It’s time to look at technology as infrastructure: Alok Ohrie, President & MD, Dell India

The Digital India initiative and the consequent technology adoption across the country will significantly boost the domestic IT market, says Alok Ohrie, president and managing director, Dell India. He believes that there exists a massive opportunity for Dell to partner the government and build the nation through technology. “Our extensive expertise in setting up and…

IT governance in higher education

Information technology (IT) was born in educational institutions but grew into the practice of IT governance, directly impacting the corporate world across core areas such as responsibility, strategy, acquisition (of IT resources), performance, conformance and human behaviour, which form the cornerstone of the corporate governance of IT. Today, e-Governance is meant to provide the common…

ESI will be brought under e-governance: Bandaru

More than Rs. 27,000 crore are lying as inoperative funds with the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and the beneficiary workers would be identified and the amounts refunded, Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya said here on Sunday. Speaking to presspersons after visiting Nacharam ESI Hospital here, Mr. Dattatreya said these amounts were languishing…

IT governance in higher education

Information technology (IT) was born in educational institutions but grew into the practice of IT governance, directly impacting the corporate world across core areas such as responsibility, strategy, acquisition (of IT resources), performance, conformance and human behaviour, which form the cornerstone of the corporate governance of IT. Today, e-Governance is meant to provide the common…

Heat blamed for Australian internet failure

Australia’s second largest net provider iiNet said it had turned the servers off “as a precautionary measure” as the city experienced temperatures topping 44.4C. It left thousands of customers offline for about six-and-a-half hours. Many of them later took to Twitter to vent their frustration and question why the meltdown occurred. “Our Perth data centre…