Month: October 2018

HCL Technologies Moving ahead complementing digital age

HCL Technologies Moving ahead complementing digital ageHCL continues to create a sustained positive impact on the economic ecosystem it operates in by powering enterprises, stakeholders and partners through next-generation transformational services, participative value creation and innovation driven initiatives.

HCL has signed 17 transformational deals reflecting a mix of Mode 1 and Mode 2 services led by Digital & Analytics, Cloud Native, IoT Works, Cybersecurity, along with Infrastructure Services, Engineering and R&D Services and Business Services. Roshni Nadar Malhotra has been appointed as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company with effect from October 22, 2018. She continues to be the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Working with a vision of building enterprises for the digital age.

HCL Technologies commemorated its 30-year journey in the United States. Over the past three decades, HCL has built a vibrant and strong ecosystem in the United States through its business and societal endeavors. The team now includes more than 15,000 employees, 64% hired locally and serving across 21 states and six large- scale Global Delivery Centers and two major innovation labs in Digital and IoT, collaborating with clients on technology innovation, complex engineering and business transformation.

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Why Sonia, secretary of Paytm Chief Done Blackmailing

Why Sonia, secretary of Paytm Chief Done BlackmailingThere is a say on the insider threat is much dangerous then outsider threat. At last police able to nab the culprit, none other than his own long associate personal secretary Sonia Dhawan ditched her boss (Paytm founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma ) to extort Rs. 20 crore in lieu of stolen personal data, However, the company says, that all its consumer data is protected with the “highest and most impenetrable levels of security”. Sonia has arrested by UP Police in Noida for allegedly blackmailing her boss to money.

This is a case of personal data theft of Vijay Shekhar Sharma, there were three persons arrested so far and at this point, the law enforcement authorities are investigating this matter and we would like to respect the police investigation, and not comment further until the results of such investigation are known,” Paytm said in a statement.

Sonia was the mastermind of the extortion bid. Sonia has been working with Paytm from the last 10 years and had access to Sharma’s laptop, phone and office desktop. After working for such a long time, why there Sonia had done this kind of untrusted job, what could be the reason behind this? The answer to hear from the Noida police, after the interrogation will complete.

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30,000 travel records compromised in Pentagon Data Breach

30,000 Travel Records compromised in Pentagon Data BreachThe travel records of up to 30,000 U.S. military and civilian workers have reportedly been leaked through a commercial vendor used by the Pentagon. According to a report , an anonymous source familiar with the matter stated that this breach was discovered on October 4th, but may have happened months ago.

It says that Pentagon has been hit by a cyber breach of Defense Department travel records that may have compromised the credit card data and other personal information of its workers. A United States official with knowledge of the breach, who spoke with the Associated Press on the condition of anonymity while an investigation is underway, said that as many as 30,000 workers could have been affected.

Lt. Col. Joseph Buccino, a spokesman from the Pentagon, confirmed in a statement by email that the Defense Department is investigating the hack, which he said occurred through a yet-unnamed contractor that maintained the department’s travel records.

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Special Privilege To Honest Taxpayers In Airports, Railway and Toll Plaza

Special Privilege To Honest Taxpayers In Airports, Railway and Toll PlazaThe government is working on a larger plan for the honest taxpayers , an how to give benefits ”Priority Service” while using public services to the Tax payers at airports, railways stations and at tolls on highways, it is definitely a great move by the Government.

There are about 8 crore income taxpayers in the country at present could get benefited with this scheme and the CBDT has instructed the taxman to add 1.25 crore to this tally by the end of the current financial year in March 2019.

The proposal will be introduced by the Finance Ministry and sent for final approval to the Prime Ministers Office (PMO) before it is cleared by the Union cabinet. A cabinet note to enhance the output of the Central Processing Centre (CPC) of the department in Bengaluru has already been prepared and sent.

They said that a committee under the Central Board of Direct Taxes, the policy-making body for the Income Tax Department (ITD), is working to chalk out the broad parameters for extending such “courtesies” and benefits to taxpayers who pay their taxes on time and in full.

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Interra Conclave Mulls the Future of AI

Interra Conclave Mulls the Future of AIIna. recently held conclave on the future of AI,where the speakers had stressed the need for the information technology sector to embrace Artificial Intelligence (AI). Asoke K. Laha, Founder, President and CEO of InterraIT, has emerged as a strong advocate of the adoption of cutting-edge technologies as a strategy to reorient India’s IT industries in the face of challenges posed by rampant protectionism, increased competition, and labor arbitrage in its target markets.

“We need to look inward at domestic markets with a view to bringing to the table sophisticated new technologies like open-source software, cloud computing, data analytics, and now artificial intelligence.” Laha said.

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BBNL Corporate Office Innaugurated

DoT IndiaThe new corporate office of Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) in East Kidwai Nagar, New Delhi in the NBCC Building Complex was inaugurated by Minister of State for Communications (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Railways, Shri Manoj Sinha today. Addressing the members of the press and media immediately after the inauguration, the Minister said – “BBNL has played a key role in leading the successful implementation of the BharatNet project fordigitally connecting all 2,50,000 Gram Panchayats (GPs) in the country. The objective of this flagship project of our Government is to facilitate the delivery of e-governance, e-health, e-education, e-banking and other services to citizens in every part of our country, on a non-discriminatory basis. We have completed approximately 50% of the project, and the remainder is targeted for completion by March 2019.”

The new BBNL corporate office has been taken on a 30-years lease from the Ministry of Urban Development, through NBCC (India) Limited. The total office space area is 36,597 sq. ft., with a designated area where students from academic institutions can get a glimpse of BharatNet. Smt. Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary (Telecom), who was present on the occasion, added – “The consolidation of BBNL operations in this new office has come at the right time – when the focus of the organization is expanding from implementation, toalso cover critical areas such as utilization and maintenance of the BharatNet infrastructure.”

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Too Much Cloud Movement Lead To Collaboration

 

Too Much Cloud Movement Lead To CollaborationCloud adoption is enabling massive business transformation and tremendous growth for today’s digital business, but it also creates huge visibility gaps and span of control challenges for organizations. While hybrid architectures are a reality for most modern enterprises and cloud is now considered an extension of the enterprise infrastructure, the majority of performance management tools available in the market are incapable of providing unified and user-centric visibility for hybrid cloud environments and the user’s digital experience. In the 2018 State of Cloud Monitoring Survey recently conducted by Riverbed, IT network and cloud business decision makers shared their difficulties with 92% of participants stating they faced challenges with performance management in their cloud environment, and 60% of participants stated that their end users experienced cloud performance issues first before companies knew about them.

As cloud adoption has become ubiquitous, cloud deployments and the applications themselves have become increasingly complex and distributed. Ensuring performance of the end-user experience, apps, networks and cloud vendors themselves is a daunting challenge, Public cloud continues to make inroads, with our research showing that 41% of enterprises are heavily using public cloud and 72% of those users are deploying in multi-cloud environments. So, it is of no surprise that 60% of organizations anticipate that they will invest in cloud services monitoring and visibility over the next two years.

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