Thursday, April 28, 2011
Amazon sheds new light on cloud outage
Amazon has released new details on the extent of the outage which knocked out, or slowed, its cloud computing platforms in recent days.
Cloud Based Remote Monitoring Announced
Immix Cloud, the latest generation of Cloud-based IP monitoring solutions, is being announced to UK and European users at IFSEC 2011.
VanceInfo Announces Acquisition of BPO Company
IT service provider VanceInfo Technologies Inc. has announced that it has acquired 100% equity interest in the main operating subsidiaries of LW International Holdings Limited ("Lifewood"), a China-based company providing business process outsourcing ("BPO") services
Wipro latest Indian IT supplier to reveal spending trends
Wipro has announced its sales and profit figures for its final financial quarter of 2011 showing steady growth.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Cloud market will total £146bn by 2020, says Forrester
The global market for cloud computing will grow from $40.7bn (£24.7bn) in 2011 to more than $241bn (£146bn) in 2020, according to a report from analyst firm Forrester called Sizing the Cloud.
Government appoints chief procurement officer
The government has appointed John Collington as chief procurement officer, handing him the task of promoting collaborative procurement across central government.
Topshop owner Arcadia adopts cloud-based project management
Clothing retailer Arcadia Group has signed a deal with CA for an on-demand software service to support its IT and e-commerce projects.
NHS spends £10m on IT contract legal advice
The NHS has spent £9.7 million on IT contract legal advice, during a two year period when it attempted to renegotiate deals on its highly-troubled national IT programme.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Cloud computing market: $241 billion in 2020
The global cloud computing market will grow from a $40.7 billion in 2011 to $241 billion in 2020, according to Forrester Research.
Greenpeace criticises cloud providers for ‘dirty’ energy practices
Greenpeace is lashing out at some of the world's largest technology firms over their datacentre practices.