The commoditization of technology has reached its pinnacle with the advent of the recent paradigm of Cloud Computing. Infosys Cloud Computing blog is a platform to exchange thoughts, ideas and opinions with Infosys experts on Cloud Computing

Blogger Profiles

Abhijit Vijay Shah

Technical Architect, Banking and Capital Markets practice, Infosys

Abhijit has more than ten years of IT experience. He was a member of a team that was involved in the design and development of ASP.NET-based enterprise applications using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) and .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack (SP)1.

Abhijit will blog on .NET Technologies, MOSS, Web 2.0, emerging trends in Cloud offerings – vendor landscape, enterprise concerns and business imperatives in Cloud Computing.

Abhijit Shroff

Senior Technology Architect, Cloud, Infosys

Abhijit ShroffAbhijit has over 13 years of experience in the IT industry. He has been involved in creating and strategizing new service lines for high performance computing and Cloud Computing. Currently as Cloud Solutions and Go-to-Market (GTM) Lead, his skills are in Cloud technologies, grid computing, high performance computing, information architecture, and performance engineering.

Abhijit will blog on Accelerating Enterprise Adoption of Cloud, Cloud Ecosystem Integrator and Smarter Organizations.

Abhishek Pratap Singh

Technology Lead, SETLabs, Infosys

Abhishek has around five years of experience in designing, implementing and managing IT solutions for many industries. He has experience in Cloud Database, Software Factories and Application Profiling. He has played a key role in developing Cloud Database solution.

Abhishek will blog on Cloud Computing, Software Factory, Open Source Solutions, and Web 2.0.

Akansha Jain

Technology Analyst, SETLabs, Infosys

Akansha has around four years of experience in the IT industry. She has worked on J2EE Application Development, Software Factories, Eclipse Plugin Development, and Web 2.0. She has published articles on GMF Modeling and Software Factories.

She is part of the J2EECOE team and is currently working on Cloud Computing.

Akansha will blog on Cloud Computing.

Amit Gawande

Junior Research Associate, SETLabs, Infosys

Amit has more than two years of IT experience. He specializes in performance modeling and simulation, Enterprise Private Clouds, Cloud migration, Web services and virtual worlds. He is a part of a team that designs the open-source Enterprise Private Cloud solution.

Amit has authored publications on Performance Engineering, Cloud Computing and immersive technologies. He has designed and developed a performance modeling and simulation tool.

Amit will blog on Cloud Computing, Performance Engineering, Open Source solutions and Web services.

Ananth Sriram

Technical Analyst, Cloud Practice, Infosys

Ananth SriramAnanth Sriram is responsible for building partner relationship in the cloud area. During the last 13 years at Infosys, Ananth has effectively managed and delivered several technology modernization projects. He was one of the early contributors to the ‘application migration factory’ methodology for accelerating large-scale application migrations. Above all, Ananth is driven by a passion for the cloud and its potential to transform the enterprise.

Ananth’s blogs are dedicated to topics like building a trusted cloud ecosystem and cloud workloads.

Anita Rajasekaran

Assistant Manager, Marketing, Cloud, Infosys

Anita RajasekaranAnita Rajasekaran has honed her skills in IT marketing, both in product and technology, over the last six years. Anita is currently part of the cloud marketing team at Infosys and passionately works towards achieving all marketing objectives and programs for cloud, big data, and other sub-practices of the cloud unit.

Anita has extensive experience in evaluating market segments for enterprise clients. She has also analyzed demand for potential programs for strategic initiatives such as virtualization, consolidation and automation.

She is a certified practitioner of cloud and big data, and will blog about the business value cloud brings to enterprises.

Arun Viswanathan

Technology Lead, SETLabs, Infosys

Arun has over seven years of experience in designing, implementing and managing IT solutions for different industries. He has earlier involved in development, support and consulting of Radien Enterprise Application Framework. He has published articles on Web 2.0 and SaaS, and has consulted project teams on application design and implementation with SaaS capabilities.

Arun has involved in developing, maintaining and enhancing a web-based application design using J2EE in UNIX for a leading telecommunications company in Australia.

He currently develops solutions for Enterprise Private Cloud.

Arun will blog on Cloud Computing, SaaS, Open Source Solutions, and Web 2.0.

Balaji Desikamani

Marketing Head – Cloud Practice, Infosys

Balaji DesikamaniFor more than a year now, Balaji Desikamani has been leading the go-to-market efforts for Infosys’ new growth business – the Cloud practice.

