How Telecom Gear-Maker ITI Turned Around

Thirteen years after it filed with the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR), ITI, the public sector-backed telecom equipment maker, has embraced change and turned its focus into new areas such as data centres and Internet of Things (IoT).

Cloud specialists: IBM, Oracle looking for you

As Indian corporates and governments embrace cloud in a bigger way, technology firms operating in India are looking to build armies of cloud sales professionals to tap into the demand.From large firms like IBM and Oracle to more specialized players like Red Hat, companies are looking for cloud specialists in the country, currently a very small group of people, creating an arms race for talent.

IT Giants IBM, Oracle, RedHat And Others Racing For Cloud Sales Specialists To Tap Rising Demand

As Indian corporates and governments embrace cloud in a bigger way, technology firms operating in India are looking to build armies of cloud sales professionals to tap into the demand.From large firms like IBM and Oracle to more specialized players like Red Hat, companies are looking for cloud specialists in the country, currently a very small group of people, creating an arms race for talent.

Greyhound Radio with Sanchit Vir Gogia on Union Budget 2015

Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst, Greyhound Research says that announcements made in Budget 2014 have remained mere aspirations with lack of clarity on policies with regard to Digital India, uncertainty over the Rs 10,000 crore start-up fund for MSMEs, as well as the inadequately funded 100 Smart Cities project. He elaborates on the big opportunity in cloud that India has if it gets regulations and tax sops right for providers, but warns that unless there is concrete action, frustration among entrepreneurs and corporates will only rise.

Budget 2015: Here’s What IT Industry Wants From You, Mr. Jaitley

The Modi-led Government will present its first full Union Budget on February 28. With the promise that the new government would put technology in the forefront, the Indian IT industry has pinned hopes on the Modi government to push reforms and policies that will bring stability to the sector and maximize growth.

Will Union Budget Give Impetus To Digital India Dream?

Through its landmark initiatives such as ‘Digital India’ and ‘Make In India’, the Indian government has demonstrated the importance of digital technologies for industries to sustain and grow. In the Union budget 2015-16, IT industry expects the finance minister to go a step ahead, and introduce measures that will enable businesses drive digital initiatives and sustain long-term innovations in the country.

Budget 2015: Analyst Seeks Relief From Double Taxation On Software

GST – Clarity on place of supply rules

While the government has floated a bill for common goods and service tax (GST) across the country last month, contemplations appear with respect to various aspect of GST design including price and threshold exemptions. Since the rules are yet to be released in the public, the industry is also unclear whether the tax is to be levied based on the state where a company branch is located or where its headquarters are based.

What Satya Nadella’s Year In Charge Meant For Microsoft’s India Unit

When Satya Nadella was named to head Microsoft Corp. on 4 February last year, there were expectations that he would boost its already strong enterprise business and research and development units in Hyderabad and Bengaluru, given his Indian roots and engineering background.A year down the line, Nadella has made Microsoft, primarily known for its proprietary software, more open, and sharpened its focus on cloud and mobility solutions.

Infra Service Can’t Bring Home the Bacon for HCL

HCL Technologies needs to rethink its strategy as its fastest-growing vertical, infrastructure services business, has been slowing down with clients shifting to cloud technology , experts said, suggesting increased investment to push other businesses at India’s fourth largest information technology company. The Noida-based company’s infrastructure management services (IMS) business, which manages computers, does software upgrades, provides anti-virus protection for clients and scales it up to manage data centres and networks, accounts for over $1 billion (about `6,200 crore) revenue.