Zoho announces Zoho.in for India

At Zoholics: India, company launches a free software package for businesses in India; announces future plans on hosting in India

Bangalore, November 19, 2014: Zoho Corp., the leading IT product company from India, today announced the launch of Zoho.in, a suite of applications for companies to run their entire business on Zoho. Zoho is offering this package free exclusively for Indian businesses.

Included in the package is an offer for Indian businesses to register a free .in or .co.in domain, a flexible website creation application in Zoho Sites, Email Hosting application in Zoho Mail and Document Management and Office suite apps in Zoho Docs, as well as several mobile applications that accompany these web applications. Additionally, Zoho also announced plans to open a data center in India to serve Indian businesses.

The Zoho.in package is free for the first 25 users in a business. Up to 25 users can get free business-class email accounts in Zoho Mail. Businesses can create unlimited websites using Zoho Sites’ drag-and-drop interface. Zoho Docs, the document management application which allows businesses to share and collaborate on documents is available for free for unlimited users in a business. The mobile applications in the package include Zoho Mail, Zoho Docs, Zoho Writer and Taskz, and these are available on both iOS and Android.

Zoholics: India

Zoho is organizing its first Zoholics event in India on Nov 20-21, in Bengaluru. Spread across two days, the event will focus on Zoho sharing its journey on becoming the largest IT product company from India. The company will also talk about how India is moving towards the next-gen product development hub and how a product company can be built from scratch in India.

Zoholics: India will cover several interesting sessions, challenging the startup community to think out-of-the-box, to make a difference. Delivering the keynote session will be Sridhar Vembu, CEO and Founder, Zoho Corp., who will talk about breaking all rules to drive exceptional innovation.

Sridhar Vembu, CEO & Founder, Zoho Corp. said, “Innovation happens through exception. Rules codify normal behaviour. Thus, being exceptional entails that rules be broken. Something that cannot be ignored are India’s micro, small and medium size businesses which have seen unprecedented growth over the last decade. Additionally, starting tomorrow, we will be giving .in and .co.in domains for free to Zoho customers along with several essential applications to run your business, giving emerging companies the much-required introduction to the cloud.”

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Raju Vegesna, Chief Evangelist Zoho Corp. said, Zoholics: India is all about us sharing our journey through the years. The road wasn’t without bumps, resilience and reinvention are the enduring values that outlive others. Then, the world became flat and provided global access to all. Now it’s tilting in our favour. Indian companies are at an inflection point and have access to a large pools of young talent with the creativity, flexibility, and experience that is unmatched. At the event, we plan to highlight the upcoming opportunity in India.”

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For more information on Zoho, visit http://www.zoho.com. To get breaking Zoho news, follow the company on Twitter at @zoho and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/zoho. The latest news about Zoho products is available on the company blog, http://blogs.zoho.com.

Additional Zoho Resources

Zoho news releases: http://www.zoho.com/in-the-news.html

Zoho videos: http://youtube.com/zoho

Zoho blogs: http://blogs.zoho.com

Zoho on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/zoho

Zoho on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/zoho

About Zoho

Zoho is a comprehensive suite of online productivity, collaboration and business applications for businesses of all sizes. Over ten million users rely on Zoho apps. Zoho’s productivity and collaboration applications include Email Hosting, Document Management, Office Suite, Project Management and more alongside a host of business applications ranging from CRM and Campaign Management to Customer Support, Accounting and more. These applications are offered directly via Zoho.com or through hundreds of partners in the Zoho Alliance Partner Program. For more information about Zoho, please visit http://www.zoho.com/.

Zoho is a division of Zoho Corp., a privately-held and profitable company. With headquarters in Chennai, India, and offices in Pleasanton, Austin, London, Tokyo and Beijing, Zoho Corp. serves the technology needs of millions of customers worldwide.

For more information about Zoho Corp., please visit www.zohocorp.com.

MTS Powers The Launch Of GAMEGOD At CEBIT Plugged IN; Multiplayer Online Video Gaming On Ranked Servers Now Possible In India

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  • GAMEGOD is India’s first online, multiplayer, video gaming platform; it would enable video gamers to play on ranked servers for the first time in the country.

  • GAMEGOD launched with the roll out of two internationally successful games- Counter Strike Global Offensive (CS: GO) and DOTA 2.

  • Launch of GAMEGOD is marked by a first of its kind online multiplayer gaming championship that has a cash prize of Rs. 20 lakhs – highest prize money for a video gaming championship in India.

  • Price starting Rs. 1299; GAMEGOD kit to include, Single Unified License (SUL) of CS:GO along with the key to play the game; GAMEGOD Premium membership card with a 30 day validity and steam wallet vouchers.

  • For a fully loaded GAMEGOD kit, customers need to pay Rs. 4499 to get an MBlaze Ultra datacard, Single Unified License (SUL) of CS:GOalong with the key to play the video game, GAMEGOD Premium membership card with a validity of six months and Steam Wallet Vouchers for in- game purchases.

