Security remains a common concern among enterprises, especially in highly regulated industries such financial services, insurance and healthcare. But for some regulators, specific references to the cloud are now gone.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 09-Jun-2013
Singapore’s Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) has awarded its G-Cloud five-year tender to deploy a private cloud computing infrastructure on a whole-of-government basis to SingTel. The winning proposal leverages end-to-end virtualization solutions that are built on VMware vSphere.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 26-Jun-2012
The Singapore government is calling S$1.2 billion (about US$930 million) worth of infocomm tenders in its FY2012. In FY2011, it awarded 638 infocomm contracts worth more than S$1.12 billion.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 31-May-2012
Singapore is ranked third, after Australia and Japan, in terms of cloud adoption in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a Cloud Adoption Study commissioned by the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) of Singapore in April 2012.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 17-May-2012
The Singapore Government will leverage on the commercially-available public cloud offerings where appropriate and implementing a private government cloud called Central G-Cloud for whole-of-government use for security and governance requirements that cannot be met by public clouds.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 06-Jul-2011
HP's new Government Secure Cloud Services is said to enable Australian government agencies to hold data onshore in a certified data center environment, accessible via a certified secure government gateway, thereby comply with Australia's data sovereignty and security requirements.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 05-Jul-2011
Located in Bristol, English, the newly opened HP G-Cloud Theatre demonstrates to visitors the different ways in which cloud-based systems can withstand "even the most serious threats and attacks."
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 22-Nov-2010
Why will G-Cloud (government cloud) become indispensable in five years' time? In this article, two Ovum research directors jointly advised on the concrete steps governments should take to facilitate shared services adoption; what it meant by "Share before you buy before you build," and how APAC governments are progressing with server virtualization.
by: Carol Ko 27-Jul-2010