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Companies in South-East Asia and around the world are flocking to leading cloud-computing services such as Amazon Web Services in record numbers, lured by greater efficiencies and far lower costs, a new survey reveals. The study, by digital media company IDG Enterprise, found that 69 percent of firms surveyed had switched their IT infrastructure from […]

Docker, the new service being touted by many as the next major innovation in cloud computing, has found a new home as part of the world’s leading cloud computing company. During an announcement on Thursday, Amazon Web Services unveiled plans for a new cloud service. The new enterprise is focused on helping software engineers, developers […]

Global standards organisations have been attempting in recent years to define exactly what cloud computing is, removing some of the confusing jargon and trying to make it crystal clear what precisely this powerful and in-demand service is. Many people in the business sector and elsewhere may already know that cloud computing is a fairly nebulous […]

Amazon Web Services, in conjunction with The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), has begun trialling a data as a service project, which both organisations believe will heighten the visibility of data sets held in the private sector. The pilot scheme is a part of the “Smart Nation” initiative unveiled by the Singapore government this […]

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is most the favoured enterprise cloud service among businesses, according to new research, while the company says it’s not cost savings that are driving firms to the cloud but flexibility. In a quarterly report by cloud-security firm Skyhigh Networks that examined the data of over 13 million users, AWS emerged as […]

In a further indication of the growing clout of cloud computing, a new study among chief financial officers shows a real fear that their companies will not be able to compete in the marketplace if they don’t make the transition, and soon. Research carried out by French IT services firm Atos reveals that three quarters […]

Many businesses are reaping the rewards of shifting to the cloud, with increased profits and an easier infrastructure for their employees; however, the impact of cloud computing on the environment cannot be ignored. In an age where we need to do all we can to reduce our footprint on the world and seek out alternative […]

The cloud computing industry has grown dramatically since 2008. 6 years ago, the global industry was estimated to be worth $46 billion. This is still a massive amount and not to be discounted, but by the end of 2014 the industry is expected to have more than trebled to $150 billion. From its humble beginnings […]

Cloud computing has changed the IT landscape for businesses and consumers alike. There’s very little in our current IT universe that doesn’t operate in the cloud somehow – social media, online shopping, email and more all rely on this new technology.But just how much has cloud computing changed the way companies operate? Perhaps the most […]

Cloud computing is becoming more widely utilised in both domestic and business environments. There are many services now that offer cloud storage as standard in their products, and many businesses are choosing to migrate to the cloud and outsource their infrastructure. Many businesses in Southeast Asia and Singapore are moving across to a cloud hosting […]

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