The cloud makes a lot of sense for midsized companies, but may not be compelling enough for big enterprises with fairly well-run IT operations, according to NetApp CTO Jay Kidd.
IBM has announced that it will invest US$3 billion over the next four years to establish a new Internet of Things (IoT) unit and build a cloud-based open platform to help clients and ecosystem partners across industries better integrate real-time data and insights from dispersed sources directly into business operations.
Working with multiple vendors may have delivered initial gains as IT leaders found their way in the cloud, but it is not conducive to long-term success, writes Martin Bishop of Telstra.
A staggering 92% of workers in Malaysia have used at least one tool enabling remote working in the previous month, according to a survey of over 44,000 senior business people across more than 100 countries by global workplace provider Regus.
Verizon Enterprise Solutions’ customers will now have access to a suite of new and enhanced cloud services as the company expands its cloud offering in Singapore, Hong Kong and Melbourne.
One of Malaysia’s largest conglomerates, Sunway Group, said it is working with IBM to deploy the IBM Connections Cloud to transform its IT and business infrastructure in a five-year IT modernisation initiative.
Vendors owe it to their customers to clarify why their solution is different from those offered by others, writes Microsoft Malaysia’s Felix Foong, who offers three questions that all businesses should ask when evaluating a cloud offering.
Zebra Technologies’ Ryan Goh looks at the top three technology trends that we can expect to see developing over the next year to drive enterprise asset intelligence and innovation, and influence decision-making around IT investments.
IT departments should deal with ‘shadow IT’ by listening to individuals and teams throughout the business to help ensure employees have access to the latest collaboration tools they want, empowering them to do their jobs more effectively, writes Telstra’s Jim Clarke.
Business application software provider Infor has introduced to the Malaysian market Infor CloudSuite, which it said was the first group of industry-specific application suites available on Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) cloud.