Debashis Sarkar

As we enter the digital industrial revolution, CIOs have to now decide whether they want to lead the digital business strategy or prefer taking a back office role of heading traditional IT operations...
Jul 08, 2014
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Power. Cooling. Space. Asset management. Outage. Any business that owns a Data Centre or if DC is their primary business, can easily relate to the importance of any of these mentioned aspects. ...
Jul 01, 2014
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Heating the virtualised desktop marketplace even further, VMware has launched its Horizon 6 to directly compete with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop solutions. Claiming the Horizon 6 as ’an integrated...
Jun 06, 2014
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With the recent announcement of BlackBerry allowing competing Mobile Device Management (MDM) providers to directly manage its BlackBerry 10 operating system-based devices, the company, with the help...
Jun 03, 2014
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Considering the costs involved, there is a high capital expenditure required for migrating from IPv4 to IPv6. This acts as the major deterrent for most CIOs. “Initially, there will be heavy...
May 21, 2014
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With the newly elected government led by Narendra Modi taking over, the IT fraternity in India, to begin with, expects significant development in creating a clear regulatory and policy framework...
May 21, 2014
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While talking about next-gen technologies, CIOs across India are happy to talk instantly about Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-To-Machine (M2M) communication and how these technologies can take...
Apr 30, 2014
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How has the role of a CISO evolved over the years?  The role of a CISO has evolved over time from an IT specialist to a management advisory role which includes business aspects, HR, physical security...
Apr 29, 2014
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One of the leading retail analytics firm, dunnhumby, recently hosted its first hackathon in India for students and professionals. The hackathon aimed at helping a failing retail business identify...
Apr 02, 2014
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As organisations witness an increased demand on data centres, CIOs are now facing data centre overutilisation problems. Building bigger data centre to house more data is now a thing of the past with...
Mar 28, 2014
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Samsung recently introduced the Galaxy S5 in India. The new flagship smartphone from Samsung looks quite similar to the S3 and the S4 but the smartphone has improved aesthetics and build quality. On...
Mar 28, 2014
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For a CIO, relocating his IT team partially or fully to a different city and managing the entire country-wide IT operations for the company might be a big ask. When the management team required...
Mar 27, 2014
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Kabonn Mobiles recently launced the most affordable octa-core smartphone, Titanium Octane in India. The company which was founded in March 2009 in a joint venture between Bangalore-based United...
Mar 25, 2014
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In case you happen to lose your SIM card or any official document like identity card, passport or driving licence, you are no longer required to lodge a complaint about the loss at the nearest police...
Feb 28, 2014
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With Facebook acquiring WhatsApp for $19 Billion, reports such has “why Facebook bought WhatsApp?” or “Facebook rejected WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum a job in 2009” have started to flood the Internet...
Feb 20, 2014
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I took over the entire IT engagement of Apeejay Surrendra Group, a conglomerate having multiple verticals in hospitality, retail, plantations, shipping, logistics, real estates, and business centre...
Jan 27, 2014
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It was in the early 1990’s, engineering degree in hand that Rajesh Ramachandran began his career in software product development. Moving to Oracle and then Ebay, he made his mark along the way,...
Dec 17, 2013
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What according to you are the main challenges confronting CIOs with respect to data centre network? Complexity. The IT teams are struggling to manage new enablements and lack of flexibility prevents...
Dec 10, 2013
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The Indian telecom industry has been one of the fastest growing sectors in the country. With more than 900 million subscribers, India ranks next only to China in terms of subscriber base. However,...
Dec 09, 2013
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As voice usage may be plateauing, the two key growth areas in the telecom industry are data and M2M (machine-to-machine) communication. Operators are increasingly looking at M2M to generate future...
Nov 21, 2013
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What is expected from a telecom CIO given the pressure to build business and become more competitive?  The role of the CIO in India has been gradually evolving from being an administrator and...
Nov 19, 2013
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What are the key challenges faced and how are you leveraging IT to counter them? Providing Optimum Service in a Cost Effective Manner The predominant challenge we face in general is the cost. In the...
Nov 12, 2013
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According to a survey conducted by IBM’s Center for Applied Insights, the role of a CISO has changed from just a technologist to that of a business leader. The CISO is following the foot steps of a...
Oct 14, 2013
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Effectively managing the ever-evolving information security landscape and mitigating the payload of the unknown is in itself is big ask for the CISOs. Some other crucial challenges faced by most...
Oct 04, 2013
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CIOs are finding it difficult to strike a balance between security of company’s data and privacy of employee’s personal data in BYOD. In what ways can the problem be answered? The way an enterprise...
Sep 19, 2013
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Addressing the growing cyber security needs of enterprises, HP announced new products and services to manage risk and ensure better protection against the threat landscape. The new offerings include...
Sep 19, 2013
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Samsung launched its Galaxy Note 3, its latest update to the Note product line, yesterday and it seems that the company is slowly trying to pitch itself in enterprise segment. “With BYOD picking pace...
Sep 19, 2013
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Despite being an IT hub and an attractive offshore desitnation, India has a lot to do in securing its cyber space. The recent $45 million global ATM heist which was traced back to two Indian IT...
Jul 24, 2013
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 CISOs constantly have to strike a balance between a portfolio of ideal security programmes and the realities of a budget. While this is certainly a challenge for the CISO, what is the view from ‘the...
Jun 25, 2013
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