CIO&Leader

New data from Synergy Research Group (SRG) shows that the number of significant datacenter-oriented M&A deals continued to climb in 2018, though the total value of deals that closed in the year...
Jan 15, 2019
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There is low awareness of object storage among enterprises in the APAC region, with 41% of surveyed enterprises not aware of the technology, according to a latest IDC survey.  Digital transformation...
Jan 14, 2019
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New data from Synergy Research Group (SRG) shows that the number of large datacenters operated by hyperscale providers rose by 11% in 2018 to reach 430 by year end. In 2018 the Asia-Pac and EMEA...
Jan 11, 2019
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New data from Synergy Research Group (SRG) shows that across six key enterprise infrastructure segments, vendor revenues for the last four quarters increased by almost 13% on an annualized basis, as...
Jan 10, 2019
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The use of virtual assistants (VAs) in the workplace is growing. By 2021, according to Gartner, 25% of digital workers will use a virtual employee assistant (VEA) on a daily basis. This will be up...
Jan 09, 2019
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The Future of Work is NOW and who better than CIOs to understand and lead the transformation in their respective organizations to help them better prepare to be future ready? However, there are many...
Jan 09, 2019
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New data from Synergy Research Group (SRG) shows that across seven key cloud services and infrastructure market segments, operator and vendor revenues for 2018 passed the USD 250 billion milestone,...
Jan 08, 2019
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CIO stands for Career Is Over—that is how the old quip went. Once you become CIO of a fairly large organization, you are stuck there for long. The joke was not entirely off-the-mark. Many Indian CIOs...
Jan 04, 2019
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Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) will reach USD745 billion in 2019, an increase of 15.4% over the USD646 billion spent in 2018, according to IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Internet of...
Jan 04, 2019
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Pavan Tsunduru has joined as Chief Information Officer of Great Eastern Shipping. Immediately prior to this, he was the CIO of Adani Ports and SEZ. He has been part of Reliance and Tata Teleservices...
Jan 02, 2019
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India networking market which includes Ethernet Switch, Routers and WLAN segments witnessed a 67.1% YoY growth in Q3, 2018 with increased investments across the enterprise and service provider...
Dec 28, 2018
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Public cloud security will become more automated and attackers will get stealthier, according to latest 2019 network security predictions from Barracuda. An esteemed panel of Barracuda experts have...
Dec 27, 2018
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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
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The overall server market in India witnessed a year-over-year (YoY) decline of 8.1% in terms of revenue to reach USD 276.6 million in Q3, 2018 versus USD 300.9 million in Q3, 2017, according to the...
Dec 24, 2018
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Sify Technologies, an ICT Solutions and Services leader in India, today announced a partnership with GMO GlobalSign, a leading provider of trusted identity and security solutions and one of the...
Dec 20, 2018
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Mukesh Jain has joined Capgemini as VP & Head of Data Technology. Previously, he was associated with VFS Global in the capacity of CTO. He has worked in various leadership, managerial and...
Dec 19, 2018
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66% of organizations have plans to deploy 5G by 2020, according to a new 5G use case and adoption survey by Gartner. Organizations expect 5G networks to be mainly used for Internet of Things (IoT)...
Dec 18, 2018
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Symantec and Fortinet announced an expansive partnership agreement to provide customers with the industry’s most comprehensive and robust security solutions. Fortinet’s industry-leading Next-...
Dec 17, 2018
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Blockchain, IoT, city operations centers, smart city frameworks, digital twins and smart contracts are among the technologies that will achieve mainstream business adoption in the next five to 10...
Dec 14, 2018
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A majority of consumers are willing to walk away from businesses entirely if they suffer a data breach, with retailers most at risk, according to Gemalto. Two-thirds (66%) are unlikely to shop or do...
Dec 13, 2018
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NEXT100 2016 Winner Amit Jaokar has joined  Motilal Oswal Financial Services as Head of Technology (Institutional Business). Previously, he was associated with Choice International where he served as...
Dec 13, 2018
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Ozonetel, India’s leading provider of on-demand cloud communication/telephony solutions today announced the launch of Cloud Telephony solutions for Shopify stores. Shopify, a proprietary e-commerce...
Dec 11, 2018
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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of INR 10 million on Indian Bank  for contravention of RBI circular on Cyber Security Framework in banks issued by the regulator in...
