Big Data, cloud, mobility to enable new business capabilities

Big Data, cloud, mobility to enable new business capabilities New Delhi: IT-ITeS industry body Nasscom on Thursday said it expects emerging technologies like Big Data, cloud and mobility to create a new platform for enterprises to develop new business capabilities across verticals.

At the first edition of its annual technology conference 2013 (ATC 2013), the industry body focused on emerging technologies with an objective to transgress conventional limits and disperse significant information.

"The convergence of these three areas - Big Data, Cloud and Mobility - will create a new platform for enterprises to develop new business capabilities across verticals. These capabilities will enable a more integrated view of Indian IT architecture," Nasscom President Som Mittal said.

The industry body aims to achieve revenue of USD 300 billion for the IT industry by 2020 and it is confident that Internet and mobile technology, big data and cloud computing will form a major driving force for it to achieve this target, he added.

"This conference is a major step in this regard and aims to showcase the roadmap of the technological advancement in the country," Mittal said.

Speakers at the conference highlighted the emerging and established platforms pertinent to the blue chip companies which are employing Big Data technology.

Showcasing how portability is emerging as a dominant factor in the computing industry, ATC also emphasised on the expertise of various technology experts in terms of mobile computing and its security issues.