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Top ICT tools for financial institutions identified

M-commerce is set to experience a renaissance in the financial industry, according to research firm Ovum.
Ovum said instead of focusing on promoting contactless payment technology, banks should pay attention to m-commerce in the short term.

Written by Anuradha Shukla28 April 10 22:00

Asian enterprises quick to adopt hosted technology

The economy is now looking up and analysts are researching how small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) across multiple segments survived the tough times and are also investigating the role of technology during the difficult times.
According to Microsoft's global SME IT and Hosted IT Index 2010, businesses in Asia managed to perform better than their Western counterparts and used IT to improve both business productivity and effectiveness.

Written by Anuradha Shukla25 April 10 22:00

Enterprises are migrating from Sun to HP

Recession has made companies more cost-sensitive and this has increased the popularity of solutions from HP, according to two separate research reports by Gabriel Consulting Group and Alinean Inc.

Written by Anuradha Shukla07 April 10 07:40

The 10 mobile technologies to watch

Organisations are ramping up both business-to-employee (B2E) and business-to-consumer (B2C) mobile spending, according to Gartner, which says that investments in mobile applications and technologies will increase through 2011.
The analyst firm has identified 10 mobile technologies that will evolve significantly through 2011 and expects this evolution to impact both short-term mobile strategies and policies.

Written by Anuradha Shukla28 March 10 23:00

IBM reduces server sprawl with new eX5 portfolio

IBM is offering organisations an opportunity to experience more scalable, workload-tuned computing on the x86 platform. The company has launched new eX5 servers that have the ability to break the technical barriers to reach this goal.

Written by Anuradha Shukla09 March 10 12:34

PC market grows in the Asia Pacific

The Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) PC market grew 32 per cent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2009 according to IDC, a global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets.

Written by Anuradha Shukla21 Jan. 10 09:09

Google's loss, Baidu’s gain in China

Popular search engines Microsoft Yahoo and Baidu may see their profits soaring in the coming months. Google has indicated it may cease to operate in China and according to Warren Cowan, CEO at UK-based independent search marketing agency Greenlight, this will result in greater dependency of advertisers on foreign operators.
Google is considering this move following a cyber attack designed to gather information on human rights activists. Their retreat from this fast-growing economic region will leave the field open for Microsoft, Yahoo and Baidu that will become the primary sources for accessing the Chinese search audience.

Written by Anuradha Shukla13 Jan. 10 22:00