High investors in new technologies such as cloud services, mobility and online collaboration can double their likelihood of being highly competitive -- from 35% to 74% -- and outperform their peers, according to research from the INSEAD business school and AT&T.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 18-Feb-2013
The 10 biggest predictions about Asia's cloud adoption in 2013 include blue chips cloud uptake in Hong Kong, hosting of mission-critical apps on cloud, FSI's hybrid cloud adoption, and their impact on server shipments.
by: Carol Ko 08-Jan-2013
ISACA's 2012 IT Risk/Reward Barometer shows that IT pros remain wary of public clouds: 69% believe that the risk of using public clouds outweighs the benefit. Opinions of private clouds are the opposite -- the majority (57%) believes the benefit outweighs the risk.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 21-Dec-2012
Symantec’s 2012 State of the Data Center Survey has found that the single biggest initiative organizations are undertaking to reduce data center complexity is to implement a comprehensive information governance strategy.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 26-Sep-2012
The challenge for those wanting to reap the efficiency and cost benefits of cloud is to find new ways of protecting their physical and virtual assets -- and that requires a whole-of-enterprise approach.
by: John Maynard, HP 12-Sep-2012
An increasingly mobile workforce demanding anytime, anywhere access from any device to corporate systems and lines of business adopting cloud services drastically increase the vulnerability of an enterprise network.
by: Khoo Boo Leong 25-Jul-2012
“A staggering 71% of small businesses that suffer from a cyber attack never recover – it’s fatal,” said Rowan Trollope, group president of SMB and .cloud at Symantec.
by: Asia Cloud Forum editors 17-Jul-2012
This part II of an interview with attorney at law and CEO of CloudRisk Asia explains why cloud users need to scrutinize the boilerplate clauses in a cloud contract, and discusses the intricacies of data collection, retention, deletion and delivery by CSPs during a contract's lifetime.
by: Carol Ko 06-Jul-2012
Attorney at law and CEO of CloudRisk Asia exposes the conflicting interests between cloud vendors and customers. Are all public cloud service contracts "non-negotiable?" What four items can a cloud service customer perform off-site? How difficult can defining "service downtime" be?
by: Carol Ko 03-Jul-2012
Reducing cost and achieving faster time to market for new services and capabilities are top priority for Indonesian IT leaders. This story was no different when heads of IT and CIOs gathered during a roundtable session in Jakarta last year.
by: Chee-Sing Chan 20-Jun-2012