Snapdeal launches its own cloud – Snapdeal Cirrus

 Snapdeal Cirrus will be one of the largest OpenStack based hybrid cloud deployments in the world

 

Snapdeal, India’s largest online marketplace, today announced the launch of its own private cloud platform, Snapdeal Cirrus.

Snapdeal cloud is built entirely on open source with OpenStack at the center, making it not just an industry-first in India, but also one of the largest OpenStack deployments of a hybrid cloud anywhere in the world. Snapdeal Cirrus spans across three data center regions, with … Read full article →

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Snapdeal establishes Data Sciences Center in California

Data Sciences Centre will focus on big-data and advanced-analytics
to define consumer-centric growth strategy

Snapdeal, has opened a Data Sciences Center in San Carlos, California. The center will focus on big-data and advanced analytics to add granular clarity to Snapdeal’s consumer-centric initiatives. It will help shape the business strategy of the company and optimize the operational efficiencies using data driven algorithms, data analytics and predictive modeling.

The team includes veteran data scientists from leading global brands like Groupon, Google, Yahoo … Read full article →

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Snapdeal #WhatTheHack: Ideas to transform e-commerce

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Earlier this week, more than a 1000+ team members — 16% of our total team strength– pitched over 150 ideas geared towards a single aim — attracting the next wave of Snapdeal customers. Focused on Growth Hacking, 85 finalist teams went head-to-head for 36 intense hours to develop the next potentially game-changing idea for Snapdeal. SnapdealHackathon_Technology6
The three winning submissions will be judged on multiple criteria including originality, short-term viability, and long-term scalability potential. Results will be announced in the coming … Read full article →

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Vinod Dham on Innovation: Invest in universities and free up businesses

The Snapdeal team had the pleasure of interacting with Vinod Dham, widely regarded as the Father of the Pentium Chip, at our Gurgaon Campus recently. Below are the highlights
of a fireside chat between Vinod and Anand Chandrasekaran, Snapdeal’s Chief Product Officer. In an extremely engaging session, Vinod shared his thoughts on fostering innovation in India, why Snapdeal is like Intel, and why he thinks millennials are the luckiest and smartest generation of independent India.

Anand: Vinod, welcome to Snapdeal. Read full article →

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