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Cummins India inaugurates its first IT global competency centre in Pune

Power solutions technology provider Cummins India on Tuesday launched its first IT Global Competency Centre (GCC) here to drive innovation across global operations through specialised talent and technical capabilities. Set up at the company's India office campus in Pune's Balewadi area, the facility will house software engineers, product owners, architects, technology leads and process experts to drive innovation impacting the automobile, engineering research and development (ER&D), manufacturing and energy sectors, Cummins India said. The facility aims to harness emerging digital technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning and Robotic Process Automation (RPA), the company said. With 55 per cent of women employees, GCC is leading the charge in gender diversity, and strengthening it across all tech roles will be a key focus area, it added. This GCC aligns with the company's aspirations for business growth and India's continued progress, Annapurna Vishwanathan, Chief

Cummins India inaugurates its first IT global competency centre in Pune
Updated On : 16 Jul 2024 | 4:50 PM IST

Infosys, Sector Alarm partner to transform enterprise biz systems on cloud

Indian IT services company Infosys on Tuesday announced a five-year collaboration with Sector Alarm, one of Europe's leading providers in security, to migrate their core enterprise business systems on the cloud. According to a release, Infosys will work closely with Sector Alarm to migrate their disparate, on-premises Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform onto Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations (F&O), helping them modernise their financial and business operating models. "Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, today announced a strategic five-year collaboration with Sector Alarm, one of Europe's leading providers in security, who are partially owned by global investment firm KKR, to transform their core enterprise business systems on the cloud," the release said. Capitalising on Infosys' digital transformation capabilities, the Microsoft platform will enable Sector Alarm to streamline finances, gain business insights, and help .

Infosys, Sector Alarm partner to transform enterprise biz systems on cloud
Updated On : 09 Jul 2024 | 8:52 PM IST

Tech Mahindra adopts Microsoft Co-pilot GenAI tool to 'modernise workplace'

IT company will also deploy GitHub Copilot for 5,000 developers, expecting a 35-40 per cent boost in productivity

Tech Mahindra adopts Microsoft Co-pilot GenAI tool to 'modernise workplace'
Updated On : 09 Jul 2024 | 3:30 PM IST

Cloud resources biggest targets for cyberattacks in India, shows study

A study by a multinational firm has identified cloud resources as the "biggest targets" for cyberattacks in India. Thales has announced the release of the 2024 Thales Cloud Security Study, its annual assessment of the latest cloud security threats, trends and emerging risks based on a survey of nearly 3,000 IT and security professionals across 18 countries in 37 industries, according to a statement. "The study was based on a global survey of 2,961 respondents, aimed at professionals in security and IT management," it said. The study "identifies cloud resources as the biggest targets for cyberattacks in India". Cloud security spending now "tops all other security spending categories", it added. In India, nearly half (46 per cent) of the respondents reported that all corporate data stored in the cloud is sensitive and 37 per cent of the participating organisations have experienced a cloud data breach in India with 14 per cent having had one in the past year, the statement said. Als

Cloud resources biggest targets for cyberattacks in India, shows study
Updated On : 04 Jul 2024 | 7:22 AM IST

India will follow a DPI-like approach for artificial intelligence: Vaishnaw

The minister expressed concern about the issues arising from AI and said that the entire world was facing the same challenges with the technology

India will follow a DPI-like approach for artificial intelligence: Vaishnaw
Updated On : 03 Jul 2024 | 10:16 PM IST

Results preview: IT companies may see green shoots in June quarter

But, Q1FY25 could rank among the weakest in the past decade

Results preview: IT companies may see green shoots in June quarter
Updated On : 02 Jul 2024 | 10:51 PM IST

AI to usher in era of technological prowess: Tech Mahindra Chairman

IT firm to follow 'three-pronged' strategy for revenue and profitability predictability, says Mohit Joshi

AI to usher in era of technological prowess: Tech Mahindra Chairman
Updated On : 29 Jun 2024 | 12:13 AM IST

Infosys BPM opens 2nd office in Puerto Rico's Aguadilla, to create 325 jobs

Centre will serve more clients in aerospace, healthcare, insurance, financial services

Infosys BPM opens 2nd office in Puerto Rico's Aguadilla, to create 325 jobs
Updated On : 28 Jun 2024 | 11:21 AM IST

India must add 1.7-3.6 GW data centre capacity to its 2028 target: Report

The findings of the report said that for every 1 Megawatt (MW) of installed colocation capacity in India, 13.2 petabytes (PB) of data is generated

India must add 1.7-3.6 GW data centre capacity to its 2028 target: Report
Updated On : 26 Jun 2024 | 4:01 PM IST

NTT DATA appoints Abhijit Dubey as CEO of its business outside Japan

NTT DATA has already expanded its international footprint to approximately $18 billion and has the world's sixth-largest market share in the IT services industry

NTT DATA appoints Abhijit Dubey as CEO of its business outside Japan
Updated On : 18 Jun 2024 | 7:13 PM IST

Tech job cut: Microsoft lays off 1,000 employees from mixed reality team

Majority of the jobs cut have been within Microsoft's Strategic Missions and Technologies organisation, which aims to sell the company's cloud software and server rentals for businesses

