Cloud infrastructure: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Union Government launches mobile application “ReUnite” to track and trace missing children

On June 29, Suresh Prabhu, the Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, launched a mobile application “ReUnite” in New Delhi to track and trace missing and abandoned children in India. The app is multiuser where parents and citizens can upload pictures of children, and provide detailed description like name, birth mark, address, ..

Maharashtra is India’s first state to launch Public Cloud Policy to speed up e-governance

Maharashtra has become the India’s first state to launch Public Cloud Policy, which will allow all government departments to access public cloud. . The step will create business opportunities worth $2 billion while helping the state government departments to shift all their data to clouds. This will accelerate e-governance and open up entire new area ..

Karnataka government to sign MoU with Microsoft to empower smallholder farmers with technology-oriented solutions

The Karnataka government will sign MoU with Microsoft Corporation India Private Limited with an intention to empower smallholder farmers with technology-oriented solutions that will help them increase income. The solutions would use cloud based technologies, machine learning and advanced analytics. The MoU will experiment with Karnataka Agricultural Price Commission (KAPC) and Department of Agriculture to ..

Microsoft India launches Kaizala – a productivity app to empower Indian organizations

Microsoft India has officially launched ‘Kaizala’ a Made for India app for businesses and organizations, which is powered by Azure Cloud platform. It is designed for large group communications and work management, and works even on 2G networks. The app would help organisations communicate, collaborate and complete tasks and bring together desktop users and mobile-only ..

Government’s Cloud Computing panel to be chaired by Gopalakrishnan of Infosys

Infosys’ Executive Co-Chairman S.Gopalakrishnan will head the committee that will suggest framework for cloud computing services. The members of the committee include representatives from Department of Information Technology, National Informatics Centres, NASSCOM, industry chambers CII, FICCI and others. Cloud computing is one of the major areas of the proposed National IT Policy that visualizes to ..