An IT services provider based in Asia is throwing up some big numbers when it
comes to savings and cloud computing.
DataOne Asia, an independent provider of IT services in the Philippines, said
businesses can significantly reduce expenses by putting in place cloud
computing solutions, according to an article on PCAdvisor.co,uk.
"Businesses that migrate their IT systems to the cloud could save at least 50
percent of their expenses. This is because the cloud minimizes the cost of
infrastructure, management and support," said DataOne Asia President and CEO
Rocke says that the cloud could help companies minimize expenses on procuring
and maintaining their IT infrastructure.
"Most IT users tend to underestimate the cost of procuring infrastructure.
Whenever a company wants to buy IT equipment like servers, they cannot do it
in a snap. They need to follow a l... (more)
Big bucks continue to be spent on hardware and software, with a marked
increase in cloud services, according to a new report.
Forrester released the data of its annual survey on IT spending worldwide and
detected areas with higher spending, including apps and tablets.
Forrester Research's annual report on worldwide IT spending split the amount
of $2.06 trillion spent this year from businesses and governments between
hardware, software and services related to the IT world. CIOs and IT
decision-makers plan their biggest software spending increases in mobile
applications and middlew... (more)
Hewlett-Packard doesn't shy away from taking a few cheap shots every now and
again, and its latest line of servers, called Moonshot, proves it.
HP has introduced a new line of servers that could be considered a major game
changer in terms of power consumption and the cloud.
HP's new servers consume 89 percent less power and cost 77 percent less to
purchase than comparable HP servers. The new line of servers, called
Moonshoot, could help CIOs uncover greater savings from cloud computing,
according to an article on PCMag.com.
"Finding more cost-efficient servers is key and vital to ... (more)
They may be small in terms of the number of employees, but small businesses
stand to reap big benefits when it comes to cloud computing.
Cloud is uniquely suited to meet the needs of a small business trying to grow
quickly. If you are an entrepreneur or own a small business, here are some
reasons compiled by SmartDataCollective.com, why cloud computing would be a
Less Startup Costs
Many potential entrepreneurs are inhibited by the huge upfront costs required
in order to get a business up and running. Investing in technology can be
particularly consuming, but with the cl... (more)
An IT Forecast: Where Cloud, Mobile and Data Are Taking Us
A thorough piece on CNET by Gordon Haff looks at the interconnectivity of
cloud computing, mobility and Big Data, and sees these three forces as
instrumental in shaping the future of IT.
"Through the lens of next-generation IT, think of cloud computing as being
about trends in computer architectures, how applications are loaded onto
those systems and made to do useful work, how servers communicate with each
other and with the outside world, and how administrators manage and provide
access," Haff writes.
He says the trend ... (more)