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TCS sets up new delivery center in Hyderabad for US-based Zebra Technologies

Tata Consultancy Services, India's biggest foreign exchange generator, said it has set up a Global Development Center in Hyderabad to cater to Zebra Technologies, a billion-dollar US corporation that specializes in tracking technologies such as bar codes and RFID.The new center will provide "operational efficiencies and an enhanced customer

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Google Assistant launches support for third-party apps in India

Google has activated support for third-party apps in its Google Assistant product in India.Before this, it was not possible for third-party apps to be launched or accessed via Google Assistant in India. Google Assistant is the company's artificial intelligence-based mobile phone search and assistance app similar to Siri from

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Just Dial says no acquisition proposal from Google ‘yet’

Just Dial, the local classifieds company, said it "does meet relevant corporates for exploring any business or strategic opportunities and tie-ups", but there is no proposal to be acquired by Google "as of now".The statement came in response to a report in the Business Standard daily that said Google

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Oracle Financial Services has yet another stellar quarter, sales up 12%

Banking software maker Oracle Financial Services Software, formerly known as iflex, reported strong year-on-year numbers characterized by robust revenue growth and strict control over costs, however revenue slipped on a sequential basis.Consolidated revenue for the quarter was Rs. 1190 Crore, up 12% compared to quarter ended September 30, 2016

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TCS inaugurates mega campus in Thane, to eventually relocate most Mumbai employees

Tata Consultancy Services said it inaugurated the first phase of Thane delivery center that will have the capacity to seat 30,000 employees when fully developed, which will make it the largest in Mumbai.The company, which has a huge operation in Vikhroli in the city, said it will eventually consolidate

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Ramco Systems wins cloud ERP contract from big Philippines construction firm

Ramco Systems said First Balfour, one of the largest construction and engineering firms in the Philippines, has deployed its ERP software to manage its entire business operations."Deployed over nine months, Ramco ERP Suite has enabled First Balfour automate and streamline its equipment rental management, inventory, supply chain and

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Google’s AWS rival cloud services come to India

Google has opened its first data center for third-party cloud services in India at Mumbai.This will enable developers to host their applications, websites and other IT projects within India, enabling faster response times for their customers in the country.Before this, the closest location was Singapore.Google offers various services, such as

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HCL, Red Hat to jointly offer cloud infrastructure leasing service

HCL Technologies, one of the top five Indian IT services companies, said it has tied up with Red Hat -- the biggest open source software company -- to offer Linux-based virtual infrastructure for companies.Under the product, clients will be able to lease cloud computing infrastructure from HCL that are

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TCS carries out cloud migration for Malaysian Airlines

Tata Consultancy Services, the country's largest exporter of services, said it has successfully implemented a cloud transformation of Malaysia Airlines, making it the world's first full-service airline to migrate fully to the cloud.Cloud transformation refers to the replacement of packaged software -- which is installed at users' computers --

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Indian IT sector margins to fall to 21.2% from 23.5% by 2020 – ICRA

Indian IT companies will continue to struggle to maintain growth rates and their margins will continue to fall in line with the trend seen in the last few quarters, credit rating agency ICRA said.The rating agency predicted a sharp decline in revenue growth rate from about 17.1% per year

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Cognizant to beef up digital practice with acquisition of Zone

Continuing the trend of IT outsourcing companies topping up their digital practice with targeted acquisitions, Cognizant said it agreed to acquire Zone, a digital agency specializing in customer experience, digital strategy, technology and content creation.The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017, subject to

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Wipro increases stake in Oracle cloud specialist Drivestream to 44%

IT company Wipro Ltd said it increased its stake Drivestream, which focuses on implementing Oracle's cloud solutions, to 43.7% from 26.1% by investing around Rs 26 cr.Wipro had first invested in the company about four months ago, and seems to have liked what it saw. It made the latest

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Ramco wins multi-million managed services deal from British MNC Bank

Cloud-based enterprise software provider Ramco Systems said it won a multi-million dollar order from a big British MNC financial group to provide managed payroll services.Ramco will help the company, part of the FTSE 100 index, to consolidate its payroll operations in 14 countries on a unified platform.It will

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