Author: VARINDIA IT Magazine

New Veritas-A channel-friendly and profitable company

balaji-rao-veritas-300x300Now an independent entity Veritas, as it recently split from Symantec, has successfully concluded its Asia-Pacific Partner Link Conference – 2015 in Macau.

The information management solutions company and major backup solution leader, Veritas has announced the winners of the 2015 Asia-Pacific and Japan (APJ) Partner Awards at its event. It is to honour top performing partners who have demonstrated dedication to achieving strong business growth and positively contributing to their customers, the partner community and Veritas…Read more

Rashi Peripherals expands its horizon with Plantronics Unified Communication

rashi-peripherals-logo-300x300With the evolving working conditions, advancing technologies, the blurring of work/leisure space, global collaboration and the need to communicate outside of the usual office hours require a smarter way of working. Plantronics headsets are the hub that brings multiple solutions together. They unite devices, services and other unified communications platforms, enabling teams to work smart and with greater efficiency. Through Rashi Peripherals, Plantronics intends on breaking down barriers so that people using different modes of communication, different media, and different devices can still communicate to anyone, anywhere, at any time…Read more


ADVA Optical Networking buys engineering division of mic AG

Christoph-Glingener-cto-adva-300x300ADVA Optical Networking has acquired an engineering division from technology incubator, mic AG. The talented team of engineers is specifically focussed on the development of optical monitoring technology in fiber networks. Their skills will be the key for ADVA Optical Networking as it continues to rapidly advance its popular ADVA FSP 3000 Access Link Monitoring (ALM) product. The new team members will be based in ADVA Optical Networking’s Meiningen campus and will begin work as soon as the acquisition …Read more

Avaya brings new research and calculator tool

Laurent-Philonenko-svp-avaya-300x300Avaya has released new research and calculator tool developed with industry analysts, Frost & Sullivan that helps companies determine how they are executing against a top priority for digital transformation efforts: Improving Customer Engagement. The research into Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) identifies qualities that separate high-performing companies from others, and how customer engagement can be influenced through a blend of business orientation, resource management and technology.

With investments in digital transformation initiatives outweighing overall IT spend in some industries, it is critical that companies have a means of determining if the investments are having the intended effect on key objectives. Unilaterally, 80% of companies in any stage of digital transformation cite improving customer engagement as a priority. Measuring Customer Lifetime Value (CLV) can help companies stay on track for success since the research shows that companies tracking CLV significantly outperform others in terms of profitability …Read more

Practo installs Akamai Solutions to increase user traffic in three months

akamai-logo-300x300Akamai Technologies has announced that Practo is using Akamai Solutions to deliver a superior user experience across locations by optimizing and securing the website and increasing accessibility across devices. Akamai Solutions have helped Practo increase conversions by 50 per cent in just three months from the time of implementation.

Practo is Asia’s leading healthcare platform and a SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) company with a growing presence across 50+ cities and 15 countries around the world. The Practo platform currently lists 200,000 healthcare practitioners, 5,000 diagnostic centres and 10,000 hospitals, enabling patients to find best doctors and have a single intelligent healthcare account for their entire family for better healthcare decisions…Read more

CA Technologies expands its Identity-Centric Security Portfolio

Steve-Firestone-ca-technologies-300x300CA Technologies has extended its identity-centric security portfolio that protects and enables the hybrid enterprise, from cloud, distributed and mobile to mainframe. A new release of CA Privileged Access Manager helps control privileged user access to dynamic VMware NSX environments. Updates to CA Identity Suite help simplify identity governance for all users, and a new product, CA Data Content Discovery, helps address compliance demands by discovering and classifying mainframe data. With these new capabilities, CA is improving how businesses protect against security breaches, while helping them to more confidently implement the digital systems and applications that power the application economy.

Combining the built-in security capabilities of VMware NSX with the security capabilities of CA Privileged Access Manager helps secure system access for VMware NSX administrators and helps improve operational efficiencies…Read more

Kuldeep Raina becomes Country Manager (ESG Business), Sophos

Kuldeep-Raina-country-manager-sophos-300x300Sophos has roped in Kuldeep Raina as Country Manager (ESG Business) for its India and SAARC region. Managing all aspects of Enduser Protection business, Kuldeep will work effectively with the leadership of Sunil Sharma, Vice-President – Sales, India and SAARC, Sophos.

“Kuldeep’s familiarity with, and experience in, the security business is a big plus for us. He has earlier held a similar strategic role at Sophos and that’s why, I think, he will be the ideal leader for promoting Sophos Enduser Protection solutions in India and SAARC,” said Sunil Sharma.

Commenting on his new role, Kuldeep said, “With higher synergy in Cyberoam and Sophos ecosystems, I see huge upselling and cross-selling opportunities for our partners vis-a-vis Enduser Protection solutions. I will be looking forward to see this business flourish to its potential and provide a higher level of security to businesses in an evolving threat landscape.”Read more