Tech job cut: Microsoft lays off 1,000 employees from mixed reality team
Updated On : 06 Jun 2024 | 9:52 AM IST

'IT services export from STPI register unit crossed Rs 9 trillion in FY24'

IT services exports from STPI-registered units have crossed Rs 9 lakh crore in the 2024 financial year, a senior official said on Wednesday. While speaking at the 33rd Foundation Day of Software Technology Parks of India, Director General Arvind Gupta announced an initiative towards developing India's sovereign cloud journey under the brand name 'Ananta', which will be a hyperscale cloud made by Indians for Indians. Apart from the conventional Compute Infrastructure Services (IAAS), Ananta will also offer PAAS, SAAS and GPU-based services. "STPI has played a very crucial and important role for nurturing the IT industry so that it could have reached this stage. The exports from STPI registered units have also reached Rs 9.19 lakh crore," Gupta said. The STPI registered units in the first year of its establishment in 1991 reported exports of Rs 17 crore. STPI at the event signed a memorandum of understanding with Sabudh Foundation for creating skill-development initiatives and nurtu

'IT services export from STPI register unit crossed Rs 9 trillion in FY24'
Updated On : 05 Jun 2024 | 11:00 PM IST

Meganet set to log Rs 1,000 cr revenue in next two years, says CEO Pipada

Computing hardware manufacturing firm Mega Networks (Meganet) is en route to entering the Rs 1,000 crore club in terms of revenue in the next two years, founder and CEO Amrish Pipada said. During an interaction with PTI, Pipada extensively discussed the firm's expansion plans, its strategy to encash India's burgeoning AI server market, and the role of the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme in its growth. The CEO exuded confidence in the company's capabilities and said the homegrown firm is set to achieve a 30-40 per cent revenue growth in FY25. Meganet recorded a revenue of Rs 300 crore in FY24. "We are on track to join the Rs 1,000 crore club within the next two years on the back of evolving demands and our growth strategy. This involves accelerating our core business by focusing on delivering high-quality products and services, investing in marketing and operational efficiency, and expanding into high-potential emerging technologies such as semiconductors fabrication, ...

Meganet set to log Rs 1,000 cr revenue in next two years, says CEO Pipada
Updated On : 02 Jun 2024 | 4:29 PM IST

Wipro public shareholders object to outgoing CEO Delaporte's severance pay

Resolution to pay him $4.33 mn in cash compensation is accepted due to promoter shareholding

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Updated On : 31 May 2024 | 10:47 AM IST

Wipro appoints Vinay Firake as CEO of APMEA strategic market unit

Firake succeeds Anis Chenchah, who is stepping down to pursue opportunities outside the organisation

Wipro appoints Vinay Firake as CEO of APMEA strategic market unit
Updated On : 10 May 2024 | 5:08 PM IST

TCS CEO Krithivasan's salary for FY24 at Rs 25 cr, COO earned Rs 26.18 cr

Krithivasan's remuneration includes his that for his previous role as company's global head for BFSI

TCS CEO Krithivasan's salary for FY24 at Rs 25 cr, COO earned Rs 26.18 cr
Updated On : 09 May 2024 | 11:30 AM IST

Parseable raises $2.5 mn in seed round to expand log analytics services

Bengaluru-based company specialises in processing huge amounts of data generated by information technology systems

Parseable raises $2.5 mn in seed round to expand log analytics services
Updated On : 07 May 2024 | 2:05 PM IST

Happiest Minds Tech Q4 result: Profits up 25%, revenue rises by 10.4%

IT firm Happiest Minds Technologies reported a 24.83 per cent increase in consolidated net profits at Rs 71.98 crore for the quarter ended March 2024, and said it expects to encash on its newly launched GenAI business unit. According to a stock exchange filing, the company clocked a profit of Rs 57.66 crore in the year-ago period. Revenue from operations for the reporting quarter stood at Rs 417.29 crore, as against Rs 377.98 crore in Q4FY23, translating into a 10.4 per cent rise. Revenue for the quarter was led by the edutech vertical (22.3 per cent), followed by healthcare (16.1 per cent). Executive chairman Ashok Soota said the newly created Gen AI business unit, the creation of six new industry groups, and the successful closure of two acquisitions have put the company back on course towards accomplishing its 'long-term vision of USD 1 billion in revenues by FY31'. Annual profits saw a 7.53 per cent rise to Rs 248.39 per cent, as compared to the previous fiscal's Rs 230.99 ...

Happiest Minds Tech Q4 result: Profits up 25%, revenue rises by 10.4%
Updated On : 07 May 2024 | 12:36 PM IST

IT giants Cognizant and Capgemini hired 150,000 fewer employees in 2023

Cognizant and Capgemini collectively employ around 400,000 people in India

IT giants Cognizant and Capgemini hired 150,000 fewer employees in 2023
Updated On : 06 May 2024 | 2:33 PM IST

Cognizant Q1 profit declines 6% to $546 million, revenue dips 1.2%

2024 full-year revenue guidance unchanged at -2% to 2%; firm signed 8 large deals during the quarter with TCV of $100 million each

Cognizant Q1 profit declines 6% to $546 million, revenue dips 1.2%
Updated On : 02 May 2024 | 11:54 PM IST