Cognitive Computing Turning IT Operators into IT Innovators

Cognitive Computing: Turning IT Operators into IT Innovators We are on the cusp of a new age of computing. One where smart businesses are starting to think differently about how they design, build, and deliver technology solutions. We believe that IT teams need rise up and help drive this innovation. That’s why we’re collaborating to


AWS Cloud Cost Optimization

AWS cost optimization is an ongoing process. AWS cloud resource utilization needs to be continually monitored to determine when the resources are being under-utilized or not being utilized or idling to reduce the costs by deleting/terminating/freeing the unused resources. It’s also helpful to consider the Saving Plan or Reserved Instances to ensure full utilization as


Business use cases for high-performance computing

Emerging technologies such as IoT, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning have not only changed the business dynamics but have been generating an exponential volume of data, posing difficulties in its management. Processing this exponential burst of data with varying workloads in a timely and cost-efficient manner requires modern systems like High Performance Computing (HPC). Despite


A checklist for strengthening your cloud security posture

As per Forbes, Cloud computing has already been adopted by 77% of the enterprises globally in 2018, as they have at least one cloud-enabled application in their IT portfolio. Cost savings, scalability, and flexibility have driven enterprises’ cloud adoption. However, in this cloud-aware era, cyber-attacks and data breaches can bring unprecedented challenges, causing loss of


How to orchestrate and manage workloads in multi-cloud environments

Multiple business applications of an enterprise are usually housed on-premise and on-cloud infrastructure. In a multi-cloud environment, multiple cloud providers build the IT portfolio, which would mean that the company must manage multiple service level agreements. Technically, this environment provides the enterprise with a workload migration capability between different cloud services on demand, depending upon


How to orchestrate workloads between public and private clouds

Imagine how an orchestra combines a multitude of instruments to create a symphony. In the same way, a hybrid cloud orchestrates, skillfully combining public and private cloud, to create a seamless cloud infrastructure.  As multiple applications on a public–private hybrid infrastructure could add to complexities, with the help of orchestration, a centralized structure can be


5 Things to Consider when Moving Workloads to a Hyperconverged Infrastructure

To be or not to be is an age-old philosophical question that doesn’t apply to CIOs when they are confronted with an option to move to hyperconvergence. In a definitive shift, hyperconvergence has redefined businesses as this virtualization technology can be deployed to make production, backup, and disaster recovery systems efficient and robust. Some critical


Hyperconvergence And Its Growing Importance

For years, Data Centers formed the backbone of IT infrastructure, in which primarily hardware-driven convergence was deployed to assemble several parts of the IT function. However, in this type of infrastructure, the compute, storage, and networking components are discrete and thus difficult to manage. Hyperconvergence is a system that creates a pool of IT resources,


Cloud Service Models Compared: IaaS, PaaS & SaaS

Cloud computing has been dominating the business discussions across the world as it is consumed by the whole business ecosystem and serves both small and large enterprises. Companies are faced with a choice between three predominant models of cloud deployment when adopting the technology for their business. A company may select from SaaS, PaaS, and

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Five ways cloud is transforming the business world

Organizations around the globe are inclining towards the cloud technology and cloud platforms for enhanced data management and security, cost-efficient services, and of course, the ability to access distributed computing and storage facilities from anywhere, anytime. In a recent study it was found that nearly 41% of the surveyed respondents showed interest in investing in

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What Are the Trending Research Areas in Cloud Computing Security?

Cloud computing is one of the hottest trends. Most technological solutions are now on cloud and the ones remaining are vying to be on cloud. Due to its exceptional benefits, it has magnetized the IT leaders and entrepreneurs at all levels. What is Cloud Computing? Cloud Computing is when many computers are linked through a

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Cloud Driving Transformation in the Healthcare Sector

The “Sify: Power Discussion” hosted at the “Healthcare Senate & Healthcare Information Technology Summit 2017” organised by the Indian Express Group and Sify Technologies discussed the various benefits that cloud can bring to the Indian healthcare sector. The CXOs who participated in the power discussion hosted by Sify shared their challenges in the ICT space

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CCaaS – Using technology to enhance customer engagement

The business world has always been competitive, but never before has the battle for customer loyalty been fiercer. Organizations are plowing in more money and effort to step up their customer care strategies and with good reason! Reports and surveys reveal the importance of customer engagement in buying decisions – 86% of the consumers are

Future of Contact Centers

The trends and technologies shaping the future of Contact Centers

Contact Centers are in a state of constant evolution! With customer engagement rated as one of the most critical factors for the success of a product or service, businesses are striving to perfect the customer care scenario every single day. In this race to keep customer loyalty, companies are turning to technology to deliver exceptional

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3 Key Benefits of taking your contact center to the cloud (CCaaS)

The key to thrive in a “Customer is the King” economy is being extremely responsive to their ever-evolving demands while serving as a pacesetter for the competition. Customers are demanding a wider choice of contact channels, stronger relationships, flexible customer service options and quick-to-respond customer service. All these factors have increased the pressure on Contact

CCaaS Can Help Businesses

How CCaaS can help businesses create a compelling customer experience

Contact centers are evolving as the pivotal point of customer interaction across multiple touch points. For businesses, creating a compelling customer experience is about building robust relationships by seamlessly engaging with them through varied channels. Contact Center as a Service (CCaaS) helps create such elevated experiences consistently. Additionally, these solutions also increase productivity, improve efficiency

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How to get your Business ERP GST ready?

