India’s Premier Defense Research Body, DRDO brainstorms to leverage IOT & third platform with NetApp

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Hyderabad,: The Computer Society of India (CSI) and RCI (DRDO) in collaboration with NetApp today organized the ‘’Trends and Innovations for Next Generation ICT (TINICT) – International Summit, 2017.’’The International Summit provided a forum to exchange ideas among researchers, scientist, developers and practitioners in the areas of computing, communications and informatics.

Shri JayeshRanjan, Principal Secretary – Information Technology (IT) – Government of Telangana and Dr. B.V.R. Mohan Reddy, Founder& Executive Chairman Cyient were the Chief Guests for the event that saw impressive participation with over 150 delegates including IT heads of government organizations, private sector industries, public sector undertakings, legal authorities, defense research organizations and university faculty.

The Summit discussed key themes behind India’s digital revolution including the IoT scenario in the digital age, leveraging 3rd Platform & Big Data Technologies, cybersecurity in a digitally connected world and the evolution of secure private & public cloud; how organizations can work together to drive efficiency.

Commenting on the summit, Shri. GautamMahapartra, Scientist – G, RCI (DRDO) said “Disruptive digital technologies create both challenges and opportunities for organizations and it’s important to understand the role of ICT in economic growth, socioeconomic development and effective governance. This initiative will help stakeholders focus on ICT for the benefit of the entire society and bring digital revolution leading to IT enablement in the country.”

Anil Valluri, President, NetApp India& SAARCsaid, “In ICT and related technologies like cloud, big data and IoT, innovation is imperative. We are confident that these technologies will work as catalysts in changing the ecosystem and are pleased to partner with DRDO who are taking the lead in evaluating and adopting new technologies.”

The International Summit has been organized to celebrate the foundation day of Computer Society of India (CSI) which was founded on 6th March, 1965 at DRDO campus Hyderabad.