Cloud Hosting on a Global Scale

Cloud Hosting on a Global Scale

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Research has recently revealed that over half of Australian companies using cloud hosting services are spending 10% of their budget on the cloud. This research has been compiled by Frost and Sullivan and demonstrates the…
Study Reveals Lack of Cloud Knowledge

Study Reveals Lack of Cloud Knowledge

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A study conducted in multiple countries around the world by blueocean has found that consumer awareness and understanding of cloud computing is still really rather minimal. Corporations still remain as most likely to adopt cloud…
Local Government to Adopt Cloud Computing

Local Government to Adopt Cloud Computing

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It’s been announced that six London boroughs are co-operating in order to utilise cloud hosting by moving some of their services to the cloud. Project Athena is the name of the new development to bring…
ISVs eye Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) on IaaS platforms

ISVs eye Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) on IaaS platforms

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Email backup and recovery services, collectively grouped under Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) may be one of the rising stars inside the broader cloud computing revolution. According to a recent vendor report, small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs) spent…
Summit Event Kicks Off

Summit Event Kicks Off

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Oracle have held a Cloud Builder Summit event, the first of a hundred that will be held in locations around the world between now and December. Attendees to the event will learn how they can…
Cloud Computing To Reduce Carbon Footprint

Cloud Computing To Reduce Carbon Footprint

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A new cloud based tool is to be implemented in order to help councils and energy companies reduce their carbon emissions. Cloud service provider, Assimil8, has partnered up with Energy Saving Trust (EST) with a…

Global e-commerce sales a wake up call to traditional ISVs

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China’s e-commerce sales grew more than 130% in 2011 alone, confirming a broad worldwide growth in business-to-consumer e-commerce sales that will pass the 1 trillion euro ($1.25 trillion) mark by 2013 according to new industry…
Windows Azure Experiences Outage

Windows Azure Experiences Outage

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Yesterday the Windows Azure cloud computing service was unavailable to users throughout Europe for two and a half hours. The outage left many bewildered and frustrated. The service in the Western Europe region is provided…
SAP Reap the Benefits of the Cloud

SAP Reap the Benefits of the Cloud

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German software giant, SAP, has reported strong second quarter financial results after sales topped €1.06 billion. This figure is massively up by 26% on the same period last year. Revenue for the company was up…
Cloud Computing Essential to SMBs

Cloud Computing Essential to SMBs

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It has been reported this week that 65% of US small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) say that cloud computing is absolutely essential to their organisation and future growth plans. Meanwhile 59% have stated that…
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