Month: June 2016

Microsoft enhances public cloud adoption with 3 datacenters in India

microsoft-public-cloud-adoptionWith three datacenters located at Mumbai, Pune and Chennai, Microsoft is the first hyper-scale public cloud provider to offer services from local datacenters in India. The company announced the availability of its three datacenters in September 2015. Since then, Microsoft continues to witness a high rate of adoption of its cloud services across sectors like BFSI, healthcare, media & entertainment, telecom and government customers.

With a complete portfolio of cloud services – Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM Online, Microsoft continues to lead the market by offering “cloud-on-your-terms”. The company has invested heavily in four key areas to strengthen its cloud services through the local datacenters – Security, Privacy, Compliance and Transparency…Read More

HPE brings OneView 3.0 with new enhancements

hpe-logoHewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has come up with OneView 3.0 to provide software-defined intelligence across HPE’s family of infrastructure solutions, including HPE ProLiant, HPE BladeSystem, HPE 3PAR StoreServ, HPE Hyper Converged solutions, and HPE Synergy.

“Organizations need tools that enable them to simplify IT operations, respond to business demands at cloud speed and increase productivity, ultimately freeing up IT resources required to deliver new and innovative services to their customers. Our mission is to make IT simple for customers. Whether they are managing and maintaining infrastructure, running traditional applications or developing new revenue-generating services on cloud native applications, HPE OneView is the infrastructure automation engine built to make that all possible,” said Vikram K, Director – Servers, Hewlett Packard Enterprise India...Read More

Le 2 & Le Max2 achieve a record online sale of Rs.78.6 Crore

Le2-le-max2-150x150@2xIn its flash sale campaign on India and Flipkart, LeEco garnered Rs.78.6 crore by achieving sales orders of over 61,000 units of its next-generation Superphones – Le 2 and Le Max2. The total registration has reached over 6 lakh within eight days.

Atul Jain, COO – Smart Electronics, LeEco India, said, “This time, we have introduced world’s first Digital Lossless audio standard (CDLA). This will bring an unparalleled audio experience to our superfans, thereby ushering in an era of lossless music in India and the globe. This is going to become the new industry standard. We promise to live up to our Superfans’ expectation by bringing more breakthrough technologies, stronger comprehensive ecosystem, and disruptive pricing.”Read More

BlackBerry teams up with Emtek

blackberry-emtek-logoBlackBerry has joined hands with PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi Tbk. (Emtek, IDX:EMTK) that will provide cross-platform BBM users with access to enriched content and services. This landmark partnership accelerates BlackBerry’s vision to advance BBM for the consumer market through a licensing agreement with the Emtek Group that enables the company to develop new BBM applications and services for Android, iOS and Windows Phones.

“Emtek’s impressive background and pedigree in entertainment, content and technology makes them the perfect partner to maximize the potential of BlackBerry’s messaging platform while meeting our financial and operational goals. Our BBM users are passionate people that truly value BBM as the best way to share and connect with each other. We wanted to continue to offer our users even more with the most content-rich media and new services such as e-commerce, video, music and games,” said John Chen, Executive Chairman & CEO, BlackBerry…Read More

WD enhances its prosumers solutions with My Cloud EX2 Ultra

WD-my-cloud-ex2-ultraWestern Digital has updated its prosumers solutions with WD My Cloud EX2 UItra, a high-performance, two-bay network attached storage (NAS) system. The WD My Cloud EX2 UItra NAS is designed from the ground up for creative professionals and prosumers that need to automatically sync content across computers, easily share files and folders and enjoy multiple backup options so they can create their own personalized digital library with ease.