Dec 11, 2018
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The combined enterprise and consumer wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments rose 6.9% year over year in the third quarter of 2018 (Q3, 2018) with worldwide revenues of USD 2.7 billion,...
Dec 11, 2018
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Symantec today introduced Industrial Control System Protection (ICSP) Neural, the industry’s first neural network-integrated USB scanning station that helps organizations protect critical...
Dec 07, 2018
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India is set to lead the world in hybrid cloud usage and adoption over the next two years, according to a new global study by Nutanix. The report, “The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Index” compiled by...
Dec 07, 2018
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More than 87% of organizations are classified as having low business intelligence (BI) and analytics maturity, according to a survey by Gartner. This creates a big obstacle for organizations wanting...
Dec 06, 2018
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You Look Great (YLG), a leading chain of beauty salons in India, today announced the appointment of Capillary Technologies as its technology partner. This partnership will play a key role in driving...
Dec 06, 2018
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The edge of the network continues to be the epicenter of innovation in the datacenter space as the calendar turns to 2019, with activity focusing on increased intelligence designed to simplify...
Dec 05, 2018
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The world of enterprise IT is experiencing a seismic shift that is both technical and cultural, according to a new report on “Future Systems” from Accenture. Companies need systems that are boundary-...
Dec 05, 2018
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Ineffective software and poor processes are hindering productivity for many workers, according to a study by Pegasystems. In a study of live desktop activity, the results showed employees are forced...
Dec 05, 2018
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Nilesh Mhatre has now joined the Bank of America India as the Chief Information Officer (CIO). Previously, he was associated with the Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) as the CIO....
Dec 05, 2018
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In anticipating the major cyber security and privacy trends for the coming year, one can find plenty of clues in the events of the past 12 months. Among the now familiar forms of attack, cyber hacks...
Nov 30, 2018
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Enabling the business outcome in a ‘Real-Time’ enterprise environment is the next challenge for global brands and government agenciesin 2019. Tech companies will need to drive hard to continually...
Nov 30, 2018
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Threats are increasing and evolving to become more sophisticated, according to Fortinet’s latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report. Unique threat variants and families are on the rise, while...
Nov 30, 2018
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The McAfee Labs 2019 Threats Predictions Report identifies rising trends and how they are predicted to change the cyberthreat landscape in 2019. McAfee researchers expect malware-as-a-service...
Nov 30, 2018
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Fortinet today unveiled predictions from the FortiGuard Labs team about the threat landscape for 2019 and beyond. These predictions reveal methods and techniques that Fortinet researchers anticipate...
Nov 29, 2018
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According to IDC Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) Semi-annual Services Tracker, 1 H 2018, the India IT & Business Services market is expected to reach USD 12.9 billion by the end of 2018, up by 6.9...
Nov 28, 2018
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Digital business initiatives are forcing infrastructure service providers to expand their offerings beyond edge computing technologies in order to deliver digital touchpoint services, according to...
Nov 27, 2018
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Gemalto, the global leader in digital security, is expanding highly efficient IoT connectivity with the launch of its Cinterion Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) wireless module platform. The new solution...
Nov 26, 2018
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In 2018, the theme for CIO&Leader’s annual Summit was Practical CIO. The Forrester 2019 forecasts validate that. Multiple predictions point to a shift towards organizations moving from generic to...
Nov 26, 2018
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Piramal Glass, a global specialist in design, production, and decoration of glass packaging (flaconnage) solutions for Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics & Perfumery, and Specialty Food & Beverage...
Nov 21, 2018
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Zoho today unveiled the next generation of Zoho CRM Plus, its all-in-one customer experience platform that empowers Sales, Marketing, Customer Support, and Operations to work as one. Now, Zoho...
Nov 20, 2018
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Although the top IT security priorities of IT leaders have remained consistent over the past 15 years, the types of threats organizations are protecting against has shifted significantly, according...
Nov 20, 2018
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Enterprises plan to increase hybrid cloud usage, with 91% stating hybrid cloud as the ideal IT model, but only 18% stating they have that model today, according to Nutanix’s first ever global...
Nov 19, 2018
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Druva announced the Druva Cloud Platform, Druva’s Data Management-as-a-Service solution, is now available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Snowball Edge. This solution allows enterprises to freely move...
Nov 05, 2018
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ZEE5, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.’s globally launched digital entertainment platform has chosen to take its unrivalled library of multi-genre and multi-language content to the world with...
Nov 02, 2018
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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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