Amazon (AWS) and Alibaba are clear leaders in the APAC region cloud market, based on quarterly revenues, according to new Q2 data from Synergy Research Group. Amazon is the frontrunner in four of the...
Sep 18, 2020
Although 97% of organizations surveyed said that Active Directory (AD) is mission-critical, more than half never actually tested their AD cyber disaster recovery process or do not have a plan in...
Aug 25, 2020
Oracle became the second of the large cloud providers to launch multiple cloud regions in India, when it announced launching of its second cloud region in Hyderabad yesterday. Microsoft already has...
Jun 30, 2020
Leading six public cloud providers in China are all local companies, while Amazon and Microsoft continue to lead in the rest of the APAC region, according to new Q4 data from Synergy Research Group....
Mar 30, 2020
Yes Bank, India’s fourth largest private sector Bank, has partnered with Microsoft to strengthen its first of its kind, AI enabled chatbot, Yes Robot, with advanced NLP engine LUIS (Language...
Sep 09, 2019
Q2 spend on cloud infrastructure services jumped 39% from the second quarter of 2018, according to new data from Synergy Research Group. In line with expectations this growth rate is nudging down...
Aug 27, 2019
Microsoft and ServiceNow announced a broader strategic partnership intended to significantly enhance the integration and optimization of the companies’ products, platform and cloud capabilities....
Jul 11, 2019
ICICI Lombard, one of India’s leaders in the BFSI space has partnered with Microsoft to develop India’s first AI-enabled car inspection feature in its mobile app, “Insure.” With the deployment of AI...
Jun 19, 2019
Automation Anywhere, a global leader in robotic process automation (RPA), today announced a strategic collaboration with Microsoft that will help thousands of enterprises of all sizes across multiple...
Jun 14, 2019
In recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a hot topic of discussion in the enterprise. With a flurry of AI advances, investments and new announcements that have taken the digital world...
May 28, 2019
A cyberattack can cost a large manufacturing organization in Asia Pacific an average of USD 10.7 million in economic loss with customer churn being the largest economic consequence of a cyber breach...
Apr 03, 2019
In today’s modern retail environment, information is available everywhere. Consumers are well informed and expect personalized experiences when they shop. This means that the table stakes have...
Dec 24, 2018
The recent launch of Alibaba Cloud’s distribution channel and its announcement that it would train 1,000 sales and technology personnel in India in the next six months hit headlines in Indian media....
Jul 18, 2018
Dell Technologies has teamed up with Microsoft to deliver a joint Internet of Things (IoT) solution to help vertical customers simplify deploying their end-to-end IoT solutions, from the edge to the...
May 03, 2018
MediaTek announced its collaboration with Microsoft to deliver the first ever Azure Sphere chip, the MT3620 that will drive IoT innovation with built-in security and connectivity. Azure Sphere is a...
Apr 17, 2018
Microsoft has announced that the company will invest USD 5 billion in the Internet of Things (IoT) globally over the next 4 years. This increased investment will support continued research and...
Apr 05, 2018
Targetting cardiac diseases, Microsoft has partnered with Apollo Hospitals to expand its healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) offering, the software giant said in a statement.The AI Network for...
Mar 09, 2018
As India celebrates its 69th Republic Day, Microsoft announced to bring Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Deep Neural Networks to improve real-time language translation for Hindi, Bengali and Tamil....
Jan 25, 2018
Microsoft is developing a bot that can draw what you want it to by leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology -- programmed to pay close attention to individual words when generating images...
Jan 19, 2018
Microsoft India on Tuesday said its "Cybersecurity Engagement Center" in New Delhi has reached out to 126 organizations in a year, empowering them with information and techniques to secure critical...
Nov 21, 2017
To help increase developers' productivity and simplify app development, Microsoft has announced new data platform technologies and cross-platform developer tools.The company launched a new AI-powered...
Nov 17, 2017
Indian cab aggregator Ola announced that it would use Microsoft Azure for Ola Play, the company’s existing rideshare platform. The two companies will also take the platform to global car...
Nov 07, 2017
As announced last year, Google launched its cloud datacenter in Mumbai and the first Google Cloud Platform (GCP) region in India. The new Mumbai region, called asia-south1, joins Singapore, Taiwan,...
Nov 06, 2017
Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft have teamed up to launch an open-source and deep learning interface 'Gluon' that will help developers to deploy machine learning models across several...
Oct 13, 2017
Microsoft is introducing an update for its Skype chat app that will have built-in support for its digital assistant Cortana.Cortana "will be gradually rolled out" for Skype on both Android and iOS...
