Bharti Airtel and Microsoft partner to launch Office 365 to Airtel customers

Bharti Airtel and Microsoft partner to launch Office 365 to Airtel customers

Bharti Airtel will deliver Microsoft’s cloud based Office 365 business productivity solutions to Small and Medium Businesses by provisioning the service through its cloud platform.

Infosys launches Cloud Ecosystem Hub : Unified gateway to a hybrid cloud environment

Infosys launches Cloud Ecosystem Hub : Unified gateway to a hybrid cloud environment

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 to embrace cloud computing in a big way, is planning data centres for states

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).

Indian government appoints Infosys’ Kris Gopalakrishnan to head cloud computing panel

Indian government appoints Infosys’ Kris Gopalakrishnan to head cloud computing panel

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.

Indian Government formulating policy framework for Cloud Computing

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 to offer hosted SaaS and IaaS to SMEs, powered by HP

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.

Top 10 Things To Know About Google Compute Engine

Top 10 Things To Know About Google Compute Engine

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.

Consumers Will Store More Than a Third of Their Digital Content in the Cloud by 2016

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.

Of Cloud Computing and Indian Taxation Laws : Here is what you need to know

Of Cloud Computing and Indian Taxation Laws : Here is what you need to know

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.

Survey: Help us understand your usage of cloud computing services

We are conducting a survey to understand your usage of cloud computing services – right from the perceived threats to benefit you have witnessed in adopting cloud based services.