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Srinivasan Sundara Rajan

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The digital signage market was valued at USD 16.88 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach USD 27.34 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.7% between 2016 and 2022, as per marketsandmarkets.com. It is also considered as a future for retail and similar industries, where customer experience p...
The newer Windows 10 devices with the Hello extensions are definitely going to have a cost implication, but in today’s context in our own consumer world where every individual has access to Smartphones with advanced biometric features, why should the enterprise user continue to use the...
As the Cloud becomes more of a norm as part of enterprise computing, enterprises now have to deal with the issue of how to ensure that the applications effectively use the attributes of cloud. There are monolithic applications of the previous era that are continuing to be migrated to t...
The adoption of the Internet Of Things (IoT) is growing and its growth is synonymous with the growth of cloud. As per predictions from IDC: IoT and the Cloud: Within the next five years, more than 90% of all IoT data will be hosted on service provider platforms as cloud computing redu...
The concept and subsequent adoption of 'Containerization'' is growing at a rapid speed with the support of almost every other major player in the industry. This concept is much more efficient than the Virtualization which has been a major option for Infrastructure optimization in the p...
Enterprises are going toward Cloud/Client computing, however there are lot of choices in terms of Javascript frame works, HTML5 and other options. Enterprises would be better off in adopting a unified client strategy which is built on a high level object...
As suggested by numerous reports and white papers by both big players and analysts, the market potential for IoT is in the trillions of dollars globally per year and growing. Microsoft has rightly adopted the enablement of IoT with appropriate platform and tools. The Microsoft Azure In...
Internet of Things known as IoT is expected to gain momentum in the year 2014 and will continue to find a mainstream adoption in the coming years. From a definition perspective, IoT is about the integration of more devices that are already prevalent using the RFID and other kinds of ma...
Sentiment analytics is an emerging technology enabler for enterprises to extract the sentiments, opinions and emotions from their Big Data sources, so that enterprises can predict the potential acceptance of their products and offerings. This goes a long way in defining the success of ...
Over the past two decades relational databases have been most successful in serving large scale OLTP and OLAP applications across enterprises. However, in the past couple of years with the advent of Big Data, processing especially processing unstructured data coupled with the need for ...
Big Data as we know it today is more aligned to the analytical processing of large quantities of data. All the predominant use cases identified by the big data product vendors are more aligned with analytical processing. For example one of the major use case of Big Data is about utiliz...
Over the past two decades relational databases have been most successful in serving large scale OLTP and OLAP applications across enterprises. However, in the past couple of years with the advent of Big Data processing, especially processing unstructured data coupled with the need for ...
Master Data Management (MDM) is a very important data governance aspect in enterprises whereby MDM enables the development of a "Single Version of Truth." MDM establishes Single Version of Truth by providing common descriptions for enterprise-wide entities. Need for MDM in Big Data Pr...
Over the past two decades relational databases have been most successful in serving large scale OLTP and OLAP applications across enterprises. However, in the past couple of years with the advent of Big Data processing, especially for processing unstructured data coupled with the need ...
Microsoft recently announced the PolyBase technology as part of SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse solution. PolyBase is a breakthrough new technology on the data processing engine in SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse designed as the simplest way to combine non-relational da...
Recently Amazon announced the availability of Redshift Data warehouse as a Service as a beta offering. Amazon Redshift is a fast, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service that makes it simple and cost-effective to efficiently analyze all your data using your existing busine...
Outsourcing the IT operations, support and associated infrastructure maintenance has been the norm for large enterprises over the last decade. Typically the multi-year IT outsourcing contracts cover the following aspects: Application Development Services: These will be the set of reso...
Over the last decade, Business Process Outsourcing has become an enterprise standard way of delegating the non-core processes to third-party service providers, which resulted in cost controls and business efficiency. This BPO industry has further matured by providing innovation to the ...
Business Process Management solutions enable business people to quickly and easily capture their business goals as models that can be instantly turned into intelligent, automated processes. No or minimal software development, and no wait for IT resources. The Business Process Manageme...
Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) represents a complete preintegrated platform offering for the development and operation of general purpose business applications. A fully preintegrated and standardized platform - offered in a multitenant mode as a managed service - means much less manual e...
