Cloud Computing: Taiwan’s Next Trillion Dollar Industry The same way that Europe and America dominated the business world for the last century, Asia is expected to hold sway over the next. From the BRICS nations of India and China to the Tiger Economies of Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, Asia’s dominance of global business is considered inevitable. Therefore, it is no surprise that cloud computing, as the future of Information Technology, has found favor in the continent (and extensive coverage on Cloudtweaks). 1. Is India The Next Cloud Computing Superpower? 2. The Chinese Dragon and Cloud Computing 3. Where Does
Cloud Computing: Considerations and Next Steps Read this whitepaper to understand Intel’s Cloud vision for evolving cloud infrastructures to be more secure, simplified,and built and open standards. Cloud Computing is an important transition and a paradigm shift in IT services delivery – one that promises large gains in efficiency and flexibility at a time when demands on the data center are growing exponentially. The tools, building blocks, and best practices for cloud computing are evolving, and the challenges to deploying cloud solutions need to be considered. Read this whitepaper to understand Intel’s Cloud vision and recommendations for evolving cloud infrastructures
Cloud Computing and the Travel Agent: Thomas Cook Signs 10-Year Deal with Accenture Calling Thomas Cook a travel agent may be akin to calling the Taj Mahal a marble building, but its business depends on the same things as any business – responding rapidly to customer demand and minimizing costs while maximizing revenue. Taking this into consideration, it’s not surprising that Thomas Cook has decided to go on the cloud through its service provider Accenture. England-based Thomas Cook Group plc is one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups with sales of £8.9 billion ($13.7 billion) and 22.5 million customers.
Infographic: Cloud Computing Startups & Crowd Funding Here is an infographic that helps illustrate a little more about what Crowd Funding is, and how it can help. Small cloud based businesses looking to build and market their service, may want to turn to Crowd Funding as a much needed source of funding. Source: Intuit Blog
NEC to Cut Legal Risk with UBIC Cloud Japan based UBIC has introduced the UBIC Legal Cloud service that has the potential of reducing legal risk exposure for global corporate groups. UBIC Legal Cloud service enables these corporate groups to use UBIC’s Lit i View eDiscovery software on a 24-hour basis every day of the year from anywhere in the world. The first UBIC Legal Cloud Service is set to be deployed with NEC Corporation. “We want to aggressively pursue our intellectual property strategies further, at the same time we strive to lower any intellectual property-related risks the entire NEC
WAN Optimization: The Key to Effective Private Clouds Organizations of all shapes and sizes are looking to private cloud implementations to increase IT efficiency and help end users collaborate more easily. They’re after benefits that include lower costs,easier management of IT resources, improved disaster recovery and employee productivity gains. But organizations are also finding out that such advantages can only be achieved when they ensure their wide-area networks can offer speedy access to centralized IT resources for faraway users. Addressing any network limitations can make the difference between success or failure of a cloud-based system, which, in turn, can impact
Cloud Computing Startups Raise Big Money: UPDATE 1 Startups have always attracted pride of place on this website, and with many of them being created with astounding regularity and getting financing, this article is just the first of many updates that are sure to follow. You can read some other consolidated news articles on startups here: 1. Acquisitions of Cloud Computing Startups Speed Up 2. Cloud Computing Startups Raise Big Money Startups are no longer the domain of the young college graduate with ideas, especially in a field like cloud computing that builds on existing competencies in information technology. Consequently,
IT Workers Will Survive In a World on the Cloud You must have heard of the phrase, “Form is temporary, class is permanent,” This phrase is often used to defend a sportsperson with an impressive history of achievements who experiences a terrible loss of form, leading to doubts being raised about his ability. I would like to say, on the same lines, “Jobs are temporary, work is permanent”. Allow me to explain this with regards to cloud computing. One of the greatest fears about the rise of cloud computing is the risk of job obsolescence. People employed in the IT