For the channel partners to participate and enjoy the full benefits of summer,Plantronics and Rashi Peripherals have jointly started a scheme named “Hot Summer Offer”. According to this offer, the partner would have to achieve a predetermined set of points and then win rewards, including Marque 165, Samsung Galaxy Ace, 7-inch Micromax Tablet and Apple iPad Mini 16GB.
Rashi Peripherals will be distributing the products across the country with the support of it 60 branches which will help the partner place their order and bill the products as well as receive their reward in the most efficient way possible.
Navin Mishra, Product Manager, Rashi Peripherals, said, “Plantronics and Rashi plans for this offer for channel partners so that there can be a good sales season and the right partners get these wonderful rewards for their hard work and efficiency. This offer aims to reap benefits for the retailers across the country and in addition offers a great opportunity for the city distributors to achieve an efficient stock management……See More
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Dimension Data have jointly announced the launch of their Enterprise Cloud Services in India. Based on Dimension Data’s Managed Cloud Platform (MCP), BSNL forays into the Enterprise Cloud services space through its Internet Data Centers (IDCs).
Based on a standardized architecture, the MCP offers enterprises the advantage of being able to support public, private and hybrid cloud models. All MCPs are enterprise-ready, offering multiple layers of security, administrative controls, highest availability SLAs, 24/7 phone support and integrated management capabilities.
R. K. Upadhyay, Chairman & Managing Director, BSNL, said, “The IDC and Cloud Services have not only enabled us to build and add new strategic capabilities to our portfolio, but it has also benefited our clients who can leverage our flexible sourcing options or simply host their entire IT assets within our secure environment and with expert care. The fact that we have already signed on 15 leading organizations is a clear indicator of the value we are delivering.”
Kiran Bhagwanani, CEO, Dimension Data India, said, “India is a key market for Dimension Data and we continue to make significant investments here. Our partnership with BSNL to build the IDCs and offer world-class Cloud Services is a testimony to our commitment to the region. We offer a wide range of Cloud Services that support our clients at every step of their cloud journey, be it implementing private clouds or offering public cloud services, very often ending up with a hybrid model for enterprise clients…..See More
Mahindra Satyam and Dion Global Solutions (Dion) have jointly announced to offer a software solution “FATCA TRAC” to assist financial institutions (FIs) in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) in order to meet the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) regulations.
Dion’s FATCA TRAC, developed in partnership with Mahindra Satyam, has been designed to allow for customization and future proofing in order to meet a range of business, country and integration requirements and will enable financial institutions to swap from complying with the US FATCA regulations under an IGA without impacting their compliance programme.
Rohit Gandhi, Senior Vice-President, Asia-Pac, India & MEA, Mahindra Satyam, said, “The jointly developed FATCA TRAC product enables us to combine the product development expertise of Dion with Mahindra Satyam’s ability to deliver solutions to business problems. The FATCA TRAC product will enable financial institutions to be FATCA compliant in an effective and efficient manner.”
“In an increasingly crowded regulatory landscape, firms need a flexible solution that not only fit around existing technology and processes, but also meet new demands and changing requirements. This is particularly important for institutions operating across multiple jurisdictions where a FATCA IGA may be signed at any point. FATCA TRAC was built to reflect this demand, enabling firms to intelligently comply with FATCA as it stands now and in the future,” said Joe Nash, Managing Director – Asia-Pacific, Dion……See More
Norton by Symantec has announced “One-for-One” free offer on Norton Internet Security (NIS) for end-consumers on purchases made during the period of May 20th – June 30th, 2013. The offer is valid for Norton Internet Security 1 User Retail Boxes purchased from traditional IT retailers, online shopping websites and large format retail outlets.
As part of this offer, consumers would be able to redeem a 12-month free subscription key of NIS on every purchase of one retail box of NIS. End Customers can visit www.nortonredemptions.com to redeem the offer. All requests for redemptions should be submitted before 5th July, 2013.
The additional key can be saved for activation a year later on the same machine or the end-user can make use of the key right away by installing and activating the subscription on another machine……See More
After successfully launching various premium tablets, Simmtronics Semiconductors Ltdhave unveiled a new gaming tablet “XPAD XQ1” Super Tab. The new Simmtronics tablet allows one to play four videos at the same time.
