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
Improved resource management, greater business agility, and lower cost of IT are certainly value propositions of cloud computing that resonate with business. However, many of today’s businesses still rely on the unique characteristics inherent in their business software applications.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 02-Nov-2012
Micro Focus, a leader in the COBOL application base, is seeing developers using its technology beginning to examine the possibilities of cloud application development and deployment for their businesses.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 30-Oct-2012
Symantec is offering the choice of cloud-management or on-premise in its Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 2013 for SMBs. Simplifying the deployment options addresses rapidly growing targeted attacks against businesses with 250 or fewer employees.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 09-Oct-2012
Progress Software is going back to what it does best as it eyes leadership in the application PaaS market. The key to achieving its goals is its ecosystem of more than 1,500 ISVs supporting more than 5,000 applications, six million users and generating over US$5 billion in annual revenues.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 11-Sep-2012
A survey of 70 Windows Server 2012 early adopters from across the globe reveals that they expect, on average, 52% reduction in downtime, 41% reduction in workload deployment time, and 15 hours of productivity time saved per year, per employee.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 11-Sep-2012
India-based conglomerate Essar Group is delivering some of its web applications through Windows Azure, Microsoft's cloud services platform, and believes that the move is resulting in increased profitability and cost reduction.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 07-May-2012