In 2012, Telstra International predicts organizations with common interests will club together to create 'community of interest' clouds around an industry or solution area for shared infrastructure, signaling the first step to create business process-based architectures.
by: Carol Ko 20-Feb-2012
Some of the government IT projects include the implementation of government cloud platform; the deployment of the next generation government Wi-Fi program, and the development of mobile apps to facilitate the government's delivery for the public.
by: Teresa Leung, Computerworld Hong Kong 02-Feb-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
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
In 2011, Fujitsu invested US$1.2 billion in the cloud computing business and committed to train 5,000 specialists globally by 2012. By 2015, Fujitsu's cloud-related services will account for 30% of the company's new business by 2015.
by: Carol Ko 28-Dec-2011
Representing a US$120 million investment, Google's new data center in Singapore will locate on a 2.45-hectare site in Jurong West. When operational, the facility will provide jobs for a small team of full time staff and contractors in a variety of roles including computer technicians, electrical & mechanical engineers, and catering & security staff.
by: Storage Asia Editors 15-Dec-2011
The new Sao Paulo Region, targeted at South American-based businesses and software developers with customers in South America, will enable companies to build their businesses and run applications in the cloud.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 15-Dec-2011
Located in NTT Communications’ facility, Salesforce.com’s Tokyo data center will deliver Salesforce.com’s social enterprise services in Japan and APAC. Its multi-tenant cloud computing architecture supports over 100,000 customers worldwide with about 3,500 servers.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 14-Dec-2011
Ex-CIO of Commonwealth Bank of Australia David Boyle explains how the organization's core banking modernization project costs AUD1.1billion, plus five steps to get out of the IT Agility Trap -- the downward spiral to even more IT complexities.
by: Carol Ko 09-Dec-2011
Google’s US$300 million investment includes the cost of land, construction and technical equipment. Upon fully operational, Google will have 25 full time staff, plus part-/full-time contractors including computer technicians, electrical & mechanical engineers, and catering & security staff.
by: Carol Ko 08-Dec-2011