ZF opens largest technology center in Hyderabad
In the field of automotive and industrial technology, global technology company ZF has set up a technology center in Hyderabad.
Spread over 300,000 square feet, the facility is the largest software hub for the group. It will play a key role in the group’s growth and position globally as well as in India, the ZF said in a release.
ZF launched its first facility in Hyderabad in 2017 and overtime, doubling the head count to about 2,900. The technical center is in the process of expanding and plans to increase the number of engineers to 5,000 soon, the company said.
As a strategic partner of engineering teams around the world, facility staff will focus on core and application development projects, providing services in each region and supporting most OEMs. With a strong focus on developing technologies in digital twin and simulation, cyber security and functional security, ZF said, growth and talent will be emphasized in the core technologies of AI applications, data science and digitization.
Calyx has launched India Development Center to innovate the cloud platform
To continue the driving innovation, Calix has announced the opening of Calix India Development Center in Bangalore, India. The 21,000-square-foot facility will expand research and development, commercial activities and marketing to support Calix’s next phase of hypergrowth, the company said in a release.
Calix has chosen to invest in Bangalore, “Silicon Valley of India” for its new development center due to its position at the forefront of information technology in India. Calyx is known for attracting top talent for the development of the next generation of solutions that transform the Bangalore broadband industry.
A key focus of CIDC will be to expand development teams for the Calix Cloud Platform. The Calix Cloud platform allows broadband service providers (BSPs) of all sizes to easily access real-time data, analytics and automation to run an efficient and customer-centric business. Calyx plans to double the initial CIDC staff by the end of 2022. Calyx has more than 200 open roles across the entire company, the release said.
Indian businesses are more likely to adopt AI than the United Kingdom and the United States
Peak, a decision-making intelligence company, released its State of AI 2022 report on May 30, 2022, highlighting that Indian businesses lead both the United States and the United Kingdom in data maturity and the adoption of artificial intelligence. The majority (84%) of Indian businesses with 100 or more employees are currently using AI in one form or another, almost twice as much as in the UK (46%), compared to 68% in the United States. A staggering 98% of companies in India are using AI for automated decision making, according to a statement from Peak.
The study, conducted in partnership with the Center for Economics and Business Research, found that Indian respondents were more likely to say that they had the technical knowledge and management skills to facilitate digital transformation. In fact, Indian businesses are more likely to hire data scientists, data engineers and decision architects than their counterparts in the United States or the United Kingdom. Similarly, 61% of companies in India have a Chief Data Officer with a global average of 52%. They may seek support from an external technology team (59% vs. 47% on average), suggesting that Indian businesses be able to realize the value of their data investment and justify the additional costs.
The report is based on a survey of 775 decision makers (senior managers and above) in the United States, United Kingdom and India. The respondents were all from a company with 100 or more employees.
Global IaaS public cloud services market grows 41.4% in 2021: Gartner
According to Gartner, the global infrastructure (IaaS) market as a service grew 41.4% in 2021 to a total of $ 90.9 billion, up from $ 64.3 billion in 2020. Amazon holds the No. 1 position in the IaaS market in 2021, followed by Microsoft, Alibaba, Google and Huawei.
By 2021, the top five IaaS providers account for more than 80% of the market. Amazon continues to lead the global IaaS market in 2021 with আয় 35.4 billion in revenue and 38.9% market share. With 21.1% growth in shares and above market share, Microsoft ranks 2nd, with IaaS revenue reaching over $ 19 billion in 2021, according to a statement from Gartner.
With 9.5% market share and $ 8.7 billion in revenue for 2021, Alibaba is the No. 3 IaaS public cloud provider worldwide. Google Cloud saw the highest growth rate among the top five IaaS sellers, growing 63.7% to 21 6.4 billion in revenue in 2021. While Huawei’s growth tempered for two consecutive years after growing by more than 200% in 2021, it still maintains its No. 5 market share position with revenue of $ 4.2 billion, the release says.
Research has shown that staff shortages affect the organization’s cyber security stance
Trelex, a cybersecurity company that provides Extended Detection and Response (XDR), has conducted new research on the talent shortage in the cybersecurity industry. Among the important searches for India was the need for cyber security professionals (22% of respondents) to move to a different profession or profession at some point in the future.
For those who are planning to move forward, it seems that the main reason is that they have accomplished or were able to accomplish everything they wanted (6%), as well as the respondents have another occupation or profession in which they are most interested (5%). , Says a release from Trelex.
The majority (91%) report that there is a current skills gap across the cybersecurity profession and a growing demand to meet security-related roles. The same proportion (100%) also believes that greater mentorships, internships, and apprenticeships will encourage and support participation of employees from different backgrounds in cyber security-based roles – so more can be done to encourage a larger pool of employees to meet demand.
The majority (92%) noted at least one frustration, with respondents focusing on limited support for skill development most commonly (43%), lack of recognition for doing good for society (39%), and limited support required qualifications and certification (34). %). Issues related to inequality and limited diversity are also relatively common, the release said, citing research.
The results are based on a Vanson Bourne survey commissioned by Trelex of 1,000 cybersecurity professionals in various sectors in Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States.
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