Emerging Markets Emerge Leaders in Cloud Computing Adoption – I Even ignoring my love for alliterations (“emerging leaders emerge leaders”), there’s no denying that developing nations are taking to cloud computing with greater vigor than developed economies. A recent study by Indian IT consulting giant Tata Consultancy Services, a company that is doing groundbreaking work in this field (See: InstaCompute: Simple & Instant Cloud Computing) and featured prominently in an earlier article about the growth of cloud computing in India (See: Is India The Next Cloud Computing Superpower?), has revealed that companies in Latin America (LatAm) and Asia-Pacific (APAC) far outrun Europe and the US
Is Cloud Computing Killing the Hardware Stars? Dell, HP: Take Heed New York Times “Bits” writer Quentin Hardy declared major victory last week for cloud computing. The triumph resounded well enough to earn the title “The Week the Cloud Won.” After lengthy months of incremental progress, cloud’s organizations have finally chipped away at the big boys of technology like Dell and Hewlett Packard. These heavy hitters in “enterprise computing” dwindled in earnings, whereas Salesforce.com, a major cloud computing company, saw its profits skyrocket by nearly 40%. True cloud diehards interpret these developments, as does Hardy, as bellwethers of auspicious change for
Working On the Move with Virtualization Solutions The three most popular electronic devices used nowadays are: The personal computing device – laptop, tablet, etc. The personal communication device – mobile phones. The personal entertainment device – iPod, Zune, etc Now, what is the common attribute they all share? MOBILITY. However, mobility has been there even before the whole virtualization/cloud computing craze began. Therefore, why do you need virtualization solutions as provided by Dell for a mobile lifestyle? The answer is similar to that of the following question: If you have a 20-year old Chevy to take you from Point A to
Taking “Cloud Computing” Too Literally: Hilarious Comments by Indian Anti-Graft Crusader Cloud computing is a serious issue, and with nanotechnology and biotechnology, promise to transform human civilization over the next few decades. However, even when discussing such serious business, we occasionally come across moments of hilarity that grab our attention. Regular readers of this website may remember my earlier attempt at humor writing on the occasion of All Fool’s Day (April 1) (See: Cloud Computing Without The Internet – Is It Possible?); however, what I am about to narrate today is not a figment of my imagination but all true.
The three most popular electronic devices used nowadays are: The personal computing device – laptop, tablet, etc. The personal communication device – mobile phones. The personal entertainment device – iPod, Zune, etc, Now, what is the common attribute they share, other than the fact that whenever you buy one, you feel that you should have waited a month for the next model? MOBILITY. Being able to carry your electronic device with you wherever you go is what makes these three categories widely popular. It’s the same feeling that drove the enormous popularity of the Sony Walkman decades ago. And it’s
Breakthrough Launch at Mobile World Congress Transforms the Way People Communicate and Stay Connected. LONDON, UK January 18, 2010 – Movirtu, the Cloud Phone(TM) company today announced the launch of ManyME(TM), a revolutionary new patent pending product for mobile service providers, allowing them to create new services for everyone with multiple SIMs and mobile devices who seeks a single identity under their own control. Movirtu is the leading pioneer in Mobile Identity Management (MIM) solutions for the wireless telecommunication market. Bringing its revolutionary identity manager capability to oversee subscribers identity across multiple devices, the company will debut ManyME(TM) at Mobile
PocketCloud 1.1: Improved solution to Mobile Computer Access for the Galaxy Tab Wyse had successfully integrated the realms of cloud computing, personal computing and remote desktop services by introducing PocketCloud a short while back. Using Pocket Cloud, users and administrators can successfully and securely access user machines from anywhere using their smart phones. It’s like folding up your system and carrying it along in your pocket, wherever you go! There is no limit to what you want to access. It maybe multimedia files, applications, data files or your important excel workbooks. Initially the service was introduced for iPhones and later