On July 1st, 2017, Indian businesses will enter a new economic era. The GST bill, India’s biggest tax reform since independence, will unify and simplify India’s complex tax system to bring transparency and reduce tax evasion and corruption. While the new tax regime will have several benefits for businesses in the long run, the change

Securing Smart Cities

Securing Smart Cities and IoT devices

Smart Cities and IOT are largely articulated buzzword in Digital transformation space. Digital transformation is good to have significant change towards betterment of human life style and “way of living”. Digital Transformation is broadly classified into exponential technology growth, Miniaturization, Virtualization and Linking Bio Technology with Information technology. The goal of digital transformation is towards

Hybrid Cloud

What makes Hybrid cloud so popular?

As cloud adoption accelerated, service providers listened to their customers experiences and problems; tweaked and optimized their cloud solutions to create the Hybrid cloud solution – a cloud platform with the benefits of both the public and private cloud. Hybrid cloud allows enterprises to cherry-pick the cloud solutions that provide the perfect balance between their

Private vs Public Cloud

Private Vs. Public Cloud: How to choose the best fit

According to a recent survey conducted by Right Scale– 93% of businesses are using cloud technology in some form or another. Chances are that your competitors are already using cloud platforms and are growing their businesses at your expense. To stay competitive it’s imperative to leverage the benefits of cloud. Embracing the cloud is no


Digital disruption, an opportunity to create adaptive businesses

The biggest digital disrupter of the decade has finally hit the IT industry! The convergence of new technologies – social, mobile, cloud and data analytics, has fundamentally changed the way business is being done. Enterprises are, naturally, under immense pressure to adapt their existing infrastructures, strategies and workforce to deal with these changes. But during

Digital Transformation

How Digital Transformation made eGovernance possible in India

Government and public service bodies were the late entrants into the digital world; slow and hesitant at the start they have now embraced digital with gusto. What started as online payment portals for electricity and phone bills has developed into a mission to provide digital access to all citizens. The Digital Start The first step

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Journey to a digital platform – 5 challenges businesses need to overcome

The IT industry is no stranger to digital disruption, over the last 3 decades, new trends and technological leaps have time and again changed the direction of the industry. The first wave in 1990s permanently transformed industries such as music, photography and video rental and the 2000s saw major disruption in industries like television, travel

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SMAC Net: The digital platform of the future?

The digital world has always been fast paced, ready to evolve and innovate quickly. But new innovative technologies are disrupting the familiar digital landscape at a rate never seen before, forcing businesses to overhaul old systems and reinvent existing technologies. To remain competitive in the face of this digital challenge, businesses must embrace the SMAC

Digital Transformation

Digital transformation across India Inc.

With the intermingling of social media platforms in all aspects of our lives, the digital world has become more multifaceted and complex.Social platforms combined with cloud systems and mobility has disrupted the existing business models and forced enterprises to develop new business models to generate fresh revenue streams and find new ways to engage with

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Cloud powered by Content Delivery Network – The Elixir of Internet World

Are we all aware of the staggering statistics about Future of Internet? India will add 40% of the world’s incremental Internet users by 2020! More than 175 million people will do their purchases online because of convenient payment options like e-wallets and easy payments. E-commerce business will be worth $17 billion at the end of

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5 Reasons why SMBs must seek out cloud solutions

Reasons why SMBs must seek out cloud solutions Big is not necessarily better – and small businesses now are aware of just that. Small businesses are r now ready to take on any big competitor, thanks to technology and variety available in the market these days. Not just that, small enterprises can also provide competitive

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Advantages of Integrating Cloud with traditional Data Centers

A growing number of organizations are adopting cloud computing to meet the challenges of deploying their IT services as fast as they can and addressing their dynamic work load environment there by maximising their ROIs (Return on Investments). Across the globe companies have started to view hybrid cloud as a transformative operating model – a

Data Privacy

Ways to Ensure your Data on Cloud is Safe & Secure your data on the cloud offers myriad benefits to your business. But like any other technology, cloud computing also has its share of risks involved. When considering a move to the cloud, consumers should get familiar with the potential security risks. There are a few security and privacy challenges relevant to cloud computing and

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Benefits of Managed Cloud Services

Cloud computing is taking shape as a fundamental to business growth. Between the fray of private and public cloud, managed cloud services can help businesses maximize the benefits of cloud adoption. Managed cloud hosting provides the balance between scalability and facility of public cloud and better reliability of on-premises solutions. Managed cloud solutions are considered

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How the start-up industry can benefit from cloud computing

India has been gripped by an intense wave of start-ups. From tech solutions and e-commerce to healthcare and food deliveries, these start-ups are being embraced more and more by Indian consumers and also attracting a substantial amount of attention from foreign shores in the form of angel investors and venture capital. For the 50 million

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A to Z of disaster recovery post natural calamity

With the businesses running across the globe, at different geographic locations, current enterprise systems have become large and overly complex. Applications and data are fundamental to business and the smallest downtime can cause millions of losses. Imagine a natural catastrophe to strike at any location making data loss. Rebuilding infrastructure and getting data recovered is

Myths About Security Cloud Computing

Myths about security in cloud computing

Cloud computing is one of the most progressive pillars of the IT sector. However, the very concept of cloud computing with the added complexity of virtualisation can throw a novice to unknown waters. The word cloud itself sounds porous and easy to penetrate. But such is not the case on a larger picture. Despite being

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Top 5 Things You’ll See In Cloud Platforms In 2015

Cloud is a major energy that has been driving businesses in the online universe. And over the years, it has evolved drastically with its every stage offering a little something for everyone. Most businesses swear by the cloud and others are making a run for it. Whichever category you belong to, it is important to