Backed by more than 13 years of sales and marketing experience in the IT industry (across products and services), Balaji formulates and designs new offerings, with special focus on North American and European markets – as well as devises and delivers marketing strategies and campaigns that address CIOs in the enterprise segment and decision makers in IT.

Balaji has been with Infosys for the last five years, leading the marketing organization for Enterprise Solutions and Systems Integration businesses. In prior roles, Balaji has had successful stints at NIIT, Hexaware Technologies, and TIBCO Software.

Balaji holds a master’s in international relations, and a degree in management studies from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi, India.

Balaji is a strong believer in the transformational opportunity that the Cloud brings, and will blog on Cloud, Big Data, collaboration, and how all of these working together will impact IT.

JP Balakrishnan

Vice President — Cloud sales and partnerships, Infosys

JP BalakrishnanAn IT industry veteran of over 25+ years and a thought leader in the cloud computing space, JP Balakrishnan’s association with cloud goes beyond the technology aspect of it. He has specialized expertise in working with clients help forge their enterprises of tomorrow with cloud and as the leader for sales and partnerships for the cloud practice at Infosys, he continually helps CIOs and CTOs demonstrate business value from their cloud investments.

JP also shares an additional responsibility as the CTO — Cloud for IPS. He has been based out of Chicago for the last ten years.

JP will blog on two of his passions — cloud and big data.

Bhavin Jayantilal Raichura

Principal Technology Architect, Manufacturing Products, Platforms and Solutions, Infosys

Bhavin has 15 years of experience in the IT industry.

As a Principal Technology Architect with the Manufacturing Products, Platforms and Solutions business, Bhavin works closely with clients on engagements, including technology consulting, solution advisory and execution of large transformation programs. He leads the conceptualization-to-commercialization cycle for multiple business solutions, technology practices and Centers of Excellence. Bhavin has presented at several international conferences as well as published multiple artifacts in various online technology journals.

Bhavin will blog on Immersive Experience, Cloud Computing, Collaboration, and Manufacturing Solutions.

Chidambaram Ganapathi

Principal Architect and Lead – Cloud Integration & API Management Services, Infosys


GanapathiChidambaram Ganpathi has over 15 years of experience in cloud integration and application programming interface (API) management.

He has been instrumental in creating the Cloud Integration & API Management Services practice at Infosys, and has delivered multiple cloud engagements to global clients with relative ease. He has serviced several Fortune 500 clients across banking, media, and telecommunication fields. He is also an active speaker in industry forums and conferences on cloud Integration.

Chidambaram will share his insights on cloud Integration, API management, and platform-as-a- service (PaaS).

James Dale

Engagement Manager, SAP Practice – Manufacturing, Infosys

James DaleIn a career that spans 25 years, James Dale has over 15 years of in-depth experience in working with large ERP prime project implementations for high-tech, automotive, aerospace, and manufacturing clients in USA. He joined Infosys in 2013.

In his blogs, James will shed light on key SAP offerings at Infosys and share insights from current client success stories.

Jayaprakash Govindaraj

Technical Architect, Cloud Security - Infosys Labs, Infosys

Jayaprakash has over 11.6 years experience in the IT Industry. He is currently working as a Technical architect for Infosys Labs. He specializes in Cloud Security and is responsible for developing secure SLDC processes, solution frameworks for Cloud security on application development, maintenance and migration projects. Jayaprakash is a Web application security consultant, Microsoft specialist (MCSD .net certified) and Windows Azure evangelist. He is also responsible for creation of IP solutions, papers and processes.

Jayaprakash will blog on Cloud computing security research and development and Web application security.

Jitendra Pal Thethi

Principal Architect – Microsoft Technology Center, Infosys

Jitendra is a Principal Architect with the Microsoft Technology Center based in Bellevue. He handles the presales activities on the Infosys-Microsoft joint IT transformational program Catalytic IT. He is also leading the efforts on Cloud Computing and defining solutions and services which provide business value and a competitive edge to our customer by adopting this platform.

Joel Mathew

Senior System Engineer, SETLabs, Infosys

Joel is a member of the J2EE Center of Excellence (COE) team. He is involved in Private Cloud Computing.

Joel has worked on the development of RADIEN J2EE application framework and successfully set up an Open Source Private Cloud.

He will blog on Cloud Computing.

