Archrivals HP & Dell lock horns over 3Par
HP threw a spanner in Dell’s plans to acquire utility storage provider - 3Par with its bid last week. Even as Dell is expected to come back with a better offer in days, the entry of a third bidder would not come as a surprise
Lessons to be learnt from the RIM fiasco
Indian telecom authorities have become infamous due to the way they have handled various issues, the BlackBerry case being just the latest. It's about time the government and regulatory bodies start behaving more responsibly
Tally launches ERP 9 v2.0, introduces SMEs to the cloud
With release 2.0 of its ERP solution, Tally leverages the Internet to introduce SME's to features like remote access, the capability to gain access to data using SMSs, and an online recruitment portal
Move over Kindle, India's very own e-reader is here
A group of NRIs, along with Kerala-based DC Books Group, have launched a new e-book reader called Wink, specifically for the Indian market. The Wink e-reader will compete with products like Amazon's Kindle and another Indian e-reader -- t
‘Windows Azure is flawed’
With the world buzzing about cloud computing, we spoke to Peter Coffee, director, (platform research) of Salesforce.com, arguably the most successful company in this space, on what the IT ecosystem of the future could look like. Excerpts from the intervie
Olive Telecom aspires to be a global brand: Arun Khanna
The Indian telecom market is in turmoil and its not just operators who are caught in a cut-throat competition; newer handset makers are entering the market and challenging the decades-old reign of bigwigs like Nokia, Samsung, etc. Olive...
Move to cloud is inevitable, Nilesh Vani
Aptech is currently working on moving its email system to the cloud and Nilesh Vani, EVP and chief of strategy & IT at Aptech, says this is just the beginning of the company's journey to cloud computing
RIM retorts to govt. ultimatum
RIM has issued a statement in response to the deadline of August 31, imposed by the government. In the statement, the BlackBerry maker still maintains that all services provided by it are 'lawful' RIM says that any capabilities it...
Is Oracle trying to piggyback on Android success?
Oracle announced yesterday that it has filed a complaint against Google for patent and copyright infringement Oracle, which acquired Java through its $7.4 billion deal earlier this year, says Google infringed on Java-related IP during the...
‘Don’t just trust SLAs, have a backup plan’
Service providers have a tendency to promise too much and then fail to deliver at critical junctions. According to Dr. Steve Hodgkinson, research director at Ovum, having a Plan B will become necessary for CIOs as they move to the cloud,...