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Ex-Oracle Rajan Bhandari to spearhead Hitachi Systems’ sales function

Rajan-Bhandari-hitachi-300x300Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic has bolstered its leadership ranks with the appointment of Rajan Bhandari as its President – Sales. Rajan has been previously associated with the leading global enterprises such as HP and Oracle, and brings over 18 years of in-depth industry proficiency to the organization. He will be responsible for managing the Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic’s regional business in the North and the East as well as the Country Government Sales division in his role…Visit VARINDIA for the full post

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AMD holds top position in Thin Clients space

Scott-Aylor-amd-300x300AMD has achieved a number-one market share position for thin clients based on its thin-client shipments. According to its unit sales to thin-client customers last year, AMD has more than half of that market, with 53-per cent market share.

AMD thin-client solutions continue to gain market adoption because of the move to cloud-based computing. Increasingly, thin clients are also being used for more complex and high- performance tasks. This is especially true for devices incorporating x86 CPUs and sophisticated graphics. The surge of innovation in the desktop virtualization market has created new opportunities for powerful thin clients that are now capable of executing demanding tasks including computer-aided design and 3D modelling. Customers are also using AMD thin-client solutions in financial and government services, call centers, kiosks, and hospitals, “smart” monitors and other multi-user, virtualized …Read more

Canon India bullish on Professional Printing Ecosystem

Puneet-Datta-Director-of-Professional-Printing-Products-group-Canon-India-300x300Canon has expanded its professional printing portfolio with the launch of imagePRESS C10000VP and Oce PlotWave 500 at PAMEX 2015.

With customers exploring new business avenues across visual communication, interior decoration, textile, industrial printing, packaging, the demand for the commercial printers market is growing rapidly. The Professional Printing Products business unit in Canon has crossed more than 100 crore in 2014, and the division has been growing at the rate of 25% for the last two years…Read more

Symantec ramps up its Cyber Security business with US$50-Million Investment

Samir-Kapuria-symantec-300x300Symantec has announced plans to beef up its Cyber Security Services business globally with an investment of more than US$50 million. A portion of this investment has been leveraged to build a new dedicated Security Operations Center (SOC) in Singapore, doubling Symantec’s Cyber Security Services expertise in the Asia-Pacific region.

With the launch of the SOC in Singapore, businesses will have access to intelligence, accurate threat detection and proactive notification of emerging threats to ensure their most sensitive data is protected. The new SOC will also enable businesses to shorten the time between detection and response, reduce operational costs and proactively counter emerging threats…Read more

Verizon offers its customers direct connection to IBM Cloud

Shawn-Hakl-vice-president-300x300Verizon is offering its customers a secure and direct connection to the IBM Cloud. With Verizon’s Secure Cloud Interconnect services, users can connect directly to IBM Cloud services through a secure, flexible private link that enables workloads to move seamlessly between clouds. It also gives enterprises the freedom to store data in a variety of settings, including a traditional IT environment, a dedicated on- or off-premises cloud and a shared off-premises cloud, making it easier to scale and meet business requirements…Read more

1.6 Billion Connected Things will be used by Smart Cities in 2016-Gartner

Bettina-Tratz-Ryan-gartner-300x300Gartner has estimated that 1.6 billion connected things will be used by smart cities in 2016, an increase of 39 per cent from 2015.

“Smart commercial buildings will be the highest user of Internet of Things (IoT) until 2017, after which smart homes will take the lead with just over 1 billion connected things in 2018,” said Bettina Tratz-Ryan, Research Vice-President, Gartner.

“Commercial real estate benefits greatly from IoT implementation. IoT creates a unified view of facilities management as well as advanced service operations through the collection of data and insights from a multitude of sensors. Especially in large sites, such as industrial zones, office parks, shopping malls, airports or seaports, IoT can help reduce the cost of energy, spatial management and building maintenance by up to 30 per cent,” added Tratz-Ryan…Read more

Adobe appoints new Head of Marketing for APAC

Marta-DeBellis-vice-president-marketing-300x300Adobe has appointed Marta DeBellis as the new Vice-President – Marketing for the company’s Asia-Pacific operations, stepping into the position recently vacated by Hisamichi Kinomoto, who has resumed a full-time focus on the company’s important market in Japan. DeBellis will report to Adobe CMO Ann Lewnes, and work alongside Paul Robson, APAC …Read more