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Indian cos to invest more money, skills in cloud: VMware

Press Trust of India  |  * New Delhi 

Indian enterprises are expected to invest more in terms of money and skills on cloud services with a special focus on security in the next few years, tech firm VMware today said.

According to a study commissioned by VMware, very large enterprises (80 per cent), large enterprises (83 per cent) and medium enterprises (82 per cent) are likely to invest in private cloud.

A high majority of them are also keen to invest in public and hybrid cloud, it added.

"While business and performance is a key priority, the study indicates IT security is now a major concern and has gone up the business priorities list," it said.

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Amway India forays into refreshing drinks market * Direct marketing company Amway India has forayed into refreshing drinks market by launching Nutrilite Fruit Drink Mix.

The company has extended its vitamins and dietary supplements brand 'Nutrilite' in the refreshing drinks category which come in five fruit concentrates -- Acerola, Pineapple, Guava, Cashew fruit and Passion.

Commenting on the development, Amway India Category Head (Wellness) Ajay Khanna said: "The launch of Nutrilite Fruit Mix drink will help us connect the Nutrilite brand to an even larger base of consumers in a product format that is tasty, fun and enjoyable."

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Pidilite Industries CFO Pradeep Jain quits * Pidilite Industries today said its Chief Financial Officer Pradeep Jain has resigned from the company with effect from March 24.

"We wish to inform you that Pradeep Jain, Chief Financial Officer of the company has resigned with effect from March 24, 2017 from the services of the company," it said in BSE filing.

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Mom's belief's program for children with special needs * Mom's belief, a unit of Crafting Futures, has announced the launch of its Neurodevelopmental Guided Therapy home program, which offers mentoring and teaching tools for parents of children with special needs.

The mom's belief home-based program assists parents of children diagnosed with autism, spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and intellectual disability, among others, it said in a statement.

"We appreciate the usefulness of hard numbers to determine a company's value, but what matters most to us is the impact we are having on special needs children and their families, "Crafting Futures CEO Nitin Bindlish said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Wed, March 01 2017. 20:28 IST