Can cloud services providers restore faith in the Cloud?

Where security and cloud computing are concerned, there’s still a major issue of trust – or lack thereof. When rolling out cloud projects, companies require greater assurances of security and data protection, meaning cloud providers will need to offer closer assistance and ensure complete transparency. Advice and local data centres: essential for reassuring organisations A recent survey conducted in France by Pierre Audoin Consultants (June 2014) revealed that flexibility was a major advantage for companies (63%), ahead of cost cutting (56%) and innovation. But the biggest obstacle to implementing a cloud project remains concerns about security and data sovereignty –...

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Private, hybrid, As-a-Service… the latest cloud trends

Although IT Managers are apparently still favouring private cloud, the heterogeneity of data sources for big data analyses and business’ growing need for flexibility is making hybrid cloud an increasingly popular option. Cloud: the NIST’s official definition A report by the Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) lends some useful insights into cloud technologies, including definitions of the various deployment models. Cloud computing:  a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or...

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BPaaS, PaaS, IaaS, SaaS: investments soaring

Increasing budgets for cloud computing and telecom services for mobile devices are boosting the IT market. 2012 and 2013: IT spending on the rise In light of the 3% rise in worldwide IT spending forecasts in 2012 compared with 2011, Gartner has revised up its initial estimations (2.5 %). It also predicts a 4% rise in 2013 compared with this year. Based on the data provided by 75% of the global 500 companies, the Gartner survey of IT market trends revealed that the biggest growth areas are: Telecom equipment and services: 12.2% in 2012; 10.6% in 2013. Cloud Computing services:...

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