Cloud Computing

Case Study

Adhunik Group Moves its HRMS Onto the Cloud

Here's how Sanjeev Kumar, CIO, Adhunik Group successfully managed to bring the CEOs and department heads of the various business units and plants onto the same page.

How iStream Took the Infrastructure Risk out of the Equation with the Cloud

iStream's co-founder and CTO, Chellappa Dhanukodi took on the challenge of getting iStream off to a great start by opting for Amazon’s cloud service. The Indian company is now confident of providing users with seamless and highly available video streaming capabilities.

Avoiding Vendor Lock-in – ITC Shows the Way

Vendor lock-in is a treacherous shackle that restrains most enterprises’ IT systems, thereby restricting business growth. Read on to know how the ITC Hotel Group found a way to break this shackle.

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Feature

Why a Media Giant Sold Its Data Center and Headed to the Cloud

Two weeks ago, venerable media company Condé Nast decommissioned its Newark data center. The 67,200 square feet facility had already been sold and the deal closed. The 105-year-old company had gone all-in with the cloud.

NASSCOM Gives Budget 2014 a Thumbs Up

Among other things, the industry body is especially glad about the proposal to set-up a Rs 10,000 crore fund for start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Businesses being transformed by cloud ERP and CRM

What do the government of Texas, catering group Jollibee and a Chinese state-owned media group have in common? The answer is they are all running ERP or CRM in the cloud in ambitious initiatives to grow and transform their businesses.

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How-To

5 Tips to Keep Your Data Secure on the Cloud

So with all the legal uncertainty around cloud you simply have no choice but to take control and be responsible for your own data. Here are five data privacy protection tips to help you tackle the issue of cloud privacy.

From Small to Big: 5 Tips for Managing Clouds at Scale

Cloud users say scaling up a cloud is hard. We look at some tips and tricks for such users.

How to Promote Harmony Between Marketing and IT

Want to promote harmony between marketing and IT? Try these steps.

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Interview

New Buying Pattern is Changing IAM: ILANTUS Technologies

Binod Singh, President and CEO, ILANTUS Technologies, believes that as more business departments start making IT purchase decisions, it’s changing the way identity and access management (IAM) is built and sold. IAM will have to move from its monolithic past to a dynamic, fragmented, and user-friendly avatar.

ViPR is Our Answer to Software-defined Storage: Amitabh Srivastava, EMC

Amitabh Srivastava, president for EMC’s Advanced Software Division is the man behind the storage giant’s much-talked about software-defined storage (SDS) initiatives. He talks in detail about EMC’s ViPR and why SDS has been wrongly-defined so far.

One-on-one with Kaseya’s Global CEO Yogesh Gupta

Computerworld India took some one-on-one time with Kaseya’s new CEO Yogesh Gupta, to discuss where he wants to take Kaseya in the coming years and how he plans to do it.

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Video

Computerworld Tech Update: 02 - 06 December, 2013

In this roundup of tech news from ComputerWorld for the week 02 - 06 December, 2013, we talk about Amazon Drone, Twitter fake followers, Indian Smartphone market, Botnet and Google's Compute Engine.

Computerworld Tech Update: 18 - 22 Nov, 2013

In this roundup of tech news for the week 18 - 22 November, 2013 we talk about Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Salesforce.com and the Indian IT market.

Computerworld Tech Update: 28 - 31 Oct, 2013

In this roundup of tech news for the week 28 - 31 October, 2013 we talk about Infosys, Dell, cyber crime and enterprise cloud.

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News

Qlik Launches Data Visualisation App for Beginners

Business intelligence firm Qlik has launched a new data visualisation app which delivers a drag-and-drop interface for business users to rapidly create interactive visualisations, reports, and dashboards.

Videocon d2h Revamps Network with Brocade Fabric Solution

Networking company Brocade has won a contract to supply VDX switches to direct-to-home satellite broadcaster Videocon d2h in the company's latest datacentre expansion.

Daimler Begins IT Transformation with Infosys

Company have handed over European data centre keys to Bangalore-based Infosys.

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Opinion

The Uneven Future: Two Telling Views of Cloud Adoption

My last couple of columns have addressed cloud adoption patterns by IT organizations. They have discussed the seeming ennui regarding cloud computing on the part of IT groups that they seem less interested in the field, despite the belief on the part of vendors that the cloud represents tomorrow's technology infrastructure.

The Real Cloud Computing Revolution

My last post noted that the IT industry appears to suffer from cloud computing ennui. I also said that other evidence indicates that many IT users appear to have put cloud computing in the "done and dusted" category despite not really understanding it very well.

Uncovering the Virtues of Virtual Desktops

Despite the widespread use of remote desktop management tools, administrators must periodically descend upon offices and cubicles to upgrade or troubleshoot PCs.

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Slide-Show

Datacenters in the Weirdest Places

A peek into some of the most unusual data center locations in the world. Here are 13 data centers that are built in unusual locations like mines, ships, trucks and even a nuclear collidor. Taking about common wisdom, eh?

12 Hybrid Cloud Security Products to Watch

Twelve security products you can buy for your hybrid cloud whether they run on-premise, in the cloud or a little of both.

The World's Coolest Data Centers

We look to highlight some of the most innovative and unique data centers on the planet

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