The smart brokerage feature provides an enterprise-wide decision support mechanism to select, compare and deploy cloud services from across providers. Decisions can be based on evaluation of over 20 parameters such as quality of service, technology compatibility, regulatory compliance needs and total cost of ownership of application workloads.
Indian government is thinking BIG and while it recently appointed Infosys’ Kris Gopalakrishnan to head cloud computing panel, the government is also planning to setup national cloud based network that will connect state data centres (SDCs).
The panel will suggest a framework to promote cloud computing service in and from the country and the government has also asked the Department of Electronics and Information Technology Secretary, Mr J. Sathyanarayana, to discuss cloud computing issues with the industry after the National IT Policy is approved.
Describing cloud computing as a fine economic solution in a complex knowledge economy, the Minister suggested that the focus could be on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and the starting point could be clusters, which have commonality of purpose and vision.
Bharti Airtel will offer hosted SaaS and IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) applications to the small and large enterprises on a pay-as-you-go model.
Another significant advantage where Google Compute Engine encrypts the data stored on the disks (both persistent and ephemeral) taking care of data-at-rest and also it encrypts data on the host before transmitting it to the network storage in case of persistent disk taking care of data-in-transit security issues.
The bulk of the cloud storage needs of consumers in the near term will be met by social media sites such as Facebook, which offer free storage space for uploading photos and videos for social sharing.
Royalties or fees for technical services are generally taxed on a source basis ( i.e., the non-resident service provider is liable for tax in India if the payer is an Indian resident – subject to certain exceptions – even though the services are provided from outside India.
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Indian SMBs using the cloud also spend 72 % less time each week managing security than companies not using the cloud. They are also 22 times more likely to have reduced what they spend on managing security as a percentage of overall IT budget.