SUSE brings CaaS Platform 3 to help customers capitalize on Kubernetes

Nuremberg, Germany – Bangalore, India: SUSE has unveiled SUSE CaaS Platform 3, the next advancement of the solution that accelerates delivery of modern applications for the digital economy. SUSE CaaS Platform delivers Kubernetes innovations in a complete enterprise-class container management solution that lets application development and DevOps teams more easily deploy, manage and scale container-based applications and services. SUSE is focused on delivering an exceptional operator experience with SUSE CaaS Platform. With deep competencies in infrastructure, systems, process integration, platform security, lifecycle management and enterprise-grade support, SUSE ensures IT operations…

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HPE brings industry-first service to optimize public, private and hybrid cloud consumption

Bangalore: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced HPE GreenLake Hybrid Cloud, a new consumption experience designed to help customers manage and optimize their on- and off-premises clouds. HPE GreenLake Hybrid Cloud is an automated cloud operating model, leveraging HPE’s leading intellectual property and standardized with HPE best practices to help customers consume the exact cloud resources they need, wherever their workloads live – while driving improved performance, cost, security and compliance. By eliminating the need for staff to manage the hybrid environment day-to-day, the new solution helps diminish human error…

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NEC opens its lab in India

New Delhi: NEC Corporation has opened NEC Laboratories India (NLI), a solutions and technology research and development site in Mumbai, aiming for the global expansion of its solutions for society business. The new laboratories will be established in July 2018 within NEC Technologies India Private Limited (NECTI), where Akihiko Iketani, senior manager, Central Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation, is slated to lead operations. By employing highly skilled IT talent and conducting joint research with academia, customers and partners, NLI will promote the agile development and commercialization of solutions for India and…

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FireEye, Gigamon in a global tie-up to improve security effectiveness and efficiency for joint customers

Santa Clara and Milpitas, Calif.: Gigamon, Inc.(Gigamon), a convergence of network and security operations company and FireEye, Inc. a intelligence-led security company has announced a global strategic partnership to improve threat defenses across their customers’ security infrastructures. The multifaceted alliance offers customers FireEye Network Security combined with the GigaSECURE Security Delivery Platform with flexible deployment options and scalability for optimal threat protection. With GigaSECURE providing intelligent access and control of network traffic and options for both inline and out-of-band deployments, FireEye can detect and contain sophisticated threats quickly and efficiently.…

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AI startup Niki.ai integrates Amazon Pay into its payment app

Bangalore: AI startup Niki.ai, a pioneer in conversational commerce, integrated Amazon Pay into their app and SDK to facilitate seamless payments for transactions within a single chat window interface. Niki.ai has witnessed over 80% repeat customers using Amazon Pay across 15 plus services and 5 plus platforms over the past 6 months, creating a unified digital payments success story for both the companies. Driven by the shared philosophy of customer-obsession, these tech-first companies have joined hands to provide utmost convenience to the users by removing the friction on each step…

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Check Point researchers discover cyber criminals exploiting world cup fever with wallchart phishing campaign

Bangalore: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, a global cybersecurity solutions provider, has identified a phishing campaign linked to the start of the FIFA World Cup where cyber-criminals attempt to lure would-be victims into downloading a schedule of fixtures and a result tracker. When opened, the attachment uses a malware variant called ‘DownloaderGuide,’ a known downloader of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that is most commonly used as an installer for applications such as toolbars, adware or system optimizers. Check Point researchers have found that in total the campaign includes nine different…

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Capital Float forays into consumer finance

Bangalore: Capital Float, one of India’s largest digital lender, unveiled its app-based consumer finance solution. By using this paperless product, partners can offer Capital Float’s instant, no-cost EMI option to consumers at the point of sale. The company’s tech-driven algorithms underwrite the consumer in real-time, ensuring instant approvals. “We have carefully built this product over the last year and are fully operational across 75 cities in India. We are witnessing exponential growth in terms of disbursals and on an average, are adding 15,000 new consumers every month, aiming to cross…

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Karnataka state joins hands with Agtech startup CropIn to digitize farms across 20 districts

Bangalore: Karnataka state’s Department of Agriculture has joined hands with a Bangalore based Agtech startup, CropIn Technology Solutions. It aims to help farmers create more value for their crops and foster their socio-economic development, the project spans across 20 districts of Karnataka. It will facilitate Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) and farm managers to advise farmers in following the right package of  practices across crops such as paddy, millets, gram and groundnut. This joint initiative will soon be scaled up to assist 4.15 lakh farmers and cover over 3.4 lakh acres…

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Finzy achieves zero defaults in the first year of operations

Bangalore: Finzy, one of India’s top peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform has successfully completed one year of its operations with zero customer defaults in its EMI repayments. The company doubled its loan disbursements in six months after setting up its operations in June last year, due to a surge in demand for loans. Finzy has been able to provide its lenders with an average of 15.5% interest per annum on their investments. This has led to a strong interest from existing lenders and a significant 42% of the lenders have re-invested…

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HCL bags a five-year global IT infrastructure and application services deal with Nokia

Espoo, Finland and Noida, India:HCL Technologies (HCL), a global technology company said that it has been selected by Nokia, a Finnish networking and telecommunications equipment company as part of an important effort of streamlining Nokia’s outsourced IT management services. Nokia will partner with HCL for transforming and modernizing its IT infrastructure & applications landscape. HCL will transition services from four incumbent vendors to establish an integrated IT services delivery & design framework and will implement a transformation roadmap. The deal is intended to help Nokia drive operational efficiencies in line…

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