Unisys India today announced the results of Cloud 20/20 Version 3.0, the latest edition of one of India’s largest technical paper contests. The Cloud 20/20 contest is designed to encourage innovative ideas and recognize emerging technical talent from amongst the country’s leading engineering colleges.
Following several rigorous rounds of evaluation, including a technical paper challenge, face-to-face interviews and final presentations, the judges selected Dharmesh Kakadia from International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, as the first prize winner for his entry on ‘Network Virtualization and Cloud Computing’. Unisys presented him with an Apple MacBook laptop.
The first runner-up, Sridhar S. from Anna University, Chennai, won an Apple iPad for his entry on ‘Client Centric Multi Tenancy For Cloud Services’, and the second runner-up, Poornima J.R. from M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, won an Apple iPhone for her paper on ‘Cloud Applications in Supply Chain of Agro Products’.
Students contributed papers that delved into cloud-computing issues such as automation, server virtualization, storage and networks, application development, security, moving workloads from the data center to the cloud, the impact of consumerization of IT, and the solutions and benefits of cloud computing for airports.
Bob Supnik, Vice President and General Manager, Engineering and Supply Chain Operations (ESC), and Chief Technology Officer of Unisys Technology, Consulting and Integration Solutions (TCIS), said: “After two very successful contests, we are happy to be back with Cloud 20/20 Version 3.0. Needless to say, our biggest challenge every year isn’t finding the best papers but, rather, narrowing down the final contestants to just a few. With each successive year our task becomes harder, but this is one challenge we gladly welcome.”
About Unisys : Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. We provide a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology that solves critical problems for clients. We specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. To provide these services and solutions, we bring together offerings and capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services, infrastructure services, maintenance services, and high-end server technology. With approximately 23,000 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world. For more information, visit the Unisys India website.
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