“We believe Indian creative professionals and prosumers are in need of ever greater storage options along with faster data processing and media streaming capabilities. They should also have easier ways to store, share and access all of their digital data regardless of location or device. The WD My Cloud EX2 UItra offers ultra-fast transfer rates for high-performance media streaming with built-in compatibility with Plex, the globally popular media centre software…Read More

Dell sells Software Group to Finance EMC acquisition

dell-logoA technology focused equity partner Francisco Partners, along with Elliott Management Corporation (an American hedge fund management firm) has signed an agreement with Dell to acquire the Dell Software Group. The agreement enhances the business portfolios with the addition of Dell Software’s diverse combination of security, systems and information management and data analytics solutions. The transaction includes Dell’s Systems and Information Management (SIM), Security, and Advanced Analytics business units. The price of the deal is not disclosed yet. Hopefully, Dell will get a good price from this deal, estimated to be above $2 billion.

Dell sells software group to finance EMC acquisition, Dell Software Group, which consists of Quest Software and SonicWALL, the software group provides services like mission-critical software to a large and loyal base of over 180,000 customers, it seems significant opportunity to build upon the company’s impressive technology and product portfolio…Read More

Honor 5C equipped with Kirin 650 16nm chipset launched in India

Honor-5C-Kirin-650-150x150@2xLooking forward to strengthening its hold in the budget mid-segment smartphone category and the budget Tablet category, Honor, Huawei’s Smartphone e-brand for digital natives, has launched the Honor 5C in India. The phone is powered with Kirin 650- 16nm processor, the fastest processor available in the segment. In line with its philosophy of “Dare to Perform” the Honor 5C promises enhanced performance, faster processing and optimum battery usage.

Honor 5C will be available in three colours – gold, silver and grey. Pre-orders at the Honor store and Flipkart start from 15:00 hours today. The flash sale for Honor 5C will open on 30th June and again on the 7th July at 1400 hrs. Honor also debuted in the tablet category and showcased a new tablet- Honor T1 7.0. Honor T1 7.0 comes with a 4100 mAh battery for a sustained usability. Honor T1 7.0 will be available through open sale on Flipkart from today 1400 hrs…Read More

HP Inc. raises the bar of premium PC experience with Spectre 13

Ketan-Patel-Director-Personal-Systems-Business-HP-India-with-HP-Spectre-13-Worlds-Thinnest-LaptopRaising the bar for the premium PC experience, HP India has come up with a stylish Notebook Spectre 13. It is the thinnest laptop – as thin as an AAA-battery at just 10.4 millimetre, weighing only 1.1 kg.

In symphony with the stylish new Spectre 13, HP has collaborated with celebrity designers Meera & Muzaffar Ali to launch the device in a uniquely choreographed fashion event showcasing an extraordinary collection inspired by the looks of HP Spectre 13. Blending stunning looks with top-of-the-line performance, Spectre 13 is equipped with powerful Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, 8GB RAM and hyperbaric cooling technology that keeps the laptop cool and provides peak performance…Read More

Western Digital joins hands with Hewlett Packard Enterprise and VMware

sandisk-a-wd-companyWestern Digital has announced a new software-defined, all-flash storage solution, with HPE ProLiant DL Rack Servers and VMware Virtual SAN running SQL Server 2016 workloads.

Leveraging SanDisk’s enterprise-grade flash storage products, the virtualized storage and server infrastructure solution offers performance for SQL Server 2016 database, demonstrating online transaction processing (OLTP) performance results of 2.4 million New Orders Per Minute (NOPM). It helps customers significantly enhance the management of a variety of demanding workloads, including business-critical applications, virtual desktops, remote IT, disaster recovery, and more…Read More

SAP Labs all set for its flagship start-up event

Cliyg0DUsAAYB6d.jpg largeSAP Labs will host the inaugural of SAP Startup Social event on June 23rd at the SAP Labs campus, Bengaluru.  The event will bring together early and mid-stage startups, unicorn startup founders, startup evangelists and the investor community to share experiences, connect startups with experts and drive thought leadership within the startup ecosystem.

“On average, three to four new businesses come to life every day in India. Many of these have great ideas, products and people but need help to either get started or move to the next level. SAP Startup Social event will provide some of these startups with a single event where their biggest questions or challenges are addressed and I’m very excited about bringing our experts together with some of the most promising new businesses in our country,” said Dilipkumar Khandelwal, Managing Director, SAP Labs India.Read More