External attacks on cloud accounts increase by 630% with WFH: McAfee
In a study titled ‘Cloud Adoption & Risk Report – Work-from-Home Edition’, based on anonymized and aggregated data from more than 30 million McAfee MVISION Cloud users worldwide, the firm revealed potentially long-lasting trends that include an increase in the use of cloud services, access from unmanaged devices and the rise of cloud-native threats.
Microsoft to adapt its cloud software for healthcare industry
While Microsoft is known for general productivity software such as Outlook and ...
Intellect Design Arena introduces iTurmeric FinCloud on IBM public cloud
Intellect Design is part of the IBM public cloud ecosystem, a new in...
Google to invest in people and partnerships in India as it catches up with Azure, AWS in cloud
Google will also leverage its advantage as a ‘data company’ and deploy technology as the key differentiator with expertise in areas such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, said Karan Bajwa, the newly appointed managing director of Google Cloud in India.
Cognizant to acquire cloud consultancy Collaborative Solutions
The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2020. This is Cognizant’s fourth acquisition of a cloud services related business.
AGC Networks to acquire Fujisoft to enhance presence in MEA region
The proposed acquisition will also enhance the current solution portfolio of AGC and Black Box across cloud computing and virtualisation, cyber security, managed services, data centre and collaboration solutions, a statement said.
Wipro cited as 'Leader' in worldwide cloud professional services vendor assessment
Bengaluru-headquartered company quoted Gard Little, Vice President, Global Services Markets and Trends, IDC Research Inc. as saying in a statement, "Wipro has continuously demonstrated their deep Cloud expertise and business first thinking in helping enterprises to become nimble and future ready."
Restructuring laid the path for M&As, cloud offerings: Cognizant CEO
Cognizant CEO Brian Humphries says the restructuring done last year has helped the company lay the path for M&As and a better standing in the cloud technology market, despite a difficult business climate this year due to Covid-19.
Zensar deal pipeline improving after Covid-19 impact
The company had a deal pipeline of about $1 billion in January, which dropped to about $600 million by end-March due to the slowdown induced by the virus outbreak. Now, the pipeline is back to around $1 billion, with 70% of that coming from digital deals, CEO Sandeep Kishore said after announcing its annual results.
COVID-19 crisis has accelerated importance of AI, hybrid cloud: IBM CEO Arvind Krishna
"The importance of hybrid cloud and AI has accelerated. What has changed is the pace at which they're being adopted. Transformation journeys (of) last few years are now being compacted into months...They're looking for long lasting answers on what they can do with technology to address the key issues that COVID-19 has brought to light," he said.
SpringPeople partners with Google Cloud to close cloud skills gap
This partnership is aimed at equipping the existing workforce in cloud skills, one of the most coveted skills as per global IT demand today.
Tech Mahindra teams up with IBM to set up innovation centres
As part of this relationship, the two companies will establish innovation centres to address complex business problems across industries, including telecommunication, manufacturing, financial services, insurance, retail and healthcare.
Infosys sees a billion dollar in the cloud
Infosys held its annual management planning session last week to take stock of its initiatives and plan for the next financial year. A key goal is to ensure that the Bengaluru-headquartered IT services exporter ends the ongoing fiscal year at a fast growth clip, which will set the stage for the next.
Cognizant CEO sees a rainmaker in hybrid cloud
“We’re doubling our investment in cloud year-over-year. We want to grow faster and have stronger relationships with Microsoft, Amazon, Google but also leading Software-as-a-Service cloud vendors like Salesforce or Workday or SuccessFactors or SAP, and that is what our M&A strategy has been about,” Brian Humphries told.
Tech Mahindra, Innoveo partner to drive digital transformation
Through this partnership, both companies will leverage No-Code Platforms to accelerate the launch of custom-built applications for their collective network of clients without software coding in real-time across all banking, wealth management and insurance sectors.
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