Noida, December 17: India’s apex body for technology companies, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) has organized the first edition of its Annual Technology Conference 2013 (ATC 2013) recently in Noida.
The event, part of the NASSCOM Tech. series, was organized to create awareness and understanding of emerging technologies in member companies, facilitate knowledge sharing and highlight local products. big data, cloud and mobility gained the maximum focus as the key drivers of present day technology.
Speaking on the sidelines of the conference, Som Mittal, President, NASSCOM said, “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 the Indian IT architecture.” He also mentioned that, NASSCOM aims to achieve revenue of USD 300 billion for the IT industry by 2020 and bets big on Internet and mobile technology, big data and cloud computing to achieve this target. “This conference is a major step in this regards and aims to showcase the roadmap of the technological advancement in the country,” he added.
ATC also organized a full-day hands-on training course on big data and its implications on developing applications. Speakers at the conference highlighted the emerging and established platforms pertinent to the applicability of blue chip companies employing big data technology. Showcasing how portability is emerging as a dominant factor in the computing industry, ATC also emphasized on the expertise of various technology experts in terms of mobile computing and its security issues.