"We will increase our efforts to improve the skills of our youth in newer areas such as artificial intelligence, big data, robotics, etc., valued highly within and outside the country to ensure they can secure high paying jobs both in India and abroad," said FM Nirmala Sitharaman during her budget speech.
According to Neeraj Bhatia, Director - Channel and Partner Alliances, Red Hat India and South Asia, open source is creating the ability and innovation needed to transform organizations.
Anthos will enable enterprises to create applications and run them seamlessly from anywhere, whether their own data centers or third party public cloud platforms including Google Cloud, AWS and Azure.
According to Rajnish Gupta, Senior Director, Enterprise and SMB Sales, HP Inc. India, his company's biggest investment in 2019 will be on tools, analytics and automation to help reduce complexity and simplify systems and processes.
The faster one aligns their business to a customer’s end-to-end story, the better they can push boundaries and lead today’s dynamic market, says Amarish Karnik, Director - General Business and Partners, Nutanix India.
Increased adoption of cloud will bring additional opportunities towards not only securing cloud but also providing visibility and control, says Vinayaka B S, Channel Alliance Leader, India and SAARC at Check Point Software Technologies.
With the help of our partners, we plan to grow in the commercial segment; acquire new customers and expand growth in markets where we are currently not present, says Kaushal Veluri, director- Channels and Alliances, NetApp India and SAARC.
Growth will be largely driven by multi cloud, private cloud, SD-WAN, and security services, according to Shantaram Shinde, VP and national head - channel business, NTT Com-Netmagic.
Major global IT players like Microsoft, IBM, Salesforce and Google have spent billions of dollars this year to expand in the cloud services industry.
With multiple challenges around compliance, stakeholders across the various sectors are pushing the GST Council to make a foolproof centralized registration mechanism and expedite tax refunds.