief 'information' officers Last week, India-born Aarti Shah assumed the charge of...
Jul 07, 2016
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The analyst community has already given a thumbs-down to the IBM-Red Hat deal. One analyst has famously called it a ‘desperate deal’. After falling behind Amazon, Microsoft and Google in the public...
Nov 02, 2018
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Increased competition in the external labor market is making it harder for organizations to attract new candidates and retain their best talent, according to Gartner. This is compounded by today’s...
Nov 01, 2018
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In today’s times, technology evolves real fast…the flip side, so do hackers. Armed with a deviously brilliant mind and superior knowledge of the latest technologies, hackers are breaching...
Oct 31, 2018
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More than 93% of the Indian organizations are still in the early stages of maturity, according to IDC India’s latest study, titled IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: Cloud in India, 2018. This in IDC...
Oct 30, 2018
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A new global research report by Barracuda Networks, “Security, Connectivity, and Control: The Challenges and Opportunities of SD-WAN” surveyed IT leaders and networking and security professionals to...
Oct 29, 2018
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APAC is ahead of the US and EMEA in terms of automation for processes involved in the management of firewall rules and security policy, according to the results of a global survey conducted by...
Oct 29, 2018
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Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) spending on security related hardware, software and services will reach USD 28.76 billion in 2022 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.7% over the...
Oct 26, 2018
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Worldwide IT spending will total USD 3.8 trillion in 2019, an increase of 3.2% from expected spending of USD 3.7 trillion in 2018, according to Gartner. Enterprise software spending is forecast to...
Oct 25, 2018
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Organizations may not be prepared for key digital disruptions, which include several categories of disruption, each of which represents a significant potential for new disruptive companies and...
Oct 25, 2018
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Most chatbots still aren’t smart enough to meet consumers’ great expectations, according to a Pegasystems study. While most agree chatbots can be fast and convenient in certain situations, consumers...
Oct 12, 2018
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Account takeover (ATO) attacks, in which a person's credentials are stolen and used to send emails from their real account, have multiple objectives. Some attackers try to use the hacked email...
Oct 09, 2018
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Although the vast majority of Indian organizations believe that advanced technologies will be crucial for future growth, few plan to increase their training investment significantly in the next few...
Oct 05, 2018
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Zendesk recently released the Zendesk Benchmark Guide for Enterprise, which outlines best practices for two different types of large companies: Digital Natives that have been considered digital since...
Oct 04, 2018
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Over one-third of consumers were not impressed with their customer journey citing an average or poor experience, with 83% of consumers citing that they had at least one issue while interacting with a...
Oct 01, 2018
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After documenting improvements in Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance over the past six years (2010 – 2016), Verizon’s 2018 Payment Security Report (PSR) now reveals a...
Sep 27, 2018
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Just 12% of Indian businesses are Digital Leaders, according to the Dell Technologies’ Digital Transformation Index (DT Index). The DT Index, which was completed in collaboration with Intel, maps...
Sep 26, 2018
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Many network security threats today go uninvestigated, with IT professionals struggling to accurately prioritize alerts due to the overwhelming volume generated in an increasingly cloud-reliant work...
Sep 26, 2018
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Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, and Ponemon Institute, revealed the findings from an APAC-wide study that identifies and understands the changes...
Sep 25, 2018
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Global spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems will continue its trajectory of robust growth as businesses invest in projects that utilize cognitive/AI software capabilities....
Sep 24, 2018
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Martech is capturing a bigger share of the overall marketing budget in organizations. It now accounts for about 23% of total marketing spend, up from 16% just a year back, according to a recently...
Sep 24, 2018
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According to the Akamai 2018 State of the Internet/Security Credential Stuffing Attacks report, worldwide malicious login attempts are on the rise. Findings from the report show that Akamai detected...
Sep 20, 2018
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Indian consumers are more likely to trade off on app security for convenience, according to a study commissioned by F5 Networks ‘The Curve of Convenience – the trade-off between security and...
Sep 19, 2018
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28% of spending within key enterprise IT markets will shift to the cloud by 2022, up from 19% in 2018, according to Gartner. Growth in enterprise IT spending on cloud-based offerings will be faster...
Sep 19, 2018
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Over the last 24 months, quarterly spend on datacenter hardware and software has grown by 28%, driven by burgeoning demand for cloud services and increased prices for more fully featured servers,...
Sep 18, 2018
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The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 17.3% in 2019 to total USD 206.2 billion, up from USD 175.8 billion in 2018, according to Gartner. In 2018, Gartner forecasts that the...
Sep 13, 2018
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Global spending on mobility solutions will reach USD 1.8 trillion in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Mobility Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC)....
Sep 11, 2018
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Most organizations are undergoing a digital transformation that directly impacts how they do business, yet 70% of employees have not mastered the skills they need for their jobs today, and 80% of...
Sep 11, 2018
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Cyber criminals are becoming smarter and faster in how they leverage exploits to their advantage. They are also maximizing their efforts by targeting an expanding attack surface and by using...
Sep 06, 2018
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Indonesia ranks first among eight Asia Pacific countries in terms of AI implementation, with 65% of respondents there stating that they have either implemented AI in their business or are even...
Sep 05, 2018
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Speech recognition will reach the Plateau of Productivity within the next two years and six other technologies will reach mainstream business adoption in the next two to five years according to the...
Aug 30, 2018
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IT Transformation can result in bottom-line benefits that drive business differentiation, innovation and growth, according to ESG IT Transformation Maturity Curve India Report commissioned by Dell...
Aug 28, 2018
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Cloud service demand due to digital transformation is changing the delivery of business-oriented solutions, with service providers ramping up their investments in new offerings to cater for their...
Aug 24, 2018
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Cloud computing ranks as the top risk concern for executives in risk, audit, finance and compliance, according to the latest survey by Gartner. While cloud computing presents organizations with novel...
Aug 22, 2018
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The 35 must-watch technologies represented on the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies 2018 revealed five distinct emerging technology trends that will blur the lines between humans and...
Aug 21, 2018
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According to a CA Technologies' Global State of Digital Trust Survey and Index 2018, consumer behavior reveals strong correlation between lack of business and lack of digital trust. The study shows...
Aug 03, 2018
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According to IDC Asia/Pacific’s latest study titled IDC MaturityScape Benchmark: Cloud in Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan), 2018,  more than 85% of the Asia/Pacific organizations are still in the early...
Jul 27, 2018
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Smart City initiatives will attract technology investments of more than USD 81 billion globally in 2018, and spending is set to grow to USD 158 billion in 2022, according to the International Data...
Jul 27, 2018
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As organizations continue to embrace digital transformation, they are finding that digital business is not as simple as buying the latest technology — it requires significant changes to culture and...
Jul 26, 2018
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Two in three companies (65%) are unable to analyze all the data they collect and only half (54%) of companies know where all of their sensitive data is stored, according to findings from a recent...
Jul 24, 2018
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Global spending on robotics and drones solutions will reach USD 201.3 billion in 2022 and achieve a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.6% over the 2017-2022 forecast period, according to IDC’s...
Jul 23, 2018
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Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions will reach USD 11.7 billion in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (...
Jul 20, 2018
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Ransomware is replaced as the cybercriminal tool of choice with cryptomining malware, according to Skybox Security’s Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report. In the last six months of 2017, ransomware...
Jul 19, 2018
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Cloud service providers have a high degree of confidence in their business outlook as a result of very strong customer demand for cloud services to enable Digital Transformation, according to IDC...
Jul 18, 2018
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According to a recent release from Symantec, its artificial intelligence-based Targeted Attack Analytics (TAA) technology has helped researchers expose a new attack campaign from a group called Thrip...
Jul 16, 2018
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There has been a significant increase in malware volume, ransomware attacks, encrypted threats and chip-based attacks, according to the mid-year update of the 2018 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report. “The...
Jul 13, 2018
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Many organizations are still not compliant with GDPR legislation even though it has been in force since May 2018, according to Gartner. This is because they have not properly audited data handling...
Jul 13, 2018
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Internet of Things (IoT) is the most adopted emerging technology by marketers, according to the recently released State of the Martech 2018 report released by Walker Sands Communications. It is the...
Jul 12, 2018
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Consider putting in place innovative, out-of-box measures such as regulatory sandboxes for businesses wishing to test an emerging technology without being bound by normal regulations, a draft paper...
Jul 10, 2018
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The current privacy policies of online platforms and services still have a significant margin for improvement when it comes to meeting the standards put forward by the European General Data...
Jul 09, 2018
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