Kashyap Chimanlal Santoki

System Engineer, SETLabs, Infosys

Kashyap has worked on performance testing, capacity planning projects and has developed an internal tool. In addition, he has worked in setting up an open-source private cloud. He has more than two years of IT experience. Currently, he is a member of the J2EE Center for Excellence (CoE) team.

Kashyap will blog on cloud computing.

Kumar Manava Tiwari

Technology Analyst, SETLabs, Infosys

Kumar has six years of IT experience. He has worked in Cloud Computing, software factories, enterprise application development and application frameworks development. He has played a key role in developing Cloud Storage and data processing solutions.

Kumar will blog on Cloud Computing and JEE.

Ketan Vora

Senior Architect, Cloud

Ketan VoraKetan Vora is a Senior Architect with the Cloud practice at Infosys with 15 years of experience in IT Infrastructure Design, Non-Functional Risk Assessments, Technology Consulting and Enterprise Architecture. He has worked with several clients in Retail, Banking, Telecom and Manufacturing verticals on large IT transformation engagements. In the recent years, he has specialized in Cloud Computing from both business and technology perspectives, and is currently focused on strategizing and architecting Cloud based solutions for the Manufacturing vertical in EMEA.

G Lakshmanan

IT Architecture - Educator & Mentor, Education and Research, Infosys

Lakshmanan has more than 20 years of IT experience. He nurtures a vibrant community of IT architects focused on industry solution architectures across various business domains.

Lakshmanan has performed several leadership roles. He was the Head of Infosys Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) architecture practice, Head of Engineering, SaaS practice and Head of UK - Retail and CPG delivery.

Lakshmanan will blog on Cloud Computing’s relevance and adoption in an enterprise.

Madhukar Babu Mukkala

Project Manager, ESX, BPM-EAI, Infosys

Madhukar has over eight years of IT experience. He has worked on IBM WebSphere® integration suite of products, delivering implementation solutions and steady maintenance to retail and aerospace customers. He currently provides support for an aerospace client implementing Enterprise Application Integration (EAI).

Madhukar will blog on BPM (Business Process Management), EAI, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), and Cloud Computing.

Manish Malhotra

Technology Lead, SETLabs, Infosys

Manish has more than seven years of experience in JEE, client-server architecture and Service- Oriented Architecture. He is developing a private cloud management solution at SETLabs. He is also working on parallel computing platforms such as Hadoop. He is an expert in cloud architecture and Java code analyzer tools.

Manish will blog on JEE, cloud computing and open source solutions.

Mayur Chakravarty

Project Manager, Cloud, Infosys


ChakravartyMayur Chakravarty has over the last ten years dabbled with several cloud operations and implementations. He has experience in designing and implementing many IT service management (ITSM) processes, infrastructure management services, and cloud operations.

He was instrumental in building the cloud operations and sustenance framework for Infosys and designing ITSM processes for multiple clients.

Mayur will blog about cloud build, cloud sustenance, ITSM, and process improvement.

Munish Gupta

Senior Technology Architect – Enterprise Security – ESRM Unit, Infosys

Munish GuptaAt Infosys, Munish has been instrumental in providing security consulting to Fortune 500 corporations. His credentials include CISSP, CCSP, BS25559, WCSP, and ITILv3. He has strong experience in enterprise and risk management domain. Munish received an award for excellence as Most Valuable Contributor in the EMEA region in 2013.

Manish takes a keen interest in enterprise security, risk management and compliance, and cloud security.

Dr. T S Mohan

Principal Researcher, e-commerce Research Lab, E&R, Infosys

Mohan has more than 23 years of IT experience across research, delivery, consulting and project and program management.

His areas of interest include high performance computing, grid, cloud computing, Business Process Management (BPM) / Service- Oriented Architecture (SOA) as well as software architecture and engineering.

Mohan will blog on cloud computing.

Nidhi Tiwari

Senior Technical Architect, SETLabs, Infosys

Nidhi works in the field of Performance Engineering and focuses on performance modeling. Her research interest topics include adoption of cloud computing and cloud databases. She has authored papers for international conferences and has filed for a patent.

Nidhi will blog on cloud computing.

Prasad Siva Sai Choutupalli

System Engineer, SETLabs, Infosys

Prasad has developed middleware and Eclipse-based applications. Currently, he is a member of the J2EE Center of Excellence (CoE). He is working on performance engineering and capacity planning tools.

