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Sunday, March 18, 2018
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Neil Holmquist, VP - Marketing & Product Strategy, Cloud & IP, Spirent Communications

By Shah Mir Ali Baig

Neil HolmquistAs bandwidth needs continue to grow at a rapid speed, service providers are deploying infrastructure to meet this demand. So what kind of test equipment requirements comes from the customer?

Ethernet speeds are increasing and networks are becoming more intelligent. New demands are forcing service providers and enterprises to evolve their networks quickly—creating highly complex, multi-layer architectures.

Bandwidth-intensive applications are forcing service providers to expand 100G deployments beyond the core into the edge and access networks. But at these speeds, maintaining data integrity becomes challenging. An exciting shift is happening in carrier networking with Virtualization and Software-Defined Networking technologies.

Customers are looking at high-speed Ethernet test solutions to ensure that their 100G and 400G networks perform to expectations and networks are tuned for on-demand delivery with dynamic, agile, and orchestrated more..

Satya Kalyan Yerramsetti - Founder & CEO, SMS Country Networks

By SJ Singh

Sanjiv Kainth, Country Manager, India, Irdeto Tell us about your company and its vision?

SMSCountry Networks is a Communications Platform as a Service (or CPaaS) Company that enables developers/companies to add real-time communication features (voice, video, and messaging) in their own applications without needing to build backend infrastructure and interfaces.

We also can be categorized as a Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) company since we also provide audio conferencing services. We have currently been operating in India and the Middle East (GCC). Our products/services have been designed keeping in mind our core target audience- small and medium enterprises (SME), who are not the focus of the large multinational companies. We believe that our products, their features, the pricing is just right for these businesses. read more..
Sanjiv Kainth, Country Manager, India, Irdeto

By Pramit Kumar

Sanjiv Kainth, Country Manager, India, Irdeto Tell us about your company and its vision?
Irdeto is the world leader in digital platform security. We protect digital platforms and assets across multiple industries, such as media & entertainment, payments & banking, and automotive. Our solutions and services enable our customers to protect their brand and revenue, create new offerings and fight cybercrime. We help content owners and providers securely deliver media across all screens and devices in and out of the home. With nearly 50 years of expertise in security, Irdeto’s software security technology and cyber services protect over 5 billion devices for some of the world’s best known brands.

We believe our customers should feel confident and prepared, no matter what challenges they are faced with. The industry is evolving rapidly and operators and content owners need to evolve along with this to ensure a secure environment and seamless user experience. read more...

C P Manoharan, Sr. Systems Engineer Manager – Spirent Communications

By Yash Menghani

C P ManoharanAs cyber threats have advanced significantly, how is Spirent helping enterprises counter these threats?

Spirent offers state-of-the-art testing technology to help organizations gauge the performance and effectiveness of security environment by emulating the most realistic traffic volumes and a wide range of threat and attack scenarios. Spirent solutions can help validate: Next-generation network security, Malware detection, Virtualization and cloud security, Cyber security framework, BYOD use on the corporate network and Performance of application-aware networks.

What kind of testing solutions Spirent offers in the market?

Spirent’s CyberFlood™ gives organizations state-of-the-art testing technology to help them gauge the performance and effectiveness of security environment by emulating the most read more...

Aroop Zutshi, Global President & Managing Partner, Frost & Sullivan.

By Shishir Lahoti

Aroop ZutshiWhat is Frost & Sullivan’s Vision and the Strategy it intends to follow to achieve its vision?

Aroop: Frost & Sullivan is a growth partnership company. We help companies prepare for the future given the disruption, collapse, and transformation that is happening globally. We identify, evaluate, and prioritize growth opportunities to achieve transformational growth. Our growth partnership integrates everything we do into a continuous and renewable flow of research, vision and strategy, implementation, and experiential learning. All our resources, our teams, and research available globally are leveraged to support our clients.
Frost & Sullivan is moving onto its next BIG chapter. Our strategy is to continue to serve and engage with our clients, becoming their trusted advisor, and strategic partner. We want our clients to be successful both in the short and long term. Given the impact of technology, our plan is to support our clients on their journey to digital transformation by providing them digitally delivered experiential more...

Raghavendra Rangarao, Head - Systems Engineering, Spirent Communications

By SJ Singh

Raghavendra RangaraoWhat were the next steps in the GNSS technology evolution?

We have seen large diversifications in GNSS technology with respect to the usage and adoptability in government and commercial market segment last 10 years, also we could foresee the continue of the same trend in this technology. Many countries and space agencies are investing huge in their R&D to in line with this demand, for example development of IRNSS in India, GALLIEO from European Union and European space agency (ESA), BEIDOU from China for guaranteed services for their regions. Also to mitigate the GNSS threats like interference, spoofing or jamming introducing multi frequency RF bands for broadcasting navigation information for example L2C and L5 in GPS, E5 and E6 in Galileo for civilian usage. Also given importance for safety of life especially in automotive segment like emergency call services (e911, ERA-GLONASS) initiative to combine mobile read more...

