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
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
Indian organizations are seeking alternatives to lowering their capex on data centers to make way for innovation and business growth. Third party data centers will build capacities aimed towards cloud services -- especially in the realm of IaaS and PaaS.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 25-Nov-2010
With cloud computing, RedBus builds a common bus ticketing platform which would build on "a common server where all bus operators could offer tickets on a first-come-first-served basis," so bus tickets would be as easily purchasable as air or train tickets.
by: Carol Ko 09-Nov-2010
On the other hand, healthcare enterprises face various hindrances from adopting cloud/ SaaS applications. These include high initial investment, integration with existing systems and lack of knowledge.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 08-Nov-2010
BSNL will provide managed hosted and cloud services to the public sector and banks in India under the brand “onecloud.” The new data centers are expected to help speed up the implementation of social programs of the Indian government.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 01-Nov-2010
Cloud computing awareness rose sharply among Indian firms the last 12 months. IT cost reduction aside, scalability on-demand is the most welcomed attribute of cloud computing in India; storage and enterprise apps the most widely adopted cloud initiatives.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 25-Oct-2010
Tata Communications launches two cloud-based computing and productivity solutions for Indian businesses with Google Apps and Dell's computing and storage infrastructure, on top of Tata's global submarine IP network and 300,000 sq ft data center space in India.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 14-Oct-2010
For example, the Philippines' competitive broadband market has ensured some of the lowest tariffs. But given the country's low GDP per capita (US$1,890), these broadband tariffs are quite unaffordable.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 17-Sep-2010
Cloud computing adoption in India over the next three year will be driven by price points that local cloud providers give and how flexible their service offerings are. Despite bandwidth connectivity is an obvious challenge, once the benefits can be realized, cloud computing adoption in India will increase manifold.
by: Manan Chhatrapati, Hungama Digital Media Entertainment 08-Sep-2010