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Dell Earns $3 Million through Twitter
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Jun 15, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Even though Twitter has yet to earn its first dollar, vendors like Dell have realized its business potential. In a posting on the official Dell blog, Stephanie Nelson, Dell s Twitter manager, said the computer manufacturer has crossed $2...
"Green IT will top the technology disruption "
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Jun 15, 2009
Category : Interviews
Technology : Infrastructure
Countries like South Africa, Brazil, etc. are starting to compete with India as preferred destinations for IT off shoring. Will outsourcing of R&D activities also feel the heat?R&D outsourcing services differs from IT offshoring Key...
Spectrum Shortage Forcing Switch to GSM
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Jun 10, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Lack of clarity when it comes to spectrum allocation is causing operators to move towards GSM, say CDMA operators.In a recent interview with CXOtoday, Perry laForge, founder and executive director of the CDMA Development Group said, ...
Union Bank of India to Improve M-banking Platform
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Jun 05, 2009
Category : Banking
Technology : Infrastructure
Union Bank of India is adding new services to its mobile payment platform Umobile. New services will include fund intra-bank transfers to any account, money transfer to accounts of other banks, shopping, ticketing, bill payments, etc. ...
SBI to Deploy Enterprise-wide Risk Management
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Jun 05, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
State Bank of India has plans to deploy a single, enterprise-wide integrated risk management (IRM) solution. The project is in very early stages, and the bank has short listed 10 potential solution providers. If things go ahead as planned, SBI...
VMware's Mobile Foray Set for 2010
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Jun 04, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
VMware has been working on a mobile virtualization platform (MVP) since November last year. The product, which will bring the benefits of virtualization to the smart phone, is now expected to be rolled out in 2010."The mobile phone market...
Rural Markets Next Frontier for Telecom Operators
by Abhinna Shreshtha & Muntazir Abbas    Jun 03, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
A vast and relatively untapped rural market in India can be the next frontier for mobile service providers. Despite government efforts, and operator initiatives, a lot of groundwork is still required for mobile telephony to truly penetrate...
Better Handsets, Smart phones for CDMA Subscribers
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Jun 01, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
The CDMA community will be providing better handsets and smart phones to give more choice to Indian consumers, as CDMA looks to challenge GSM s popularity in the Indian market.The problem CDMA faces in India is two-fold spectrum woes and...
Do CXOs Understand Business Continuity?
by Abhinna Shreshtha    May 29, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Terror attacks, bomb blasts, cyclones, earthquakes; India has seen it all in the last few years. But for a primarily services country, we still maintain a highly cavalier attitude towards disaster recovery and business continuity. The main...
Bharti-MTN: A Telecom Giant in the Making
by Abhinna Shreshtha    May 26, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Bharti Airtel has once again proposed a merger with South African telecom giant MTN, after a similar proposal last year turned sour. Should the deal go through, we could be looking at a $20 billion worth telecom goliath, with nearly 200 million...
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