Companies that look to "test" cloud services and have used services as a proof of concepts. This will serve as a learning experience for expected growth in 2011/12. Novell predicts that in the next 3 years, disaster recovery will become a cloud service to reduce cost.
by: Carol Ko 07-Jan-2011
Cloud vendors that have built data centers in Hong Kong responded on the likelihood of another earthquake attack. Can they withstand another mild tremor? Varying responses collected, showing an absence of a standard data center safety measurement against a potential earthquake in the city.
by: Carol Ko 08-Dec-2010
The Club standardizes its operating systems on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server to support its recent deployments of core information dissemination, integration and access systems on new physical servers.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 09-Nov-2010
Results of a new Harris Interactive survey on 200+ IT leaders at large enterprises revealed that 77% of the respondents are already using some form of cloud computing services, showing an uptake of private cloud deployments.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 06-Oct-2010
How does a one-size-fits-all cloud platform like Eucalyptus differ from buying big from CA, IBM or BMC? Right now, it's a tale of two clouds -- while some are starting with cloud platforms, others are sticking with traditional systems management firms. Beverage maker Pernod Ricard and online car pricing portal Edmunds.com tell their different approaches.
by: Carl Brooks, Technology Writer, SearchCloudComputing.com 04-Oct-2010
The software company has launched Cloud Manager, a platform software package that can be installed in a traditional data center and take control of virtualized environments running Xen, Hyper-V and VMware, turning them into Amazon Web Services-style, self-service cloud environments.
by: Carl Brooks, Technology Writer, SearchCloudComputing.com 17-Sep-2010
By virtualizing its data center, the French wine maker improved its response times to business and automated IT provisioning by virtualizing its data center. Ryan Klose, CIO of Pernod Ricard's Australian arm, the company is creating a fully functioning private cloud environment.
by: Chee Sing Chan 02-Sep-2010
The new cloud security service is designed to enable cloud computing service providers to deliver cloud services with secure access and compliance. It will also enable enterprises to operate in a consistent framework for managing identities across physical, virtual and cloud deployments.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 25-Aug-2010
Tencent and Novell announced to establish a research laboratory in Shenzhen, China to jointly develop an Internet data center (IDC) cloud computing platform.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 22-Jul-2010