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 […]

Airtel to offer CISCO solutions to enterprise customers

Bharti Airtel said it will offer solutions from US-based networking company CISCO to its enterprise and SMB customers. Two solutions — Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) and Cisco-Webex conferencing solution — will be offered. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. The software-defined Wide Area Network solution will provide customers with “a clear view […]

Wipro Gallagher offers new version of loan origination platform

Financial software provider Wipro Gallagher, a unit of Wipro Ltd, launched the latest version of its loan origination software, NetOxygen. The new version offers more control to lenders and better streamlining, the Indian company said. Version 6.0 also offers a web-based dashboard, designed to provide updates on the loan status. The new version also aims […]

TCS expands platform deal with UK insurer Phoenix Group

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) said it will deploy an enhanced policy management solution for Phoenix Group, Europe’s largest life and pensions consolidator and a TCS client of 12 years. The move will not only give more advanced features for Phoenix Group, but also increase the number of Phoenix policies managed using TCS’s BaNCS platform to 5.5 […]

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 […]

Tata Communications joins Oracle’s ‘FastConnect’ network

Enterprises using Tata Communications as their connectivity provider will now be able to send their traffic to Oracle cloud services privately without using the Internet. This is possible after the Indian network provider added support for Oracle’s FastConnect feature. FastConnect was earlier universally available only if you used connectivity from players like AT&T, British Telecom […]

SAP to include HCL’s aviation industry solution in asset management platform

HCL Technologies (HCL) said Germany-based enterprise software giant SAP has agreed to include, and resell, an ‘add on’ that it developed for aviation-related clients as part of a broader solution. The add-on will help clients streamline their ‘maintenance, repair and overhaul’ operations when using SAP’s enterprise asset management or EAM solution. EAM software is used […]

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 […]

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 […]

Persistent Systems to acquire some Citrix Systems cloud products

Persistent Systems, a niche IT company that focuses on products and cloud computing, said it had signed an agreement to acquire the Citrix CloudPlatform and CloudPortal Business Manager product lines from Citrix Systems International GMBH, a subsidiary of Citrix Systems. No financial details were revealed. Citrix Systems is one of the biggest companies in the […]

Mobile app developers will be in high demand for enterprise – Gartner

By the end of 2017, market demand for mobile app development services will grow at least five times faster than internal IT organization capacity to deliver them, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner forecasts mobile phone sales will reach 2.1 billion units by 2019, which will fuel demand for apps in the enterprise that meet the […]