Aircel offers Short-Term Prepaid SIM Cards for Amarnath Yatris
Intending to ensure that the Amarnath yatris have seamless access to the telecom services to stay in touch with their near and dear ones during the yatra, Aircel has launched special short-term prepaid Yatra SIM cards. In addition, Aircel will also set up special counters in Jammu, Pahalgam, Baltal and many more locations in J&K to make these SIM cards available to the yatris.
Kadhiravan K, Circle Business Head - Karnataka, Aircel, said, The annual Amarnath Yatra encapsulates our country’s rich cultural heritage, diverse ethos and beliefs where more than six lakh yatris from varied parts of the country come to pay obeisance to the Amarnath Holy Cave. As the yatris embark upon the enchanting route to witness the greatness of God, we realize the importance of them being constantly connected to their families and friends. To make their journey better and more convenient, Aircel is launching a short-term prepaid Yatra SIM Cards which will enable the yatris to stay connected 24X7 during the Amarnath Yatra. We are absolutely delighted to play our part in this divine journey by providing seamless communication services for the yatris. Furthermore, we are planning some unique initiatives for the Yatris during the course of Amarnath yatra.
To avail this service of Aircel, yatris will be required to produce their original Yatra registration slip at the counter, while purchasing the SIM card. Furthermore, yatris will have to submit…..See More
RAPOO presents Laser Mouse 3920P with 18 Month Battery Life
Expanding its product portfolio further, RAPOO has introduced the laser engine 3920P mouse with 5GHz wireless connectivity. 3920P enables users to work freely on any surface even glass with anti-interference wireless connection. The new-generation energy-saving technology and power on/off button endow it with 18-month-long battery life and frees you from the trouble and cost of changing batteries frequently.
Sunil Srivastava, India Sales & Marketing Manager, RAPOO India, said, “RAPOO 3920P is a multipurpose and feature-packed mouse that gives users flexibility. With all the creative features it possesses, it is one of the most innovative mice in the market and boasts an incomparable battery life of 18 months. Customers who buy this product will get a unique, innovative and trouble free mouse.”
RAPOO 3920P is designed with new-generation energy-saving technology and its power on/off button enables its battery to last for 18 months. Apart from the usual mouse functionality, two extra buttons are present on the left-hand side of the mouse. These function as Forward/Next and Back buttons. The product also has a DPI switch and scroll wheel, which can be tilted on either side to move the mouse pointer laterally on the screen. RAPOO 3920P 5G wireless mouse is ideal for discerning power users who expect more features and want to navigate seamlessly…….See More
GIGABYTE commences Training Programme for Resellers, SIs in India
With an initiative to train its resellers and system integrator (SI) partners regarding the latest 8 series motherboards that support the Intel fourth-generation Core processors, GIGABYTE Technology has kicked off a countrywide 8 series reseller training programme at the reseller event held in Ahmedabad.
According to the company, in the July - August–September quarter, the training programme will be conducted at over 15 Tier 2-cities across the country.
Sunil Grewal, Sales Director - India, GIGABYTE Technology, said, “We believe timely knowledge-sharing is the key to the success of our channel partners’ business, and also ours, where technology upgrades are faster. With this focus, we have designed a unique programme to educate our partners, so that they become best equipped to satisfactorily direct, manage and support their customers, with regard to GIGABYTE’s 8 series motherboards.”
Grewal added, “As our 8 series motherboards come with a number of exclusive technologies / features, it becomes all the more important for our reseller partners, to gain ample knowledge to help them capitalize on the expected market demand……See More
Canon India delights Its Partners with Europe Trip
To acknowledge its top performing gold and platinum channel partners who have achieved100% target over a period of six months (July 2012 – December 2012), Canon India(NYSE:CAJ) has announced the successful execution of 10th annual “Wings of Glory” programme for the year 2013. Under this channel partner engagement programme, Canon rewarded its 34 partners for a five-day tour to the Scandinavian destinations (Sweden and Denmark) of Europe.
