September-2011 issue
Cover Story
Author: Vimali Swamy
In May 2007 when business information company Thomson took over Reuters it had a huge challenge of merging the different processes at Reuters with in its own. more>>

Guru Talk

Kris Gopalakrishnan
Setting up your own venture is always a difficult task. It requires many sacrifices, a strong commitment, perseverance, and... more>>

10 Most Promising Security Products

ST Team
We present you 10 of the most promising security products of the year. more>>
ST Team
If we go a few years back, the work of a company used to happen inside its walls, employees come to the office, do their jobs... more>>
ST Team
The tremendous increase in online activities has made organizations more vulnerable than ever in terms of security. more>>


ST Team
Although the economic recovery is slow and long, initial signs of improvement has made large and small enterprises wonder alike... more>>
Hari Anil
‘The feast in the neighbor’s house is good, but it will not last forever.’ This applies to the global economies and... more>>


Arun Koshal
Wireless networks and WiFi based devices are growing rapidly. more>>
Shantanu Ghosh
Most of us who watch action movies, where a skilled hacker holds an organization or even a country to ransom will dismiss it as... more>>
Neeraj Dotel
The IT industry flourishes on the stability and reliability of the applications that it either develops or services. Everyday... more>>
Sanjai Bhagat,Shavin Malhotra & PengCheng Zhu
Cross-border acquisitions (CBAs) are an important strategic corporate initiative that enables firms to extend their current... more>>


Steve Sanghi
Between 1975 and 1995, I watched India miss a series of opportunities on the international scene to establish itself as an... more>>
Vandana Subramanian
The massive increase in the demand of mobile apps has led to a windfall for the mobile application development companies. more>>
Prashant Ranade
Technology is ubiquitous in our daily lives. And it’s getting faster, smarter, smaller and cheaper every day. more>>
Dr. Krishnan Ramaswami
The next wave of computing is here. It is primarily driven by mobile computing with social, cloud and commerce acting as... more>>
Parag Deodhar
“Mom, all my friends are on facebook, why is it that only I cannot have a Facebook account?” My 10 year old daughter was... more>>
Anand Iyer
Financial Institutions are facing ever increasing challenges in risk and compliance management. more>>


Karen Farrell
Jim was debating the architecture of the cloud computing solution for his company. It was clear to him they would need a... more>>

Buyer's Perspective

ST Team
The past few years, India has seen a sudden rise in the consumption of mobile devices – smartphones, tablets and more. more>>
ST Team
In a quick interaction with SmartTechie, Alamuri Sitaramaiah, GM –Sales & Marketing, Fluke Networks talks about the rapidly... more>>
Ashu Pande
Cambridge Silicon Radio has recently launched its first single-mode, single-chip Bluetooth low energy platform, CSR µEnergyT,... more>>

People Manager

C. Mahalingam
As managers, we all would like to remain relevant, respected and valued. This involves, of course, a lot of hard work and... more>>

VC talk

Gaurav Shah
It is totally clichéd to say, “The Indian growth story is BIG”. Over the last few years, after meeting several hundred... more>>


ST Team
Human Resources Management is constantly evolving to fine tune itself and enhances its effectiveness. more>>

Venture Beat

ST Team
Chennai based Prizm Payment Services, an electronic payment services provider, gets Rs. 36 crore from Venture Capital firm... more>>
ST Team
Onward Mobility Solutions, a Mumbai based mobile application and distribution company, raises Rs. 18 crore in Series A from... more>>
ST Team
Bangalore based startup SureWaves Media Tech, which operates in the digital media-technology space, raises Rs. 10 crore in... more>>
ST Team
Druva, an enterprise that provides laptop backup and retrieval, raises $12 million in Series B round of funding. more>>

Tech Buzz

Hari Anil
Datamatics Global Services (DGSL), the global Information Technology (IT) and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) organization,... more>>
Hari Anil
With a remarkable GSM footprint, a rapidly growing 3G market and the expected rollout of TD-LTE, there is strong demand for... more>>
Hari Anil
Ascenders Technologies has inaugurated its new premises at the NSIC Software Technology Park, Chennai. Apart from the three... more>>
Hari Anil
Microland, a specialist IT Infrastructure Services Company, signed a strategic multi-year contract valued at $55 million with... more>>
Hari Anil
Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) New Delhi, has tied-up with Akmin Technologies, to launch ‘Mobile Web Site Builder... more>>

Tech Product

Hari Anil
Fujifilm launches yet another camera in India, FinePix F550 EXR. The camera boasts 16.0 million effective pixels and Fujinon... more>>
Hari Anil
Lighter and thinner are the promises Samsung has made with their new range of Galaxy tablets, 730 and 750. more>>
Hari Anil
Transcend releases a new addition to its StoreJet line of portable hard drives, the StoreJet 25A. This new hard drive features... more>>
Hari Anil
Nokia launched its new Symbian smartphone, Nokia 500, in India. more>>
Hari Anil
Iconia Tab A100 runs on Google Android HoneyComb OS and it has a 1GHz NVDIA Tegra 2 Dual Core Processor. more>>
Hari Anil
Reliance launches its 3G tablet in India. It comes with a 7 inch capacitive touch screen with Android 2.3 operating system. more>>

In Focus

Vandana Subramanian
The Anti Corruption movement led by Anna Hazare is fast gaining support not only from the masses — India and abroad but from... more>>
ST Team
There are two Indians and two persons of Indian origin among Top 35 Innovators under-35 in the latest list of Massachusetts... more>>
ST Team
The cumulative growth over the last ten years suggests that the BPO industry has outpaced the IT industry from an absolute number. more>>
ST Team
The job market in the country is coming back to its normal self, and job prospects are rising. In this scenario more than half... more>>
ST Team
Thirty-five Indian companies are ranked among the top 200 Asia-Pacific corporations in Forbes Asia's 'Best Under a Billion'... more>>
ST Team
The current $400 million cloud market in India is expected to touch $ 4.5 billion by 2015, stated a study released by EMC and... more>>
ST Team
Indian American candidates are emerging as a fund raising force for the 2012 U.S. elections, raking in cash from a well... more>>
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