Collaborative and communication applications, CRM, PaaS and IaaS are some common workloads organizations move to the cloud, as they "make total financial sense." Read on to find out two types of projects CIOs and IT pros can target at for early cloud adoption.
by: Carol Ko 30-Jan-2012
Based on Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Nissan and Microsoft will blend dealer and CRM and social collaboration tools into a solution that will help Nissan develop a stronger relationship with its customers, drive dealer sales and increase market share on a global scale.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 13-Dec-2011
Organizations contemplating to join the bandwagon of companies moving critical applications to public cloud computing must carefully weigh the security-related issues to avoid costly mistakes.
by: Christine Burns, Network World US 17-Oct-2011
Companies skeptics about public cloud are opting to deploy private and/or hybrid cloud solutions which provides them the benefits of a public cloud while keeping their infrastructure under their leading to dramatic cost and time savings.
by: Garima Thockchom, CIO US 18-Sep-2011
Is your organization one of those entities that are challenged by the increasing power cost due to high utilization of data centers as a result of virtualization and consolidating servers? There is help to manage cost.
by: Daniel P. Dern, Networks Asia 05-Sep-2011
Aiming to reduce the company's overall IT operating costs, Tata Steel decided to move to an enterprise-ready cloud communications platform. Microsoft and capgemini are helping the firm to migrate to cloud.
by: Antony Savvas, Computerworld UK 28-Aug-2011
CIOs harbor concerns about the immaturity of the market and some are reticent to take the plunge for fear of purchasing the wrong solution for their enterprise.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 20-Jul-2011
The joint Health Community Cloud Automation solution is expected to help healthcare organizations move from traditional IT models to private, community and hybrid cloud models. The solution is expected to extend to desktops with Microsoft-based virtual desktop interface.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 12-Jul-2011
Microsoft may also be compelled by the US Patriot Act to keep details of any data transfer secret. This is directly contrary to the European directive, which states that organizations must inform users when they disclose personal information.
by: Jennifer Baker, IDG News Service (Brussels Bureau) 06-Jul-2011
Microsoft launches the Office 365 productivity suite last week in globally across 40 markets, after a beta program of about nine months, as the company responds -- some critics say belatedly -- to the rising popularity of cloud-based applications for collaboration and communication.
by: Computerworld Hong Kong staff 30-Jun-2011