SMEs to get networking and connectivity solutions through Airtel-Cisco alliance

Indian telecom operator Bharti Airtel and network gear maker Cisco have partnered to bring networking and connectivity solutions to SMEs in India, media reports say. The partnership entails Airtel offering software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) services built on the Cisco-Viptela platform. This solution will have a centralised policy and a management controller for SME customers to view data flows

Six Tactics To Get Through Networking Events

If you find networking a daunting prospect, you’re not alone. But it really becomes a problem when you’re not able to take advantage of some of the opportunities around you. For instance, Fujairah Creative City Free Zone offers you a progressive home for your business, inclusive of some of the UAE’s best networking events and opportunities. So, it

Yoga With Nerry: Bring intensity to your workout

Take your yoga practice to the next level by adding high-intensity interval training, or HIIT, to your flow. Several studies have shown the benefits of HIIT training — it improves your endurance, increases your metabolism, regulates insulin levels, burns body fat without losing muscle and continues to burn calories even after the session ends. By

Want efficient banks? Go for more mergers, says RBI research

More consolidation in India’s struggling banking sector will help lenders lower costs and efficiently scale their operations, said researchers at the Reserve Bank of India. Labour cost efficiency, or output per employee, moderated across the sector between 2005-18, according to the recently-published paper. The authors added that state-owned banks fared better than private rivals on this metric

The 4 Networking Hacks You Should Know

So your New Year’s resolution was to network more. Congratulations! Networking and building a personal board of directors are two of the best things you can do for your career. If you are early in your career, is it especially important to start flexing your networking muscle, identifying people around you that you admire and want to learn from

Centre asks CVC for clarity over supervision in privatised IDBI bank

The government has asked the Central Vigilance Commission if it still has vigilance jurisdiction on the now privatised IDBI BankNSE 0.23 %, and sought its advice on the course of action in case of ongoing complaints or investigations, a government official said. In January, the Reserve bank of India had classified IDBI Bank as a private sector lender

Lavelle Networks raises $2 mn

New Delhi, Apr 2 () Technology firm Lavelle Networks Tuesday said it has raised USD 2 million in funding led by YourNest Venture Capital.The series A funding also saw participation from Ideaspring Capital, KAAJ Ventures (B V Jagadeesh), and ASM Technologies Ltd. The SD-WAN company has secured strong enterprise wins in India and the fresh

Five things to get off your IT network

From binning old cables to managing visitor access, we reveal five ways you can take back control of your network Networks have much longer lifespans than the computers that connect to them. It’s not at all uncommon to find that the wires over which your traffic is moving are 25 years old – and that