Sterlite Tech acquires UK-based datacenter builder

Sterlite Technologies Ltd said it has acquired UK-based Impact Data Solutions Group at an enterprise value of around 12 million British pounds (Rs 105 cr). Enterprise value includes non-cash costs assumed by the company, including the takeover of any debt that the target company has. The exact cash payout was not revealed, nor was the […]

Infosys certified as Managed Service Provider by Google Cloud

Infosys said it has qualified as a ‘managed service provider’ for Google’s cloud computing products. Google gives the title of managed service provider or MSP to those companies who “have shown deep cloud expertise”. “From deep daily engagement across Google Cloud business and technical teams to quarterly business reviews, these partners will have the tools […]

Ramco Systems wins deal from Kuwait’s Americana Group

Chennai-based Cloud Computing solutions provider Ramco Systems said it has implemented its HR and payroll solution at Kuwait Food Company (Americana) K.S.C.C., one of the largest food companies in the Middle East. It said the first phase of the project has gone live, involving 9,000 in the UAE. Americana Group was founded in 1964 in […]

Ramco Systems’s payroll solution wins new client in Australia

Cloud-based software firm Ramco Systems said it received an order from Australia-based property management company Opteon Solutions for its payroll management software. Ramco will implement its Single Touch Payroll software which will streamline functions such as calculation of salary, increments and incentives, retroactive pay, country-specific statutory compliance, as well as tax reporting. The software features […]

HCL manages to hold on to Anglo American as co shifts to the Cloud

HCL Technologies, one of India’s top five IT services companies, said Anglo American, owner of De Beers diamond brand, has retained its services for another five years even as the mining company seeks to cut costs by leveraging cloud and digital technologies. “The multi-year deal will see HCL continue to support Anglo American through the […]

Ramco wins HR software deal for 3,000 employees of Ranhill Holdings Berhad

Ramco Systems said it won a deal to provide HR software to manage over 3,000 employees of Malaysia-based Ranhill Holdings Berhad in five entities. Financial details were not revealed. The Indian company said it “beat local and international vendors to secure the deal.” Ranhill Holdings is a Malaysian conglomerate with interest in the environment and […]

Ramco Systems wins multi-million dollar ERP deal from Philippines

Cloud-based software vendor Ramco Systems’ said it won a multi-million dollar order from Philippines-based logistics and money transfer company LBC Express, a year after getting its first order from the company. The first order was to deploy a cloud-based HR management system, while the latest order is in the nature of ERP deployment to manage […]

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 asset management, along with finance, accounting […]

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 virtual servers, […]

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 more efficient that traditional cloud […]

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 — by a single copy or […]

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 investment by converting some of […]

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 cover 8500+ employees across Asia […]

Infosys to deliver private cloud solution based on Suse Linux and Openstack

IT services provider Infosys said it now offers a private cloud solution built using SUSE Linux and Openstack. The solution will make use of Openstack cloud and datacenter solutions developed by Germany-based Micro Focus SUSE. Infosys and Micro Focus SUSE have jointly invested in a center of excellence to develop validated reference architectures, accelerators and […]

Wipro brings big data solution to Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform

Wipro, one of India’s largest IT services providers, said it has brought its big data analytics solution, Data Discovery, to Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform. Big data solutions help companies collect, store and analyse huge amounts of raw data produced by sensors, cameras, sales reports, social media campaigns and so on to obtain useful insights into […]

India cloud VPS market takes off with entry of new players

The cloud-based VPS, or virtual private server market in India has seen the entry of several new players in recent months, driving down prices. VPSes are used for various functions, including web hosting, software development and testing. Till about a year ago, prices for VPSes in India were quite high, at around Rs 1,800 per […]

Wipro to develop on Red Hat’s OpenShift container platform

IT services company Wipro Ltd said it would collaborate with commercial Linux maker Red Hat to set up what it called a “cloud application factory” to offer developers a platform to modernize cloud applications. “Wipro’s cloud application factory will have a dedicated services team that can help drive the strategy, design, and delivery of next […]

Tech Mahindra opens robotics, AI and digital services center in Dublin

IT services provider Tech Mahindra opened a new facility in Dublin, Ireland to focus on emerging technologies such as Robotics and Automation, Business Analytics, Cloud Infrastructure and Digital Services. The new centre would employ around 150 engineers over the next three years and will help the company deliver technology services to clients in Ireland as […]

Ramco Systems wins first client in US logistics market

US-based G&D Integrated has decided to implement Ramco Systems’ logistics suite, the Chennai-based provider of cloud software said. The Illinois-based logistics provider has 1,000 employees at over 20 facilities across North America and represents the first logistics client for the company in the US. Ramco Systems will implement its comprehensive Logistics ERP Suite covering Finance […]