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Shift to cloud computing will affect more than $1 trillion in IT spending: Gartner

August 4, 2016
Shift to cloud computing will affect more than $1 trillion in IT spending: Gartner

The shift to cloud computing during the next five years will affect over $1 trillion in IT spending, making IT one of the most disruptive forces since the early days of the digital age, technology research firm Gartner said.

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Anaplan strengthens market position with over 100% annual revenue increase

May 30, 2016
Anaplan strengthens market position with over 100% annual revenue increase

Anaplan, the enterprise planning cloud company, announced it more than doubled revenue for its fiscal year 2016,1 with over 100 percent growth year-over-year. The company’s continued growth is being fueled by global demand for its cloud-based planning and modelling platform.

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India Set To Outpace The World In Cloud Spending

May 4, 2016
India Set To Outpace The World In Cloud Spending

“India stands at a crucial moment in its history—with an unprecedented opportunity for transformation,” proclaimed Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, at a recent conference in New Delhi. “Think, for example, of Make in India and Digital India. And with the promise of even more reforms to come, India’s star shines bright.”

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Microsoft and Intel face different hurdles in cloud

May 4, 2016
Microsoft and Intel face different hurdles in cloud

Fnancial results from Microsoft Corp and Intel Corp this week brought into sharp relief the challenges the onetime PC partners face as they shift more of their emphasis to cloud computing. Microsoft has seen strong long-term growth in parts of its cloud business, a combination of services and software catering to corporations moving computing functions […]

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Cloud investments and challenges for CIOs in India

May 4, 2016
Cloud investments and challenges for CIOs in India

Aravindan Anandan, consulting systems engineer, Asia Pacific, Barracuda Networks, says the Indian market has matured with time and enterprise CIOs are gradually but successfully embracing the cloud technology.

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Oracle Makes New Investments In India

February 17, 2016
Oracle Makes New Investments In India

Oracle CEO Safra Catz unveiled a substantial plan—to build a new state-of-the-art Oracle campus in Bangaluru, open nine regional incubation centers, and train more than a half-million local students each year. Catz said Oracle—like many of its customers—is heeding what she called “the call to the cloud” because of the clear economic and business benefits. […]

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Why Amazon, IBM Investments in India Are Under Threat

February 17, 2016
Why Amazon, IBM Investments in India Are Under Threat

Any further delay in BharatNet project poses a risk to returns on investment in new large capacity data centres by global players such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and IBM, a report by BMI Research said.

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Microsoft is growing its cloud revenue faster than Amazon

February 17, 2016
Microsoft is growing its cloud revenue faster than Amazon

Both Amazon and Microsoft reported earnings for the fourth quarter of 2015 today, and cloud computing was a vital part of both reports. Amazon Web Services is the industry leader, while Microsoft’s Azure cloud is widely considered the second-place option, most popular among companies who already use a lot of Microsoft technology.

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Follow the money: Who’s investing in what?

June 8, 2015
Follow the money: Who’s investing in what?

Operators I see as the service providers, the OTTs and the enterprises, OTTs being the datacentre, especially the web-scale datacentre operators. And you’ll see these are fairly commonly known examples of the hot SDN use cases. But personally where I see the telcos investing are in the public and private clouds, where they want to […]

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Cloud Service Innovation: Who’s Investing in What? By Jeremiah Caron

May 4, 2015
Cloud Service Innovation: Who’s Investing in What? By Jeremiah Caron

Cloud market as defined as perhaps as broadly as you could define it, maybe not, is already a $100b market. Wow, that’s phenomenal. $100b, that’s tremendous. We do a number of studies of enterprises, as a lot of companies do. I don’t really see enterprises putting up their hands saying, “Yeah, we’re going to spend […]

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