Enterprise Cloud

SAP appoints cloud head for APAC
SAP has named John Ruthven its senior vice president of Cloud and Line of Business for Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) as the company focuses on expanding the enterprise cloud business, saying it already has strong momentum in the region and is committed to becoming the world’s leading cloud company.
Malaysian SMEs, SIs warming up to public cloud: Oracle
Demand for cloud-based services, which has been traditionally led by larger enterprises over the past few years in Malaysia, could see a shift towards small- and medium enterprises (SMEs) this year, according to Oracle Corp.
ServerPark unveils commercial version of its Hybrid VDI
Enterprise cloud provider ServerPark Sdn Bhd has announced the commercial release of its ServerPark Hybrid VDI, a VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) platform that it said connects end-users to their data, applications and desktops from any device, anywhere.  
Parallels Hypervisor gets Microsoft Server validation
Hosting and cloud services enablement provider Parallels has announced the validation of its Parallels Hypervisor under Microsoft Corp's Server Virtualisation Validation Programme (SVVP).
Exabytes and P1 collaborate to expand SME portfolio
Web hosting company Exabytes and 4G service provider Packet One have announced a partnership aimed at providing the small and medium enterprise (SME) market in Malaysia with end-to-end solutions.
Cloud considerations shift away from IT: Oracle
Cloud computing is shifting away from the IT departments and into business units as more organisations see it as a way to deliver services, according to Oracle Corp executives.
Rising cost of cloud is bleeding businesses dry
The integration of public, hybrid and private clouds makes managing and monitoring the IT environment more challenging. Add outsourcing to the mix and it becomes clear that there is a need to monitor these information exchange points more closely, writes Shabbir Baliwala of Compuware.
I’ll get right on that, boss – data centre ownership
In many cases, we make pragmatic decisions or fail to implement a reasonably decent solution because the long term risks of ownership cast dark clouds over our choices, writes Mark Thiele.
Major rollout of Microsoft enterprise cloud solutions in Asia Pacific
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.
In the new world, the CIO challenge is manifold
Current technology megatrends such as mobility, social media, cloud computing and big data require a new paradigm in IT operations and CIO thinking.
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