Extending cloud and data center best practices all the way up to network access is a nice way to take the cloud services down to the end users -- it ultimately helps IT with a network infrastructure value-add through improved provisioning, configuration and management.
by: Roy Wakim, Avaya 31-May-2012
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
Findings of a new APAC cloud security survey show that 57% of SMB "cloud users" reported reduced time spent on managing security, and are saving an averaged 26% on their IT budget due to using the cloud. About half of them experienced "higher levels of security" since moving to the cloud.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 24-May-2012
At the inauguration ceremony of CSA's Hong Kong and Macau chapter, its APAC executives outlined the selection criteria for its APAC HQ location, and said both were "world-class locations."
by: Carol Ko 22-May-2012
The biggest misconception about cloud computing is to think there is magic to it. There isn't; it's just a great industrial approach to computing. With a public IaaS cloud offering, customers have the same secure, industrial-grade platform, whether they are large companies or a three-man company.
by: John Landau, Tata Communications 21-May-2012
Local initiatives of the Hong Kong Macau chapter include the promotion of security best practices for both cloud service providers and users, collaboration with Intel on a research in encryption for data transaction in different cloud environments, and participation in the Hong Kong's OGCIO cloud expert group
by: Sheila Lam, Computerworld Hong Kong 17-May-2012
The CSA Australia chapter's key areas of interest include legal, jurisdiction, and privacy issues; identity management; standards, compliance, and audit; security as a service; and consumer and mobile use of cloud services.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 16-May-2012
Singapore-based Kronicles claims its backup-as-a-service solution is the first in the region to provide a fully managed and monitored backup service featuring both on-site and off-site backup, via a dedicated link.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 15-May-2012
Like cloud computing, BYOD is valued for shifting capex to opex -- as companies no longer own the devices but have IT support in place to aid their use. Are companies actually saving IT costs from BYOD? Or are they unknowingly adding to the cost of ensuring security and compatibility with enterprise software?
by: Carol Ko 15-May-2012
Global insurer Chartis targets the cyber insurance policy at MNCs in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand with a minimum annual turnover of US$100,000. Limits of liability are capped at US$10 million, subject to individual risk assessment.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 14-May-2012