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Huawei Redefines Functionality With 3 New Smartphones

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Huawei, an information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has launched 3 smartphones Ascend G6, Ascend G750 and Honor 3C for Indian market.

The newly launched smartphones are designed to serve unique needs of varied consumer segments. With its 1.7 GHz Octa-core processor and 5.5” HD screen, the Ascend G750 is a real multi-tasker for the entertainment-seekers; with a premium design & 7.5 mm slim, the Ascend G6 is power packed with style, colors that are aptly targeted at the socially-savvy youth, while the Honor 3C is designed especially for the college-goers with features such as 5 MP front camera, 22 mm wide angle lens and 1.4 µm sensor for perfect selfies complimented with an excellent rear 8 MP BSI camera. Today the users demand feature-packed smartphones that help them multi-task on the go and at the same time offer style and better battery performance. All the three smartphones introduced today cater to these needs.

Anand Narang, Marketing Director, Huawei Consumer Business Group India said, “Nothing connects India like cricket and we have been a brand that connects consumers through all our ICT products. Our foray into cricket is a gradual phenomenon in our company’s journey to transform into a consumer brand. Our partnership with RCB and association with cricket is helping us reach out to masses and build brand resonance. We are committed to make our products reach out more users and we are strengthening our retail presence and reach across multiple cities.”

Vidur Kohli Joins Perpetuuiti As Exe VP
Perpetuuiti, a leading global Information Technology products company, has announced the appointment of Vidur Kohli as Executive Vice President, Continuity Business to play a leadership role in the firm. Kohli is a senior player in the Business Continuity domain. He brings to the table valuable experience he had as Business Continuity head for IBM India, which involved his being responsible for the business continuity needs for all IBM entities in India including 125,000 IBM employees.

During his senior leadership tenure at IBM, he has held several important roles which include the Head of Learning and Knowledge Development (Chief Learning Officer) for IBM across 140 countries known as the Growth Markets. He was also the CIO for IBM Global Development Center (GDC) in India. Additionally, he has also worked with GE Capital India (also GECIS, now Genpact), and held senior technology positions there, prior to his stint at IBM. Post IBM he was the CEO of Continuity and Resilience (CORE), a boutique management consulting organization. Kohli is a frequent and reputed speaker at conferences in this domain, and has spoken both at global and domestic conferences on business continuity and has hosted dozens of webinars on Business Continuity. His comprehensive domain knowledge in IT infrastructure gives him deep insight into ITDR.
Bharti Airtel Appoints Srikanth Karra As Director, HR
Bharti Airtel Limited, a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, has announced the appointment of Srikanth Karra as Director - Human Resources for its India & South Asia operations. Srikanth will report to Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO – India & South Asia, and be a member of the Airtel Management Board.

Srikanth will be responsible for bringing in business focused and innovative HR systems and processes, institutionalising global benchmarks, delivering strategies and providing overall leadership to the HR function. He will work closely with the board to develop and execute various HR initiatives with a focus on simplicity, strong business relevance and impact.

With a career spanning over 27 years, Srikanth has held several leadership positions across business sectors including Head of HR for Hewlett Packard India, Global Head of HR for Syntel Inc. and Head of HR for GECIS - India. He also had an entrepreneurial venture that provided HR solutions focusing on Leadership Development, HR Analytics and Talent Assessment.

Srikanth holds a Masters in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from TISS and Bachelor of General Law from Mumbai University.

14 Indian Cos Participate In BITS Brazil 2014
14 Indian companies are participating in BITS – a CeBIT Event (Business IT South America) from 13–15 May. BITS will be home to the ICT-sector with CIOs and other decision makers from across the globe converging in Brazil for this mega event. CeBIT is the world’s leading B2B exhibtion which also takes place in Hannover, Australia, Turkey and will debut in India this year.

Over 14 Indian companies are present at the Brazil event this year, including Atlanta Systems Private Limited, Compucare, Deki Electronics Ltd, Securinex Inc, Flexi Templates Pvt. Ltd, 01 Synergy, Gateway 7 production & technologies Llp, M/S Allied Info Services, M/S Nichi-In Software Solutions Pvt. Ltd, M/S Sierra Odc Pvt. Ltd, M/S Telematics 4u, M/S Yusata Infotech Pvt. Ltd, Securinex Inc, Theindiainc.Com and Zansys.

