Oracle Launches Cloud Computing Service For India To Push GST Rollout

Technology giant Oracle has launched its cloud computing service for India, which aims to support the government’s GST rollout in July and plans to open data centres in the country. Analysts welcomed this move.

Oracle Launches Cloud Computing Service For India

Technology giant Oracle has launched its cloud computing service for India, which aims to support the government’s GST rollout in July and plans to open data centres in the country. Analysts welcomed this move.

Indian IT Eyes Crores Of Rupees In Revenue As Firms Rush To Get GST-Ready

India’s information technology (IT) industry is likely to benefit in a big way as the goods and services tax (GST) roll-out leads to companies spending a few thousand crores of rupees in becoming GST-ready.

SAP: The Road Beyond ERP

German multinational corporation SAP SE may be best known as an enterprise resource planning (ERP) software firm but senior executives insist that it has successfully moved beyond ERP to providing cloud computing and digital solutions as well.

Traditional ERP Companies Getting Into Real Time Analytics

Traditional ERP companies are beginning to offer real-time analytics, with an intent to help companies leverage data even on mobile phones. Traditionally, ERP systems have always been focussed on records and not enough emphasis was on the value of the information consisting in those records.

Companies trying to use bots in HR-related functions: Study

Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) are starting to pilot the use of bots in HR-related functions.

Thoughts About Bots In Human Capital Management and Beyond!

In a recent research note we highlighted a key trend about Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs) piloting and implementing Workforce Empowerment Systems (WES) to win the war for talent. This trend was noted in our recent Greyhound Research study titled Global CHRO Priorities 2016, where we spoke to 750+ CHROs from across the globe.

RPG goes digital to integrate all group functions

RPG Enterprises, the tyre-to-IT conglomerate, plans to ring in a comprehensive digital change across its businesses that would integrate all the group’s functions across products, clients and even monitoring and rating of employees of the Mumbai-based group.

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn

Microsoft on Monday announced a $26.2 billion deal to acquire professional networking platform LinkedIn for $196 per share. The market gave a mixed reaction to the announcement. While shares of LinkedIn surged 47 percent to near $193, Microsoft’s stock was down 3.2 percent.

Will LinkedIn be another failed acquisition for Microsoft?

In its 41 years history, Microsoft has acquired several companies but the biggest success was none other than Hotmail, which was bought from Sabeer Bhatia for $500 million in 1997. However, a repeat of Hotmail is something that Microsoft hasn’t been able to achieve in the last 19 years despite making several deals worth over a billion dollar each.

What Does Microsoft Stand to Gain From its $26.2 Billion Acquisition of LinkedIn?

Microsoft announced today that it bought LinkedIn in a $26.2 billion deal, the tech giant’s largest acquisition in its 41-year history by a wide margin. So what value does Microsoft see in the professional social networking site?

Why Microsoft Acquired LinkedIn? It’s All About User Insights!

On June 13, 2016 Microsoft announced the agreement to acquire LinkedIn for USD 26.2 billion. Important to note that this is the first big deal under Satya Nadella’s leadership and LinkedIn will continue to operate as an independent company. Albeit this (in theory) will allow more room for innovation, let’s put this announcement in perspective:

Users will get to organise their information better

The acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft will help the duo assist client companies, and even individuals in the personal lives, to organise information and orchestrate their functions better.

Microsoft To Acquire LinkedIn For $26.2 Bn

Microsoft Corp has agreed to acquire LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in a deal that will combine the world’s biggest software maker with the largest global online network of professionals.

Microsoft Looking For New Source Of Revenue

By acquiring LinkedIn, Microsoft is looking at further strengthening its business from corporates in India and social networking play, an area in which it lags behind Facebook. Analysts feel that Microsoft’s Productivity and Business Processes as one of the three segments that could get a shot in the arm with the LinkedIn buy.

Is Microsoft truly changing under Satya Nadella?

Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp, is landing in the country on Monday at a time when his company is “streamlining” its troubled global smartphone hardware business even as the growth of India’s smartphone business is accelerating.

