The Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium cloud service is now available in 162 markets in 21 languages. For US$99.99 per year or US$8.34 per month, the service includes the latest Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access, and more.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 30-Jan-2013
The cloud is no longer an ‘if’ and ‘should’ topic but more a ‘when’ and ‘how’ topic of conversation. Most enterprises have started shifting workloads to the cloud or are in the process of doing so.
by: Guru Bharadwaj, Microsoft Services 30-Jan-2013
The updated System Center 2012 enables users to centrally manage cloud-based applications and resources running in their data centers, on a hosted service provider data center or on Windows Azure.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 17-Jan-2013
Demand for “cloud-ready” IT workers will grow by 26% annually through 2015, with as many as 7 million cloud-related jobs available worldwide, according to an IDC white paper ‘Climate Change: Cloud’s Impact on IT Organizations and Staffing’ sponsored by Microsoft Corp.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 16-Jan-2013
The 10 biggest predictions about Asia's cloud adoption in 2013 include blue chips cloud uptake in Hong Kong, hosting of mission-critical apps on cloud, FSI's hybrid cloud adoption, and their impact on server shipments.
by: Carol Ko 08-Jan-2013
By connecting a stethoscope to a cell phone, a community health worker or unskilled administrator can transmit diagnostic information into a cloud service. The software then analyzes a patient's breathing for patterns that indicate the earliest stages of pneumonia or asthma.
by: eGov Innovation Editors 24-Dec-2012
In 2012, the Hong Kong OGCIO took the lead in hybrid cloud adoption and big players were busying building up data center capabilities. But industry-accepted cloud standards are still in the making.
by: Carol Ko 10-Dec-2012
Office 365 is Microsoft's cloud-based Office applications suite that integrates Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync with Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel applications to deliver a unified communications experience.
by: Computerworld Hong Kong staff 06-Dec-2012
According to the findings of the Cloud Power evaluation panel, Microsoft's Window Azure platform is currently the clear leader the PaaS space . "Windows Azure gives customers the flexibility to choose your OS, platform language, database and tools," said a Microsoft Hong Kong spokesperson.
by: Computerworld Hong Kong staff 05-Dec-2012
Like Gartner's Magic Quadrant, though far from being as comprehensive, Computerworld Hong Kong enlisted a team of experts to scan the market for their snapshot views on which vendors are leaders in this space and show the most promise in providing innovative, reliable and secure cloud services to businesses in Hong Kong.
by: Chee Sing Chan 04-Dec-2012