Stories by John Ribeiro

Ariba opens development center in India

Ariba has set up a software development facility in Bangalore, India, which will work on product development as well as technical support and services, the company announced Friday.

Indian software services face worker shortage

India's software services and business process outsourcing (BPO) industries could face a shortage of skilled workers in the coming years, according to the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) in Delhi.

Virus hits offshoring giant's operations

Infosys Technologies, a leading Bangalore-based software and business process outsourcing (BPO) company, had to bring down its network Tuesday morning, following detection of a virus attack on some machines on the network.

D-Link develops low-cost Linux networking gear

D-Link India has developed low-cost, Linux-based networking equipment such as routers and firewalls, and VOIP (voice over Internet protocol) phones, specially designed for the requirements of emerging economies, according to an executive of the company.

Study: India's outsourcing industry continues to boom

Despite protests against outsourcing and the moving of jobs to India, the country's software services and business process outsourcing (BPO) services business is booming, according to data released Thursday by the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) in Delhi.

HP stepping up outsourcing in India, sources say

Having handled a large chunk of its own global accounting functions from a subsidiary in Bangalore for more than three years, Hewlett-Packard (HP) is now offering similar back-office services from India to its customers, sources familiar with the plans said.

Microsoft plans for expansion in India

Microsoft is planning a number of moves that will increase and potentially consolidate its development activities in India, according to company officials and sources.

Storage: A vision of togetherness

One analyst explains how server and storage virtualization will one day converge, enabling unified, and even autonomic, management of today's distinct systems environments.

Indian outsourcing giant bulks up

Continuing a wave of consolidation in India's software and services outsourcing industry, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced Monday that it is acquiring Phoenix Global Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. (PGS), the Bangalore-based software development and business process outsourcing (BPO) subsidiary of The Phoenix Companies.

Unisys sets up India subsidiary

Unisys is setting up a technology development centre here, which will employee about 2000 people within the next five years. The company plans to spend $US180 million on the centre during this period for employment and related expenses.

Infineon makes India its software development hub

Infineon Technologies plans to add 200 more employees this year at its research and development (R&D) center in Bangalore, India, taking the total to about 450 workers, according to a company executive.

Low-cost Linux a strategic fit in India

Linux received a vote of support as a platform for corporate business applications this week as Oracle announced that seven of its new customers in India have chosen to run the company's technology and applications software on the open-source operating system, and that it has emerged as the second most popular operating system among the Oracle developers in the country.

BearingPoint starts center in India with Convansys help

BearingPoint, Virginia-based business consulting and systems integration firm, is setting up a global development center (GDC) in Chennai, India, in partnership with Covansys, a consulting and technology services company with headquarters in Michigan, BearingPoint said Wednesday.