India becoming the new battlefield for data center providers

After the entry of Microsoft and IBM in the public cloud data center market, and with more to follow, the CIO will have to be a connoisseur in weighing cloud options.

Enterprise Mobility – Value Lies In Data, Not Device

India manufacturers lag the world in using IT and leveraging engineering talent

We live in an experience economy. That calls for products which not only work but are designed exceptionally well. Are Indian manufacturers geared for this paradigm? We chatted with Chandan Chowdhury, Managing Director of Dassault Systemes India, and Sanchit Vir Gogia, CEO of Greyhound Research.

Amazon’s $5 billion cloud saga: What’s in it for India

Amazon amazed everyone by breaking out financial details of its secretive cloud computing business. Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, during first quarter earnings call, revealed that Amazon Web Services is “a $5 billion business and its growth is accelerating.” For the quarter, the e-commerce giant logged $1.57 billion in revenue, up almost 50 percent. AWS – which is Amazon’s cloud unit – accounts for about 7 percent of the company’s total revenue.

Healthcare ERP Software Key To Competitive Strength

The healthcare IT environment has traditionally focused strengthening patient care with clinical technologies, improving communications between professionals and cutting down on silos and inefficiencies in databases across functions within the practice.

Netmagic bets big on innovations; says India witnessing unprecedented data center wave

One of the most well known names in the Indian data center market, Netmagic Solutions, is in the eye of a perfect storm. The Indian data center market is witnessing an unprecedented boom. A number of factors are fueling this boom. Firstly, India now has a government that is extremely keen to transform the nation digitally. With a project overlay of Rs 1 lakh crore, and an ambitious target of providing broadband connectivity to 2.5 lakh villages and making many schools Wi-Fi-enabled by 2019, the focus on digital can lead to a huge demand for data centers. Netmagic, which was one of the first focused players in India to see the huge potential of India as a rising market for data centers, is now enjoying the fruits of its hard work put in during the initial years.

Infosys To Buy Automation Tech Firm Panaya For $200 MN

Betting big on new technologies to boost growth, country’s second-largest software services firm Infosys will acquire US-based automation technology company Panaya for USD 200 million (over Rs 1,200 crore). The all-cash deal is the second-largest acquisition for the Bangalore-based firm, after Swiss consulting company Lodestone, which it bought for about USD 350 million (Rs 1,932 crore) in 2012.

$200 Mn Well Spent? 3 Reasons Why Infosys Buying Panaya May Be A Good Idea

Infosys today announced that it will be shelling out $200 million for a little known US-based firm Panaya that is a privately held company backed by venture capital firms like Benchmark Capital, Hasso Plattner Ventures and Battery Ventures. “The acquisition of Panaya is a key step in renewing and differentiating Infosys’ service lines,” CEO Vishal Sikka said in a statement following the acquisition. But here’s three reasons why the company may have spent its $200 million well for the acquisition:

Infosys Buys US-Based Panaya For $200 Million

Betting big on new technologies to boost growth, country’s second-largest software services firm Infosys will acquire US-based automation technology company Panaya for USD 200 million (over Rs 1,200 crore). The all-cash deal is the second-largest acquisition for the Bangalore-based firm, after Swiss consulting company Lodestone, which it bought for about USD 350 million (Rs 1,932 crore) in 2012.

Infosys To Buy Automation Tech Firm Panaya For $200 MN

Betting big on new technologies to boost growth, country’s second-largest software services firm Infosys will acquire US-based automation technology company Panaya for USD 200 million (over Rs 1,200 crore). The all-cash deal is the second-largest acquisition for the Bangalore-based firm, after Swiss consulting company Lodestone, which it bought for about USD 350 million (Rs 1,932 crore) in 2012.

