Stories by Ershad Kaleebullah

Storage Companies Have a Condescending Approach Towards Mid-Size Businesses: Syed Masroor

NetApp India is at the forefront of storage innovation. The company is now aggressively targeting the mid-size business tier in India with new offerings. We talk to Syed Masroor, head-technology and solutions organisation, try to understand NetApp's vision and how competition is failing to tap the mid-size businesses storage market. We also probe him about the storage trends the company is seeing in India.

Microsoft Windows 8 Appfest Sets Guinness World Record

Microsoft Windows 8 Appfest, held at Karnataka Trade Promotion Organization (KTPO) in the outskirts of Bangalore, set a new Guinness world record as 2567 app developers coded for 18 hours straight. However, Microsoft had expected at least 3500 developers to last through the attempt.

VMware Acquires Big Data Analytics Tool Log Insight

VMware has snapped up Big Data Analytics tool Log Insight, a product of Pattern Insight. Pattern Insight stated that the team and technology will make a move to VMware headquarters.

Industry Analysts from PwC Demystify Big Data

Big Data implementation for organisations is driven by the need for a faster response time, enterprise-wide risk management and on demand risk analytics for a variety of purposes stated Sudipta Ghosh, Associate Director, Consulting-BI, PwC India at the recently concluded Computerworld India IT Roadmap three-city conference.

IBM Aquires Vivisimo to Advance its Big Data Analytics

IBM has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based Vivisimo. The privately held company is a provider of federated discovery and navigation software that helps organizations access and analyze big data across the enterprise. Financial terms for the deal were not disclosed.

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