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HCL Technologies intents to acquire Cisco's SON Technology

Mumbai, May 29 (UNI) IT major, HCL Technologies, (HCL) on Friday announced its intent to acquire Cisco's Self-Optimizing Network (SON) technology.
This acquisition, which comprises of products and services built on Cisco's SON technology, will help HCL meet the growing needs of its customers in the telecommunications industry, which includes tierone communications service providers globally, by adding the power of Cisco's SON's multi-vendor multi-technology and application support to its clients.
The Cisco SON technology is a powerful platform that uses machine learning and a set of applications to automate the Radio Access Network (RAN). It helps customers boost performance, harmonize the multiple technologies that comprise a RAN, and maximize the capabilities of existing infrastructures, resulting in reduced capital and operational expenditures. As part of the deal, some employees who work on Cisco's SON technology will move from Cisco to HCL.
"HCL's decision to make this acquisition comes in line with our Mode 3 strategy. As we expand our footprint in this space and support the mobility needs of our customers; the SON products and services will now be included in our telecommunications offerings. This will gain further importance with 5G networks," said Sukamal Banerjee, Corporate Vice President, HCL Technologies. "We are proud to lead the next phase of the Cisco SON business journey, especially regarding 5G, and look forward to supporting new and existing customers with continued innovation. We also want to extend a warm welcome to the Cisco SON team members joining HCL."
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TGT Launches Industry First in Well Integrity Diagnostics

14 Jul 2020 | 12:16 PM

Pulse1 technology for production tubulars delivers five times the accuracy of conventional techniques, with 'all-around' sensing of tube condition
DUBAI, Arab Emirates, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TGT announced today the launch of Pulse1, the industry's first slimhole tube integrity technology that delivers actual wall thickness measurements in eight sectors with "all-around" sensing of tube wall condition. This advanced diagnostic capability underpins new answer products and enables operators to assess the condition of production tubulars more accurately than previously possible, helping the industry to ensure safe, clean and productive well operations.

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Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts appoints Amandeep Sarna as VP Information Technology

14 Jul 2020 | 12:15 PM

Mumbai Jul 14 (UNI) The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts has announced appointment of Mr Amandeep Sarna as Vice-President Information Technology.

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USD Euro up: Pound, Yen down

USD Euro up: Pound, Yen down

14 Jul 2020 | 12:05 PM

Mumbai, Jul 14(UNI) Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers' cheques buying and selling rates per unit on Tuesday.

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BuyUcoin Becomes the First Indian Cryptocurrency Exchange to List XinFin Utility Token

14 Jul 2020 | 11:16 AM

NEW DELHI, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --
Singapore Based Blockchain Network XinFin partners with BuyUcoin to introduce its Utility token XDC in India.This partnership will enable Blockchain adoption in India and facilitate easy exchange of XDC Token directly with Indian rupees.BuyUcoin is becoming an attractive gateway for global blockchain and crypto companies.Singapore based Hybrid Blockchain firm XinFin has partnered with BuyUcoin, one of India's leading cryptocurrency exchanges, to introduce its Native Token XDC to the Indian market.

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IFI Techsolutions Recognized as a Finalist of OSS on Azure 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year

14 Jul 2020 | 11:14 AM

MUMBAI, July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IFI Techsolutions today announced it has been named a finalist of OSS on Azure 2020 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.

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