Oct 11, 2017
In a bid to bolster its Mixed Reality vision, Microsoft has acquired Redwood City, California-based virtual reality social network AltspaceVR for an undisclosed sum."With the AltspaceVR team aboard,...
Oct 04, 2017
Microsoft has set up a new healthcare department at its Cambridge research facility, which will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to aid in medical research and treatment of patients.The...
Sep 25, 2017
IBM has taken the top slot -- beating Microsoft and Accenture -- when it comes to deploying Blockchain technology across industries, a new study has said. The "Blockchain Enterprise Survey" by...
Sep 19, 2017
When it comes to securing data in the Cloud, enterprises, including small and medium businesses (SMBs), have to learn that security is not an isolated offering but an inherent part of the end-to-end...
Sep 06, 2017
The enterprise SaaS market reached revenues of USD 15 billion in quarterly revenues in AMJ 2017—up 31% year-on-year—according to latest data from Synergy Research Group. Microsoft, which overtook...
Sep 01, 2017
Microsoft last week announced Coco Framework, which the company said would reduce this complexity, and when integrated with blockchain networks addresses critical needs for commercial adoption like...
Aug 17, 2017
Consider this. In the 60s, IBM held more than two-third market share in computer. The front-runners among its competition, often called BUNCH (Burroughs, UNIVAC, NCR, Control Data Corporation (CDC...
Aug 17, 2017
Amit Dhingra, Head of Enterprise Risk, Internal Audit & Information Security at Birlasoft Technologies talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview...
Jul 03, 2017
Oracle recently announced that it would open a datacenter in India, within the next six to nine months. The announcement was made by President of Product Development, Thomas Kurian, in the Oracle...
May 25, 2017
Ever since Friday May 12, the WannaCry ransomware attack has kept spreading. As per European authorities, the ransomware has hit over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in over 150...
May 17, 2017
The WannaCry ransomware attack that hit computers across the world in the weekend, in what is being termed as one of the biggest global cyberattacks, has prompted the Indian government to issue...
May 15, 2017
Despite significantly higher growth by challengers, Amazon Web Services (AWS) still leads the market with a one-third market share in the cloud infrastructure services market, according to new Q1 (...
May 03, 2017
92% of Indian business leaders believe that every organization needs to be a ‘digital organization’ to enable growth for their business, according to a Microsoft Asia Digital Transformation Study....
Mar 28, 2017
Long-time cloud infrastructure market leaders, HPE and Cisco, now have a new contender for the top spot. The new Dell EMC now has almost equal market share in the fast-growing segment, according to...
Mar 21, 2017
New Q4 2016 data from Synergy Research Group, the research firm tracking cloud and infrastructure markets, shows that Amazon Web Services (AWS) maintains its 40% plus market share in public cloud...
Feb 08, 2017
Technology decision makers in Indian enterprises are the bihggest adopters of public Cloud solutions in the world, reveals a recent survey by Microsoft. According to the survey, 64% Indian...
Oct 25, 2016
What happened? A few Indian banks complained that their customers' debit cards (RuPay, Visa and MasterCard) were used fraudulently mainly in China and USA while customers were in India. A...
Oct 24, 2016
Yesterday, five top tech companies—Amazon, DeepMind/Google, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft—announced what is being called Partnership on AI. However, that shortened form does not quite indicate what...
Sep 29, 2016
India has one of the best 'data cultures' in Asia. As many as 68% of Indian business leaders say they are readt a data-driven digital strategy for digital transfoormation, according to a new study by...
Sep 08, 2016
Cloud was the first big disruptive change in enterprise IT in many years. For the scope of change, the conversion was really fast and fairly, if not fully, smooth. Despite some initial security...
Jul 20, 2016
Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn for $26.2 billion—which makes it the second largest tech acquisition after Dell-EMC in the last ten years (or may be fifteen)—has created a lot of buzz. Unlike...
Jun 15, 2016
Gamarue, Skeeyah and Peals are most encountering malware families in the Asia Pacific region, as per Microsoft. Gamarue, a worm which can give a malicious hacker control of a computer, was the...
Jun 13, 2016
PLATINUM, a targeted activity group, is carrying opportunistic attacks across South and South-east Asia. The group carries highly focused attacks seeking to steal sensitive intellectual property...
Jun 09, 2016
Microsoft has launched Cyber Security Engagement Center (CSEC) in Gurgaon, India. The CSEC, as per Microsoft is an initiative to drive public-private partnerships to fight cyber crime. The Gurgaon...
Jun 08, 2016
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