March 1, 2018 / by Somak Roy / IT Services Industry Dynamics / No Comments

The offshore services industry needs a 2.0

On the surface, all is well with the offshore services industry. It is a heavyweight that can still sprint. A run rate of US$150 billion of IT and BPO engagements delivered from India, with a growth of 10-12%, is nothing to be sniggered at. However, when one digs deeper the challenges are immense. In fact, […]

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July 26, 2016 / by Mahesh Vijay / IT Services Industry Dynamics / No Comments

Preparing to Avoid a Platform Outage

Platform outages are not an un-common phenomenon in the present digital world. In the last few years we have seen outages of all magnitudes with many reputed corporations. In mid-2013, when Amazon website went down for approximately 30 minutes, the calculated average revenue loss was $66, 240 per minute, totaling to about $2 million (Forbes, […]

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April 18, 2016 / by Nayana A V / IT Services Industry Dynamics / No Comments

In-Memory Databases At A Glance

With the advent of high speed processors, the need to reduce latency between the processor and data storage becomes more compelling. With continuously dropping memory prices and steadily increasing system RAM capacity, in-memory databases are¬†gaining ¬†lot of traction as a solution for improving the performance of real-time OLTP (Online Transaction Processing) applications as well as […]

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