With so much IT investments funneling into China, little was heard about actual cloud computing deployments. Dr Zhang Ya-qin, Microsoft's corporate VP, speaks about the current state of cloud development in China.
by: Carol Ko 23-Feb-2011
Tenants of Singapore's Infinite Studios will soon be able to buy and use cloud-based digital media and ICT services such as remote computing, rendering, storage and collaboration services on a pay-per-use basis. The first set of digital media cloud services is targeted for roll-out in Aug 2012.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 22-Feb-2011
Until the cloud computing world agrees on common standards and APIs, IT shops should choose cloud providers that appropriately satisfy their needs.
by: Bill Claybrook, Contributor, SearchCloudComputing.com 16-Feb-2011
Universities and school districts in the States that adopted desktop virtualization to lower total cost of ownership. School IT administrators can now centrally manage all of their virtual desktops in the school's data centers.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 09-Feb-2011
In an interview with the outgoing Hong Kong GCIO last week, Jeremy Godfrey said the government cloud strategy is ready to deliver in 2011, while the associating cloud-based government apps will be gradually rolled out over the next two to three years.
by: Teresa Leung and Carol Ko 08-Feb-2011
Verizon and eMeter team up to develop a cloud-based meter data management offering for the utility industry. The new service is expected to enhance billing capabilities and enable faster customer response.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 08-Feb-2011
Industry association TM Forum releases a new document on the business and technical requirements on cloud computing. The document serves as a repeatable methodologies for purchasing, deploying and managing cloud services for both customers and providers of cloud services.
by: Carol Ko 01-Feb-2011
Seven new Enterprise Cloud Leadership Council corporate members including Boeing and ING Insurance will help define the business and technical requirements for standardizing key aspects of deploying cloud services.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 01-Feb-2011
With global and regional service providers funneling their investments towards building data centers in Singapore, the island city is emerging to become the cloud computing hub in Asia Pacific.
by: Claudio Castelli, Ovum 21-Jan-2011
Up till now, some Asian countries have only been playing a supporting role in business processes, or were mere marketplaces for the high-tech industry. Through cloud computing, however, Asian countries may, for the first time, develop a complete value chain themselves.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 13-Jan-2011