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Five trends to enable effective IT for the workplace of tomorrow

The hyper-connected era has changed the definition of workplace — it is no longer restricted to a fixed office desk. Remote employees are a way of the future. The workplaces of today are expected to be well-equipped so as to enable employees to choose where, when and how they engage with peers and with the office environment. Read how Infosys, rated as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Global Workplace Services, Q4 2015 report, is revolutionizing the future of the workplace.


How technology is changing the way we think about security

In this article, Avinash Prasad, Associate Vice President, Cloud, Infrastructure and Security, Infosys, discusses how technology is changing the way we are looking at IT security. He states, ‘‘the power of technology combined with a holistic view of defense strategy and speed of action can build confidence that empowers cyber security teams to defend the boundary-less enterprises of today.” This article will edify on how information security owners will have to strike the right balance between ease of access to information and resilient security for digital assets, keeping in mind the ever-evolving threats today. Read to know how IT security is going to evolve from being reactive to more proactive in the future.

Published with permission from Dataquest.


Infosys rated as a Leader in Global Workplace Services by Forrester

The Forrester Wave for Global Workplace Services, Q42015 has recognized Infosys for its overall aggressive approach to infrastructure services and specifically, to workplace services. Forrester analyzed the 13 most significant providers in the space. Wolfgang Benkel and William Martorelli have authored this report.

Published with permission from Forrester.


Top cyber security trends for 2016, predicted by Samson David

Samson David, Senior Vice President and the Global Head for Cloud, Infrastructure and Security, Infosys, discusses the major trends that will dominate in the coming year. He explains how consumers, businesses, and governments will be on high alert due to increased vulnerability, risk, and exposure. Samson is also confident that on-premise solutions will soon fade away. Read on to know more about his predictions for 2016.

Published with permission from www.comparethecloud.net, eSecurity Planet and www.informationsecuritybuzz.com


Infosys IMS Suite wins in the cloud solutions category at the Express IT Awards 2015

At the recently concluded Express IT Awards ceremony, Infosys Information Management Services (IMS) Suite stood out as one of the winners in the cloud solutions category. The Infosys IMS Suite is a first-of-its-kind solution that helps clients to rapidly create, adopt, and govern hybrid IT services across their ecosystem.

Published with permission from Indian Express


David vs Goliath: The big looming battle in Cloud Computing, CIO Review

- By Samson David - Senior Vice President and the Global Head for Cloud, Infrastructure and Security, Infosys

The GAFTA (Google-Apple-Facebook-Twitter-Amazon) companies and their tribe have been rewriting the rules of “known competitors” or “industry adjacency” in enterprise business. These companies leveraged technology in a commendable manner and converted new possibilities into new realities which the traditional G2k companies have not been able to keep pace with. The G2K companies have accumulated a legacy of disparate, non-interoperating generations of technologies that usually operate in silos. The key question is: how can G2K organizations do a GAFTA? Especially so, in the world of infrastructure management.

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Addressing security has become the norm in any cloud migration strategy: Samson David

Security of enterprise assets and data is of utmost importance for any business. With threats growing at an exponential rate, enterprises need to move from being reactive in their response to proactively managing threats. Today’s security initiatives have become increasingly important as enterprises embrace new technologies that help them stay ahead of the competition while reducing the cost of operations. With this regards, Dataquest spoke to Samson David -Senior Vice President – Global Head Cloud, Infrastructure and Security at Infosys.


Infosys positioned as a ‘Challenger’ in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant on Data Center Outsourcing and infrastructure utility services for North America

Recognized for its completeness of vision and ability to execute, Gartner has positioned Infosys as a ‘Challenger’ in its Magic Quadrant on data center outsourcing and infrastructure utility services for North America.


There is a fundamental shift in enterprise IT landscape: Samson

Samson David, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Cloud, Infrastructure and Security (CIS) at Infosys, recently spoke with CNBC-TV18 on how software is redefining the enterprise IT strategy. In an agenda-setting talk, Samson explains how businesses today need to find the right balance between Humanics, Mechanics and Economics to scale newer heights, leveraging the power of software.


Software is the New Hardware

- By Samson David - Senior Vice President and the Global Head for Cloud, Infrastructure and Security, Infosys

Enterprises today are at an interesting inflection point. Numerous enterprise resources are stuck with “keeping the lights on.” These enterprises are now looking to leap forward by freeing up those limited resources, and allocate them to re-imagining, re-defining and re-writing possibilities and converting these into newer realities of business. GAFTA (Google-Apple-Facebook-Twitter-Amazon) group, found a way to abstract and codify this complexity. The key question is how can business organizations do a GAFTA? The solution is - businesses need to find the right balance between “Humanics,” “Mechanics” and “Economics” to scale new horizons and convert possibilities into realities, by leveraging the power of software. Software is indeed the new hardware!


Reimagining the Future of IT Infrastructure

Enterprises are looking for a renewed IT Infrastructure that can help them achieve their business goals much faster. Infosys recommends the following approach to IT Infrastructure:
Humanics: Powering intuitive client experience
Mechanics: Creating an agile Infrastructure to drive growth
Economics: Taking cost out of business


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