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Microsoft partners with e-commerce companies to drive Cloud innovation

CEO-Satya-Nadella-with-Indias-top-business-leaders-on-the-sidelines-of-Future-Unleashed-2015-Microsofts-largest-ever-customer-conference-in-India.To drive innovation in the fast-evolving e-commerce industry, Microsoft has entered into broad-ranging agreements with JustDial, PayTm and Snapdeal, a special cloud initiative for start-ups aligned to smart cities, and availability of its flagship devices – Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL, and Microsoft Surface Pro 4 in December and January, respectively.  Microsoft also showcased the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 at the event.

Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft Corporation, said, “At Microsoft, we strive to empower every Indian citizen and every business and government organization to achieve more. With the newly launched Microsoft Cloud and with Surface Pro 4, our customers here in India have the digital technology they need to seize incredible new growth .”..Read more

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89 lakh skilled workforce required in Electronics and Hardware sector-NSDC

nsdc-logo-300x300According to a report by the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), the incremental human resource requirement in the Electronic and IT hardware sector is expected to be 89 lakh by 2022. Electronics and IT Hardware is one of the emerging sectors for employment growth in India. The industry currently employs over 4.3 million people across manufacturing, Sales and marketing (including Retail) and Repair & Maintenance segments. Demand for electronic and IT hardware products is expected to touch Rs.24 lakh crore mark by 2020.

According to the report India’s per capita GDP has nearly tripled since 2000, rising from US$455 to US$1,489 in 2012. This is expected to rise to over US$2,000 by 2017, and will continue to be the major source of demand in consumer electronics in the country. The key government- initiated programmes which include the UIDAI project, the National Knowledge Network (NKN) and the National Optic-Fiber Network (NOFN) will continue to be the primary demand driver for the consumer electronics in the country…Read more

Microsoft will start pilot on White Spaces and Machine-Learning Technology in Andhra Pradesh

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Microsoft will be working with Andhra Pradesh on TV White Spaces Project, a technology that uses unused TV spectrum to deliver low-cost Internet connectivity to users.

Anil Bhansali, Managing Director, Microsoft India R&D, and Prashant Shukla, National Technology Officer, and other executives called on Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu to discuss the company’s initiatives.

Anil Bhansali Prashant Shukla with Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu 300×300 Microsoft will start pilot on White Spaces and Machine Learning Technology in Andhra PradeshIn a first-of-its-kind pilot, Microsoft, DOT, DEITY and ERNET are working with the Government of Andhra Pradesh to bring low-cost broadband internet connectivity to four educational institutions in the district of Srikakulam which had no internet connectivity earlier. With Z. P. High School at Voppangi as the base station, the other three campuses were receivers located at distances of 10 kilometres or more from the base station…Read more

RAH Infotech ties up with Accelerite

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RAH Infotech has added Accelerite to its product portfolio. Accelerite’s offerings are compelling and complementary to RAH Infotech’s portfolio and would enable its partners to address business and security concerns of customers around endpoint management, cloud and mobility.

Ashok Kumar, Chairman & MD, RAH Infotech, said, “There is great value in Accelerite’s offerings which complement our approach of providing products that should be able to provide tangible business benefits and significant added value service opportunities for our channel partners.”

“We continue to invest in building stronger relationships with our partners, and to provide world-class solutions to our customers. Through our partnership with RAH Infotech, Accelerite’s Radia Endpoint Manager and DRaaS portfolio are now available to customers, and they will be getting an end-to-end solution, including solution consultancy, design and deployment, and support,” Read more

Airtel to invest $16 billion to make India digitally connected

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sunil mittal Airtel to invest $16 billion to make India digitally connected

Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman & Group CEO, Bharti Enterprises, said, “Digital India has power to transform the country in the shortest time, also digitally friendly. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the right man to lead the drive and he understands the power of technology and how it can transform the nation, connect the nation in the shortest time frame and Airtel will invest $16 billion to build deeper IT infrastructure to offer telecom services to Indian citizens in rural and urban parts of the country and will bring 4G for the masses.”

See more at: http://www.varindia.com/airtel-to-invest-16-billion-to-make-india-digitally-connected/

Rs.2, 50,000 Cr. investments from Reliance industries for Digital India

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mukesh ambani Rs.2, 50,000 Cr. investments from Reliance industries for Digital India

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Industries, said, “With Digital India, the Government has moved faster than the industry. He added that Reliance Jio Infocomm will invest Rs.2, 50,000 crore as part of Digital India programme. The company will also roll out a best-in-class internet network.” See more