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VMware Market May Shrink Due to Competition
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Mar 04, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
February saw a flurry of activity by the major IT vendors around virtualization. Red Hat announced a surprising inter-operability agreement with Microsoft. Just days after that, Red Hat released its virtualization roadmap for the coming years,...
Outsourcing: India Inc. Needs to Buck Up
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Mar 03, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
India has been the preferred outsourcing destination for so long that we have begun to think that no one can catch up with us. This is a delusion that we need to snap out of fast, said Mike Lafford, group VP of Gartner Research. China is...
'Align Business Objectives With BI': Bhavish Sood
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Mar 03, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
BHAVISH SOOD, principal analyst (software markets) at Gartner, talks to Abhinna Shreshtha on the sidelines of the Gartner CIO meet in Mumbai What are the current trends in the BI space? There is a lot of effort towards increasing...
SOA is the Future
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Mar 02, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
All packaged software vendors are moving towards SOA and if your organization dithers, you could find yourself buying a mismatch of applications that do not work together, warns Yefim Natis, VP and Gartner distinguished analyst. Service...
The Cloud and the Global Recession
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Mar 02, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
What does the economic recession bode for cloud computing? Valentine Sribar, group VP (applications research) of Gartner gives us an analyst s perspective Cloud computing has been a technology that has been discussed, praised, and...
MS, Oracle in On-demand CRM, Threat to Salesforce?
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Mar 02, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
IT majors Microsoft and Oracle forayed into on-demand CRM this year, in what could be the beginning of a battle for supremacy in the CRM-as-a service space. Though Salesforce.com has been the clear leader for years in this space, can it...
'SaaS Allows Vendors to Compete More Efficiently'
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Mar 02, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Hardware & Software
AJAY KELA, COO and managing director, Symphony Services, in an exclusive interview to Abhinna Shreshtha speaks about the emerging trend of adoption of software as a service (SaaS) in mission-critical business operations for large and small...
Work Hard, Work Smart: Mark McDonald to CIOs
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Mar 02, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
In a world of unprecedented volatility and uncertainty, it has become imperative for CIOs to not just work hard, but also work smart. Mark McDonald, group VP of Gartner executive programs in his address at the Gartner CIO Summit here in...
Stimulus Package Could Benefit India Inc.
by Abhinna Shreshtha & Manu Sharma    Feb 25, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
The Lok Sabha yesterday approved External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's plan for reducing the CENVAT (excise duty/CVD) rate by 2% and service tax by 2.5%. Mukherjee had proposed these steps in the VOA announced earlier this month. ...
".tel is the biggest innovation since .com"
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Feb 20, 2009
Category : Interviews
Technology : Infrastructure
What was the genesis of .tel? .tel was conceived back in 2000 of the realization that communications and the Internet were due to converge. There was no appropriate neutral platform to provide an individual/business with the ability to store...
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