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Vodafone rolls out 4G in Mysuru

vodafone-4g-network-in-mysuru-300x300Vodafone has announced the roll out of its next generation, high speed 4G network in Karnataka beginning with Mysuru. This is following the successful launch of its services in Kerala in December 2015. Built on the efficient 1800 MHz band, this state-of-the-art network will enable Vodafone 4G customers to access internet via mobile with speeds across a range of smart devices including Mobile Wi-Fi…Read more

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Qualcomm’s commitment for Design India challange

qualcom-design-300x300In line with the commitment made by Dr Paul E. Jacobs, Executive Chairman, Qualcomm Incorporated, when he called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Digital Economy event which was held in September 2015 in San Jose, USA. Qualcomm Incorporated has announced the launch of the Qualcomm Design in India Challenge. Dr Jacobs has also announced Qualcomm’s support for the Government of India’s Digital India and Make in India vision and is committed to introduce a Design in India Initiative to encourage the creation of a local product design ecosystem.

In association with the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), the Qualcomm Design in India challenge aims to catalyze the creation of a product and hardware design ecosystem in India in the domains of smartphones, tablets and Internet of Everything (IoT) products for healthcare, education, banking, agriculture, automotive, wearables and smartcities…Read more

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

 

Pegasystems to innovate device solutions for “Internet of Things” clients

Alan-Trefler-pegasystemsWith an increasing number of manufacturers looking at Internet of Things (IoT) for maintenance and services, Pegasystems is increasingly working on solutions in the sector. The US-based company is devising solutions for its clients such as Philips as a part of its suite in customer services business.

Alan Trefler, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Pegasystems, said that customer support services contribute to around half their revenue in one form or the other. One of the new sectors are manufacturers who work in the space of IoT using their services in the warranty to service machinery and consumer facing devices. They have utilized their core technology with process automation, tracking and fulfilment services …Read more

Nokia Networks extends its security portfolio with two new launches

Giuseppe-Targia-vice-president-nokia-networks-300x300To help operators deal with the multifaceted demands of protecting security and privacy in the smartphone and Internet of Things (IoT) era, Nokia Networks has extended its security portfolio with new protection capabilities complemented by expert professional services in assessment and deployment. The complexity of mobile network security increases with 3G/LTE and telco cloud/SDN, a centralized identity and access control system able to authenticate operator staff and provide secure, granular access to network elements is required. Potential vulnerabilities in the SS7 (Signaling System 7) protocol could open the door to advanced fraud, hijacking of subscriber communications or Denial-of-Service attacks.

Giuseppe Targia, Vice President Security Business, Nokia Networks, said, “Security in network operations involves a number of critical aspects, and with these new launches we are addressing two of the most important ones. Firstly, multivendor and multitechnology deployments in mobile networks create a challenge in managing access control policies from a security perspective, thus making it difficult to protect the network from insider threats or internal staff errors. This is why a new, carrier-scale, identity access management strategy is needed. SS7, a well known protocol within the telecom network industry used by hundreds of cellular companies to operate and communicate with one another, has been shown to be vulnerable. Thus operators nowadays need an easy way to deploy an SS7 security solution in order to protect the network against privacy and fraud attacks.”
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Seagate announces new innovations in External Storage

Seagate announces new innovations in External Storage

Seagate Technology has announced the second generation of its sleek external storage lineup, Seagate Backup Plus Slim. With a svelte compact design and superspeed USB 3.0 interface, the 2TB Backup Plus Slim drive is the ideal storage solution to aggregate and back up valued photos, videos and other files despite being spread across numerous devices, social networks and personal computers.

This new offering includes the backup software, Seagate Dashboard, which made the first generation of Seagate Backup Plus drives so popular. The Seagate Dashboard software provides an easy one-click backup solution, but can also be set as a scheduled backup up as needed. Additionally, the Dashboard software will back up Facebook and Flickr albums to ensure that even video and photos shared through these networks are backed up and easy to find. Use the Save and Share features to download and upload content from these social media networks. Even all the photos you have been tagged in can be backed up from your social networks to the drive.

“Today, digital storage is important for everyone who uses a personal computer or a mobile device. We are all creating content, whether that be photos from our last activity, video of a baby’s first steps or a proposal for your next project. All of these files hold a special place of importance and Seagate is in the business of providing products that can store those valuable files,” said Rajesh Khurana, Country Manager, India & SAARC, Philippines, Vietnam, Indo-China, Singapore, Seagate Technology.

Additionally, the company has also announced its portable 4TB storage device Backup Plus FAST.The new Seagate Backup Plus FAST drive features a superspeed USB 3.0 interface to deliver transfer speeds up to 220MB per second, making it the perfect companion for a field photographer or filmmaker looking to quickly move large files to backup. This offering also includes the same easy-to-use backup software that has made the Seagate Backup Plus lineup so popular. The Seagate Dashboard software provides an easy one-click backup solution, but can also be set as a scheduled backup as needed. Additionally, the Dashboard software will back up Facebook and Flickr albums to ensure that even video and photos shared through these networks are backed up and easy to find. Use the Save and Share features to download and upload content……..See More