Cloud Computing Spending To Hit $32bn In 2015Date: Apr 22, 2015Short description:Public cloud spending will grow by 25 percent in 2015 to reach a staggering $21bn, as firms continue to host services on platforms from the likes of Amazon Web Services, Google and Microsoft.
Data from analyst house IDC also revealed that private cloud IT infrastructure spending will grow 16 percent over the year to $12bn. This will give a worldwide total cloud spend for 2015 of $32bn, up 28 percent on 2014’s $26.4bn.
Western Europe is expected to see the highest growth in cloud IT infrastructure spending at 32 percent, followed by Latin America (23 percent), Japan (22 percent) and the US (21 percent)... read more
An entire country's data is getting backed upDate: Apr 22, 2015Short description:The country of Estonia is backing up its entire government dataset, and also devising ways to operate through the cloud in the event of an attack by a foreign nation. Its neighbor is Russia...read more
Ecosystems Are Critical to NFV/SDN Success, Heavy Reading FindsDate: Apr 13, 2015Short description: NEW YORK -- As network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) take root in telecom networks, technology suppliers that establish strong partnerships and ecosystems will be in the best position to emerge as NFV/SDN market leaders, according to the latest report from Heavy Reading Service…read more.