Mandarin Oriental adopts cloud computing to support mobile communications for its large mobile staff on all smartphone devices, instant communication and cross-device document sharing, plus mobile email access.
by: Carol Ko 17-Apr-2013
Under the "One Single Cloud Service" project title, the 28-hotel group unifies its communication and collaboration systems using Microsoft Office 365, enabling US$300K-500K cost reduction per hotel over four to five years, and saving 20 IT man hours per month per hotel.
by: Carol Ko 10-Apr-2013
To establish a corporate face for email, Hong Kong-based manufacturing and trading company Mulitex Group migrates its corporate email system to the cloud for enhanced data security and scalability.
by: Carol Ko 24-May-2012
For three months, AICTE will deploy Microsoft's cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools to 7.5 million users in 10,000 technical education institutions to help reduce costs and simplify IT management.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 16-Apr-2012
Australia-based Movideo signs a four-year technical alliance with Microsoft to deliver its online video service on Azure. The company's CEO talks about how online video is delivered and consumed in Asia, the strongest business model for online video delivery, and his first steps taken to enter the Chinese market.
by: Carol Ko 02-Apr-2012
The 50-strong IT shop was challenged to build a global brand for the Group and a common IT platform to support business growth. After evaluating Microsoft Office 365 and Google Apps, IT opted for the one that can support DotCN domain and provide stable Web performance in China.
by: Carol Ko 06-Mar-2012
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
For DreamWorks, the beauty of producing animation on a hybrid cloud is its ability to use infrastructure resources rapidly and as needed. This enables their artists to "focus on making the movies they want to make, not just the movies that fit within the resources within our walls."
by: Carol Ko 28-Nov-2011
Following the success of running the entire bank's core production accounting system on PeopleSoft ERP, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in 2007 adopted PaaS to consolidate and share its 300 databases in a private cloud environment for its businesses in Australia.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 02-Jun-2011
Singapore-based online travel planner abandons traditional hosting for cloud storage to support its mushrooming travel Web network. Using AWS, it now directs Web requests to the load balancers in each region before distributing Web traffic among the application servers.
by: StorageAsia Editors 31-May-2011