Anuj Gupta- Chief Strategy Officer at hSenid Business Solutions

By Shishir Lahoti

Anuj Gupta- Chief Strategy Officer Tell us about your company and its vision?

hSenid Business Solutions is a premier Human Resources Information Systems solution provider; specializing in holistic human resource applications both on premise and cloud based, HR services outsourcing and software development. hSenid is growing at a very rapid pace and is now operating from Sri Lanka, Australia, Singapore, India and Africa. Since its incorporation in 1997, hSenid has acquired over 750 clients globally, across 18 industries from 30+ countries. hSenid’s vision in simple words “Make life easy” by using ICT. read more...

Kumar Siddhartha is Managing Director of Sage Software Solutions Pvt Ltd

By SJ Singh

Kumar Siddhartha is Managing Director of Sage Software Solutions Pvt Ltd Company vision and the strategy it intends to follow to achieve its vision.

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Sage gives businesses around the world the information, insights and tools they need to succeed and being an authorized distributor of Sage products in India, Sage Software Solutions P Ltd follows its vision unswervingly. Our customers range from small medium business owners to large enterprises, all of whom have different requirements. While every business is unique, they all share common challenges and goals - a desire for simple, secure and read more...

Responses from Rajdip Gupta, Founder & CEO, Routesms Solutions Limited.

By SJ Singh

Rajdip GuptaCompany vision and the strategy it intends to follow to achieve its vision.

Routesms was founded in 2004 at a time when the mobile messaging business was just beginning to get traction. Today, after 11 years, the company is still passionate about messaging and has a significant advantage in that sector. It has achieved a revenue growth (CAGR) of 48% in the last 5 years. Today it has 18,000 customers, 250 people at 10 offices in 6 countries including Canada, Congo, India, Nigeria, UAE and the UK. The company’s vision was always to help smoothen communication, especially business, in the ever changing technology landscape. read more...

Telecommunications industry witnessing drastic growth in mobile Internet traffic

By Shah Mir Ali Baig

Aniket DebCompany vision and the strategy it intends to follow to achieve its vision.

Ans:Bizongo is a B2B e-commerce marketplace catering to the large Packaging, Paints, Plastics and Chemical industry in India. Our main vision is to revolutionize the B2B sector and bring businesses online. We strive to empower buyers and sellers with technology to make trade easy and bring businesses online. For this, we first adopted a feet-on-street approach to meet the local traders and understand their problems. We currently have a large number of suppliers registered with us and are in the process of getting more on board. read more...

Kunal Nagarkatti, Sr. Vice President and Head - Sales, Clover Infotech

By Pawan Dixit

Kunal NagarkattiTell us about your company and its vision?

Clover Infotech was founded by Javed Tapia in 1994. Clover Infotech is a part of the Clover group of companies with interests in real estate, renewable energy and transaction systems.

Clover Infotech is a comprehensive IT services provider offering services ranging from application development, maintenance and support to infrastructure management services. The company has over 180 clients across geographies and industry verticals with a keen focus on the banking, financial services and insurance.. read more...

Kartik Parikh, CEO, Fastech Telecommunications (I) Pvt. Ltd.

By SJ Singh

Kartik ParikhTell us about your company and its vision?

Fastech Telecommunications (I) Pvt. Ltd. provides Telecommunications test & measurement instruments, optimization, synchronization and service assurance solutions in India since 1997. We have our Head Office in Mumbai and branch offices in NCR and Bangaluru, all of which are equipped with a large array of Demo units & technical/calibration support infrastructure.

Our Vision: To be the most preferred provider of telecom test and optimizing solutions to carriers, service providers ,and network element manufacturers, through knowledge , professionalism and zeal to support our customers. read more...

Matthias Greve, Founder and CEO, ABOX42

By Yash Menghani

Matthias GreveLeading Player in the OTT, IPTV and DVB Hybrid Smart STB Global Market ABOX42 comments on a core issue: Will STBs match the upcoming and future Challenges, Network Operators of Converging Cable Networks and new IP Services are facing?

IPTV is moving from a pure linear product to a complete TV experience with Live TV, OnDemand services and 3rd party content. This new world of connecting the TV to the Internet means both, opportunities and challenges for operators, developers and integrators. read more...

Suresh Ranganathan, Director- International Business, Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)

By Pramit Kumar

Suresh RanganathanMatching India’s global reputation as IT/Computing Capital with globally qualified professionals

With an aggregate revenue of more than US$100 billion in 2012, India is undoubtedly one of the world’s leaders in Information Technology (IT). From the early days of its IT revolution in 1967, when the government first established the Santacruz Electronics Export Processing Zone (SEEPZ), to its peak in the 1980s where SEEPZ was responsible for exporting 80% of the world’s software solutions, India’s IT industry has grown exponentially and looks set to continue growing. NASSCOMM, for instance, estimates that India’s IT industry will generate over US$225 billion in revenue by 2025. read more...

André Kudelski, Chairman & CEO of The Kudelski Group

By Yash Menghani

André Kudelski NAGRA-CONAX CONTRIBUTED Q&A for select media

The Kudelski Group recently announced the acquisition of Conax, making the Switzerland-based pay-TV technology provider the undisputed market leader in conditional access solutions. Today, we talk with André Kudelski, Chairman & CEO of The Kudelski Group and Morten Solbakken, CEO of Conax to understand what this means for both companies, their technologies and their customers: read more...

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