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CTO of Bharti Airtel And  Reliance Jio Quit
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CTO of Bharti Airtel And Reliance Jio Quit

Chief expertise officers of telecom operators Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel have resigned from their respective firms. Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited is the most well-known Indian mobile network operator, owned by Reliance Industries and headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It operates a national LTE network with coverage across 22 telecom circles. It does not offer 2G or 3G service and instead utilizes voice over LTE to provide voice service on its network. Recently, the Chief Technology Officer of the Reliance jio group, Jagbir Singh,  had joined the company before the soft launch of 4G services. Antecedent to this assignment, Jagbir Singh was working with the one of the familiar company known as Samsung. Previously he had also worked with Airtel for a period of ten years. Acco...
Cisco to Acquire Indian Origin CEO Led Startup For $610 Million
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Cisco to Acquire Indian Origin CEO Led Startup For $610 Million

American technology giant Cisco has said it will pay USD 610 million in cash to acquire a networking start-up led by an Indian-origin software industry veteran. Cisco will buy Viptela, a privately held software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) company based in San Jose, a move that will expand its portfolio. Viptela CEO Praveen Akkiraju, a University of Madras and Harvard Business School alumnus said, "the companys fabric, as it relates to SD-WAN and cloud networking, fits in as an important piece of Ciscos Enterprise Networking strategy which is driving an industry-wide transition to a software centric architecture and business model." Viptela was founded by 2012 by former Cisco engineers, some of them hailing from the Indian sub-continent. Cisco will buy Viptela for USD 610 mil...
Forbes Richest Indian List 2015
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Forbes Richest Indian List 2015

Since 2009, Forbes India has been compiling and publishing a data set on the 100 richest Indians. It is one of the most comprehensive data that you will find on India’s wealthiest people. We have been crunching the figures every year to find interesting nuances and changes in the composition and distribution of wealth among the top 100. Over the last seven Forbes India rich lists, the data set has increased to 700 records and we decided to do something interesting with it. (more…)