Rajeev Nayar

Associate Vice President and Head – Big Data Practice, Infosys


NayarAn information management thought leader of more than 18 years, Rajeev leads the Big Data Practice, which forms part of Infosys’ cloud business.

Rajeev’s key focus areas at Infosys are big data analytics and extreme data processing – which deal with very large- scale data solutions. He is responsible for providing guidance on developing patentable solutions around big data, and his work spans multiple business verticals.

Rajeev has presented at a number of premier conferences, and is a contributing author of the book, ‘Big Data Spectrum’ – a showcase of Infosys solutions and services that have helped clients get the most from their big data.

Rajeev will blog primarily on big data and analytics.

Rahul Bandopadhyaya

Technology Lead, Microsoft Technology Center, Infosys

Rahul primarily works with Azure, Microsoft’s cloud offering. His responsibilities include creating different tools, frameworks and services to address issues in cloud computing. In addition, he seeks to enhance and speed up cloud-based implementation and migration.

Ram Sellaratnam

Associate Vice President, and Cloud Lead – UK & EMEA, Infosys


SellaratnamFor more than 27 years now (including the last 10 years at Infosys), Ram Sellaratnam’s focus has been on leading and delivering fail-secure systems integration programs for global clients.

London-based Ram holds responsibility for providing Infosys clients with much- needed strategic direction, especially around private cloud adoptions.

Ram will blog on the stuff he is passionate about: Cloud, big data, and how the two impact IT.

Raghavan Subramanian

Associate Vice President, SETLabs, Infosys


SubramanianRaghavan has more than 15 years of IT experience. He manages the Cloud Computing Center of Excellence at Infosys.

He will blog on cloud computing, performance engineering and social media.

Rini Biswas

Senior Systems Engineer, SETLabs, Infosys

Rini has over three-and-half years of experience in implementing and managing IT solutions for many industries. She has involved in development and support of Radien Enterprise Application Framework.

Rini has maintained and enhanced a web-based application, designed using J2EE, in Banking and Capital Markets (BCM) for a large U.S. financial firm and has written their product collaterals.

She currently develops solutions for Enterprise Private Cloud.

Rini will blog on performance testing and monitoring tools.

Ritwik Chatterjee

Senior Technology Architect – Cloud, Infosys


ChatterjeeRitwik Chatterjee is a Senior Architect at Infosys with over 12 years of experience in IT consulting, solution architecture and delivery for global Fortune 500 clients across financial and other industries. He anchors application programming interface (API) Management offerings at the Cloud Integration Practice in Infosys.

Ritwik is an active speaker at industry forums and conferences on cloud computing. He holds a master’s degree in technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. He is also an IBM Certified SOA Solution Designer. His interests are API management, cloud computing, service-oriented integration (SOA) of legacy systems and SOA governance.

Samson David

Senior Vice President and Global Head for Cloud, Infrastructure and Security, Infosys

Samson DavidSamson David is a Senior Vice President and Global Head for Cloud, Infrastructure and Security at Infosys. He has been associated with Infosys for over two decades, and currently works closely with global 2000 clients to define and build their cloud and infrastructure strategies, and to run end-to-end IT operations. Additionally, Samson is on the board of ODCA (Open Data Center Alliance).

Saju Sankarankutty

Head - Microsoft Cloud Computing Practice, Infosys


SankarankuttySaju is a principal technical architect with the systems integration group. He manages the Microsoft cloud computing (Azure and BPOS) and Windows 7 portfolio for the Microsoft practice. He drives strategic partner relationships with Microsoft for core infrastructure and leads efforts on cloud computing. He also defines solutions and services that provide business value and a competitive edge.

Saju has more than 13 years of consulting experience. He has executed several strategic engagements in technology optimization, platform modernization, collaboration and end-user computing.

Shyam Kumar Doddavula

Principal Architect, SETLabs, Infosys

Shyam has more than 12 years of IT experience. He conceptualizes and develops application frameworks and solutions that help leverage emerging technologies such as Cloud Computing. He has been involved in architecting and developing several enterprise applications for finance, telecom, retail and transportation. Shyam has led the design and development of several enterprise application frameworks such as Radien.

Shyam will blog on Enterprise Application architecture, Open Source solutions, JEE, Cloud Computing and performance engineering.