Alok Bharadwaj, Executive Vice-President, Canon India, said, “At Canon, we firmly believe in positioning the partners as one of the biggest differentiators. The goal of this unique programme is to felicitate and strengthen the relationship between Canon and its partners in a unique out of office environment. We also invited spouses to join the family in contributing for high growth of Canon. Completing a stupendous decade of achievements, the Wings of Glory is a much- awaited platform that binds the Canon India family together”.
With this partner programme, Canon India aims to strengthen its bonds with channel partners and help them recognize their efforts. “Wings of Glory” has motivated partners to continuously better their performance and raise the bar for a better quality performance…….See More
CtrlS and Siemens Convergence sign MoU
CtrlS has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Siemens Convergence Creators Pvt. Ltd (CVC). This strategic partnership with Siemens CVC will enable CtrlS to offer Secure Workforce Productivity Service (SWPS) targeted at increasing the workforce productivity of enterprise customers with a 360-degree view and optimizing their operating expenditure. The offering will revolutionize the end-user computing environment linking the missing step of aligning the IT with workforce productivity, ensuring a transparent valuation matrix.
According to the MoU, CtrlS will leverage Siemens CVC’s product CONDIS, a leading asset and resource management solution, for its SWPS offering. This will help manage and optimize the IT and non-IT assets of customers, thereby allowing the SLAs and measurement systems to be rolled out to the workforce, creating a conducive environment, where all elements around the workforce are measurable and auditable.
“At CtrlS, we are committed to providing global standard of services to customers. Many MNCs operating in India and Indian enterprises face various issues in complying with stringent confidentiality requirements and adhering to global standards for their workforce. The Secure Workforce Productivity Services will ensure 360-degree view of their back office operations, creating a transparent measurable set-up that will ensure security and productivity measurement parameters be placed for optimization and increased productivity,” said Sridhar Pinnapureddy, Founder & CEO, CtrlS.
“Siemens CVC’s CONDIS has gained the trust of enterprises across different verticals who aim to efficiently manage resources and it will serve as the right vehicle to drive SWPS services in India. Based on its smart architecture and its high scalability, CONDIS is significantly more cost-efficient than comparable solutions on the market. In addition, CONDIS requires just a minimum of operational investment. It is easily customizable and can be effortlessly extended anytime. With this partnership, we aim to provide tools and technologies for customers to become more productive and focus on their key competencies,” said Rajiv Sulekh, CEO & Managing Director, Siemens CVC India.
This partnership will enable CtrlS reinforce……See More
BlackBerry announces Scholarship Programme for Indian Women
BlackBerry is reportedly reaching out to women in India to urge them to apply for the new BlackBerry Scholarship Programme, an initiative designed to inspire women globally to enter and develop careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
Led by BlackBerry Global Creative Director Alicia Keys, the BlackBerry Scholarship Programme will offer ten full, four-year university scholarships to outstanding female candidates. The BlackBerry Scholarship Programme is available to women in India and will provide scholarships to outstanding applicants who are seeking degrees at accredited local colleges and universities in the areas of STEM across India. Applications are now open to candidates in India, who are interested in the scholarships, and will close at 2:30 am on June 27, 2013. The scholars will be selected by a panel of inspirational and accomplished women, led by Alicia Keys, who will recruit candidates based on their academic merit and passion for entering the mobile computing industry.
“Women are underrepresented in the fields of science and technology, and we feel strongly that it is time to drive a change. It is important to connect the dots for young women in secondary schools and colleges, and show them that careers in science and technology are within their reach. And when women do land these jobs, it is vital they receive the mentoring and support they need to advance in their careers. I am proud BlackBerry is demonstrating leadership in women’s education, both in school and in the workplace, and giving back to its most loyal users in such a profound way,” said BlackBerry Global Creative Director Alicia Keys.
This Scholarship Programme is the first step in the BlackBerry’s long-term commitment and multi-tiered strategy to engage young women at every step of their education from secondary school to college……See More
Josh expands “Fortune” Portfolio with Fortune HD Smartphone
Josh Mobiles has further strengthened its smartphone series “Fortune” - unveiling its latest Fortune HD, a high-definition smartphone for lifelike viewing experience.
