EMC's key cloud deployments in 2011 included PetroChina and Columbia Sportswear that dealt with big data management and virtual storage. "When the cloud meets big data," said EMC, new tools for capture, search, discovery and analysis will be available to gain insights from organizations’ unstructured data.
by: Carol Ko 19-Jan-2012
In 2011, Dell committed a US$1 billion investment in solutions and services including cloud computing, and set up Dell Solution Centers worldwide. Read on to find out Dell's cloud deployment for CITIC Telecom CPC, the latest developments about open cloud, and three cloud trends to watch for.
by: Carol Ko 11-Jan-2012
New survey findings show that a growing number of enterprises -- some 24.1% -- plan to grow their expenditures for cloud services over the next year. In fact, 27% of respondents said that cloud computing initiatives were viewed with high importance at their companies.
by: Ed Scannell, Executive Editor and Stuart Johnston, Senior News Writer, SearchCloudComputing.com 30-Dec-2011
As a result of the US$1.41 billion R&D investment NTT Corporation makes each year, NTT Com Asia in 2011 launched in hybrid hosting infrastructure service, which combines traditional dedicated hosting with public and private cloud solutions, including global Tier 1 IP connectivity.
by: Carol Ko 28-Dec-2011
The first hybrid cloud implementation in South Asia for cloud services is in education. In 2009, Singapore Ministry of Education put 30,000 teachers on a Google public cloud, including all the course curriculum, emails, archives, while the rest of the strategic parts were put on the private cloud.
by: Eden Estopace 01-Dec-2011
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
Singapore's National Library Board adopts hybrid cloud computing to better utilize its existing data center. Today, the Board hosts its enquiry management system on the public cloud, while storing sensitive data such as personal particulars in the private cloud.
by: Enterprise Innovation editors 12-Nov-2011
The survey also finds that integration with existing systems remained a huge barrier to cloud adoption (68%). Other key concerns included lack of interoperability across clouds (57%), fear of vendor lock-in (59%) and immature cloud management features (57%).
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 11-Nov-2011
Companies skeptics about public cloud are opting to deploy private and/or hybrid cloud solutions which provides them the benefits of a public cloud while keeping their infrastructure under their leading to dramatic cost and time savings.
by: Garima Thockchom, CIO US 18-Sep-2011
The CIO should utilize private clouds with full cloud service automation which should have a self service portal for IT and the LoBs. The portal will have templates which allow the IT manager to provision hardware, software and applications via an onsite pay-as-you-go model in minutes.
by: Michael Conlin, HP 29-Jul-2011