CIO&Leader

CIO&Leader, the premier community platform and publication for Indian CIOs, is honoring selected veteran CIOs in India with CIO Samman, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of its annual CIO...
Jul 12, 2019
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MonetaGo, the blockchain company that rose to prominence after it helped RBI’s banking R&D institution, IDRBT, in launching a pilot blockchain, has tasted success in India by launching a...
Feb 26, 2019
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Neeti Wahi has joined as Group Chief Information & Digital Officer at Sterlite Power. Immediately prior to this, she was the CIO of Clix Capital.
Dec 11, 2019
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A small change in the Payment & Settlement systems by RBI, it is a giant leap for making our life more digital. We do not live our life between 8 to 7; and on working days only. Do we? From next...
Dec 11, 2019
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Amit Jaokar has taken over as the Chief Digital Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at Nkgsb Bank Ltd. Immediately prior to taking the new assignment, he was serving as the Chief...
Dec 09, 2019
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Yet another Indian CIO has assumed responsibility of group CIO in an overseas company. Sunil Nair, a veteran retail sector CIO, who has served in both Landmark Group (as CIO of Spar, earlier Auchan...
Dec 09, 2019
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In these days of celebratory reporting, it is no surprise that the news of India’s falling ranking in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index has been severely underreported in Indian...
Dec 09, 2019
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The Union Cabinet has cleared the Personal Data Protection Bill 2018. The bill, India’s own privacy protection bill, on the lines of UK Data Protection Bill and European GDPR, will be introduced in...
Dec 04, 2019
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After a host of privacy regulation globally—such as European GDPR and UK Data Protection law—India is all set to enact its own privacy regulation. The Personal Data Protection Bill, after a lot of...
Dec 02, 2019
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Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) will be USD 18.8 billion in 2020, an increase of 78.5% over the USD 10.5 billion, expected to be spent in 2019, according to IDC’s...
Nov 28, 2019
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Spending on security hardware, services, and software in Asia/Pacific is expected to reach USD 16.4 billion in 2019, an increase of 20.01% over previous year, according to IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual...
Nov 26, 2019
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Advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Counter Threat Intelligence will evolve and this will shift the traditional advantage of the cybercriminal, according to Fortinet’s threat landscape...
Nov 25, 2019
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Majority (85%) of developers said security is very important to the coding and development process, and 75% said they are worried about the security of these apps, according to WhiteHat Security’s...
Nov 22, 2019
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Organizations will face a growing risk from their cloud and the supply chain, according to Trend Micro’s 2020 predictions report. The growing popularity of cloud and DevOps environments will continue...
Nov 21, 2019
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IBM today announced Cloud Pak for Security, featuring industry-first innovations to connect with any security tool, cloud or on-premise system, without moving data from its original source. Available...
Nov 20, 2019
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Manish Israni has joined Yotta as its Head of IT Operations & Engineering and CIO. He has over 25 years of experience in IT infrastructure and hyperscale data centers for ITES, BFSI and telecom...
Nov 20, 2019
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Asia/Pacific spending on blockchain solutions will reach USD 522.7 million in 2019 – recording an increase of 81% when compared to 2018 – according to the latest IDC Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain...
Nov 19, 2019
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Pradeep Chankarachan has joined Joulon as its Global Chief Information Officer (CIO). He has been NEXT100 Winner in 2013. Earlier, he was associated with Harman International as Regional CDO/CIO (...
Nov 19, 2019
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The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to total USD 266.4 billion, up from USD 227.8 billion in 2019, according to Gartner. “At this point, cloud adoption is...
Nov 18, 2019
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Fewer than half (47%) of cybersecurity professionals have a plan in place to deal with attacks on their IoT devices and equipment, despite the fact that nine out of ten expressed concerns over future...
Nov 15, 2019
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The year 2020 will finally see all the hype words of the past decade come together to create completely connected environments that are capable of running themselves autonomously to build more...
Nov 14, 2019
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Shaveta Wadhera has joined as the first Chief Digital Officer (CDO) at Hero Motors Company. Shaveta has extensive experience in manufacturing industry, including a long stint at GE. Immediately prior...
Nov 13, 2019
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7.2 billion malware attacks were launched in the first three quarters of 2019 as well as 151.9 million ransomware attacks, marking 15% and 5% year-over-year declines, respectively, according to...
Nov 13, 2019
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IT spending in India will total USD 94 billion in 2020, up from USD 88.5 billion in 2019 (an increase of 6.6%), according to Gartner. “2020 will be a rebound year for India’s IT spending as consumers...