The tablet runs on android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is powered by 1.0 Ghz (4 core@1Ghz) processor. It has 10.1-inch IPS RETINA screen with a pixel resolution of 1280×800. With automatic four direction display and 10-point multi-touch feature, user will have a nice gaming experience. It is equipped with Dual camera and 3.5mm Stereo earphone jack. For a smoother performance, the tablet has 2GB RAM DDR3, 16GB of internal memory and supports up to 32GB of expandable memory.
Indrajit Sabharwal, Managing Director, Simmtronics, said, “We are happy to launch one of the most innovative gaming tablets that the Indian market has been aspiring for. I am sure the sleek and sophistically designed 4-in-1 video tablet with 10.1-inchIPS screen will provide an ultimate gaming experience to our consumers.”
XPAD XQ1has a powerful 6000mAh rechargeable battery with 20 hours of Web browsing and 6 hours of Video play timing.
The tablet with a superior Quad Core processer is available at MRP Rs.15,999/- only. The “Made in India” XPAD XQ1 device is available in all the leading stores along with some e-commerce……See More
Dell(NASDAQ:DELL) has announced that a team of students from India received the $60,000 grand prize at the Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC 2013) for its projectSolar Conduction Dryer. Shortlisted from more than 2,600 projects ideas that addressed issues impacting more than 110 countries, five finalists convened in Austin this week to compete for the cash prize as part of the DSIC. The DSIC recognizes undergraduate and graduate students from around the world who envision, create and implement social innovation projects that help communities around the world.
The winning team comprising two Indian students, Shital Somani and Vaibhav Tidke from Mumbai, was adjudged the grand prize winner for its project Solar Conduction Dryer. The project aims at addressing the 20- to 30-per cent food spoilage rate for poor rural Indian farmers via cost-effective dehydrators powered by solar conduction. The innovation will enable farmers to keep more of their crops and sell dehydrated fruits and vegetables as another income source.
“Dell was founded in a dorm room, and the spirit of entrepreneurship runs deep in our company’s DNA. We know that students can change the world, and we are excited to support them with technology, mentorship, networking and funding that can bring their ideas to life,” said Trisa Thompson, Dell’s Vice-President of Corporate Responsibility.
The finalists participated in networking and mentoring opportunities with social innovation leaders and the final pitches to vie for the grand prize. They presented their entrepreneurial ideas….See More
Dassault Systemes has announced its intent to acquire Apriso for approximately $205 million. The acquisition of the Long Beach, California-based Apriso enriches the global manufacturing operations management capabilities of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
Apriso expands Dassault Systemes’ 3DEXPERIENCE footprint across multiple industries, such as consumer goods, packaged goods, high tech, life sciences, transportation & mobility, aerospace & defence and industrial equipment.The solutions are currently used by a variety of customers, including Alstom, British American Tobacco, Bombardier, Cummins, General Motors, Hitachi, Japan Tobacco, L’Occitane, Lockheed Martin, L’Oreal, Philip Morris International, Saint-Gobain, Textron Systems, Trixell, Valeo, and Volvo CE.
Apriso will be integrated with and expand Dassault Systemes’ DELMIA application portfolio and the 3DEXPERIENCE platform’s virtual+reality capabilities. Apriso’s solutions synchronize global manufacturing networks, offering real-time visibility and control over the business processes performed by plants and suppliers.
“This acquisition will merge 3DEXPERIENCE and Apriso’s solutions and deliver a new business experience to our customers. The question isn’t simply, ‘what is the next innovative idea?’ but rather ‘Can you produce your idea quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively? Can you excel in global business responsiveness and local production agility?’ These are the questions the 3DEXPERIENCE business platform answers,” said Bernard Charles, President & CEO, Dassault Systemes.
“The Apriso team is proud to join Dassault Systemes and to bring proven products and expertise in solving global manufacturing challenges. Now in combination with Dassault Systemes’ leadership in 3DEXPERIENCE, we are ‘closing the loop’ between design, engineering, manufacturing and consumer experience. Global manufacturers can now accelerate new product and process innovations into the global market,” commented Jim Henderson, President & CEO, Apriso……See More