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Bengaluru, 14th November 2014: GAMEGOD– India’s first online, multiplayer, video gaming platform was today launched at CEBIT Plugged IN. The launch ofGAMEGOD coincides with the roll out of two internationally successful games- Counter Strike Global Offensive (CS: GO) and DOTA 2.Powered by MTS in partnership with Nodwin Gaming, GAMEGODto enablemultiplayer online video gaming on ranked servers in India.To celebrate the launch, a first of its kind online multiplayer gaming championship with a cash prize of Rs. 20 lakhsis being organised.The launch of GAMEGOD, saw the presence of two internationally renowned gamers – Ioann “Edward” Sukhariev and Gleb “Funn1k” Lipatnikov, both play for Natus Vincere (NAVI Team).

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Ioann“Edward” Sukhariev also known in the gaming fraternity as ‘Pistol King’ is one of the most experienced players in Counter-Strike. He started his eSports career more than 10 years ago. Edward has won over 10 ASUS Cups which is a record achievement among the players from the CIS.Edward has his very own and unique playing style which exemplifies consistency and efficiency.Gleb “Funn1k” Lipatnikov on the other hand is a professional DOTA 2 player from Ukraine.Funn1k’s professional career began in 2010. Since that time he has played in various teams. However, his real breakthrough was his performance on the Darer team at The International 2.

According to Leonid Musatov, Chief Marketing & Brand Officer – MTS India, “Being a data centric Company, MTS is always looking at creating newer drivers for data consumption in the country and the way online multiplayer gaming is gaining traction, MTS has poweredGAMEGOD – India’s first online, multiplayer, video gaming platform. This latest initiative has been designed to strengthen brand MTS’ connect with its target audience”. Leonid Further added, “To celebrate the launch of GAMEGOD, a video gaming championship is being organised at CEBIT Plugged IN, where winners will get a chance to win prize money of Rs. 20 lakhs”.

The price of GAMEGOD starts at Rs. 1299; the kit includes a Single Unified License (SUL) of CS:GO along with the key to play the video game and GAMEGOD Premium membership card with a 30 day validity and Steam Wallet Vouchers . For a fully loaded GAMEGOD kit, customers need to pay Rs. 4499 to get an MBlaze Ultra datacard, Single Unified License (SUL) of CS:GO along with the key to play the video game, GAMEGOD Premium membership card with a validity of six months and Steam Wallet Vouchers for in- game purchases.

Many Firsts of GAMEGOD –

GAMEGOD, A FIRST-OF-ITS KIND, video gaming platform has a number of firsts associated with it.

  • India’s First Ranked servers set up for CS:GO.

  • India’s First Gaming Premium Membership Club launched.

  • India’s First Steam Wallet Vouchers in easy-to-use recharge coupons made available.

  • India’s First video gaming championship with prize money of Rs. 20 lakhs.

About Ranked Servers

For online multiplayer gaming, gamers are required to be connected to other competing Global players. All such Global Players are connected through global servers. Currently the nearest servers available for Indian subcontinent are based out of Singapore. To access these servers’ gamers need to have high quality internet connectivity to ensure very low latency. To play game low latency is imperative. This issue of low latency will be largely addressed by introduction of India’s First Ranked Servers for CS:GO.

Gaming Premium Memberships

Through Gaming Premium Membership, gamer will have access to 24X7 Online Café as community server, on this server gamers can book slots for playing matches with their gamer friends. There will be weekly/ monthly online tournaments with prize money, to become member, gamer will register with a fee. This fee will be in form of Membership Card and which will require renewal every month.

Steam Wallet Vouchers

This Wallet Voucher will enable gamers to purchase In Game items.These will be made available via easy-to-use recharge coupons.

More about Gaming Titles made availableunder GAMEGOD –

Counter Strike: Global Offensive popularly known as CS: GO

Its world’s No 1 Online tactical action game, come under FPS – First Person Shooting genre. This game is played 5 vs 5 players, one team of 5 players sometime play role of terrorists and sometime counter terrorists, various game maps as part of it. Last month 3.6 million unique players played CS:GO Globally, India also has unique base of 80,000 players.

DOTA 2 is Defense of the Ancients

DOTA 2 is now the latest craze globally; it is a multiplayer online battle arena genre. This game is played s involving two five-player teams, each of which occupies a stronghold at a corner of the map. Each stronghold contains a building called the “Ancient”, which the opposite team must destroy to win the match. Each player controls a “Hero” character and focuses on leveling up, collecting gold, acquiring items and fighting against the other team to achieve victory. Last month 9.4 million unique players played DOTA 2 Globally, India also has unique base of 200,000 players.

Going forward, FIVE more gaming titles would be launched on the GAMEGOD platform in the next six months.

About Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd

Sistema Shyam TeleServices Ltd. (SSTL) is a venture, involving equity participation by Sistema JSFC {LSE: SSA} of Russia, the Russian Federation and the Shyam Group of India. Sistema is the majority shareholder in the Company which operates its telecom services under the MTS brand. MTS is well recognized in India and worldwide for its commitment to high quality and innovative telecom solutions. MTS has recently been ranked by Millward Brown as 82nd most valuable brand in the world.

