CDNs have become the perfect delivery vehicle for fixed and mobile operators, particularly in Asia, to attract higher-margin revenue, create new revenue streams and improve their customers’ experience while saving cost.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 20-Feb-2013
According to IT hiring managers, the biggest reason they failed to fill 1.7 million open cloud-related positions in 2012 is because job seekers lack the training, certification and experience needed to work in a cloud-enabled world.
by: telecomasia.net staff writer 23-Jan-2013
Despite the unprecedented expansion of the digital universe due to the massive amounts of data being generated daily by people and machines, IDC estimates that only 0.5% of the world’s data is being analyzed.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 15-Jan-2013
“2013 will be the last call for CIO transformation,” said Sandra Ng, vice president of IDC Asia Pacific’s Practice Group at the recent Asia-Pacific ICT 2013 Top 10 Predictions Forum. “The KPIs for IT departments and CIOs are beginning to change."
by: Khoo Boo Leong 19-Dec-2012
Although cloud developments are taking place, they need a stronger focus on inter-agency collaboration to truly deliver services from a citizen-centric perspective, said Frank Levering, research manager, IDC Government Insights.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 12-Dec-2012
Public cloud computing services have paved the way for non-IT staff to circumvent their IT organizations in search of faster IT support and problem resolution. Indeed, Forrester has reported that just 35% of business decision-makers say IT provides “high quality, timely end user support.”
by: Khoo Boo Leong 05-Dec-2012
IDC expects CIO inertia and misconceptions about social media and consumerization to create problems down the road as they continue to stall or make the wrong choices about both.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 04-Dec-2012
By 2014, IDC predicted that cloud services will become an everyday sourcing option for the CIOs and LOB managers. This forces change on both the infrastructure vendors, the owners of business intellectual property and cloud users.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 30-Nov-2012
In the next few years, cloud services will have a vertical focus where technology, business processes and services will be uniquely tailored to the specific industries.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 23-Nov-2012
The recently concluded 18th China Communist Party Congress in Beijing saw the outgoing President Hu Jintao outlined the nation's ICT roadmap for the next decade, with cloud computing, internet of things, big data mining and a smart city system included.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 17-Nov-2012