Actuate Corporation has integrated ActuateOne and BIRT onDemand with Amazon Redshift, AWS’s new petabyte-scale cloud warehouse service.
Some areas to consider as you look to work more closely with business decision-makers to evaluate and negotiate SaaS and other public cloud deals.
It looks like 2013 will be the year that cloud pays off for many vendors and customers.
The worldwide application development (AD) software market is expected to reach more than US$9 billion in 2012, an increase of 1.8% over 2011, according to Gartner. Evolving software delivery models, development methodologies and open source software will drive growth.
Despite the cloud computing hype in America and Europe, a study by Bangkok-based Geoprise Technologies shows that the Asia Pacific region hasn’t reached the peak of the technology hype curve quite yet.
Malaysian retail and wholesale giant, Mydin Mohamed Holdings Berhad, has found the agility and speed it needs in cloud computing to propel its rapidly growing business. The company is targeting US$840 million (RM2.6 billion) in sales for its current financial year ending March 31 next year.
Cloud computing is expected to grow 19% in 2012, becoming a $109 billion industry compared to a $91 billion market last year.
Cloud and SaaS services are rapidly gaining traction with enterprises and SMBs -- yet IT, which is usually responsible for negotiating contracts with these service providers, may fall short in critical areas of contract negotiation and legal skills.
‘Cloud’ is the new black. The following guide is structured around six key questions customers should be asking -- and which Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application providers need to take note of when planning, building and delivering solutions to customer.
As the cloud metamorphoses into outsourcing 3.0, CIOs and their IT departments will face a major Shift in their traditional roles, says IDC.