Public Cloud

Google’s enterprise cloud play seems rather … cloudy
Google may have been the cloud pioneer, but in the enterprise space it is playing a catch-up game and really needs to be more forthcoming with information, argues Edwin Yapp.
Asia’s public cloud spend to double, outpacing overall IT spend by 6x
Spending on public cloud services in the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan (APeJ) will grow at a 22.9% CAGR from nearly US$7 billion in 2015 to US$15 billion in 2019, according to IDC.
CenturyLink Cloud makes Asian debut
A new public cloud platform made its Asian debut with the official launch of CenturyLink Cloud last month, a move which CenturyLink said was aimed at better serving the changing needs of businesses in the Asia Pacific region.
Privacy across private and public clouds with new Brocade functionality
Brocade has announced what it claimed was the industry's first native port-based encryption functionality for modular routers.
Amazon Web Services aims to keep ‘king of cloud’ crown
As the year winds down, Edwin Yapp ponders what the largest public cloud player in the world has in store at its annual user conference.
Challenging transition ahead for VMware
Virtualisation and software giant VMware's annual conferernce, VMworld 2014, starts this week and Edwin Yapp is on site to report the latest developments. Here is a preview of what is expected to take place.
Silver Peak unveils Unity to give IT more network insight
Silver Peak today unveiled Unity, touted as a groundbreaking intelligent wide area network (WAN) fabric that unifies the enterprise network with the public cloud. 
Darwinism, survival of the fittest and the cloud
The polarised view that ‘on-premise’ describes a dying technology model whilst applications in the cloud are at the forefront of progress is deeply flawed, writes Unit4’s Jack van der Velde.
35% of IT funding comes outside IT budget: Gartner
CIOs in the Asia Pacific region reported increases in conventional IT budgets for 2014 of 0.9%, but estimated that only 65% of IT is funded from within the conventional IT budget, according to an annual global survey of CIOs by Gartner Inc's Executive Programmes.
‘Shadow IT’ a pall on Malaysian IT landscape: VMware survey
The latest edition of the annual VMware Cloud Index showed that many business executives in Malaysia believe that their IT investments are not aligned with their companies’ business objectives, and that if their IT departments cannot deliver, they ‘will go elsewhere’ – that is, the public cloud.
Download Digerati50 2020-2021 PDF

Digerati50 2020-2021

Get and download a digital copy of Digerati50 2020-2021