Hysea cloud CoE launched
Hyderabad: Hysea Cloud Centre of Excellence (CoE) has been launched by Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary to Govt of Telangana, in a virtual launch event. The centre would contribute to strengthening the cloud ecosystem for enhancing knowledge, building employable skills, supporting startups, fostering a culture of research, and providing infrastructure for creating products, testing and delivery. The key activities of the centre will include tech talks, bootcamps, research support, enable govt policy creation to support cloud adoption, coordination with cloud service providers. The centre is a collaboration of industry, government, cloud technology and service providers, startups, ecosystem enablers like Incubators and academicians.
Jayesh Ranjan congratulated Hysea for taking up this important initiative of setting up the cloud CoE and assured all help from the Govt in making this initiative a success. Speaking on the occasion after the launch, he said, "today is a milestone day for us in technology world as we add this important Cloud CoE in our State which already hosts CoEs' related to data sciences/AI, cybersecurity, animation and gaming, and e-Waste among others. Cloud is becoming more and more prominent, and, in this context, I feel very proud that Govt of Telangana is one of the collaborators in this CoE".
M Narsimha Rao, executive vice president, and head of the cloud, infrastructure and Security Solutions Service Line and head of the Validation Solutions Service line at Infosys Ltd., spoke on the 'Business outcomes from Cloud transformation'. He shared insights from extensive surveys which correlate cloud adoption by enterprises to the topline and bottom-line. He also said cloud transformation is seen as an enabler to faster time to market, promotes Innovation & Collaboration and provides valuable insights together with AI & Data Analytics. The time for cloud in now, he said.
Bharani K Aroll, president, Hysea and CEO, Infopeers, said, "cloud in its many forms is a critical enabler for broader business transformation and the Covid-19 pandemic has further increased the speed and scale of cloud adoption. The concept of Hysea Cloud COE evolved from the fact that we need a neutral entity that will help create and support an Innovation ecosystem promoting adoption of cloud technologies across cloud service providers. The target audience would be industry (represented by Hysea member companies), employees of member companies looking to adopt cloud as a career, government, startups and students."
The launch was preceded by an engaging panel discussion by industry and govt stalwarts on what would be next gen services and solutions on the cloud.