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Entries Tagged ‘Infrastructure as a Service’

Tata Communications Launches International Cloud Services in Singapore

Singapore – March 8, 2011 (Tata Communications) – Tata Communications, a leading provider of a new world of communications, today launches its InstaCompute cloud offering in Singapore, covering neighboring countries: Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. InstaCompute brings scalable cloud computing services to the region’s large and medium enterprises, the gaming industry, as well […]

The Defense Information Systems Agency Expands Cloud Computing

InformationWeek — The Defense Information Systems Agency, an agency that’s already among the government leaders in cloud computing, is considering offering platform-as-a-service to other military agencies to complement the infrastructure-as-a-service that it already offers via its Rapid Access Computing Environment (RACE) private cloud. Today, the PaaS offering is an early-stage pilot designed to meet a […]

What is IaaS (Infrastructure as a Serivice)?

In my previous articles, I have covered what Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) are. It is now time to look at the 3rd category in Cloud Computing: Infrastructure as a Service or IaaS. Infrastructure as a Service was first known as Hardware as a Service in early 2006, but […]

  
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    • What the ‘versatilist’ trend means for IT staffing February 20, 2018
      According to Gartner, by 2021, 40 percent of IT staff will be “versatilists,” holding multiple roles. Moreover, most of these roles will be business-related, rather than technology-related, it predicts.Furthermore, by 2019, IT technical specialist hires will fall by more than 5 percent. Gartner predicts that 50 percent of enterprises will formalize IT versatilist profiles and […]
    • Rethinking cloud ROI: Come for cost savings but stay for agility February 16, 2018
      Companies are moving away from the traditional operations-oriented ROI model, and now look toward agility as the core metric to determine value. That’s clear in a new report called “How Enterprises Are Calculating Cloud ROI—And Why Some Enterprises Are Moving Ahead Without It,” from ISACA.Although this is new to many enterprises and analysis firms, it’s not new […]
    • The evidence is in: The cloud’s advantages are now clear to business February 13, 2018
      One of the likely outcomes of moving to the public cloud is altering how products are designed, a recent Harvard Business Review article shows. With cloud, there is closer collaboration between corporate IT departments and business units—sales, finance, forecasting, and even customer interaction. In fact, the HBR article shows that many IT departments have jointly […]