Tag "public cloud"

Gatorade, Red Bull or Cloud?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Time and maintenance headaches are not exactly the provisions that start-ups can afford when they

Some use Deo. Some use Talc. Some use the Cloud

Pratima H As impossible and unpalatable as it sounds, it so happens that bathing was not

Offline cups, Online lips: How’s the Cloud straw at Faasos wiping away that slip?

Pratima H MUMBAI, INDIA: From 75,000 customers to 120,000 and growing. An 80 per cent jump

Flipkart embracing Microsoft Azure platform to enrich online shopping experiences

Taking one step ahead, Flipkart today announced that it will adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform to provide the best online shopping service to the users. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal announced

Cloud is not everyone’s cup of Tea. Or Wine

Pratima H ISRAEL: Despite barrels of cloud apps rolling in from all sides – DIY basements, SaaS pipes, pure-play walls, neighbourhood cellars like Amazon, Google etc; the seasoned whiff of a cloud sommelier is conspicuous by its absence in the

Stay away from forklift upgrades, pay-as-you-go

Rajesh Dhar The past few years have seen many dramatic changes in the way we utilize IT. Mobile devices and the Cloud have altered both how we interact with enterprise IT systems and how we utilize back-end IT services. The

“Cloud is not a magic button”

Pratima H SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Cloudbusters may not be as popcorn-friendly as ghostbusters but they do have a lot going for them – public cloud issues like bad neighbourhood, pricing flux, outage-pinned domino effect, networking underbelly etc and at the

A Cloud with a grey lining

Pratima H INDIA: A couple of weeks back, Gartner from its 2015 CIO survey unveiled that even as Cloud is now a viable option for many IT projects (requiring infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders to expand the scope of systems

So, CIOs have been ignoring Cloud

MUMBAI, INDIA: According to a latest survey, nine per cent of users today are not even considering cloud computing for software-as-a-service (SaaS) projects, a number that increases to 15 per cent for infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) projects. While a larger percentage view

Putting the silver lining back into the public cloud

Pratyush Khare Cloud computing has made some pretty big promises since it exploded onto the IT landscape – especially when it comes to efficiency and cost-effectiveness. And enterprises are clearly buying in. According to Gartner, public cloud spending in APAC

Public cloud now trusted for mission-critical workloads

BANGALORE, INDIA: Public cloud services revenue in India will reach $838 million by the end of 2015, an increase of almost 33 percent, or $206 million over 2014 revenue of $632 million, according to Gartner. In 2015, public cloud services

Hands-off IT comfort paves way for more SaaS

MUMBAI, INDIA: CIOs seem to be focused on using the cloud to establish a modern, innovative IT environment with operational agility and business advantage as key outcomes whereas business leaders (non-IT) still see the cloud as a means to save costs

Indian public cloud services market will reach $638 million in 2014, says Gartner

BANGALORE, INDIA: Public cloud services revenue in India will reach $638 million by the end of 2014, an increase of almost 34 percent, or $161 million over 2013 revenue, according to Gartner inc. Public cloud services revenue is driven by