In the recent release of '2012 Hype Cycle Of Emerging Technologies,' research analyst Gartner evaluated several technologies to come up with a list of technologies that will dominate the future . "Big Data" related technologies form a significant portion of the list, in particular the ...
As observed in my earlier articles, the Java EE PaaS portfolio is gaining in strength each day, with support from major players such as IBM, Oracle, VMWare, Redhat , Google and Amazon. However unlike the Microsoft > .NET Framework > Azure PaaS equation where there is just one version ...
Over the last couple of years much has changed in the way enterprises map their enterprise IT architecture and realize their business capabilities. Till 2010 or so, enterprise architecture have been purely built on: On Premise Packaged Applications (SAP, Oracle, Siebel) On Premise Cu...
Much of the success of the Cloud delivery model is attributed to the implementation of similar concepts through mainframe computing several years back. The concepts of multi-tenancy, workload management, virtualization, and chargeback accounting all are basic tenants of the mainframe. ...
Studies suggest that businesses are adopting cloud much faster than IT, which is fair considering the fact that tightly coupled on-premise applications and outdated platforms from the previous decade made businesses realize only 30% of their budgets as business capabilities and the res...
Though expected as part of the enterprise transformation, we are seeing a much faster adoption of Business Process as a Service aka industry SaaS model into large and medium-sized enterprises. We are seeing that most enterprises looking for cloud-based solutions for the new business p...
The need for Encrypting data that is stored on public cloud platform is fully realized by enterprises, as it has got direct legal implications and the credibility of the organisation at stake. As mentioned we may have multiple options like either using specialized middlewa...
The term content classification is best understood in an enterprise information context, defined by the following concepts. Taxonomy is the hierarchical representation of topics of interest. For example, a basic taxonomy might consist of a class called "Transport," which might have su...
With cloud adoption becoming a de-facto option for small and medium enterprises, large enterprises are relatively slower in their adoption of cloud. The main reason is that large enterprises have a very complex existing IT setup and no single offering from various cloud providers has y...
With the enablement of new sources of data flow into the enterprise, it is time to look at the issues of Information Delivery 1.0 of the current enterprises. Disparate Data Sources, most enterprises have grown multiple database platforms and even within a platform, multiple databases ...
This is a continuation of my series of articles on Industry SaaS. This term ‘Industry SaaS' can be interchangeably used with BpaaS (Business Process as a Service). However, the term ‘Industry SaaS' meaning a Software as a Service meant for a specific industry is stressed for wider atte...
Data Mining helps organizations to discover new insights from the existing data, such that predictive techniques can be applied towards various business needs. Data Virtualization is becoming part of Main stream enterprise data access strategy, mainly from the angle of it...
The concept of Enterprise 2.0 is quickly emerging. We are seeing exclusive conferences from industry leaders on the idea of Enterprise 2.0 to educate the traditional enterprise in adopting the latest collaboration and social business technologies. Enterprise 2.0 is defined as extendin...
We are in a era where the consumer social networking in the form of face book and twitter are part of every one life. While there are several usages seen for the value proposition of these social networking tools in one’s personal life . However not much tools and t...
Analyzing massive amounts of unstructured content and extracting information out of them is necessary for many industry verticals and particularly important for academics. The following points highlight the growing needs for information delivery in the field of education and research. ...
Service Oriented Architecture: Service Oriented Architecture is the first attempt in aligning the IT with the business and this is now almost a default architecture for all the new applications created in today's enterprise. Definition of SOA emphasizes the following, Service-Oriented ...
This is the continuation of my series of Articles on Industry SaaS . This term ‘Industry SaaS’ can be interchangeably used with BpaaS (Business Process As A Service). However the term ‘Industry SaaS’ meaning a Software As A Service meant for a specific industry need is st...
Purpose of analyzing Cobol for some of the future enterprise needs is not go back to old age. However the whole point of Cloud platform is about choice and freedom to enterprises. Which means that enterprises can take their own decision in this regard. However c...
As identified in my earlier article about Enterprise Search in Hybrid Cloud Computing Model, this particular use case of knowledge management is a natural fit for a cloud platform. However, the following aspects are aligned to the Cloud model. Knowledge Management systems may have lar...
With the initial start in research work and in social network sites Hadoop is now becoming a big part of enterprise IT landscape. Recent announcement from Microsoft about embracing Hadoop as part of its Windows Azure High Performance Computing initiative and Orac...