Sidharth Ghag

Senior Technical Architect, Microsoft Technology Center, Infosys

With over eight years of industry experience, Sidharth currently leads solutions in Microsoft Technologies in the area of Cloud Computing, SOA and service-enabling mainframe systems. He has been instrumental in helping Infosys clients with the service orientation of their legacy mainframe systems. He has also authored a paper on service-enabling mainframe systems.

Soma Sekhar Pamidi

Principal Technology Architect – Cloud, Infosys


Sekhar PamidiSoma Sekhar Pamidi has over 17 years of industry experience and is a performance engineering and improvement expert. Many of the solutions he architected have delivered performance improvement on web-based and intranet applications.

His focus includes financial services and insurance (FSI), manufacturing, telecom, and retail. He has been responsible for building cloud platform as a service (PaaS) and cloud sustenance practices that have delivered top-notch services to clients worldwide.

Soma will blog on cloud build process, cloud sustenance, and performance engineering.

Dr. Srinivas Padmanabhuni

Principal Researcher & Head, HPC Lab - SETLabs, Infosys

Srinivas’ areas of interest include Web Services, Service-oriented Architecture and grid technologies, alongside pursuing interests in intelligent agents and enterprise architecture.

Suchi Paharia

Technology Lead, Microsoft Technology Center, Infosys

Suchi has more than five years of IT experience. She has worked on various Microsoft technologies like, Windows applications, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Windows Workflow Foundation (WF). She has developed solutions in, SOA and thin clients. She has been a key resource person in .Net Framework 4.0 team and is involved in developing applications using Visual Studio (VS) 2010.

Suchi has worked in designing .net project in VS2005. She has completed a Proof-of-Concept in VS 2010 implementing the new features of .Net 4.0. She will blog on .Net 4.0.

Dr. Sudeep Mallick

Senior Technical Architect and Researcher, SOA Center of Excellence, SETLabs, Infosys' Research group

Sudeep has several publications in international journals and conferences to his credit on service oriented computing, software engineering and enterprise architecture. He is also the author of a book on Enterprise IT Architecture.

Swapan Gupta

Senior Project Manager, PED, Infosys

Swapan has over 11 years of experience in the IT industry. He has a versatile project portfolio comprising C, C++, Java, Windows, Unix Flavors, Web Servers, IIS, Apache, SunOne, Application Servers, WebLogic, SAP NetWeaver, and Tomcat. He leads multiple engineering projects in the Identity and Access Management domain for leading ISV customers.

Swapan is an expert in identity federation and developing custom plug-in to enable single sign-on, with multiple products and applications.

He will blog on Cloud Computing and Product Engineering.

Vijaykumar N

Principal Technology Architect, Systems Integration, Infosys

Vijaykumar has 18 years of experience in the IT industry. He has published articles and presented papers at various forums and briefings. Vijaykumar has also developed a green IT solution (in Systems Integration), which has been submitted for Intellectual Property (IP) filing. Currently as Infrastructure Architect, he specializes in IT infrastructure design, datacenter design and implementation, cloud computing, and green IT.

Vijaykumar will blog on cloud computing and green IT.

Vinay Shrivastava

Principal Technology Architect – Cloud, Infosys

Vinay ShrivastavaVinay Shrivastava has over 17 years of experience in architecting cloud computing solutions. Over the last five years, he has perfected the cloud computing and big data practice at Infosys Australia. He also has many successful transformation program stories, for several clients, to his credit.

Vinay will blog about cloud computing, big data, and sustainability.

Vishal Krishna Saxena

Senior Technology Architect, Trusted ADM - Infosys Labs, Infosys

Vishal has 11 years of experience in information security. He was involved in the data privacy and compliance activity for a leading European bank. Vishal also worked for a leading U.S. financial service organization, to define their mobile security strategy.

Currently as Senior Technology Architect, his research areas include Cloud security, mobile security, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), cryptography, anti-tampering, reverse engineering, data privacy, and secure Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

Vishal will blog on Cloud Security, Mobile Security and Web Application Security.

Vishy Narayan

AVP and Principal Architect, Cloud Practice, Infosys

Vishy NarayanVishy has 18 years of experience in the IT industry. He was responsible for infrastructure consulting, solution development and building an ecosystem of partners at System Integration Practice, Infosys. Currently as Lead, Cloud Services and Infrastructure Consulting, he is responsible for developing and implementation of Cloud based solutions.

His area of interests include IT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture, Next Gen Networks and Cloud, Collaboration and Mobility (CCM).

Vishy will blog on Enterprise Infrastructure, Virtualization and Cloud Computing.