Cloud

VMware hosting provider StratoGen opens data center in KL
VMware hosting provider StratoGen has announced the opening of an optimized cloud data center in Kuala Lumpur. The new center extends StratoGen’s capability to support its global customer base by providing premium VMware hosting facilities in this rapidly expanding region.
Telcos face competition from Apple, Google and Microsoft: Frost
Consumers can choose how they want to communicate and it may not be via a telco service. OTT (Over The Top) platforms will hit telco core services such as SMS revenues, Frost & Sullivan said in its annual review of key ICT trends in the region.
Cloud: Vendors not doing enough for their channels
Recent research from Brocade indicates that many channel organizations are being impeded in their efforts to move toward cloud-based professional services due to a lack of flexibility and capability by their vendors.
Dell unveils new ‘Fluid Data’ solutions
Dell has unveiled a series of end-to-end storage portfolio updates designed to advance the Fluid Data architecture and to help customers further optimize data at every point in its lifecycle.
VADS sees a cloud future
VADS Bhd recently cemented its position as one of the leading outsourcing service providers in the country by taking home the Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year Award as well as the BPO Engagement of the Year Award at the Outsourcing Malaysia Excellence Awards held in October. DNA founder and CEO Karamjit Singh looks at what else it has up its sleeve.
Trend Micro offers extra protection for social media users
Trend Micro Inc has launched the Titanium 2013 family of security software, with extra personal data protection for social media users.
Cloud traffic to grow sixfold by 2016: Cisco
Cisco forecasts global data center traffic to grow fourfold and reach a total of 6.6 zettabytes annually by 2016, according to the second annual Cisco Global Cloud Index (2011-2016) issued recently.
Dell extends cloud portfolio with Citrix’s help
Dell has expanded its cloud client computing portfolio in Asia Pacific with new desktop virtualization and cloud client solutions developed with Citrix that are easy to deploy and support, and deliver a cost effective and highly secure way to enable any worker to use any app on any device.
Asia Pacific IT spending to hit US$743bil in 2013: Gartner
IT spending in Asia Pacific is forecast to reach US$743 billion in 2013, an increase of 7.9% over 2012, according to Gartner Inc. In 2012, IT spending in Asia Pacific is on pace to grow 7.6%.
Mutual benefit brings TM and TeAM together
The challenge of cracking the SME market has got TM to partner the Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM). The former has the marketing heft and the distribution channels, while the latter has the subject matter expertise and a better understanding of how to address the pain-points of SMEs.
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