Microsoft has introduced the Cloud OS Network, a worldwide consortium of more than 25 cloud service providers delivering services built on the Microsoft Cloud Platform: Windows Server with Hyper-V, System Center and the Windows Azure Pack.
The Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) and DagangHalal Berhad (DHB) have launched the Halal Verified Engine (HVE), which they said was the world’s first online system designed to help expedite the halal certification process for applicants.
Microsoft Asia Pacific has announced a wave of new enterprise products and services that it claimed would enable companies to seize the opportunities of cloud computing and overcome today’s top IT challenges.
Samsung has decided to adopt Windows Azure, Microsoft Corp’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud offering, to manage its Smart TV infrastructure, helping it reduce costs and increase its capacity to meet its growing customer base.
While many companies are wary of moving to cloud computing, citing security as a main concern, new research by comScore showed that actual users are spending less time and money on managing security, while achieving higher levels of it. A shorter version of this issue was previously published here.