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Citrix Set to Launch Desktop as a Service Solution for Microsoft

Cloud-hosted offering will provide simple, fast way to deliver Windows apps and desktops from Azure and enable work anywhere, anytime from any device Like just about everything else in the digital world, desktops have gone virtual. And thanks to a new service from Citrix Systems companies will soon be able to deliver them faster and

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Ola acquihires Bengaluru-based Pikup.ai, aims to develop deep tech solutions for mobility

Ola to continue investing in building advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning and machine vision Ola has acquihired Pikup.ai, an artificial intelligence startup based out of Bangalore, India. Co-founded by Inder Singh and Ritwik Saikia, Pikup.ai uses autonomous technologies like artificial intelligence, computer vision and sensor fusion to provides seamless AI-powered solutions for businesses.

Power Play

Intel, Baidu Increase Collaboration across AI, AD and 5G

Intel and Baidu have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at increasing the collaboration between the two companies in Baidu’s core business areas over the next three years. The companies will take advantage of Intel’s rich technology portfolio, support resources, and hardware and software expertise. The partnership will help Baidu deliver on its

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The Pretenders: Hackers target companies, posing as CEOs and other C-level Executives

By John Coletti, Chief Underwriting Officer, Cyber & Technology- North America, AXA XL In 2017, online digital publications announced the latest threat to consumer safety: hackers using vulnerabilities inside WhatsApp to spread malicious code via files sent using the app. In March 2019, a security researcher announced that a bug in Facebook Messenger gave hackers

Consumers Failing to Embrace AI Benefits, Says Pegasystems

Pegasystems study highlights the need for greater empathy in artificial intelligence systems Consumers lack trust in artificial intelligence (AI) and don’t understand the extent to which it can make their interactions with businesses better and more efficient, according to new research from Pegasystems, the software company empowering digital transformation at the world’s leading enterprises. The

Cloud Hosted Services: Some security considerations

By Nikhil Taneja Managing Director-India, SAARC & Middle East, Radware A multi-cloud approach enables organizations to move application services to various public cloud providers depending on the desired service level and price points. Most organizations will use multiple cloud providers; some in addition to their private cloud and on premise deployments. Multi-cloud subsumes and is

Narayana Provides Affordable and High-Quality Healthcare using Analytics and AI

“How much will the surgery cost?” This is one question that has haunted Dr. Devi Shetty, Founder and Chairman of Narayana Health since he began his practice in 1983. Even today, more than three decades and over 15,000 surgeries later, he dreads the question from his patients. “As healthcare providers, it is important that we

Tenable’s Data Science Innovations Accelerate Vulnerability Prioritization and Remediation

Tenable has announced new Predictive Prioritization capabilities within Tenable.io and Tenable.sc, for vulnerability management in the cloud and on-premises, that accelerate the discovery, prioritization and remediation of vulnerabilities before they are published in the National Vulnerability Database (NVD). Depending on the issuing software vendor, a significant lag may exist between when a vulnerability is publicly

The Pretenders: Hackers target companies, posing as CEOs and other C-level Executives

By John Coletti, Chief Underwriting Officer, Cyber & Technology- North America, AXA XL In 2017, online digital publications announced the latest threat to consumer safety: hackers using vulnerabilities inside WhatsApp to spread malicious code via files sent using the app. In March 2019, a security researcher announced that a bug in Facebook Messenger gave hackers

Technology

5G network revenue to reach $4.2 billion in 2020: Gartner

Although consumers represent the main segment driving 5G development, CSPs will increasingly aim 5G services at enterprises. In 2020, worldwide 5G wireless network infrastructure revenue will reach $4.2 billion, an 89 percent increase from 2019 revenue of $2.2 billion, forecasts Gartner. Additionally, the analyst firm predicts that investments in 5G NR network infrastructure will account

IBM Delivers 100+ SAP S/4HANA Enterprise Transformations

IBM Services leads the way in helping clients accelerate modernization of enterprise systems, with more than 100 clients now live with SAP S/4 HANA IBM has announced it has completed more than 100 successful SAP S/4HANA implementations that are enabling companies to speed up their digital reinventions. As companies look to simplify increasingly complex business

Automation Anywhere acquires Paris-based Klevops

Company introduces new Attended Automation 2.0 Automation Anywhere has announced that it has acquired Klevops, a privately-held company based in Paris. With the acquisition, Automation Anywhere fast forwards the RPA category to Attended Automation 2.0, where managers can easily orchestrate workstreams across a team of employees and bots, driving a higher level of employee productivity

Splunk to acquire cloud software firm SignalFx for $1.05 billion

Data analytics software vendor Splunk would acquire SignalFx, a SaaS leader in real-time monitoring and metrics for cloud infrastructure, microservices and applications, for a total purchase price of approximately $1.05 billion. The combination of Splunk and SignalFx will give IT and developers a data platform that allows them to monitor and observe data in real

Smartphone sales to decline 2.5% in 2019

However 5G’s broader availability could give smartphone sales a boost in the second half of 2020. Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users will total 1.5 billion units in 2019, a 2.5% decline year over year, according to Gartner. “Lengthening smartphone replacement cycles and a ban on Huawei accessing technology from U.S.-based suppliers weakened demand

5G network revenue to reach $4.2 billion in 2020: Gartner

Although consumers represent the main segment driving 5G development, CSPs will increasingly aim 5G services at enterprises. In 2020, worldwide 5G wireless network infrastructure revenue will reach $4.2 billion, an 89 percent increase from 2019 revenue of $2.2 billion, forecasts Gartner. Additionally, the analyst firm predicts that investments in 5G NR network infrastructure will account

Honeywell joins ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance as founding member

Meant Global Cybersecurity Alliance membership extends long-standing work with ISA to help keep critical infrastructure and building systems secure and protected Honeywell has joined the Global Cybersecurity Alliance (GCA), created by the International Society of Automation (ISA), as a founding member. The company will collaborate with GCA participants — from other technology providers and integrators

CEO Vision

Kaspersky to open first Transparency Center in APAC in Malaysia

Company’s third code review center will be located at CyberSecurity Malaysia’s Office in Cyberjaya In line with its drive towards building trust in the cybersecurity industry, Kaspersky has announced the opening of its first Transparency Center in Asia Pacific, in partnership with CyberSecurity Malaysia – Malaysia’s national cybersecurity specialist agency. The company’s third code review

CFO Perspective

iValue Records a Stellar Q1, Delivers 108% Growth YoY

BFSI practice leads the way with over 400% growth followed by Enterprise at 167% iValue InfoSolutions has welcomed the new fiscal with a momentous start by recording the best Q1 performance in the recent past. Post crossing USD 100 Million mark in previous fiscal, strong start to FY20 sets foundation for next milestone of INR

CISO Outlook

Cyber Adversaries Up the Ante on Evasion and Anti-analysis to Avoid Detection

Fortinet Threat Landscape Index Hits Highest Point to Date, Demonstrating Continued Increase In Cyberattacks Fortinet has announced the findings of its latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report. •The research reveals that cybercriminals continue to look for new attack opportunities throughout the digital attack surface and are leveraging evasion as well as anti-analysis techniques as they

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