In this first article the amazing savings that are being experienced by government in India is explained. If big government organisations can start saving what does it mean for corporates?
InformationWeek - Cloud Computing - Maharashtra Government shows power of cloud with savings of Rs 50 crore
Maharashtra Government shows power of cloud with savings of Rs 50 crore By Maharashtra IT Secretary Rajesh Aggarwal, the key driving force behind MahaGov Cloud, is showing other government departments, on how the cloud can be a real transformational force within the government Srikanth RP, InformationWeek, April 29, 2013 Virtual machines customized to your requirement for a measly Rs 4000 per month; ability to kick start projects quickly and a massive ROI of Rs 50 crore - this is just a glimpse...
ITWeb takes a look at what is happening in cloud computing locally and find out that 47% of CIOs in Africa are ALREADY into cloud computing. How long before it's just "life as usual"?
According to the IDC, CIOs in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region acknowledge the benefits of cloud infrastructure and nearly 47% of CIOs in Africa are already engaged in cloud strategy of some kind.
There are always predictions about where things are headed - so what are people saying about the cloud for 2013. If the preceding articles are anything to go by, it's nearly too late to get strategies in place if we haven't already done so.
Future of Cloud Computing in 2013 & Beyond
Written by Philip Richards Initial use of the cloud computing services was led by businesses when they started to use it as a data backup tool and for archiving files. Then they started using it for operations that were less critical like web hosting, testing and development.
Still confused by cloud computing? Here is a simple video explaining it without technology...take a look!
Cloud Computing Explained
Confused about the term "Cloud Computing"? Want to be "with the times" when you talk about new technology buzzwords? This video boils down a section of Cloud Computing, that of Cloud Infrastructure and Cloud Hosting in a way that everyone can understand!
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