@Abhinna Shreshtha
'ERP is not the panacea of all IT ills'
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Apr 28, 2009
Category : Interviews
Technology : Infrastructure
Is ERP enough for any organization or are there some functions which require special attention? Do events like the IPL, and the upcoming FIFA and ICC World Cups, reduce efficiency? In an interview with James Thomas, country manager of Kronos...
Auto Parts Maker Integrates Disparate Systems
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Apr 23, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Aditya Auto Products & Engineering is an automobile parts manufacturer based out of Bangalore. It earns overall revenues of around $30 million p.a. and has over 366 employees spread across five locations in India (Bangalore-3 Plants,...
25% CXOs Admit to System Compromise
by Kunal Rupera & Abhinna Shreshtha    Apr 20, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
The results of the CXOtoday Information Security Survey 2009 are in. The comprehensive survey queried organizations of all sizes and across verticals (BFSI, manufacturing, ITeS, retail, government, etc.) to paint a truer picture of how...
Biz Stone Compares Twitter to Google
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Apr 03, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
If speculations are to be believed, the search engine giant is in advanced talks to takeover popular micro-blogging site - Twitter. A report in TechCrunch quote sources close to the negotiations as saying that the negotiations have 'reached an...
Conficker Lingers, Say Experts
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Apr 03, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
It is premature to dismiss the Conficker virus as a threat warn experts, as millions of computers still remain infected worldwide.On April 1, the Conficker virus was supposed to get a new update, something that had put PC users and security...
Conficker Author Absconding, as D-Day Nears
by Abhinna Shreshtha & Muntazir Abbas    Mar 30, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
As April 1, or April Fool's Day approaches, security experts and PC users worldwide are waiting to see what the Conficker worm's next move will be. The Conficker worm and its variants have infected nearly 15 million PCs globally till date....
SAP Says BI Interest to Continue
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Mar 27, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
SAP said that in spite of the economic recession enterprises are showing interest in BI solutions, especially business planning tools.   SAP was among the first companies to admit that the financial crisis had lead to a...
Bi On-Demand....Give it More Time
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Mar 24, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
The concept of offering Business Intelligence (BI) tools via the SaaS model has been around for years, but it has certainly not set the world ablaze. While enterprises are comfortable using CRM, HCM, web conferencing, online backup, etc. hosted...
Business Objects Brand will Remain
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Mar 20, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
In a major turnaround, Business Objects has been molded into SAP's Business User division. The products will now be branded as SAP Business Objects solutionsSAP last night announced that Sanjay Deshmukh, formerly country head of Business...
Intel Accuses AMD of Breaching Patent Agreement
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Mar 17, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
The war between rivals - AMD and Intel, has heated up again with the latter claiming AMD has breached a 2001 patent cross-license agreement.The dispute revolves around Global Foundries, a semiconductor manufacturing subsidary, which AMD...