Nov 11, 2019
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50% of people with a smartphone but without a bank account will use a mobile-accessible cryptocurrency account, according to Gartner. This is among the top strategic predictions for 2020 and beyond,...
Nov 07, 2019
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F5 Networks, the leading provider of hybrid cloud application services, today announced a multi-year global Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to allow customers...
Nov 05, 2019
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With the perpetually shifting threat landscape, most organizations (over 90%) believe that the cyber threat landscape will stay the same or worsen in 2020, according to FireEye’s Cyber Trendscape...
Nov 05, 2019
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Sanjay Singh has been appointed CTO & CIO at Paytm Payments Bank. Earlier, he was associated with Paytm as SVP - Technology & Engineering. He came to Paytm through its acquisition of QorQI,...
Nov 04, 2019
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Rajesh Kumar has joined as CIO of Tata Steel Processing and Distribution. He was earlier with Grasim Industries (Aditya Birla Insulators). In his career, he has also worked in companies like Star...
Nov 04, 2019
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In a strategic move to accelerate its foray into the data center domain, the Adani Group (“Adani”), a USD 13 billion integrated business conglomerate in India, today announced it is partnering with...
Oct 29, 2019
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Today, Zoho launched an e-commerce solution, Zoho Commerce, to help businesses set up and manage online sales. Zoho Commerce is powered by Zoho’s AI assistant Zia and is GST compliant. Deep...
Oct 29, 2019
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Zscaler, the leader in cloud security, today announced that Zscaler Private Access (ZPA) is the first zero trust architecture to achieve Amazon Web Service (AWS) Security Competency status. The ZPA...
Oct 29, 2019
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Gartner has identified nine digital experience trends that organizations need to explore in 2020. CIOs should consider these trends in their strategic planning over the next 12 months as the span of...
Oct 29, 2019
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When it comes to cybersecurity, generally people under the age of 30 and digital natives are far more aware of the potential risks of the online world -- of data breaches, hack attacks, and other...
Oct 25, 2019
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Marax.ai is a three-year old start-up that helps its customers—online service providers and app-providers—to retain their customers and make the latter use their services continuously. It does so by...
Oct 24, 2019
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The march to digitalization is so commonplace today that 40% of global CIOs have reached scale for their digital endeavors, more than doubling the proportion of enterprises from 2018, according to...
Oct 24, 2019
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Over 50% enterprises believe 5G will help customer acquisition and generate new revenue streams, according to Infosys Knowledge Institute’s market research titled, ‘State of 5G – The Road Ahead’. The...
Oct 23, 2019
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Trend Micro, the global leader in cloud security, today announced it has acquired Cloud Conformity, an innovative Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) company. The acquisition instantly broadens...
Oct 23, 2019
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71% of global organizations see the emergence of quantum computers as a large threat to security, according to a new study from DigiCert, the world’s leading provider of TLS/SSL and PKI solutions....
Oct 21, 2019
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Ashish Vikram has taken over as the Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at SpiceJet. Ashish is a techie and has always worked with cutting-edge technologies with technology companies. This is his...
Oct 21, 2019
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Check Point, a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, announced the release of the new 1500 series security gateways for SMBs. The two new SMB appliances set new standards of...
Oct 18, 2019
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Hike, India’s AI-led Unicorn was recently recognized as one of the top 3 patent filers in the field of IT. With 66 patents filed in the year 2017-2018, Hike joined the ranks of Wipro & TCS in a...
Oct 18, 2019
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Small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) have become a prime target for cyber attackers, with ransomware being the most common cyber threat, according to cybersecurity company, Datto’s latest Global...
Oct 18, 2019
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Commvault, a leading provider of solutions for data protection, backup and management has launched a new software-as-service (SaaS) offering called Metallic. Aimed at customers with 500 to 2,500 end...
Oct 17, 2019
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NXP Semiconductors today announced a new series of Layerscape Access processors, designed for 5G Access Edge applications. These new Layerscape Access processors target a variety of deployment...
Oct 16, 2019
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A record 61% of enterprises worldwide are on the path to becoming “intelligent,” compared to only 49% in 2018, according to Zebra Technologies Corporation’s third annual Intelligent Enterprise Index...
Oct 16, 2019
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Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, recently announced enhancements focused on maximizing security, quality, and reliability from the cloud to the...
Oct 16, 2019
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Synology recently announced a series of innovations in India, presenting DiskStation Manager (DSM) 7.0, which comes with several updates on the most notably packages - Synology Drive and Active...
Oct 16, 2019
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Trend Micro recently announced the launch of its local managed XDR datacenter service in India. While many customers are considering outsourcing complex security tasks to cybersecurity professionals...
Oct 15, 2019
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