TCS will help Ericsson to build and operate a Cloud-based R&D digital workplace. The partnership will help Ericsson to enable anytime-anywhere access and automated delivery of the development environment for its global R&D workforce. TCS will also support Ericsson’s globally distributed teams with on-demand, zero-touch, and remote provisioning. It will also launch a 24×7 Command Center at Hyderabad, India, to help Ericsson accelerate R&D efforts.
Salaries of cloud computing talent have jumped 100 % high due to the pandemic, and push for digitalisation. A cloud computing professional, a year ago, with five years of experience, was drawing Rs 15 lakh anually is now offered Rs 30 lakh. Similarly, a mid-level executive with 10 years of experience is now offered of about 1 cr, up from Rs 40-50 lakh per annum, said an Xpheno survey. The survey pegged the talent shortage of 80% in the cloud computing space.
Genesys is launching new capabilities for its Cloud services in India by enabling businesses to keep their interactions and data located within the country. The new offering will help the Cloud customer experience and contact centre solutions provider to tap highly regulated industry organisations with strict compliance and security standards — healthcare, financial services, govt, etc having data sovereignty needs.
Around 55% of the CIOs plan to increase the total number of full-time employees in their team to push digital initiatives throughout 2021, said research firm Gartner. Positions will be opened for the techies having experience in the areas of automation, cloud, analytics platforms, and support for remote work. The need to accelerate digital initiatives, by a large margin, will drive talent acquisition, followed by automation and rising cloud adoption.
Oracle will help organisations to migrate, partially or full, to its cloud computing services for free, as it aims to tap potential cloud-computing clients by allowing them to save time and money. Oracle, while competing with the likes of AWS, Google and Microsoft, is banking on its free support to persuade firms to opt for its cloud services. Over 100 clients, so far, have taken benefits of Oracle’s “Cloud Lift Services” in the past six months, which will open globally on Wednesday.
Bengaluru-headquartered Mindtree likely is planning to increase growth from cloud business over the next three to four years. Around 20-30% of the current revenue share of $1.1 bn IT services comes from its client’s spending on cloud hyperscalers like Google Cloud, Azure and AWS. Mindtree aims to increase it by 1.5x in the next three years, with the help of the digital talent pool. For the past couple of years, 20% of its revenue comes from the top client.
The healthcare sector is rapidly adopting a hybrid cloud model, with 95% of the respondents agreeing that hybrid is the ideal choice, said a Nutanix report. 70% said that due to the pandemic IT is viewed more strategically and has accelerated digitalisation. ” Healthcare firms has increased adoption of public cloud (56%), hybrid cloud (51%) and has invested (46%) more in private cloud environments,” said Faiz Shakir, Country Head, India and SAARC, Nutanix.
Nutanix’s India business grew 68% in 2020 following rapid digital and cloud adoption. The cloud infrastructure firm showed 14% growth globally. “India is driving global growth for Nutanix and is leading in significant adoption in large verticals like banking and IT,” said Faiz Shakir, director and country head-enterprise and commercial business-India and SAARC, Nutanix. Nutanix new clients and partners grew 25% last year.
Dell is expanding its Hybrid Client, a client computing software that helps users to have easy access to apps and data on any platform like cloud, data centre or device. Hybrid Client 1.5 gives provide access through a secure single-sign-on and makes it easy to find anything the user needs by using a global file search. There is also a follow-me feature that ensures that users get a consistent experience regardless of the device they are using.