Cloud computing entering new stage of evolution in Asia-Pacific

Businesses in Asia-Pacific are forecasting business growth and see cloud computing as an integral part of their strategy, according to the 3rd annual VMware Cloud Index, a commissioned study conducted across the region by Forrester Consulting and ITR. Despite global economic concerns, nearly 80% of respondents in Asia-Pacific indicated that their companies’ business outlooks for […]

2012: A turning point for Vietnam’s ICT industry, says IDC

IDC believes that Vietnam will witness a transformation in its information and communication technology (ICT) industry in 2012.   As the country crosses over into the digital frontier, IDC expects public services to be enhanced by ICT. The country’s marketplace is also likely to be increasingly technology-enabled, IT outsourcing opportunities will grow, and the nation’s […]

The 4As of Identity and Access Management

Mega trends such as cloud computing, Bring-Your-Own-Device and the consumerization of IT continue to complicate the work environment. As a result, password management, user access and security are far more complex than ever before. Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) are thus more often than not caught up in the complications of managing their infrastructure in […]

Brocade delivers new capabilities that simplify SAN administration

Brocade has announced the availability of new Brocade Fabric Vision technology capabilities that dramatically simplify SAN administration and reduce operational costs, while further improving the availability and performance of Brocade Fibre Channel SANs. The new features include the Monitoring and Alerting Policy Suite (MAPS) and Flow Vision. Unique to the Brocade Fibre Channel SAN family, […]

Top tips to choose an IaaS provider

Close your eyes and think of the cloud. Odds are Amazon quickly comes to mind — for good reason. By some estimates, Amazon Web Services holds 70 percent of the IaaS (infrastructure as a service) market, providing compute, storage, and networking services, usually on a pay-per-use basis, to hundreds of thousands of customers. Amazon’s cloud […]