Enterprise IT

Dinesh Malkani, president of Cisco India & SAARC. (Photo/Cisco)

Cisco bets big on SMEs in India, to triple customer base to 90,000

“We have about 30,000 SMEs customer in India and over the next three years we aim to triple this number to over 90, 000,” Nal Gollagunta, managing director, commercial sales, Cisco India and SAARC told TechObserver.in.
(L-R) Anil Shankar, Customer Care Associate & Vice President - IT, Shoppers Stop Ltd. and Malkani, President, Cisco India addressing the audiences during the Cisco India Summit 2017. (Photo/Cisco)

Shoppers Stop partners Cisco for digitisation, to deploy wireless solution across 80 outlets

Shopper Stop will deploy Cisco’s wireless solution including connected mobile experience (CMX), and Cisco video collaboration solutions across 80 outlets on pilot basis.
According to IBM, the customer engagement is conducted through a simple question and answer interface leveraging Watson’s Natural Language Classifier, as well as Retrieve and Rank delivered on the IBM Cloud. (Photo/Web)

abof deploys IBM Watson for its e-commerce platform

Abof customers can use natural language questions within ABOF’s eCommerce platform and receive greater personalisation and product recommendations.
The acquisition provides AMD with a broader portfolio of IP capable of enabling VR headset and solution providers with key technology required to create more immersive computing experiences.

AMD acquires Nitero to focus on wireless desktop Virtual Reality

The acquisition provides AMD with a broader portfolio of IP capable of enabling VR headset and solution providers with key technology required to create VR desktop computing experiences.
Autodesk has announced the latest version of its flagship Computer-Aided-Design (CAD) software, AutoCAD 2018. (Photo/Autodesk)

Autodesk launches AutoCAD 2018; here are the key updates

In this release, both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, gets many new features, improvements, and fixes. In particular, Autodesk has continued to advance AutoCAD to PDF workflow data interoperability, supporting new text recognition features and more.
"Our study suggests the recent hype is causing some confusion and fear among companies, who may not really understand how it’s already being used and helping them every day. Businesses need to focus on using AI to develop applications that provide real value for customers to improve their experiences rather than overhyping the technology itself," said Don Schuerman, vice president, product marketing and CTO, Pegasystems. (Photo/Agency)

Overhype is doing more harm than good to artificial intelligence: Study

People are confused about what artificial intelligence (AI) really does, resulting in misplaced fears that inhibit them from embracing AI-based technology, said a global study from American software firm Pegasystems.
“Our Q4 results came in at or above expectations in all major metrics,” said John Chen, Executive Chairman and CEO, BlackBerry. (Photo/BlackBerry)

Riding on software and services, BlackBerry beats expectations

Canadian firm BlackBerry reported better-than-expected adjusted earnings for the sixth straight quarter, as the smartphone pioneer`s shift to the higher-margin software business paid off
Lakshmi Narayanan, Vice Chairman of the Board, Cognizant

Lakshmi Narayanan and Thomas M. Wendel to say good bye to Cognizant board

Lakshmi Narayanan and Thomas M. Wendel will not be seeking re-election at the company’s 2017 annual meeting, said Cognizant
The Bangalore Shell Technology Centre is one of the three main technology hubs in Shell’s global network of R&D centres, with the other two located in the Netherlands and the USA. (Photo/Shell)

Shell opens new technology hub in Bangalore

The 52 acre, custom built technology centre of Shell would house up to 1,500 experts, who would collaboratively work on worldwide energy projects from Bangalore
Together with VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon, the new Samsung Galaxy 8 smartphone with Samsung DeX can deliver a common digital workspace experience when end-users access their Windows desktops and applications in the office, or Windows, mobile and cloud applications on-the-go, said VMware. (Photo/Samsung)

BYOD: VMware partners Samsung to deliver unified mobile experience to Samsung Galaxy 8 smartphone users

Both the firms will collaborate to integrate VMware Horizon and Samsung Desktop Experience (DeX) to enable end-users to access full Windows desktops and applications using a single set of credentials.