Microsoft study claims that 52% of SMBS found it easier to scale business, post cloud adoption

Microsoft study claims that 52% of SMBS found it easier to scale business, post cloud adoption

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.

Global Cloud Security Software Market by End-user Segmentation

Cloud Security Software: Trend Micro Tops The Trends

Currently, the adoption rate of cloud security is low and it is estimated that only 35 percent of the enterprises migrating to cloud services consider cloud security to be a top priority. The Global Cloud Security Software market is a miniscule part of the Global IT Security market and accounted for only about 2 percent in 2010, which is expected to double by 2014, as per the TechNavio analysis.

Zenith Infotech launches TigerCloud, the Tata Nano of Cloud Computing

Zenith Infotech has launched TigerCloud, a private cloud service aimed at mid-size organisations. TigerCloud is a high performance private cloud product that combines server, storage and network virtualization technology and allows customers to build and have their own sophisticated private…

“If cloud were a country, its electricity demand will be ahead of India” [Cloud Computing Report]

“If cloud were a country, its electricity demand will be ahead of India” [Cloud Computing Report]

If cloud were a country, its electricity demand would currently rank 5th in the world, which is ahead of India’s total electricity demand and this is expected to triple by 2020. A recent report by Greenpeace slams big computing companies…

Microsoft grabs the largest cloud customer ever, AICTE [10,000 Colleges, 7.5 million users]

Microsoft grabs the largest cloud customer ever, AICTE [10,000 Colleges, 7.5 million users]

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is deploying Microsoft Live@edu as one solution amongst many such initiatives with IT majors and Industries, over the next three months to more than 10,000 technical colleges and institutes throughout India. The cloud…

A Critical Look at the SAAS / Cloud Model. Will it End before it Starts?

A Critical Look at the SAAS / Cloud Model. Will it End before it Starts?

As a new technology starts developing, there is a wave of centralization, as the early movers have huge advantage and the know-how is concentrated in a few organizations. The economy of scale benefits the organization that has the know-how to offer the new service at even lower price points. Then the technology matures, the know-how spreads to more people and the power of the center reduces.

AWS in India

Amazon to launch AWS in India, in partnership with Tata Communications

India is the next BIG market for cloud services and while Indian companies have embraced AWS, Amazon needs to penetrate the market much before competitors like Netmagic do.  As per a report, Amazon has already started leasing infrastructure from Tata…

Report: Personal Cloud Will Replace the Personal Computer by 2014

Report: Personal Cloud Will Replace the Personal Computer by 2014

The reign of the personal computer as the sole corporate access device is coming to a close, and by 2014, the personal cloud will replace the personal computer at the center of users’ digital lives, according to Gartner, Inc. Several…

Desktop Virtualization

Citrix and Dell Launch Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Appliance

Citrix and Dell have partnered to launch a VDI (Virtual desktop infrastructure) appliance for the mass market. The Dell DVS Simplified solution with Citrix VDI-in-a-Box™ is an easy, repeatable solution that will be sold through Dell’s global sales team and…

India Not Yet Ready for Cloud Computing: BSA Report

India Not Yet Ready for Cloud Computing: BSA Report

The first BSA Global Cloud Computing Scorecard, released today, ranks India 19th in a list of 24 countries’ preparedness to support the growth of cloud computing. The list is led by Japan with 83.3 points, on a scale of 100,…