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COVID -19 disrupting India’s IT sector

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Survival in the new normal is only possible for those who are disrupting the way they work and this has been clearly visible in the shift that Indian IT players made towards work-from-home in order to maintain business continuity. Also, as businesses across the globe continue to cope with uncertainties, the Indian IT companies are also working towards the challenges they face by making changes in the way they will work in future.   The Challenges According to a recent report by NASSCOM which surveyed 160 respondents in April 2020 across IT/ITES segment including BOM, Software products and ER&D firms: 75% of the respondents expect clients’ business de-growth in FY20-21, with 40% of these respondents expecting a De-growth of 5% or more A similar trend was highlighted by IDC in their Apri...

Why DevOps Is Crucial For Your Business?

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Once upon a time, American entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer Marc Andreesen wrote his famous WSJ treatise on “Why Software is Eating the World?” In the year 2011, this would almost sound futuristic. But we know that is what happened later on. Look at the way companies like Uber, Amazon and Airbnb have disrupted the workings of transportation, retail and hospitality industry respectively. This goes on to prove that software is digitally transforming every business with disruption and innovation and that this trend is here to stay. The Information Technology (IT) landscape is undergoing a radical change as companies are migrating from traditional data centers that run siloed client /server applications on-premise to running cloud-native applications on highly virtualized infrastr...

The Difference Between Hybrid WAN vs Software-defined WAN

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What Is An Hybrid SD-WAN? A Hybrid WAN often operates in connection with the software-defined WAN and relies on the SD-WAN’s aptitude to disperse the traffic. A Hybrid WAN could even be converted into an SD-WAN by appending SD-WAN technology. A hybrid SD-WAN is often considered an enhancement because it enables a user to adopt strategies to control pathway configuration and selection. It further suggests that the branch office can be reconfigured more efficiently and swiftly. A hybrid SD-WAN additionally enables traffic to flawlessly move between the links with no loss of quality and with an enhanced application experience. The Difference Between Hybrid WAN vs Software-defined WAN The Hybrid WAN and Software-defined WAN technologies make the current WAN flexible and agile to resolve diffic...

What is Software Testing Advisory – Taking a Deep Dive

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To implement digital transformation successfully, enterprises should leverage software testing advisory services to ensure testing is metrics-driven, efficient, follows Agile and DevOps, and looks at things from a fresh perspective. With enterprises embarking on digital transformational journeys or makeovers by adopting state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies, they have to countenance myriad forms of disruptions. The market and customers demand high-quality products and quick resolution of issues (if any), which can only be achieved through QA consulting. Enterprises, in order to remain competitive, may seek software testing advisory services. This is to ensure their value chain is streamlined, bottlenecks are removed, productivity improved, and efficiency enhanced. To deliver mark...

5 things you should know about GDPR – the new data protection law

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1. What is GDPR? GDPR or General Data Protection Regulation, is a new framework for data protection laws in Europe – it will replace the old 1995 data protection issue, which is based on the current UK law. GDPR will be effective from May 25, 2018. This rule empowers citizens and consumers in the emerging digital economy to determine how companies use their data. With GDPR, the data protection rules will be uniform in the entire European Union (EU), which has 28-member states. 2. Which companies are affected by GDPR? Data protection rules will apply to all the businesses operating in the EU, even if they do not have any physical presence within the EU. Any company that stores or processes personal information about European citizens within or outside EU states will comply with GDPR. New ru...

What is Hybrid Wide-area Network (WAN) and How Does It Work!

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  Hybrid SD-WAN is one of the most popular use cases that enterprises are looking for solutions today! With the implementation of SD-WAN solutions, service providers have an opportunity to use a hybrid to increase business possibilities. What is Hybrid WAN? Hybrid WAN is a method of correlating two geographically separated WANs to a branch office with the traffic being sent over two separate connections. Traditional MPLS Broadband connection Where all the regular business or enterprise traffic that is expected to go to the data center takes the MPLS route, and the quicker data such as credit card payments, etc take the faster broadband route. How Does a Hybrid WAN Work? There is a reason why enterprises focus on hybrid WAN, this trend in wide area network matters because it finds solu...

Ransomware – A Painful Extortion

The word Ransom refers to a demand made by the abductors for the release of an imprisoned. In some cases, the criminal may not release the person even after getting the money. Similarly, in the cyber world, it’s not guaranteed that even after paying the Ransom, your encrypted files get released/decrypted. In some case, also collects banking information along with the demanded money.  For taking advantage and utilizing it again, most of the times, malicious files are not removed. Anatomy of Ransomware Ransomware is a piece of software intended to block access to system resources until a sum of money is paid. Ransomware encrypts files on the infected system. When infected all files are inaccessible as they also have a different extension which is unknown to a computer file system. Bad actors...

What are the Software Testing Top Strategies to Boost Business Growth?

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This article explores software testing strategies that can improve business performance. In this article, you will get tips on how to establish long-term cooperation, create thoughtful test cases, and how to find the right way between manual and automatic quality control. Implement these strategies at an early stage, and you are likely to see positive results. Intense competition in the technology market helps to combine development with sufficient testing and quality assurance before launching the product. However, software testing is often left behind when collecting product requirements. The software quality assurance strategy implemented in the early stages improves business performance. Let us move on to discussing four strategies in the field of QA and software testing, which will pl...

The 7 Rules of IT Disaster Recovery – Strengthen Disaster Preparedness

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IT disasters are unpredictable. Be it a malware attack, equipment failure, human error, or natural disaster, they all put the digital assets of your company at risk of becoming inaccessible, or in worse cases, destroyed. As a result, the CIOs are burdened to work out their strategies to ensure that regular IT hiccups do not harm the business, while also putting in the advance groundwork for the enterprise during more turbulent times. Who needs an IT disaster recovery? Too many business owners potter along thinking cyber-attack as an IT issue only, rather than considering it as an important component to be considered while framing the business strategy. But then, there remains a lot of space for those thoughts to evolve. caption – glasbergen.com The health care sector, for example, is targe...

Top eight business ruining challenges that managed service providers should overcome today

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The Cloud Trend By 2020, a corporate “No-Cloud” policy will be as rare as a “no-internet” policy is today. Cloud-first, and even cloud-only, is replacing the defensive no-cloud stance that dominated many large providers in recent years. Today, most of the technology innovation is cloud-centric, with the stated intent of retrofitting the technology to on-premises. – Gartner. Cloud computing has become mainstream and the organizations are using the cloud to support some or the other aspect of their business to stay relevant in today’s fast-paced, digitally transforming world. Various researches and studies have shown that the move is on to a multi-cloud world and that the hybrid cloud is slowly gaining momentum. The role of Cloud Managed Services Providers (MSP) Do you know that an aircraft ...