About NODWIN Gaming

NODWIN Gaming is India’s premiere Gaming services company. It specialises in esports and gaming events in India. The firm is the license holder for India global gaming events such as ESL, IEM, ESWC among others. NODWIN Gaming also manages authentic gaming merchandise, Valve servers and steam wallets in India.

For More Information, please visit http://www.mtsindia.in

BenQ releases its sleek & stylish gaming monitor for pro gamers at India’s biggest eSport Event ‘Games Arena’ at PLUGGED IN

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BenQ India participates as the “Official Monitor Sponsor” at PLUGGED IN, Bangalore 

Introduces RL2240HE 21.5″ W LED with Gaming-comfort Flicker-free, Black eQualizer, RTS Mode, Display Mode & Smart Scaling for Rs 10,000

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New Delhi/ Bangalore, INDIA, November 14, 2014 – BenQ, an internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle innovations is the official monitor sponsor for PLUGGED IN, the largest showcase of consumer electronics & technology in India, taking place from 14th to 16th November, 2014 in Bangalore at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC). The event will be having the India’s biggest gaming event GameGod Games Arena with BenQ Gaming monitors set-up for the participating gamers.

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The largest consumer gathering and showcase of consumer electronics & technology in India! PLUGGED IN is a display of digital lifestyle and consumer technologies that focuses on the latest consumer technology and most updated electronics models in the market. The GameGod Arena will be spread over an area of 6000 square feet and will feature an interesting mix of PC and console games including DOTA 2, CSGO, FIFA, TEKKEN Tag Tournament 2, Just Dance amongst others. This eagerly anticipated eSports/gaming event will witness the best gamers across and abroad accounting a total 64 teams for DOTA 2 and CS:GO and over 2000 gamers competing with each other for the top spots.

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In the endeavor to promote gaming as a serious sport in India, BenQ is leading the charge at the heart of gaming industry by providing the best in class gaming monitors for pro gamers at the Games Arena.  BenQ is participating as the “Official Monitor Sponsor” for the event and will be setting up the event’s gaming arena with 57 gaming monitors which will provide access to India’s leading gamers to unleash the power and win the battle at PLUGGED IN.

Speaking on the launch of Plugged In, Rajeev Singh, Country Head & General Manager at BenQ India Pvt. Ltd said, “We are truly proud to be associated with Plugged In- one of the biggest gaming tournaments in the country which will bring together some of the best gamers from India and abroad under one roof for an enthralling contest. Through our association with PLUGGED IN, we want to promote professional gaming as a sport in India and show our support and passion for the gaming community. The Collaboration is a result of BenQ’s commitment to develop cutting edge professional gaming monitors. Our Professional Gaming Monitors will be powering the “GAMES ARENA” as well where the country’s best competitive video gamers would come under one stage and compete. We believe that these champions deserve the best gaming monitors when competing at the highest level. We are looking forward to this event to be a great success”.

At PLUGGED IN 2014 BenQ announced the launch of its new offerings RL2240HE for professional gaming suited for RTS gaming.

This 21.5” LED backlight monitor is packed with the latest features: Gaming-comfort Flicker-free Technology, Black eQualizer, RTS mode, Display mode, Smart Scaling, 1ms GTG, HDMI and 12M:1 dynamic contrast ratio.   The RL2240HE comes in a sleek Yellow housing which adds a gaming appeal to the monitor with stylish fluid lines and distinct curves. RL2240HE is a true testament to the belief that “gaming is in the details”. Every feature and function of this monitor was meticulously thought out to provide RTS gamers with vital visibility and command to achieve peak performance.

 

Key features of the gaming monitor are:

  • Fast 1ms GTG Response Time: Fast response time of 1ms GTG means speed without the smear. Fast-moving action and dramatic transitions will be rendered smoothly – without smearing or ghosting. Control your gaming destiny and don’t leave it in the hands of slow display.

 

  • New Exclusive RTS Mode: The out–of–the–box setting allows you to see your objects more visibly among the distractions and darkened areas. It offers two modes for players, RTS 1 mode for StarCraft II and the RTS 2 for Dota II. The exclusive preset RTS Mode will be your utimate secret weapon.

 

  • Gaming-comfort Flicker-free Technology: The RL2240HE has been upgraded to eliminate flickering at all brightness levels. This effectively reduces eye fatigue and elevates gaming performance through extreme visual comfort.
  • The All-New Black eQualizer for Total Visibility: The Black eQualizer is an exclusive feature that meets the demands of gamers when it comes to unprecedented level of control and visibility.  Allowing gamers to acquire critical combat details and information and react quickly. Don’t let poor visibility and judgment cost you the game.

 

  • Customize Your Individual Viewing Preference: The Display Mode and Smart Scaling features allow you to change the monitor view to suit your liking and to simulate any in-game experience. Interchange instantly between four different screen sizes from 17″, 19″ and 19″W to 21.5″ using the Display Mode.

The RL2240HE is available at Rs 10000 across India starting 14th November 2014. For more information, please visit www.BenQ.co.in.  To know more about this exciting product, follow BenQ India on Facebook & Twitter