37% organizations have been affected by cryptominers globally, followed by mobile malware (33%), botnet malware (18%), banking malware (13%) and ransomware (4%), according to Checkpoint’s Cyber...
Jan 29, 2019
Data analytics and cybersecurity pushed cloud out of the top spot for increased technology investment by government CIOs in 2019, according to a survey from Gartner. This increased focus on data...
Jan 24, 2019
Only around half (48%) of businesses can detect if any of their IoT devices suffers a breach, according to a Gemalto study. This comes despite companies having an increased focus on IoT security...
Jan 17, 2019
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
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
Amazon entered the top 10 list of Fortune 500 companies for the firs time. It became the second tech company after Apple to be in Top 10. Telecom major AT&T follows Amazon in the list. Alphabet,...
May 21, 2018
With just one month until the new EU General Data Protection Regulation Legislation (GDPR) comes into force, data security company, WinMagic, has released the findings of research that suggests many...
Apr 26, 2018
The global semiconductor revenue totalled USD 420.4 billion in 2017, a 21.6% increase from 2016 revenue of USD 345.9 billion, according to Gartner. This is as a result of strong growth in the memory...
Apr 23, 2018
Two-thirds of organizations are not adequately addressing the infrastructure and operations (I&O) skills gaps that will impede their digital business initiatives, according to Gartner....
Mar 27, 2018
New Q4 data from Synergy Research Group shows that UCaaS market growth continues unabated. For the fourth consecutive quarter, more than 300,000 subscriber seats were added to the global installed...
Mar 27, 2018
Worldwide spending on cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) systems will reach USD 19.1 billion in 2018, an increase of 54.2% over the amount spent in 2017. With industries investing...
Mar 26, 2018
Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach USD 15.08 billion in 2018, an increase of 35.66% over 2017, according to the latest update of the...
Feb 16, 2018
Let's address the elephant in the room: The world is staring at a talent crisis. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is disturbing the demand supply equilibrium - creating a shortfall of new skills....
Jan 29, 2018
Infosys' new global research report points to a fundamental shift in how enterprises operate as AI takes center. The research report, Leadership in the Age of AI, surveyed more than 1,000 business...
Jan 24, 2018
Despite the growth of sophisticated cyber threats globally, Google has said that less than 10% of active Gmail users have enabled two-factor authentication making the remaining 90% more vulnerable to...
Jan 22, 2018
Worldwide IT spending is projected to total USD 3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 4.5% from 2017, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. “Global IT spending growth began to turn around in...
Jan 19, 2018
Two of the top five most likely global risks are cyber risks, according to the Global Risk Report 2018, released yesterday by World Economic Forum. Risks of cyberattacks and data fraud or theft are...
Jan 18, 2018
New data from Synergy Research Group shows that across six key cloud services and infrastructure market segments, operator and vendor revenues for the four quarters ending September 2017 reached USD...
Jan 16, 2018
Every six months—in May and November every year—Top500.org, a site tracking supercomputers, comes out with the list of the world’s 500 fastest. The list provides data on the sites where they are...
Dec 08, 2017
Demonetization did not push up, let alone initiate digital payments. But it managed to spread it significantly. It is now for the consumer businesses to make innovative use of the new regime...
Dec 05, 2017
Post-demonetization, when we were left with literally no money in our pockets, it is Paytm that most of us turned to. Some of us had Paytm accounts; some of us did not. And the only thing that...
Dec 05, 2017
The adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) platforms will dominate enterprise IT strategies in 2018, along with smart object storage, analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), a new report said on...
Dec 05, 2017
As many as 96% of senior executives see close collaboration between CIO and CFO as critical or very important for success of IT transformation in an enterprise. However, a predominant majority (89%)...
Nov 21, 2017
IT spending in the Indian government sector is projected to reach USD 8.5 billion in 2018, an increase of 8.9% from 2017 estimated spending of USD 7.8 billion, according to the latest forecast by...
Nov 15, 2017
Four out of five respondents (81%) in a recent survey said security is an important factor while considering online payments. This is similar across the board - gender, ages, household income and...
Nov 14, 2017
Has demonetization been positive or negative for Indian economy? It has become a political debate and we won't know the real answer; at least not in the near future. In any case, this question (and...
Nov 09, 2017
We have written extensively about the underrepresentation of women in the workforce. However, this bad news continues to prevail - especially for India. According to World Economic Forum's The...
Nov 03, 2017
Breaking the glass ceiling hasn't been easy for women leaders in IT. A story that we did in January this year revealed that there has been an increase in the hiring of women leader in the middle...
Sep 21, 2017
What are winners made of? Comparing the profiles of winners and non-winners can give you an idea. The problem is: if you look at much of data, the profiles seem very similar. Whether it is...
Sep 08, 2017
Indian organisations rank quite low in cyber-security preparedness, with startups being the worst performer among them, according to a report by FireCompass. As per the report, the startups scored...
Sep 01, 2017
Spending on information security products and services in India will reach USD1.5 billion in 2017 in constant currency terms, an increase of 12% over 2016, with spending expected to grow to USD1.7...
Aug 29, 2017
The worldwide spending on information security products and services will reach USD 86.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 7% over 2016, with spending expected to grow to USD 93 billion in 2018,...
Aug 16, 2017
91% of businesses in India say their organization is at risk because of the complexity of business and it operations, which is above the APJ average of 85% and the worldwide average of 83%, according...
Jun 08, 2017
A Brocade Digital Transformation Index 2017 Study reveales that organizations globally want to move away from expecting their IT departments to serve only its traditional purpose and take up a more...
Apr 27, 2017
The year 2020 will see a massive shift to hybrid infrastructure services, said research firm Gartner in a recent report containing a series of predictions about IT infrastructure services. ...
Apr 07, 2017
There's some good news for CIOs. According to a recent Gartner report titled, '2017 CIO Agenda: An India Perspective', the average IT budgets in India are expected to grow 10.7% in 2017. These...
Mar 15, 2017