Cloud services policies are being developed and iterated in all jurisdictions. However, policy-makers need to work harder to create a level playing field for cloud services adoption, mindful of the potential type I and type II procurement errors.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 08-May-2013
By 2015, Intel predicts that there will be 15 billion connected devices while Cisco expects over 3 billion connected users driving growth of global data center IP traffic by 33% annually through 2015, surpassing 4.8 ZB per year, more than 3 times the amount in 2011.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 29-Jan-2013
Research company Ovum predicted that cloud computing will need another five years to mature, see the emergence of a cloud ecosystem in 2013, and witness the monetization of data into a resource by vendors and enterprises in the next 12 months.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 18-Jan-2013
Ovum predicts that the sustainable data center market will see further growth in 2013 as it becomes more focused on cost savings, and provides more efficient internal IT delivery methods such as virtualization, SDNs and the use of converged infrastructure solutions.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 20-Nov-2012
The research firm says in the narrower context of business processing outsourcing, business process-as-a-service is a future vision that is not yet resonating with buying organizations. Most marketing messages are reminiscent of the early hype around cloud services.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 17-Oct-2012
Governance plays a significant role in delivering business value from IT investments, especially in the complex world of bundled contracts, according to a new report by Ovum.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 22-Aug-2012
Although the value proposition of platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solutions for SaaS integration is attractive, the solutions are not yet mature enough to be used for a wide range of complex requirements, according to Ovum.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 19-Jul-2012
Data centers are becoming the strategic service hub for new enterprise ICT services. Each carrier has a different approach based on the individual carrier's capital available, service portfolio and propensity to partner.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 12-Jul-2012
Government agency case studies in Australia confirm that cloud services can actually be a better, faster, less expensive and less risky way to source ICT, said Ovum in its 'Practical Steps to the Cloud for Government Agencies' report.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 10-Jul-2012
Disruptive technologies such as virtualization, automation, and cloud computing have raised the profile of infrastructure management as the need for management and control shifts from a purely technical realm to a more business-focused activity, according to Ovum.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 26-Apr-2012