ISACA issues in a white paper five key questions that the board of directors must ask to ensure consistent practices to maximize value and manage risk of cloud computing.
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by: George Watt, CA Technologies 18-Feb-2013
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by: Mark Smith, Savvis Asia 18-Feb-2013
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by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 08-Feb-2013
Living up to its name, fast-growing Nimble Storage has surpassed the 1,000-customer mark in less than two-and-a-half years of selling its products. Driven by demand for its flash-optimized storage arrays, the company is fast developing its international market.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 06-Feb-2013
An alternative to flawed language in a section of The IASB’s IFRS 9 amendment on hedge accounting is a win for corporates, but further complicates accounting for foreign exchange hedges, says Reval, a treasury and risk management SaaS provider.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 05-Feb-2013
The cloud is no longer an ‘if’ and ‘should’ topic but more a ‘when’ and ‘how’ topic of conversation. Most enterprises have started shifting workloads to the cloud or are in the process of doing so.
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by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 29-Jan-2013