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What is OpenStack and why do you need to know?

24 June, 2013 by Anthony Caruana

Dubbed the ‘Linux of the cloud’, OpenStack is an important element of cloud interoperability.


The latest from the Asia Cloud Forum

11 June, 2013

The Asia Cloud Forum, an online media portal, has been created to represent the interests of enterprise users, governments, telcos, vendors, policy makers and others with a stake in the development of cloud computing in Asia.


Kaseya software-as-a-service (SaaS) IT tools

11 June, 2013

Kaseya has announced a set of software-as-a-service (SaaS) IT tools. Free versions and subscription licence offerings are available.


Cloud services: smarter ICT for smarter cities

22 May, 2013 by Dr Steve Hodgkinson, Research Director IT, Asia/Pacific for Ovum

Cloud services adoption will accelerate the creation of smarter cities by overcoming organisational inertia and enabling more rapid propagation of innovation. Cities that remain bogged down with outdated ICT capabilities will fall behind their peers and be overlooked by globally mobile investment, businesses, events and citizens.


Cloudy with a chance of success

08 May, 2013 by Alan Perkins*, Director of Technology and Product, Asia Pacific, Rackspace

The cloud gives unprecedented opportunities for IT to adapt to rapidly shifting business priorities.


Robot brains that live in the cloud

08 April, 2013

Robotics researchers are set to revolutionise how robots ‘think’, by mining the now-familiar model of cloud computing.


Asia Cloud Forum update

25 March, 2013

The Asia Cloud Forum, an online media portal, has been created to represent the interests of enterprise users, governments, telcos, vendors, policy makers and others with a stake in the development of cloud computing in Asia.


What about on-premises computing?

01 March, 2013 by Matthew Oostveen*, Research Director, IDC Australia

We have been mesmerised by the large migration that’s been taking place as organisations move their workloads from on-premises deployments to off-premises. What happens to what remains behind?


Is the cloud making you lose sleep?

07 February, 2013 by Anthony Caruana

While there’s much focus on the impact of cloud technologies on enterprise IT, are we thinking about disaster recovery, backups and other essential services delivered by IT?


Asia Cloud Forum created

19 December, 2012

The Asia Cloud Forum, an online media portal, has been created to represent the interests of enterprise users, governments, telcos, vendors, policy makers and others with a stake in the development of cloud computing in Asia.


The role of cloud in enterprise service delivery

30 October, 2012 by Stephen Withers

‘Cloud’ has become a pervasive part of the IT vocabulary - but how big a role will it play in enterprise service delivery? Stephen Withers speaks to a panel of senior IT executives drawn from the user and analyst communities and found there was a broad consensus.


How to avoid a disaster when moving to the cloud

30 October, 2012 by Carrie Higbie

With all the hype about clouds, 2011 was a year of education. The term 'cloud' is overused and has been sullied by the sheer variety of definitions used in the industry.


Think: Education Group saves $500k annually with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud

25 September, 2012 by Andrew Collins

Think: Education Group, an Australian private education company, has implemented a virtual private cloud, enabling a printing project that is set to save the company $500,000 annually.


SAP’s NSW Trade & Investment deal a proof point for cloud

17 August, 2012

The success or failure of a recent agreement between NSW Trade & Investment and SAP, which will see the government department deploy SAP’s Business ByDesign SaaS (software as a service) ERP solution, will be an indicator of the future of cloud services in Australia, according to Ovum.


UltraServe Cloud Machine public cloud infrastructure

09 August, 2012

UltraServe has announced the next generation of its Cloud Machine service. The service builds on its range of Managed and Hosting Services and public and private cloud computing solutions.


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