The Cloud Security Alliance announces to develop cloud security and privacy standards under ISO/IEC. The resulting sub committee will collaborate with various standardization partners to develop of a series cloud computing security and privacy standards.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 21-Apr-2011
New networking approach called Software-Defined Networking (SDN) gives service providers granular control of network infrastructures. ONF's first task is to encourage the adoption of the OpenFlow standard by freely licensing it to all member companies.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 14-Apr-2011
Until the cloud computing world agrees on common standards and APIs, IT shops should choose cloud providers that appropriately satisfy their needs.
by: Bill Claybrook, Contributor, SearchCloudComputing.com 16-Feb-2011
Industry association TM Forum releases a new document on the business and technical requirements on cloud computing. The document serves as a repeatable methodologies for purchasing, deploying and managing cloud services for both customers and providers of cloud services.
by: Carol Ko 01-Feb-2011
Orange Business Services joins Cloud Security Alliance's solution provider advisory council and provide solution provider guidance into CSA strategic initiatives. Defining 'cloud' as one of its key growth drivers in its 5-year plan, the company aims to generate 500 million euros on cloud in 2015.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 28-Jan-2011
Up till now, some Asian countries have only been playing a supporting role in business processes, or were mere marketplaces for the high-tech industry. Through cloud computing, however, Asian countries may, for the first time, develop a complete value chain themselves.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 13-Jan-2011
Discussion over AWS' contract termination for WikiLeaks may have died down, but definitely not the prevalent concerns about data security in the cloud. Werner Vogels, AWS CTO, explains AWS' data security measures and the upcoming cloud developments to watch out for.
by: Carol Ko 07-Jan-2011
As a cloud service provider enabler, NetApp's cloud implementations are done through partners and integrators. In 2010, the cloud business contributed to about 10% of the company's revenue in the APAC.
by: Carol Ko 04-Jan-2011
The newly formed Asia Cloud Computing Association should engage policy makers, service providers, and especially early users of cloud computing within the region to promote, sponsor, identify and share some standard messages with the stakeholders (including regulators), said Ovum.
by: Mike Sapien and Claudio Castelli, Ovum 23-Nov-2010
With 11 founding members, the not-for-profit organization will address cloud-related issues including data privacy and security concerns, compliance and regulatory mandates, licensing models, service levels, and other market risks.
by: Asia Cloud Forum staff 12-Nov-2010