The new Fortune HD is a 3.5-inch high-definition screen with the screen resolution of 960*540. Fortune HD with its 8MP rear and 3MP front camera captures clear images. One can also make the long-distance calls timely with its Video Calling feature.
Running on ice cream sandwich 4.0.4, Fortune HD is backed by 1.2 GHZ Dual-Core Processor, making the device compatible to multitasking. Supporting the latest audio formats, one can also download unlimited songs. To back it all its heavy-duty 2400 mAh battery gives longer hours to work and play with your Fortune HD.
Deepak Gupta, Director, Josh Mobiles, said, “Fortune HD is packed with exciting features and its high-definition screen shall take you to the next level of viewing experience. The latest addition in the Fortune series on our third anniversary strengths us further in the smartphone category…….See More
Nevales bags Cloud Advantage Award 2013
As per the latest update, Nevales Networks has been graced with an award for its Cloud-based solution offerings. Nevalas has grabbed the Cloud Advantage Award in the category of “Best cloud app developed in-house for business efficiency”. The award was received by the Nevales team at Cloud Connect, an event on Cloud Computing held on June 12, 2013 in Mumbai.
Sunija Rishi, Co-Founder & VP – Marketing and Business Development a Nevales Network, said, “Cloud Connect brings together enterprise IT professionals, developers, infrastructure and service providers, and cloud computing innovators. Getting this award at Cloud Connect will help us build relationship with cloud experts, technology providers, analysts and IT professionals. We have always believed that we offer the world-class cloud security solutions and this award validates our stance. We are honoured to get this prestigious award.”
Nevales Networks offers comprehensive cloud-based security solutions. The Nevales series of plug-and-play ready cloud-managed security gateway appliances combine the advantages of cloud computing with those of an on-premise security gateway appliance. Nevales customers can access all Internet-related resources, application and services safely and securely through Nevales’ secured network. Nevales’ Cloud-based architecture provides a single-point security management console accessible from anywhere and from any device, allowing enterprises to manage these plug-and-play ready security gateway devices remotely…….See More
Kapsersky hosts “Partner Pitshops” in India
To help the channel partners to grow their business, Kaspersky Lab has organized a series of partner technical and sales enablement trainings and meetings across multi-cities in India. This announcement was followed by the launch of its security solution for Corporates - Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business (KESB). The trainings titled “Partner Pitstops” in its first phase covered Mumbai and other south Indian cities, including Cochin, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. The trainings in South India were conducted along with Kaspersky Lab’s National Distributor for corporate business, eCaps. In the second phase, Pitstops are planned for Delhi and other north Indian cities.
Altaf Halde, Managing Director, Kaspersky Lab South Asia, stated, “The year 2013 will see us consolidating our partner network and working closely with them to deliver technical and sales enablement trainings in addition to supporting them with customer leads. As we are a 100% channel-centric company, it is imperative that we support our partners with training and marketing to grow their business.”
Kaspersky Lab has conducted several such technical sessions already in this quarter; about 5 trainings alone were conducted in the Kaspersky Lab Mumbai technical training lab.
“Such technical trainings usually are conducted over a period of two days with hands-on lab sessions in deploying our solutions. We believe at the end of the training, partners strengthen their technical expertise in Kaspersky B2B solutions significantly,” said Pranav Bhayani, Technical Support Manager, Kaspersky Lab South Asia.
Recently, under the Pitstop roadshow series…….See More
Google commences Product Listing Ads in India
Good news for those shoppers who use Google search as a starting point to research and discover products to purchase online and offline. To better serve these shoppers, Google India is introducing a new ad format in India called Product Listing Ads. This new format connects users to rich product-information such as product images, price and brands.
This ad format will help users easily find and compare relevant products and prices – with clear product images and links to fine-tune what they are looking for.This unit will initially be placed on the right-hand side of the search results page above text ads and be labelled as “sponsored”.
Spokesperson of Google said, “We are excited about building delightful shopping experiences for consumers in close partnership with merchants. The new Product Listing Ads will help shoppers turn their intentions into actions lightning fast. Today’s changes are a first step toward providing technology, tools and traffic to help power the Indian retail ecosystem……See More