Indian IT companies targeting start-ups to expand business globally

A new commerce start-up was already in function with few of the leading banks of India when it actually entered into a partnership with Infosys Finacle just a year back. Since then, Infosys has provided its full support to the Bengaluru start-up in boosting its client base up to sevenfold.

Sachin Jaiswal, who is the CEO of the start-up, stated that this partnership with Infosys has actually helped them tremendously. For a start-up, it is extremely difficult to market its business with limited resources. Finacle also maintains a similar relationship with ToneTag for providing it with a payment solution.

Most of the IT services in India have faced difficulties in the past decade due to fast changing in technology. Today, more and more customers are investing in newer digital projects. But the fact that a major part of the revenue comes from the traditional services, IT services in India are actually facing a setback.

Tech Mahindra has signed a new partnership with Avaamo in order to produce AI solutions to the international enterprises. According to Ram Menon, the CEO of Avaamo, this kind of partnership results in the benefit for both the companies.

Tech Mahindra and Israel Aerospace Industries officially form a partnership

ELTA Systems which is a subsidiary of IAI and Tech Mahindra have finally partnered up in order to provide cyber-related solutions along with services to the enterprise customers in India along with the government all across the world. IAI is known to be one of the globally recognized companies in the world as of today. It is known to develop commercial and military aerospace technologies. It is also a known fact that this is one of the leading cyber security companies in Israel. This particular partnership is basically aimed towards the delivering and designing of C-SOCs, forensic laboratories, and CERTs.

The whole procedure is going to be leveraging on orchestration tools along with the state of the art technology in art automation, AI along with Machine learning analytics. This partnership is also going to be offering training, consultation along with managed security services that are going to be based on national level procedures and methodologies which will in turn help in developing technologies for the future. These technologies are going to be of nature which is going to be able to meet up with the evolving challenges in the field of the cyber domain.

The Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Tech Mahindra Mr. CP Gurnani state that they are actually pretty excited for this partnership with the IAI. He believes that the strategic partnership is going to be the beginning of a brand new chapter which will help in tackling all of the cybersecurity threats which affects the people at a global level in this digital era. He further states that this following partnership is going to usher a new era. It will be acting as a multiplier force for the company’s robust cybersecurity expertise all across the world.

The company’s SOC capabilities along with the help of IAI’s broad spectrum of defense products and cyber intelligence will be actually helping the company in providing services in different and new areas including cyber protection, intelligence, integrated cyber resilience, monitoring etc.

The General Manager and VP of IAIs, Mr. Esti Peshin states that they are pretty much confident with regards to the company Mahindra’s cybersecurity professionals. They are of the belief that the experienced team is going to be able to fully equip the IAI technology with a certain sustainable competitive advantage. Through this process, they will be able to prevent cyber-attacks and will also be able to improve their ability to scale up rapidly having and controlling cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions.

The ELTA Systems is actually one of the leading companies in relation to defense electronics in Israel relating to the field of Surveillance, intelligence, HLS, ISTAR, self-defense and self-protection along with fire control applications.

Tech Mahindra all set to establish an Enterprise Business System in India

Tech Mahindra is going to establish and maintain an EBS which stands for Enterprise Business System. This will be done in order to automate and modernize the processes of the port for 5 ports that are owned by the central government for Rs 350 crore which will include taxes.

The Indian Ports Association issued a tender which was won by Tech Mahindra according to which they are going to establish a common shared platform on the behalf of Paradip Port Trust, Kolkata port trust, Chennai port trust, Deenadayal port trust which was formerly known as the Kandla Port and the Mumbai port. This was stated by the shipping ministry.

The EBS aims to improve India’s raking in enabling faster processing of requests in the delivery of services with an improved turnaround time, doing business, decrease in the manual documentation required, decrease in the overall transaction costs and time, faster turn round of vessels along with a less dwell time, increased efficiency in the port operations, easy and simplified procedures for entry of cargo and improve transparency across the systems.

The time period for the implementation and stabilization of the project is around 20 months. However, the maintenance and operations support is for about 5 years.

Tech Mahindra is known to enter into a partnership with SAP, Dell, CISCO, Envision, and RTCom in order to roll-out the EBS for the 5 port trusts.

EBS is going to compromise on the three main solution components which include standard ERP solutions, port operations solutions and auxiliary solutions. It is also going to integrate with the PCS which stands for Port Community System and also with other enterprise business standard processes, retained applications of ports and shared infrastructure on the cloud so that it can become the next generation system that can serve the purpose of the ports in the years to come.

The system is known to be run by simple, transparent, error-free business processes along with the use of the latest technologies in order to achieve business objectives and also to integrate prevalent devices and systems. The solution suggests a cafeteria approach for the ports. This will give them the right to choose the systems according to their need.

Other ports of the central government which includes the Jawaharlal Nehru port trust, Kamrajar port ltd, Visakhapatnam port trust, Cochin port trust, new Mangalore port trust, VO Chidambaram port trust, and Mormugao port trust are already known to run an ERP system which is established by them on their own.

An official stated that the number of staff will decrease as repetitive jobs will come to an end. The shipping ministry already has a frozen recruitment at Class 3 level for more than 10 years now.

The official also stated that the strength of the workers will reduce as there will be no more repetitive jobs. ERP is known to provide end-to-end solutions which will provide the all the departments with an integrated making data and information which will be readily available and thus, resulting in easy decision making.

Netflix to enable users to choose the ending of movies and TV series on its platform

It was reported by Bloomberg on this Monday, that the video streaming giant Netflix is now to invest the power to the users to choose the ending of a movie or a TV episode. With this decision, Netflix is moving towards interactive television.

It was also reported by Bloomberg, that Los Gatos which is a California based company is going to develop specials that will allow users to decide the ending of the storyline.

The animated program called the ‘Puss in Book’ was earlier released by Netflix where the user was allowed to choose alternative endings to the same story.

By the end of this year, it is expected that Netflix is going to release it’s the first project of the new line up. It is also planned that the popular sci-fi show of Netflix, the ‘black mirror’ will have an episode under this new undertaking. In the month of December this year, Black Mirror is most expectedly going to release its fifth season. However, Netflix did not comment anything on the matter as of now.