After experiencing the immense gains of Software-as-a-Service at Sun Life Financial Asia, CloudGarage.Asia founder and CEO Mark Ross decided that could computing was the future.
by: Emily Chia 20-Jan-2011
A booming construction business across Asia sees competition heating up as more contractors vie for a piece of the action. Gammon Construction needed to contain costs at each project site while looking for ways to improve efficiency and productivity. Cloud computing was one such area.
by: Allan Tan 17-Jan-2011
Is the cloud market in India as bullish as the telco providers and analysts projected? Despite the abundance of telecommunications services in the country, high broadband connectivity is not a guaranteed necessity, at least in the eyes two CTOs in India.
by: Carol Ko 15-Dec-2010
IBM CIO Pat Toole has been at the center of a couple of mission-critical initiatives designed to bolster the company's competitiveness over the next decade. One of his tasks was to oversee the development and launch of Blue Insight, one of the world's largest private clouds, which 140,000 users can access.
by: Ed Scannell, Executive Editor, SearchCIO.com 10-Dec-2010
Cloud computing is a redux of past technology shifts for Solimando, SVP and CIO of The Walt Disney Company's consumer products division. He is going to let others do the R&D and suffer the bumps, although he does expect cloud to be a significant part of his arsenal long term.
by: Carl Brooks, Senior Technology Writer, SearchCloudComputing.com 02-Dec-2010
Cloud technology accentuates some norms of IT culture that need to change. The command-and-control approach is one of them. CIOs may therefore have an advantage over older CIOs -- not from an age perspective, but in terms of the culture they've grown up with, as they aspire to do things differently from their predecessors.
by: Christina Torode, News Director, SearchCIO.com 22-Nov-2010
Cloud computing is the TicketDirect IT's answer to the challenge of supporting rapid business growth. Using Microsoft Azure, computation power can be easily scaled as needed, freeing its small IT team from worries about the hardware and maintenance.
by: Chee Sing Chan 06-Oct-2010
The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer in Hong Kong will roll out a pan-government IT strategy comprising cloud computing next year. Using an outsourced private cloud, OGCIO will supply cloud-based services to all government departments, including directory services and HR management services.
by: Carol Ko 21-Sep-2010
By virtualizing its data center, the French wine maker improved its response times to business and automated IT provisioning by virtualizing its data center. Ryan Klose, CIO of Pernod Ricard's Australian arm, the company is creating a fully functioning private cloud environment.
by: Chee Sing Chan 02-Sep-2010
For Altium, a high-technology electronics software developer that serves customers like the US space research agency NASA, there is no better way to cope with its 16-times spikes in transaction volumes in busy months than using on-demand CRM. Alan Perkins, CIO of Altium, explains how.
by: Carol Ko 01-Sep-2010