Ivor Soans
Ivor Soans
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Life

Time’s up for HMT: Before it’s all gone, get one for yourself. Here’s why and how

Interestingly, there is still demand for HMT’s watches and news of the closure has spiked interest levels.

Business

Starting with cancer, Personalised Medicine the next frontier SAP aims to transform

Built on the SAP HANA platform, SAP's new solutions aim at unlocking the value of patient data, from biomedical data to electronic medical records to clinical trials.

Business

CA Technologies aims to deliver Digital Transformation through new DevOps, API, Agile and Security offerings

At CA World '15 there's a palpable sense of renewed excitement in the air as CA Technologies seems to be demonstrably turning its new vision to reality--of software at the heart of every business in every industry and how CA can help businesses make the best of this opportunity through planning, development, management and security of software.

Life

Hey IndiGo, can I wear shorts on your 6E flight today?

If IndiGo crew wear Western skirts themselves, which end above the knee, how can a flier (whether on a paid ticket or a staff ticket) be stopped for a dress that’s slightly above the knees? And instead of apologizing and tell its staffers to focus on simply flying on time, why is IndiGo throwing manuals at us?

Business

BlackBerry India appoints Narendra Nayak as new MD

BlackBerry India has a new Managing Director in Narendra Nayak, who comes with 30 plus years of experience in the information technology and telecom industry, spanning business and consumer technologies.

Business

What India needs to do to foster innovation businesses

Indian-origin BlackBerry executive Sandeep Chennakeshu, who heads BlackBerry Technology Solutions, and is a named inventor on 73 patents weighs in from his deep innovation experience on what India needs to do to foster innovation.

Business

How to prepare for IoT's unique and massive security challenges

Sandeep Chennakeshu, President of BlackBerry Technology Solutions, and the key strategist for BlackBerry's IoT play explains the security and business challenges that IoT brings and provides possible solutions.

Business

When almost every technology company has an IoT strategy, is BlackBerry's IoT play any different?

BlackBerry Technology Solutions President, Sandeep Chennakeshu, explains to Firstpost what is different about BlackBerry's IoT play and whether BlackBerry can shake off the historical precedent of being a leader in an arena...

Business

Sandeep Chennakeshu explains BlackBerry's IoT strategy

Sandeep Chennakeshu, President of BlackBerry Technology Solutions, who is a named inventor on 73 patents and the man guiding BlackBerry's IoT strategy, explains how BlackBerry plans to win in the IoT space.

Business

Will BlackBerry Technology Solutions save BlackBerry?

Sandeep Chennakeshu, President of BlackBerry Technology Solutions gives Firstpost an update on how far BTS has come in little over a year since inception.

Business

Microsoft Cloud CTO on cloud, security and IoT

Microsoft Cloud CTO David Campbell discusses Microsoft’s new approach to productivity and platforms, where cloud is headed and whether Microsoft’s supposed late coming to cloud has been a blessing in disguise...

Business

RSA sees strong growth ahead for security market in India

Kartik Shahani, Country Manager for RSA--the Security Division of EMC, explains Amit Yoran's vision for the new RSA, and how he sees strong growth ahead for security market in India.

Business

RSA President Amit Yoran explains his vision for the new RSA and security industry

Amit Yoran, President of RSA - the security division of EMC recently said that IT security has failed, and that new answers lie in a mindset approach and not technology.

Business

Smart Cities, cyber warfare and more - How the Indian government can get security right

Security expert Kartik Shahani, Country Manager for RSA--the Security Division of EMC explains what the security challenges that Smart Cities and Digital India brings and how the Indian government can protect itself better.

Business

Analytics is the future of intelligent security

In the second segment of a 3-part video interview, Kartik Shahani, Country Manager for RSA--the Security Division of EMC, does a deep dive into analytics in intelligence-driven security...

Business

BlackBerry India MD Sunil Lalvani quits for greener pastures

BlackBerry India Managing Director Sunil Lalvani has put in his papers at the Indian subsidiary of the once mighty mobile player that is now transforming itself into a software and services company focused around security.

Business

RSA's Kartik Shahani on security mindset, complexity and identity

In the first segment of a 3-part video interview, Kartik Shahani, Country Manager for RSA--the Security Division of EMC, explains why the security is a mindset problem and not a technology one, especially from an India perspective.

Business

How Microsoft under Satya Nadella is embracing open source to win business tech battles

Mark Hill, who has the unenviable job of changing mindsets and helping Microsoft leverage as well as profit from open source had a frank discussion about Firstpost over a range of issues—taking questions about Microsoft’s infamous past comments on open source to discussing the impact of open source on Microsoft’s Azure business.

Business

SAP sees healthy net new business in India; has big hopes from S/4 HANA

In an interview with Firstpost, Paul Marriot, SVP - Platform Solutions, SAP Asia Pacific Japan, discusses SAP S/4HANA, what this means for existing SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA customers.