cloud computing

Public Cloud spending to reach $266 billion in 2021 with the US expected to be the largest market – IDC report

Public Cloud spending is forecasted to reach $266 billion in 2021 worldwide, according to a recent update to the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide. Out of it, $163 billion will be accounted for by the United States alone. The spending will be slow between 2016-2021, and is expected to achieve a CAGR of 21.0%, per the report. Amongst the regions, the United States will stand as the largest market for public cloud services, closely followed by Western Europe and APEJ (Asia/Pacific except Japan) regions with $52 billion and $25 billion respective spending levels in 2021. Angela Vacca, SRM, Customer Insights and Analysis, said, “In Western Europe, the public cloud market is going to more than double in the 2016-2021 timeframe led by strong spending growth in G...

Microsoft to soon include Azure in FastTrack

Microsoft recently made an announcement that its FastTrack program will cover its leading cloud offering – Azure, from 1st August 2017. Microsoft’s FastTrack program was introduced to help customers and partners easily adopt and get accustomed to its services like Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security, Windows 10 and Dynamics 365. FastTrack helps speed up customer transition to cloud and provide partners with new opportunities to provide value added services. For that, It provides a pool of resources, tools, a team of engineers and experts who work with the partners to help them guide customers in migration and system set-ups. With the expansion of FastTrack to cover Azure, customers will get direct assistance from Microsoft and its partners to build and manage their cloud envir...

ZNetLive To Add Hybrid Cloud Solution Based on Microsoft Azure Stack to Its Product Portfolio

Hybrid Cloud based on Azure Stack Solution to help users flexibly deploy, manage and migrate workloads while retaining full control across complete cloud environment via client portal. ZNetLive – a leading web hosting and cloud services provider, announced its plan to expand its product portfolio to include Microsoft Azure Stack-based Hybrid Cloud Solution to help users get proficient computing capabilities with increased productivity at reduced operational costs. The Azure Stack Hybrid Cloud solution expected to be made commercially available by early Q3 this year, will provide users with single vendor support for Azure Stack and Azure public cloud. The solution encompasses Azure’s storage, geo-presence and flexible capacity to enable an organization’s expansion on a global level. T...

Box and Microsoft partnership paves way for future innovation with Azure intelligent cloud services

With Box Inc. and Microsoft Corp. announcing a partnership, future integration possibilities between Azure’s machine learning and artificial intelligence abilities with cloud content management platform of Box is expected in the near future. The expanded partnership will help both the companies to promote each other’s cloud services. This is not the first time that the two companies have come together as Box has been offering compatibility for Microsoft products like Office 365 and others for long. Microsoft and Box are strategic partners but they also compete in terms of their cloud storage services – OneDrive and Box. “Azure is a trusted partner in the enterprise, and we’re thrilled to be integrating our technologies and going to market with Microsoft,” said Aaron Levie, co-founder, and ...

Microsoft share prices to touch new highs with digital transformation wave, predicts Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley Analyst – Keith Weiss, in his recently published note, projected high price target for Microsoft Corp. stock which reportedly increased from $80 from $72. Microsoft stock price has been performing well right from the beginning of the year 2017, recording shares go up to 13.5 percent high so far this year. Also Read: Microsoft records High profits due to web-based business software “Microsoft is back to showing durable double-digit EPS growth — and investors should be willing to pay a higher multiple for that growth,” said Keith in a note. Microsoft’s business will rise due to the changing technology trends in computing, and AI (Artificial Intelligence). Due to the high demand of Microsoft’s Cloud computing platforms, analyst predicts that the company will perform ahead of th...

Tata Communications and Alibaba Cloud join hands to provide enterprises with fast, secure network

Tata Communications announced a strategic partnership with Alibaba Cloud to help customers from over 150 countries to connect to Alibaba Cloud’s ExpressConnect through their IZO Private Cloud service. Tata communications’ IZO Private Connect will provide enterprises easy connectivity with Alibaba Cloud’s ExpressConnect, which is a dedicated medium of connecting customers with their Virtual Private Clouds. The announcement, which was made at the Cloud Computing Conference of Alibaba Cloud held at Shanghai, China, will provide organizations with better cloud connectivity and scalability. Yeming Wang, Deputy GM of Alibaba Cloud Global said, “We look forward to working closely with Tata Communications in a bid to provide an exciting proposition with great connectivity for global enterprises wa...

