An A+ Evening with Inventor of C++

Education never stops at Persistent. It’s in our DNA and a part of everything we do. Just this November we announced the establishment of the Persistent Computing Institute. This weekend we kicked off our annual lecture series with Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup, the inventor of the C++ computing language. He captivated a packed house in Pune city and thousands more who joined through a live webcast, on how to write comprehensible, maintainable, re-usable, secure and most importantly correct C++ code.

Persistent’s CEO Dr. Anand Deshpande welcoming Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup

Persistent’s CEO Dr. Anand Deshpande welcoming Dr. Bjarne Stroustrup

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Strengthening our Technology and our Leadership

Today we announced that Dr. Sid Chaterjee has joined Persistent as our new Chief Technology Office.  Sid is an esteemed industry veteran who brings a rare mix of research and business expertise.  You’ve heard us talk a lot about digital transformation and our technology pedigree is what sets us apart from others.  As our CEO Dr. Anand Deshpande said “Technology is what has always set Persistent Systems apart… After all, without technology, there is no going digital and certainly no digital transformation.”

Sid wrote a recent blog on LinkedIn, which will give you some insight to his thinking:

Technology, Digital Transformation and Software-Driven Business 

You can read our press release here.


Persistent Systems releases Azure Data Center Migration Solution

Microsoft operates Microsoft Azure in data centers around the world. Often you need to copy your existing deployments from one data center to another. For instance, as Microsoft introduces new data centers, you may want to move to the nearest data center for better performance. Currently, customers develop custom solutions to meet such requirements. To ease migrations, Persistent Systems working closely with Microsoft has developed an open source ‘Azure Data Center Migration Solution’ for automatically copying an entire IaaS deployment on Azure from one location to another. This solution is simple to use, customizable, field tested and optimized for performance.

Click here to read the complete post by our experts. Hey, anytime we get to use words like atomicity we’re excited!

A New Look at Leadership Transformation

The world is being transformed and much of that transformation is being driven by software. We are becoming ever-more digital and that digital mindset is impacting every aspect of our business, including HR. In this column in the Business Standard, Persistent CEO Dr. Anand Deshpande takes a look at how you should focus on not just the “what” but the “how” of developing new leadership.

Building the next line of leadership

Internet of Things

Internet of Things – pretty specific and contained, right? Yeah, not so much.

In our ongoing series to bring you insights from our experts, Amol Pathak Principal Architect, Technology Consulting here at Persistent is ready to help out! In a 3 part series he covers generic architecture of an IoT platform and the common building blocks, functions of these common building blocks with technical stack usually chosen to implement those and key differentiating features of an IoT platform indicating maturity or customizability. NO SPOILER ALERTS!

You can check out the post here: