Month: March 2016

Coolpad brings Festive Season offers at Amazon

coolpad-note-3Coolpad has announced to offer consumers with great deals this festive season. Coolpad will be offering heavy discounts on their devices.

To put these offers in perspective, Coolpad will discount the Coolpad Note 3 by INR500 starting 28th March till 31st March, not just that an additional discount of 10% will be given to customers on both Coolpad Note 3 and Coolpad Note 3 Lite on purchasing the devices through Citibank debit and credit cards.

Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India, said, “We understand the sentiment of our customers and when we received numerous queries on various platforms about Coolpad’s intention of giving away the devices on discounted prices, we decided to give it an ear. Coolpad has always maintained to be a customer-first company and starting today we give away our devices on large bundled discounts. The Coolpad Note 3 originally priced at INR8,999 can be bought at a collective discount for INR7,500. Similarly, the Coolpad Note 3 Lite priced at INR6,999 can be bought for INR6,299 through these deals. Coolpad will continue to roll out such offers that benefit the customer directly. Both these offers are available exclusively on Amazon.in…Read more

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 helps business to transform with Cloud

microsoft-sql-server-2016Born out of Cloud and designed to enable businesses to transform themselves with cloud, data and intelligence, Microsoft has unveiled SQL Server 2016. It is a data platform built with advanced predictive analytics capabilities. It helps businesses with intelligence-based decision making, giving them a strong competitive advantage.

“Data is the new electricity for businesses today.  It gives our customers the opportunity to catapult their growth. Microsoft’s SQL Server 2016 is built for this data driven world – customer tested and battle ready. SQL 2016 supports encrypted query processing capabilities for advanced analytics, machine learning, mobile business intelligence, and data integration that addresses the security concerns of customers. It is today the world’s only relational database to be born ‘cloud-first’ with the majority of features first deployed and tested on Azure,” said Karan Bajwa, Managing Director, Microsoft Corporation India...Read more

Tableau 9.3 offers new ways to analyze data and share findings

tableau-9.3With a focus on sharing and collaboration, Tableau Software has launched Tableau 9.3 with new ways to analyze data and share findings faster. Enhanced features like “always connected” Tableau Desktop, improved global map coverage, faster ways to prepare data for analysis, more governance features and easier administration and direct connectivity to the Snowflake Elastic Data Warehouse has been added.

“We have prioritized sharing and collaboration in Tableau 9.3, and it will be immediately noticeable once people open Tableau Desktop. The ‘always-connected’ feature means it’s easier to share while staying in the flow of your analysis. We’ve also addressed customer requests to advance our global map coverage and to make data prep easier, as well as made improvements across Tableau that create a more delightful experience for everyone,” said Chris Stolte, Chief Development Officer & Co-Founder, Tableau Software...Read more

Verizon strengthens its presence in Asia-Pacific with new partner program

verizon-partner-programTo strengthen its presence in Asia-Pacific and also to serve a broader range of clients, Verizon has come up with a new partner program. The new program known as Verizon Partner Program (VPP) will offer systems integrators and solution providers tailored engagement opportunities to tap into Verizon’s network, managed security, cloud, advanced communications, connected devices and professional services expertise.

“The rules of engagement have changed. The new streamlined VPP has now been introduced in the Asia-Pacific region and we’re seeing strong interest from the partner community. Compellingly, companies can decide how they want to work with us whether on specific solution areas, vertical markets or targeted geographies. While we’re not putting a cap on the number of partners who work with us, our chosen partners must be as passionate as we are about adding value to our customers as they evolve their business in the digital world,” said Francis Yip, Verizon’s Group Vice-President of Asia-Pacific...Read more

Rashi Peripherals to distribute Apple iPhone SE

Apple-iPhone-SERashi Peripherals has been appointed by Apple to distribute the newly-launched Apple iPhone SE. Rashi Peripherals will offer iPhone SE in over 800 retail outlets across India.

Apple iPhone SE smartphone was launched in March 2016. The phone comes with a 4-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 640 pixels by 1,136 pixels at a PPI of 326 pixels per inch.

The Apple iPhone SE is powered by A9 processor and its 16GB of internal storage cannot be expanded. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Apple iPhone SE packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 1.2-megapixel front shooter for selfies…Read more

Lenovo strengthens Channel engagement program in collaboration with paytm

Bhaskar-Choudhuri-Director-Marketing-Lenovo-IndiaTo build strong channel partners relationships, Lenovo has entered into strategic partnership with Paytm. Through this collaboration, Lenovo is aiming to provide attractive incentives for its business partners and their sales representatives through channel engagement program. As part of the tie-up, Lenovo’s Channel Partners will be able to claim their incentives through Paytm money, available on both mobile and PCs.

Kick-started this month, this program is being launched with the ‘Lenovo ka Sikander’ Program for enterprise sales representatives of business partners. Program is scheduled to continue till end of June 2016 and Partners can access Paytm money and treat themselves to rewards of their choice, as a token of their contribution to Lenovo…Read more

Blue Coat strengthens its Salesforce Financial Services Cloud

David-Canellos-blue-coatBlue Coat Systems has announced that it is extending the capabilities of Salesforce Financial Services Cloud with Blue Coat Cloud Data Protection. It is generally available for purchase, empowering advisors to build deeper, one-to-one client relationships, be more productive and engage more holistically with clients anywhere and on any device.

“Security, compliance and governance are the key factors in the financial services market. Working with Salesforce, we are able to provide financial services customers with a comprehensive solution that protects sensitive data as part of their efforts to meet their unique compliance and governance regulations,” said David Canellos, Senior Vice-President, Advanced Technology Group, Blue Coat Systems…Read more