Startup India, Standup India…

FixNix is proud to be part of the “Startup India, Standup India” movement of Prime Minister of India, on the Government of India’s invitation. Addressing the nation on the 69th Independence Day, Narendra Modi announced this campaign to promote bank financing for start-ups and offer incentives to boost entrepreneurship and job creation by saying We are looking at systems for enabling start-ups. We must be number one in start-ups… Start-up India;…

Will your continuity plans in place When it matters most ?

Will your continuity plans in place When it matters most ? Want to ask my dear #ChennaiRainsHelp about this. Some of my entrepreneur & service industry friends felt embarrassed about me asking them this tough question. Because they never ran short of money, which is aplenty, they lacked vision, strategy with respect security & i tried pointing it out. Having a CeH person taking care of your pen testing and vulnerability…

Dell & EMC, Leader in 22 Gartner magic quadrants ?

Got it from the EMC world. I can see their serious re-iteration to get the confidence back from the market. I was told by a storage architect friend that the customers are looking at NetApp seriously because of the foreseen merger integration issues. Good Luck Dell-EMC ! I always liked Michael Dell’s audacious expansion into new areas where Dell was not at all comfortable. Starting from Secureworks, Sonicwall, AppAssure to…

3 Things Chennai can learn from 9/11

Wanted to dedicate this piece of work to SaaS & IT Services Capital of India, Chennai FixNix Year III Anniversary Celebrations- Part 2 Nov’22 2012 to Nov’22’2015 Member,Cyber Security Task Force of India. if the recent flood is taking down Chennai from its BAU and it is still aspirant about being a global thought leader in Information Technology and Software Products industry, it need to learn from it’s american counterparts…

Dear India, Let’s get to action on Cyber Security

Wanted to dedicate this piece of work to our country India FixNix Year III Anniversary Celebrations- Part 1 Nov’22 2012 to Nov’22’2015 Member,Cyber Security Task Force of India. Got invited for few activities of National Cyber Security Awareness Month here in US Last month, October https://www.staysafeonline.org/ncsam/champions/all-champions/ My frustration level went up when i found billion$ security companies to training institutions to water supply company to defense agencies to 100 other…

What Varuna devan(rainGod), Sinking Chennai Corporation and billion $ cognizant’s of the world have in common?

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery is the connection ! Today i heard a story about a DBA getting canned by his management for questioning what’s the organization’s BC strategy. God save that company .. Quoting Cognizant because it’s almost head quartered in chennai wrt all of its offshore activities. Whether they have readiness planned completely when chennai is going down because of a natural disaster. I doubt so.. We can…

what to learn from Zoho ?

Last week Zoho, the “Operating System for Businesses” got DDos attacked by unidentified hackers. I’ve been closely observing how the issue was panning out since then. Got opportunity to talk to few people on their engineering world to provide few references voluntarily . https://youtu.be/NogCN78XN2w The interesting stuff I’ve seen during this toughest security incident of their entire Zoho history is, TRANSPARENCY. https://youtu.be/VHzesoI-HXw They’ve remained in touch with all of their…

Indian Security Product Industry

Don’t know whether i’m the authority to write on this. But As a Security Product Entrepreneur from India, gone global wanted to write about this. It not me(guy who have sold everything for this idea, except my soul and body), then who else ? 😉 There’re tons of my friend security entrepreneurs who’re also trying to crack this space. Please take it with a pinch of salt as the passion…