Asked if he thought 2011 was an inflection year for MSC Malaysia companies in terms of their overall revenue performance, Datuk Badlisham Ghazalie, chief executive officer of Multimedia Development Corporation, thought hard for a good five seconds and answered with a firm, “No. The best is yet to come.” That may be so, but there are challenges too.
HP announced new offerings that it claimed improve visibility into the relationship between software and physical, virtual and cloud IT infrastructure, enabling organizations to reduce complexity and take control of their IT processes and services.
Recent developments in the online world have involved the compromise of various online accounts and web service providers. What can we do about it? Are we even the least bit concerned about such things? Well Edwin Yapp thinks we should, and here's why.
Citrix says that Asia Pacific continues to lead revenue growth after it achieved US$615 million in revenue for the second quarter of 2012, compared to US$531 million in Q2 of fiscal 2011, representing 16% growth. Asia Pacific revenues hit US$66 million, a 24% increase compared to Q2 FY2011, outpacing other regions, with the Americas growing at 11% and EMEA at 21%.
Businesses today are built on software, yet the way applications are developed in your typical organization is dysfunctional and perhaps even disastrous. This has given birth to the DevOps movement, which hopes to break down the walls between development and operations teams who seemingly have conflicting agendas.
Worldwide IT spending is on pace to reach US$3.6 trillion in 2012, a 3% increase from 2011 spending of US$3.5 trillion, according to the latest outlook by Gartner Inc, whose IT spending outlook has been revised up slightly from the 2.5% projection last quarter.
HP has announced new Converged Cloud solutions specifically for organizations in Asia Pacific, claiming they would facilitate cloud adoption and simplify deployment to enhance business innovation and agility.
Red Hat has announced the global availability of the next minor release of its Enterprise Linux operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3.
Samsung has decided to adopt Windows Azure, Microsoft Corp’s Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud offering, to manage its Smart TV infrastructure, helping it reduce costs and increase its capacity to meet its growing customer base.
Microsoft has rolled out its Office 365 cloud productivity service in four new Asian markets, and also announced the general availability of Office 365 for education.