Cisco is setting up an $80m commercial cloud joint venture with Chinese hardware manufacturer TCL Corp, following other US tech giant’s move in cloud computing services in China.
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Google Capital has made its first investment in China, backing a $38 million Series C investment in Chinese cloud computing optical transceiver company InnoLight Technology Corporation.
The US still has the most supercomputers on the Top500, but China now has nearly as many as the UK, France and Germany combined.
China Mobile and China Unicom unveils plans to invest US$1.15 billion to construct cloud computing facilities in Guizhou Province.
Chinese cloud services provider, 3Tcloud, is deploying the country's biggest education cloud project which touts cost savings for the local government.
Hong Kong-headquartered telecoms service provider sets up new cloud computing center in Southeast Asia, banking on its China presence as an advantage.
Carriers can overcome increasing business pressure by looking to cloud computing, faster network technology and "Internet of Things", says China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua.
An IBM-designed US-based supercomputer has leapfrogged the Fujitsu-made K Computer to become the most powerful system in the world, according to the twice-yearly Top500 list
New facility to help "reduce pressure on system applications" for Asia-based customers and act as backup for some Japan-based customer systems, says IT service provider.
Fujitsu has launched a family of energy-efficient dual socket Primergy servers based around Intel's yet-to-be released Xeon 'Romley' processors.The Primergy Dual Socket Generation of servers was launched worldwide on Monday, along with the Primergy CX400 S1, a multi-node server designed for cloud and high-performance computing.
More computing power still needed for more detailed simulation in new age of computing which looks at solving human issues, says Fujitsu executive, who points out that high-performance computing only beginning in this space.
Chinese phone equipment maker's decision to support China Unicom's WoReading service will help it diversify beyond networking products to other computing services, report notes.
The latest rankings in the Top500 list of supercomputers have come out, with China making its presence felt, as the leaders stay put in their top spots.The latest biannual list of the world's most powerful supercomputers was released on Monday at the SC11 conference in Seattle.
Four large players in the Australian cloud market, Macquarie Telecom, Fujitsu, Infoplex and VMware, have formed a national cloud council (OzHub), backed by the Federal Government and the Greens. The council will be dedicated to promoting cloud computing for the enterprise, small business, consumers and governments, while attempting to combat potential barriers to cloud (including data sovereignty concerns).
Japan's K Computer has taken the title of the world's most powerful supercomputer with a Fujitsu-built system that relegates last year's winner, the Chinese Tianhe-1a, to second place
Which industry stands to gain the most from energy efficiency, power management, and other green IT strategies?According to research funded by technology giant Fujitsu, the answer is financial services -- which consume enormous amounts of computing power with their various mission-critical transactions and applications that demand real-time processing and response.
Cloud computing investments by small and midsize businesses in 2011 will grow more than twice the rate of traditional ICT, with fastest growth in China, India and Southeast Asia, says new report.
China will install CPUs developed by government-backed research institutions into a test supercomputer by the end of 2011.The Loongson microchips will underpin the Dawning 6000 high-performance computing system, which is scheduled to be available for tasks as early as the summer of 2011, China's state-owned People's Daily Online publication reported on Monday.
Fujitsu has notched up another win for its growing cloud computing platform, signing a deal with Toyota which will see it move its TUNE Dealership Management System used by dealerships across Australia onto the Japanese IT services giant's systems.
Fujitsu this morning revealed its push into the local cloud computing market was starting to bear fruit, with local beverage giant Frucor contracting the IT services giant to provide it with a cloud computing-based implementation of a SAP platform.
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