Redmond's cloud-based productivity suite aims to tap IT consumerization and digital natives joining the workplace and offer social, collaboration and mobile features for greater usability and traction.
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KKBOX will launch unlimited pay-per-month music streaming service in both countries this March, as it expands into other Chinese-language music markets in Asia.
If they have offices located in markets with weaker broadband infrastructure, companies should establish the necessary business continuity plans before embarking on software-as-a-service.
Tools that help monitor and adjust usage are key to whether small and midsize businesses save money or bear more costs from cloud adoption.
Company's subsidiary, IDC Frontier, partners U.S. company Basho and, besides funds injections, will deploy latter's database and cloud tech for its own cloud computing platform.
Strong consumer support for services such as Dropbox may not necessarily lead to strong enterprise uptake in Asia due to local market conditions and regulations.
Costs incurred from supporting software redesign to cater to heavy duty processing power needs are one of the biggest issues to consider when shifting the sale and delivery of products to SaaS instead of on-premise.
Taiwanese PC maker is collaborating with local business partners to launch a cloud-based healthcare platform for various mobile services such as electronic health records.
According to a VMware study, Singapore companies rank highest for their confidence in cloud computing knowledge, partly driven by government's pro-cloud stance.
Redmond has fundamentally redesigned Windows Server 2012 so customers can experience the benefits of "true virtualization" and better manage the influx of data, devices and apps in the corporate arena.