Investing capital is sometimes a good bet over buying a service, but not in InQuira's case. The software maker said he was well aware that cloud costs over an extended period, say five years, would be higher than running his own infrastructure.
by: Carl Brooks, Technology Writer, SearchCloudComputing.com 06-Aug-2010
Why will G-Cloud (government cloud) become indispensable in five years' time? In this article, two Ovum research directors jointly advised on the concrete steps governments should take to facilitate shared services adoption; what it meant by "Share before you buy before you build," and how APAC governments are progressing with server virtualization.
by: Carol Ko 27-Jul-2010
Bank of China has started to utilize Brocade's host bus adapters (HBAs) to improve server connectivity within its data center.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 22-Jul-2010
Virtualization technology pioneer VMware continues its push into the private cloud arena with vSphere 4.1, which, with the yet-to-be released Project Redwood.
by: SearchCloudComputing.com staff 14-Jul-2010
So the question many want an answer to, myself included, is what exactly are the usual suspects IBM, HP, Cisco, EMC all saying when they claim to be putting you on the path to cloud computing.
by: Chee Sing Chan 05-Jul-2010
While SMBs gobble up public cloud services, enterprises are experimenting with private cloud computing to gain efficiencies from existing resources.
by: Laura Smith, Features Writer, SearchCIO.com 29-Jun-2010
The Hong Kong Jockey Club's CIO talked about the Club's roadmap towards 100% server virtualization. As former president of the Hong Kong Computer Society, he also commented on Hong Kong's prospect of becoming Asia's cloud computing hub.
by: Carol Ko 07-Jun-2010
South Korean conglomerate Bokwang achieved 40% reduction in total cost of ownership with server consolidation and virtualization, while improving its network availability and manageability.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 24-May-2010
Organizations are enthusiastically deploying server virtualization because of the immediate benefits it provides. As a result, deployment of server virtualization has never been higher—in spite of the economy.
by: Andrew Sampson, Hitachi Data Systems 24-May-2010
The continued expansion of virtualization introduces new levels of complexity that threaten the quality, reliability and security of services, according to CA's latest virtualization research.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 23-Mar-2010