IT sector Current Affairs - 2020

Maharashtra tops in Internet Readiness Index: IIRIS report

As per recently released Index of Internet Readiness of Indian States (IIRIS) report, Maharashtra has topped in terms of the overall Internet readiness index. The report has been compiled and published by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Indicus Analytics. Key highlights of report The purpose of the report was to help governments Read More…

Cognizant acquires KBACE Technologies

United States (US) based software services exporter Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS) has acquired cloud-based computing firm KBACE Technologies. This acquisition will help Cognizant to strength and expands its digital capabilities from its critical business applications to cloud-based IT infrastructures. The terms and amount of the acquisition deal were not disclosed by the company. This acquisition Read More…

Wipro awarded 2015 Aegis Graham Bell Award

Global software major Wipro has been awarded 2015 Aegis Graham Bell Award for developing a solution for the Internet of Things (IoT). The award has been bestowed upon Wipro’s IoT solution ‘Universal Data Parser’ (UDP). The UDP enables flexible adaptation of data streams from a wide range of end devices to IoT platforms and data Read More…

Union Government inks MoU for establishing IIITs at Ranchi, Nagpur & Pune

The Union Government has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for establishing three Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) in the country. The agreement to this effect was signed between Department of Higher Education (DoHE) and private agencies including Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Tata Motors, ADCC Infocad and Hubtown. Key facts These IIITs are being Read More…

Infosys to acquire US based firm Noah Consulting

India’s second largest software services major Infosys has announced acquisition of US-based oil and gas consulting firm Noah Consulting for 70 million US Dollars in an all-cash deal. This acquisition is part of Infosys strategy to bring next generation data analytics solutions to the oil and gas industry. Noah Consulting was founded in 2008 and Read More…