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October-2009 issue
Cover Story
Author: Jaya Smitha Menon
Founded in 2004, IDenizen's foray into the education vertical with the SmartCampus solution helps institutes to automate their entire administrative and academic processes. more>>

Guru Talk

Kris Gopalakrishnan
The use of IT has become imminent in any vertical and it has become the backbone of any business in existence. more>>

Company Spotlight

Sikta Samantaray
The verve with which Gurgaon based startup, Cocubes, currently India’s only student engagement and campus recruitment... more>>
Vimali Swamy
'Augmented Reality' on mobiles, will soon come in the hands of the users, as DbyDx, a company founded by three IITians is on... more>>
Jayakishore Bayadi
With the rising concern over the data leakages from BPO operations, Seclore offers products to mitigate such risks in... more>>
Vimali Swamy
By addressing specific product development needs, Proteans provides product engineering service that has a edge over... more>>
Benny Thomas
Having brought knowledge innovation in the treasury market, Beans & Intellect is all set to spread its wings across the globe. more>>

Technology

Benny Thomas
The semiconductor industry is going through a phase of maturity, where adoption of new technologies is taking place along with... more>>
Ajay Jain
Information in both physical and electronic forms need to be protected by appropriate integrated access control mechanisms more>>
Kedar Sohoni
Mobile gaming has evolved into a multimillion dollar industry. more>>

Nostalgia

Janakiraman S
IIT education through the environment and education had an everlasting impact in the personal life of Janakiraman. more>>

STARTUP CITY

Benny Thomas
Founded in 2007, bankBazaar is an online marketplace that gives customized real-time rate quotes on loans and enables users to... more>>

Director Speak

U B Desai
Nowadays, The academic institutes have to compete not only in India but also globally. These institutes have to be innovative... more>>
M.S. Ananth
The early Indian technologists, who migrated to the U.S. and attained numerous achievements, are now returning back to their... more>>

Events

ST Team
Siliconindia Startup City provides a platform for startups to potray their product and services in front of large audience and... more>>
ST Team
The siliconindia IT Training Conference provided valuable assistance to the young engineers and the experienced engineers to... more>>

Business

Jim Longwood
Despite dramatic increases in investment, infrastructure remains India's biggest weakness. more>>

Tech Tracker

Eureka Bharali
There are many players who are getting into the touch screen desktop market, but are these desktops really helpful to the users? more>>
Eureka Bharali
The cyber criminals have started using open source to spread mayhem on the internet. However, security solutions providers are... more>>
Eureka Bharali
Google has enhanced its book search service to take on Amazon, but will it really click? more>>
Eureka Bharali
Prof. Palash Sarkar has created a new algorithm that increases the speed of disk encryption by 30 to 40 percent. more>>

Movers and Shakers

Sikta Samantaray
Shivkumar Jagannath, who has more than 17 years experience in the Information Systems Management and Software Engineering... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
Subhash Bana, the newly appointed VP-R&D for the India operations of Alcatel-Lucent will be responsible for driving excellence... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
Bringing with her 13 years of experience in HR, Monisha Tambay, the new VP - Human Resources at Subex will drive the global HR... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
Wanting to take up more challenges in her career, Niloufer Dundh has recently joined Hungama Digital Media as the Head of... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
Having been with Nokia since 1995, Rajeev Suri was recently appointed as the CEO of Nokia Siemens Networks. He has 20 years of... more>>
Sikta Samantaray
Having held various leadership posts in some major technology companies, Sreenidhi Sharma has recently joined... more>>

Mixed Bag

Zoya Anna Thomas
IITs are India's premier institute which have rolled out many successful entrepreneurs over the year since its inception in 1951. more>>

Tech Product

Ojas Sharma
HTC's android based mobile phone - Hero, is an excellent touch phone with latest features more>>
Ojas Sharma
The latest offering from Corel makes editing a photo and video easier. It also allows users to share their videos and pictures... more>>
Ojas Sharma
A password protected Hard drive from Buffalo which protects user's data. more>>
Ojas Sharma
Nokia enters the netbook market with Booklet 3G. more>>

Tech Buzz

Zoya Anna Thomas
Directi, a developer of mass-market Web products, has opened a new facility called 'Directiplex' in Mumbai. more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
Infosys opened its second Global Education Center (GEC II), the world’s largest corporate education center, at its Mysore... more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
Looking at the growing demand for cloud computing in India, NetApp unveiled the latest version of its Data ONTAP cloud platform... more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
Ness Technologies, which now has a workforce of about 3,000 will increase its headcount in India to 5,000 employees. more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
The fifth Freescale Technology Forum (FTF), a two-day event targeted at the design ecosystem was held in Bangalore on 2nd and... more>>
Zoya Anna Thomas
MindTree, like TCS and other IT giants is planning to slash the campus hiring as well as the salary of its trainees. more>>

VC talk

Harish Gandhi
There have been several VAS vendors who have set up their operations in India, howvever the number of Mobile VAS companies are... more>>

Woman Achiever

Zoya Anna Thomas
With confidence and enthusiasm abound in her, Purnima Varadrajan has managed to tread the path that she has carved out for... more>>

Engineer's Diaries

Devarchit Varma
Read about Revati Mariappan, a Software Engineer in Cisco. more>>
Devarchit Varma
Read about Badarinath Sharma, a Software Developer in Beceem Communications more>>
Devarchit Varma
Read about Mohit Gupta, a Team Lead for IP Application Engineering and QA in Infineon Technologies. more>>

Entrepreneurship

Eureka Bharali
‘Entrepreneurs worship Dollars and Ideas’ is a common saying and the entrepreneurs in India are tagging the social aspect... more>>

People Manager

C. Mahalingam
Organizational learning is gaining more importance in organizations, however it requires proper initiatives to be successful. more>>

In Focus

ST Team
Indian companies are more susceptible to Internet threats than other countries, and yet spend much lesser on security. more>>
ST Team
Indian IT firms are experiencing higher demand for building high-value applications from customers and hence have started... more>>
ST Team
Appointed by the World Bank to analyze the state of technology and processes in India’s rural banking sector, Sandeep... more>>
ST Team
In the last few years, as the relation between India and the U.S. has grown stronger, a large number of U.S. visas have come to... more>>
ST Team
More and more Ethernet switch vendors are proposing to collapse three-tier data center architectures into two-tier ones, as the... more>>
ST Team
Corporate houses are increasingly turning to landlines as dropped calls on mobiles is affecting business. more>>
ST Team
The number of 3G subscribers in India is expected to increase significantly in the coming years. more>>
ST Team
The Obama administration has seen an increase in the entry of Indians into the White House, Arun Majumdar being the latest... more>>

Editor's Desk

Pradeep Shankar
The changing landscape in the IT space with more integrated companies emerging, opens up a new opportunity for the Indian IT... more>>
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