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Steve’s Swan Song

by September 2, 2011

Steve jobs transformed both apple & the aspirations of the tech industry, shaking up category after category after category with desirable, and profitable, products

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Working Faster, Longer, Smarter, on the Move

by September 2, 2011

We delve deep into what to look for in a laptop for a highly productive mobile workforce and a worry-free IT department.

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Tips to Speed Up Your Work

by September 2, 2011

Here are some quick tips and tips on how to speed up your work by making the most out of software and hardware products you use every day.

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Tata Communications launches its Next-Generation Ethernet network in India

by September 2, 2011

Tata Communications uses Provider Back­bone Bridging (PBB) technology to integrate its India infrastructure into Next Generation Ethernet (NGE) network architecture across 11 Indian cities with its international backbone at Mumbai and Chennai.

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Understanding MapReduce in CouchDB

by September 2, 2011

In this article we discuss the technical details of MapReduce and how it is applied in CouchDB to augment storage on the Cloud

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“Ruby is much better at actually focusing on what we need to solve and reducing complexities.”

by September 2, 2011

Being agile has become a key aspect in today’s competitive arena. And for project based on agile methodologies, Ruby has become a preferred choice. PCQuest had a chance to meet Ola Bini who’s known as Rock Star in the Ruby world. In the following interaction, he shared his thoughts on benefits of Ruby and languages that are Ruby based. He also talked about the challenges of Indian developer community and how the strong Java developer community in India can leverage upon their existing Java skill towards Ruby development.

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Managed IT Services – Networks

by September 2, 2011

A highly competitive segment overall with a plethora of players, which is currently ruled by HP, with others trailing far behind

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Managed IT Services – Storage

by September 2, 2011

HP and IBM share the top spot in the 100-499 employees segment, while the former takes away the cake in the 500-1000 employees segment

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Managed IT Services – Server

by September 2, 2011

Both HP and IBM enjoy strong brand loyalty in the 100-499 employees segment, however, the larger segment shows HP gaining over IBM

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Managed IT Services – Security

by September 2, 2011

Another highly fragmented space with lots of players and yet poor top of mind recall; HP and IBM continue to hold the top two slots with the former leading by a wide margin

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Managed IT Services – Systems

by September 2, 2011

A category dominated by HP and IBM across both segments. The 500-1000 employee segment shall witness more intense competition from rivals but the 100-499 segment shall remain their forte in the near future

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Managed IT Services – Internet and WAN Connectivity

by September 2, 2011

Not surprisingly, Airtel dominates both segments and by a fair distance. The category has many competitors though with some interesting trends being forecast

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Managed IT Services – Data Center

by September 2, 2011

This is one category where more traction is expected in the 500-1000 employees space as these organizations are more likely to outsource their data center requirements

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Managed IT Services – Application

by September 2, 2011

HP dominates both the 100-499 and 500-1000 employees segments. And though there is only IBM for company in the smaller segment, the larger segment is more fragmented

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Managed IT Services – DR and BCP

by September 2, 2011

Airtel scores by a fair distance over its rivals to top the Users’ Choice Club. Brand loyalties run very high across the board, possibly due to intense competition

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Enterprise Solution – Video Conferencing

by September 2, 2011

Sony leads in the 100-499 employee segment by a wide margin, while Avaya is the winner in organizations having 500-1000 employees, with Polycom close on its heels

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Enterprise Solution – Unified Communication

by September 2, 2011

Cisco reigns supreme across both employee categories, while Microsoft and IBM fight for the second and third spot

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Enterprise Solution – Structured Cabling

by September 2, 2011

DIGILINK continues its winning streak across categories. Systimax, Tyco Electronics and Siemon join the club but do not pose a stiff competition to the winner.

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Enterprise Solution – Enterprise Security

by September 2, 2011

With almost a score of competing brands in the category, Cisco Systems and Symantec emerge winners in 500-1000 and 100-499 employees segments respectively. McAfee is a close second in both categories

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Enterprise Solution – Data Backup Solution

by September 2, 2011

While HP and IBM swap positions for the top spot across both employee segments, we found top of mind recall for brands to be pretty low overall for this category

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