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
Singapore-based real-estate company, Hersing Corporation, has reduced infrastructure, licensing and IT administration costs by as much as US$300,000 after deploying Microsoft’s cloud-based productivity service Office 365 for more than 5,000 employees and agents.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 28-Nov-2012
To 78% of respondents in an HP-commissioned study earlier this year, reducing the time required to provision new applications will improve responsiveness to customer demands, reduce time-to-market and provide faster access to real-time information.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 13-Nov-2012
Prior to adopting Office 365, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University IT team considered various options for migrating its email to a cloud-based service. Gerrit Bahlman, PolyU's CIO, explains why the IT team favored Office 365 over Gmail.
by: Carol Ko 16-Oct-2012
To modernize its email systems and collaborative applications, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University adopts Microsoft's Office 365 to replace its four legacy email systems. With Office 365, PolyU can now move to a more mobile world and achieve a greener campus.
by: Carol Ko 16-Oct-2012