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In general, public clouds are built on simpler server hardware with a focus on energy efficiency, density, and cost control. The reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS) for public clouds tend to be built into the software layer (through failover and virtualization).
by: eGovInnovation Editors 01-Jul-2011
Microsoft launches the Office 365 productivity suite last week in globally across 40 markets, after a beta program of about nine months, as the company responds -- some critics say belatedly -- to the rising popularity of cloud-based applications for collaboration and communication.
by: Computerworld Hong Kong staff 30-Jun-2011
An open cloud provides the interoperability that frees companies from being locked in to a single cloud vendor. This allows companies to select the vendor whose SLA matches most with their requirements.
by: Carol Ko 30-Jun-2011
To attract business, the Chongqing's cloud hub in China will be given unrestricted access to the Internet. This has sparked uproar among some Chinese Internet users, as unfiltered Web access will be available only to foreign companies.
by: Michael Kan, IDG News Service (Beijing Bureau) 30-Jun-2011
HP opens two centers in China for cloud computing and research. While the new cloud center in Tianjin will help customers build and operate HP's cloud products, another center in Beijing will focus on the research of enterprise servers, storage, and networking.
by: Michael Kan, IDG News Service 30-Jun-2011
Whether it be cloud service outages or natural disasters, cloud computing can turn into a nightmare or a savior to an IT organization. But whatever outcome they bring, it boils down to the use of cloud data backup services. Six cloud/DR vendors suggest 10 best strategies of cloud data backup.
by: Carol Ko 28-Jun-2011
Japan SMBs cannot afford to take a comprehensive approach to implementing BCP with their now frozen ICT budgets. With added pressure to save energy and to be flexible with work arrangements, cloud apps such as groupware and Web conferencing are expected to rise in demand.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 28-Jun-2011
Nowhere is the nightmare as vivid as it is when your cloud service goes down. Here are 10 worst cloud outages from AWS, T-Mobile Sidekick, Google's Gmail, Microsoft's Hotmail and BPOS, Intuit's business SaaS, Salesforce.com, Terramark, Rackspace and even PayPal.
by: JR Raphael, InfoWorld (US) 28-Jun-2011
The home networking paradigm is becoming increasingly complex thanks to the rise of cloud-hosted content and the growing need for open-access DRM (Digital rights management) standards across multiple devices, experts.
by: John Tanner, Global Technology Editor, Telecom Asia 27-Jun-2011
SITA and Orange will offer IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Desktop-as-a-Service out of six MPLS network-connected Tier III+ and Tier IV data centers in five continents: Atlanta, Frankfurt, Johannesburg, Singapore, Hong Kong and Sydney.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 24-Jun-2011