Weekly Recap: Top 10 Stories On Channel Times – (Aug 29 – Sep 3)

Govt Mulls Strict Action Against Errant E Commerce Firms

Taking a note of the complaints of consumers, the government has asked the States to initiate an action against the E Commerce companies that are selling inferior products. The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) will work with the Consumer Affairs Ministry and States on complaints filed by consumers against E Commerce firms. Read More

R Jio To Commence “Datagiri” From Sept 5

Mukesh Ambani’s ambitious $20-billion Reliance Jio service is set to disrupt the telecom industry in the country. What Ambani terms as “Datagiri”, Reliance Jio will start giving 4G connections to consumers from Monday, September 5. Read More

India’s IT Security Market To Grow 10.6 pc In 2016: Gartner

Enterprise security spending (hardware, software and services) in India is on pace to reach USD 1.12 billion in 2016, up 10.6 percent from $1.01 billion in 2015.Gartner has said that the security spending will continue to grow in 2017 when revenue is projected to reach $1.24 billion. Security services revenue accounted for 61 percent of this total revenue in 2015, and this proportion will increase to 66 percent by 2020. Read More

Trend Micro To Recruit Domain Specialist Channel Partners In India

Endpoint security solutions company Trend Micro is actively looking for channel partners, specialized in the technology domain, such as Cloud, Mobility and Defence in India. The company, which is largely focused on its Enterprise and SMB business in the country, recently hired a distributor for its offerings in the SOHO segment. Read More

Deskera Introduces GST-Ready Cloud-Based Software For Rajasthan SMEs

Deskera, a cloud-based business software provider, is eyeing Rajasthan SME market with its GST-ready software suite beneficial to businesses as India readies to welcome the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by April 2017. The company aims at gaining a strong foothold in the Rajasthan SME market with top clients expected to come from textiles, garments, marble and granite, cement and jewelry manufacturers. Read More

Goa Govt Partners With Google India To Realize Vision “Digital Goa”

The Goa government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Google India to promote digital literacy, develop internet safety education for students, promote android development and make government websites mobile friendly. Read More

Microsoft To Launch Cybersecurity Center In Delhi

Microsoft is setting up a cybersecurity center in New Delhi to arm governments and private agencies with all-round intelligence on cyber attacks within the country. The center would target the spread of malware by monitoring the Internet traffic flowing through the country. Read More

F-Secure Aims To Have 500 Partners By 2016-End

F-Secure, aims to have around 500 partners by the end of 2016 and will continue to focus on the SMB market. The company is making a transformational change in its cyber security vision and believes that it can partner with channels that have the skills to deliver protection to customers amidst a rapid changing threat environment. Read More

ASSOCHAM Appeals UP Govt. To Integrate Level Of Digitization

ASSOCHAM has suggested the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government to improve the level and extent of digitization of processes to ensure smooth operations in shorter timeframes which will minimize contact with government agencies and reduce scope for corruption. Read More

MobikWik Partners With 12 States Electricity Boards For Utility Payments

MobiKwik has announced its partnership with 12 state electricity boards. The move comes as a part of MobiKwik’s expansion plan to set up a national base for utility payments. The state electricity boards that have been tied up with are Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tripura, Meghalaya, Calcutta, Rajasthan and union territories of Daman and Diu. Read More

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