In 2014, the 4th edition of BITS will gather companies and highly skilled professionals from different countries and segments, ready to expand their business base and broaden their technological knowledge. BITS' international platform presents a multitude of possibilities for participants by including concurrent activities.

In 2013, BITS Brazil attracted a record 12.905 visitors and 209 exhibitors from 20 countries across the globe. This year, ICT companies from 20 countries including Germany, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, South Korea, Costa Rica, Egypt, United States of America, Italy and Mexico are present to showcase their innovative potential at BITS Brazil.

BenQ expands its ‘Eye-care’ Technology Across Entire VA LED Range
BenQ an internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle innovations, has announced the expansion of its Eye Care Technology across its entire range of VA LED monitors which will benefit the long-term vision of end users by incorporating Flicker-free technology and Low Blue Light (LBL). Initially adopted in EW series of monitors last year, Eye Care Technology is now available across 18 VA LED models in India

The technology now provides consumers with the ability to filter out blue light at levels which correspond directly to the task they’re performing while at the computer. The BenQ LBL (Low Blue Light) technology provides the user with four preset LBL modes: Multimedia, Web surfing, Office and Reading modes, reducing blue light emission up to 70%. Whilst for gaming models, there are up to 18 LBL modes.

BenQ Eye-care is a standard inclusion across a range of business, home, professional, entertainment, stylish and gaming monitors, released in December 2013 in India with Flicker-free technology. In 2014 BenQ Eye-care is fully implemented with the inclusion of 18 Low Blue Light (LBL) modes.

Hilton Worldwide Enters Rajasthan In India
Hilton Worldwide, has announced the launch of Hilton Jaipur, an upscale, full-service hotel located in the heart of Jaipur in Rajasthan, one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. The hotel is minutes from famous attractions like the Hawa Mahal, City Palace and Albert Hall Museum and shopping and entertainment hubs including Johari and Bapu Bazaar.  The hotel’s proximity to government establishments in Civil Lines, and business and commercial districts in Gopalpura Industrial Area and M.I. Road make it well-suited for business travellers as well.  Featuring 10,000 square feet of flexible meetings and events space that includes a 21-foot high ballroom and an open-air patio, Hilton Jaipur also provides the ideal setting for exclusive business meetings as well as social gatherings and grand weddings.

An ideal venue for mid-sized and intimate meetings and social gatherings, Hilton Jaipur features a grand ballroom that is elegantly designed with warm colours, feature walls and striking light fixtures.  The pre-function area leads to a versatile open-air patio.  Additional facilities include a 24-hour Business Centre, a boardroom and two meeting rooms equipped with the latest in audiovisual technology.

Adobe Analytics Expands Market Lead With Advanced Capabilities
Adobe Summit EMEA, The Digital Marketing Conference — Adobe has announced powerful new capabilities for Adobe Analytics, the data and analytics backbone of Adobe Marketing Cloud, that will help marketers make precise, data-driven decisions to drive return on marketing spend. Having today been named a leader with the strongest position in The Forrester Wave™: Web Analytics Q2, 2014 Report, Adobe Analytics now extends its market lead with live stream (real-time event firehose), predictive marketing decision trees, new mobile app analytics and Apple iBeacon support.
F Secure Announces Director Sales & Marketing for India
F-Secure, a global security leader, has appointed Adarsh Kaul as Director – Sales & Marketing for India region and will be responsible for overseeing the commercial development of the company.

This announcement marks F Secure's commitment to building a strong and growing business in India. Adarsh has over 16 years of rich industry experience with close to 15 years in the IT sector. His experience ranges from hard core selling of IT products & services, to marketing and  strategic. Adarsh has been actively engaged in areas of IT and security in relevance to India, particularly amongst enterprises, consumers and channel partners.

Prior to joining F Secure, Adarsh held position of Ecosystem and Channel Marketing Manager at SAP India Pvt ltd. He has also served as SBC marketing Manager at Microsoft Corporation and worked with Lenovo, he started his career with Zdnetindia (jasubhai digital Media), graduated from Delhi University, Adarsh also has an MBA from AIMA.