Saturday, November 10, 2012

Cloud Computing and Enterprise Software Forecast

Cloud Computing News Review:

Cloud Computing and Enterprise Software Forecast Update, 2012
Despite the predictions of the demise of enterprise software, forecasts and sales cycles I've been involved with indicate market growth. Mobility and cloud computingare the catalysts of rejuvenation in many enterprise application areas, and are ...


Cloud storage providers, network execs discuss converged future
But those business models are starting to evolve as wireless carriers and cloud services providers get closer to working together rather than sticking it out (and working harder) on their own. "What we... Christopher Wilson, a principal cloud ...

CSA cloud metrics validate perceptions on cloud computing risk
27, 2012, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and ISACA (formerly the Information Systems Audit and Control Association) released their Cloud Computing Market Maturity study. It offers an important review of the ... One fact to note: 173 of respondents ...

Enterprises to Spend More on Cloud Services Offerings But Want More Security ...
The latest cloud research identifies a migration to off-premise from on-premise services and newcloud applications as major upcoming trends in Australian cloud services, a market Gartner forecasts to grow 22 percent to over $3 billion in 2013. One ...

The US government's cloud mandate loses steam
InfoWorld (blog)
Remember the NIST definition of cloud computing and the pro-cloud U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra (now an EVP at Those days appear to be long gone; lately, the government is acting more like the larger commercial enterprises as they take baby ...

To cloud or not to cloud - horizontal scaling for web applications
The cloud, it's a term thrown around in casual conversation these days. Microsoft's ad campaign directed “To the cloud!", Apple crams iCloud down your throat at every opportunity, billboards on my commute say nothing more than “Cloud Computing" on them.

Cloud, software to further disrupt telecoms market
SINGAPORE--The telecoms industry will continue to be shaken up by cloud computing in terms of the need to offer relevant software and build up a strong independent software vendor (ISV) ecosystem--both of which traditionally are not telcos' strong suit ...

Gartner: Mobile Development, Social Media and Cloud Computing Disrupting IT
CloudTimes (blog)
Gartner logo 300x68 Gartner: Mobile Development, Social Media and Cloud Computing Disrupting IT In a conference in Orlando, Florida, Gartner Inc. revealed that the central focus of IT consisting of social media innovations, mobile devices, web ...

A CFO's five-point cloud deployment checklist
The increasing use of cloud computing and the rapid changes in cloud options can present challenges for CFOs and other executives who will ultimately sign off on -- or reject -- a clouddeployment. Executives may be ... Each of these cloud services has ...

Educating Small Business about Cloud Computing Benefits
A survey of more than 1,000 SMBs in the UK and US found just a quarter of SMBs had adopted some form of cloud services, while 17 percent of SMBs in the US thought cloud-based services were only for large companies. And more than one in four US SMBs ...

Google spiffs up Cloud SQL database with more storage, faster ...
By Barb Darrow
Google continues to work on its cloud services, unveiling On Thursday enhancements to Cloud SQL, a version of the MySQL database running on Google's infrastructure. The updated service gives users up to 100GB of storage — a 10x ...

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