Microsoft records High profits due to web-based business software

Microsoft came up with its quarterly earnings report and recorded a high-profit jump, which is a result of its continued shift towards web-based business software. Per the report, the three-months revenue ending March 31st was eight percent higher from a year earlier with net income being 28 percent higher. The company has profitably boosted the sale of its on-demand services and computing power. Microsoft, from selling packaged software products installed on personal computers have moved towards its new on-demand service offerings aimed at technology buyers like software developers and corporate ITs. Earlier this week, Microsoft announced its two big deals which are symbolic of its new business strategies – one in which UBS, the Swiss banking company, shifted its risk-management tools to ...

Devastating weather conditions push some companies to AWS, CTO – Amazon

The emerging cloud technologies are enabling companies to move away from on-premise data centers to cloud-based DC(s).While this is the major reason behind excessive cloud migration but lately, some clients have been signing-in on cloud due to a totally different reason – the climate change. The recent years have been witnessing massive storms and earthquakes from New Jersey to Japan, leaving infrastructure destroyed and in an irretrievable state. Most organizations are now favoring cloud for data backup and improved accessibility, Werger Vogels – CTO, Amazon, told to a news channel. During the AWS summit in San Francisco, Vogels said that many banking and telecommunication firms in the Philippines have been adopting AWS facilities in Singapore, “given the massive typhoons that...

Fpweb.net Announces Complimentary SharePoint Migrations to Any Version

Fpweb.net today announced free migrations to any version of SharePoint for new and current qualified customers. The news comes a few weeks after Fpweb.net released its revamped Partnership Program. With free SharePoint migrations, we’re making it possible for your business to actually save money moving to a newer version of SharePoint while reaping the benefits of improved software and increased workplace productivity. – Rob LaMear IV, CEO and Founder, Fpweb.net. Wherever a business’ data may live at a moment, Fpweb.net will migrate it to their favorite version of SharePoint for free in their own dedicated SharePoint Cloud that is managed by the experts at Fpweb.net. Fpweb.net is moving any SharePoint 2003 or 2007 environments to SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013 in partnership with...

“Tandem Comes With a Lot of Perks That Most Reseller Programs Don’t” – Dan Ushman, SingleHop

There is a lot to like about hosted IT infrastructure and Cloud computing provider SingleHop. Everything about the company – be it their extremely transparent SLA, automated deployment system, proprietary control panel LEAP, white-label partner programs, or the extensive detail in which the customer service & tech support system is listed on their website with multiple guarantees about the quality of services – is assured, innovative and fresh. We talked to Dan Ushman, Co-founder and CMO, SingleHop, about some new developments at the company this year (EU Data Center, Enterprise Private Cloud), LEAP, Tandem and the much known ‘Bill of Rights’ SLA. The idea behind LEAP is that you can deploy and manage any kind of infrastructure in any data center anytime through...

6fusion Launches The UC6 Meter for Amazon; Enables Cost Comparison of AWS Against Other Providers

6fusion today released  UC6 Meter for Amazon to open beta enabling customers to quantify and compare resource utilization and costs in Amazon Web Services (AWS) to any other public and private IT infrastructure. The ability to normalize metering for Amazon is the basis for Amazon users to create an apples-to-apples comparison with other infrastructure suppliers for the first time. 6fusion allows all suppliers to compete openly on a clear price-to-value ratio. – Rob Bissett, SVP Product Management, 6fusion. Some of the key features of the UC6 Meter for Amazon are: It  leverages 6fusion’s Workload Allocation Cube (WAC) as a normalizing metric. It is built on 6fusion’s Open Market Framework and  utilizes the flexible architecture designed to separate the infrastructure layer from 6fusion’s me...

BYTE into BIG DATA Summit to Take Place in Mumbai, India on November 21- 22, 2013

Business intelligence firm BE Summits today announced that “BYTE into BIG DATA Summit, ” an event focused on new technology and upcoming innovations in the Big Data arena, will take place on the 21st and 22nd of November, 2013 in Mumbai, India. The BYTE into BIG Data Summit will see key decision makers from cross Industry, involved in Data Analysis, Data Storage and Data Management,  get together, discuss, understand and elucidate how enterprises can effectively understand, analyze, protect and utilize the massive surge in Data coming their way. Some of the key topics that’ll be addressed during the two day summit are: Regulatory & Compliance for BIG DATA. BIG DATA Trends & Challenges. Monitoring BIG DATA (Big Data Analytics). Hadoop Framework – Importance of Hadoop in BIG DA...

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