What are the different data privacy laws in force today? Can the Chinese government seize customer data which resides in a cloud data center in Hong Kong? What actions can firms take to protect their corporate data from government seizure, such as in the name of 'terrorism?'
by: Carol Ko 03-Aug-2011
APEJ IT services spending in 2011 is expected to grow by 8.7% over 2010, with China, Australia and India contributing 72% to the total spending. The two biggest drivers of APEJ IT spending are outsourcing services and new IT projects specifically on "cloud" and "smart infrastructure."
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 27-Apr-2011
Employees across the 38 branches of the restaurant group Bumbu Desa found new ways to collaborate. Using cloud-based collaboration tools, each Bumbu Desa franchise can now share menus, greet diners, and submit their daily sales reports to franchise headquarters via file sharing.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 12-Apr-2011
CIOs and IT in India have been boxed in between modest budget growth at 3.5% and growing legacy requirements. Despite no CIO in India currently reports having the majority of IT running in the cloud or on SaaS, cloud adoption is expected to reach 67% over the next four years.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 08-Apr-2011
The 2011 CIO Agenda survey conducted by Gartner Executive Programs showed that chief information officers in India ranked cloud computing as their top technology priority for 2011.
by: eGov Innovation Editors 22-Mar-2011
Tata extends its IaaS offering Instacompute to Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Running on Dell storage and compute infrastructure, Tata's cloud services for the region will be hosted out of the company's data center in Singapore.
by: Melissa Chua 09-Mar-2011
Tata Consultancy launches iON, an on-demand integrated business solutions suite tailored for 35 million SMBs in India. The pay-per-use SaaS include HR, finance, inventory, domain-based ERP solutions, and basic apps like email, document management and website services.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 21-Feb-2011
India-based Mediology Software provides online management for the print and media industry. Using SaaS, media companies in India can publish online and market their content in cloud-based channels, benefit from increase content circulation and better readership tracking.
by: Carol Ko 02-Feb-2011
India's public cloud market is estimated at US$66.7 million in 2009, and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 40% over the next five years to 2014. System Integrators are advised to reorient their strategies to play a meaningful role to benefit from enterprise cloud customers, said IDC.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 11-Jan-2011
India-based Tata Communications said cloud adoption in the emerging markets is held back by a lack of understanding of the technology. As businesses become more comfortable with public clouds over the next few years, many of them will adopt a "cloud only" policy for low to medium sensitive applications or projects.
by: Carol Ko 29-Dec-2010