$200 Mn Well Spent? 3 Reasons Why Infosys Buying Panaya Makes Good Sense

Infosys today announced that it will be shelling out $200 million for a little known US-based firm Panaya that is a privately held company backed by venture capital firms like Benchmark Capital, Hasso Plattner Ventures and Battery Ventures. “The acquisition of Panaya is a key step in renewing and differentiating Infosys’ service lines,” CEO Vishal Sikka said in a statement following the acquisition. But here’s three reasons why the company may have spent its $200 million well for the acquisition:

Infosys’ Panaya Buy Furthers Vishal Sikka’s New Tech, Automation Bets

Infosys on Monday announced the acquisition of US-based software automation technology firm Panaya for $200 million in an all-cash deal. This is the software major’s first acquisition after Vishal Sikka took over as the CEO in August last year. Panaya is being seen as a fit for Sikka’s strategy of “renew and new” aimed at enhancing competitiveness and productivity by leveraging technologies of automation, innovation and artificial intelligence.

Infy To Buy Panaya For $200M

Infosys will acquire US-based automation technology company Panaya for $200 million (over Rs 1,200 crore). The all-cash deal is the second-largest acquisition for the Bangalore-based firm, after Swiss consulting company Lodestone, which it bought for about $350 million (Rs 1,932 crore) in 2012. However, this is the first acquisition since former SAP board member Vishal Sikka took over as the CEO and managing director of the over $8-billion firm in August last year.

Infosys Acquires Automation Tech Firm Panaya For $200 Million

Infosys, on Monday, announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to fully acquire U.S.-based automation technology provider Panaya for an enterprise value of $200 million. This is the company’s second largest acquisition after it acquired Zurich-based consulting company in 2012 for around $350 million.

Infosys To Buy US Automation Tech Firm Panaya For $200 MN

In keeping with its new chief executive officer, Vishal Sikka’s vision of being more digital and introducing more automation, India’s second-largest software services exporter Infosys Ltd said on Monday it will buy automation technology company Panaya Inc. for about $200 million in cash.

This is the first acquisition, and Infosys’s second-biggest till date, since Sikka took charge as the first non-founder of Infosys on 1 August. The transaction to buy Panaya, a California-based privately-held company, is expected to close before 31 March, 2015.

$200 Mn Well Spent? 3 Reasons Why Infosys Buying Panaya Makes Good Sense

Infosys today announced that it will be shelling out $200 million for a little known US-based firm Panaya that is a privately held company backed by venture capital firms like Benchmark Capital, Hasso Plattner Ventures and Battery Ventures. “The acquisition of Panaya is a key step in renewing and differentiating Infosys’ service lines,” CEO Vishal Sikka said in a statement following the acquisition. But here’s three reasons why the company may have spent its $200 million well for the acquisition:

Infosys To Buy Automation Tech Firm Panaya For $200 MN

Betting big on new technologies to boost growth, country’s second-largest software services firm Infosys will acquire US-based automation technology company Panaya for USD 200 million (over Rs 1,200 crore). The all-cash deal is the second-largest acquisition for the Bangalore-based firm, after Swiss consulting company Lodestone, which it bought for about USD 350 million (Rs 1,932 crore) in 2012.

Infosys To Buy Automation Tech Firm Panaya For $200 MN

Betting big on new technologies to boost growth, country’s second-largest software services firm Infosys will acquire US-based automation technology company Panaya for USD 200 million (over Rs 1,200 crore). The all-cash deal is the second-largest acquisition for the Bangalore-based firm, after Swiss consulting company Lodestone, which it bought for about USD 350 million (Rs 1,932 crore) in 2012.

The Need For Traditional BI Approaches To Supplement Big Data Approaches

Google Identifies Enterprise Mobility And India Key For Growth

On July 18th 2014, Google organized an analyst briefing in India. The event conveyed two messages from Google – 1) growing importance of India for their business, and 2) commitment to the enterprise business. Attended by key Google representatives from across the Globe, the event was anchored on three key aspects – Google’s worldwide enterprise business, supplemented by their growth story in India and the company’s product strategy and direction. Below are some key highlights and Greyhound Research analysis from the event: