For two Microsoft Corp customers, the need to overcome their individual business challenges gave them the right impetus to move to the cloud, Edwin Yapp writes.
VADS Bhd said it has joined the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) programme, which would allow it to directly provision, manage and support Microsoft cloud offerings.
Cloud and data centre services provider Peering One has announced the availability of its ‘Peering One Cloud’ virtual private cloud service in Malaysia.
Tata Communications has launched IZO, a global network platform which it said enhances hybrid cloud enablement.
Avanade has announced the appointment of Jeyan Jeevaratnam as chief ‘growth’ officer for Asia Pacific.
Application performance management (APM) specialist Dynatrace (formerly Compuware APM) said it has signed a three-year partnership with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA).
Accenture and Alcatel-Lucent have formed a strategic alliance to help communications service providers (CSPs) and large enterprises implement integrated ultra-broadband solutions to address the challenges of rising costs and increased data consumption caused by high demand from digital customers and applications.
In the last week of March, major cloud service providers (CSPs) in Asia dropped their prices for core services dramatically, and IDC believes that this will make it very difficult for smaller players to remain in business if they continue to rely on provision of basic, undifferentiated services.
Asia's ability to capitalise on cloud computing will be jeopardised if governments continue to rush to regulate without giving adequate consideration to consistency across the Asian region, according to research commissioned by the Asia Cloud Computing Association.