A lot has been talked about Cloud Computing and the IT industry is buzzing around with the new technology. But is India ready to adopt it ? According to Gartner analysts, India is still 5 to 10 years away from adopting Cloud Computing. Gartner’s research Vice President Rakesh Kumar points out “Indian CIOs are reluctant to embrace Cloud and say they don’t believe in it”.
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We have been hearing a lot about cloud computing these days and this technology has gained a lot of momentum now. But cloud security still remains a concern for everyone. Which is a better option: private or public cloud? Let’s take a look. Public Cloud : A public cloud is nothing but outsourcing your data centre. An external company offers up its data centre for rent and one can choose the number of servers or the amount of storage that needs to be run there, as well as applications. It can then be accessed remotely from a PC.
Novell Inc., a leading provider of infrastructure software, recently announced the launch of Novell cloud manager. This new solution will allow users to create and manage cloud computing environment more efficiently as compared with proprietary technology stacks.
Surely it does not matter what recession is showing off or people are reserving themselves for any new commitment, new business setup has picked up the pace for, at least on Internet. The global base of Internet domain names grew by more than 3 million in the second quarter of 2010 with a base of more than 196.3 million domain name registrations across all the Top Level Domain Names (TLDs).
SAN FRANCISCO--Just days after launching Internet Explorer 8 in March 2009, Microsoft's Dean Hachamovitch wrote a memo about what the company really needed to do with the next version of its browser. And the big Day is about to come. Controllers are already gearing up and as a result Test Drive of IE 9.0 is out for people. NO matter what you heard and use, trying out new IE, specially when Spcial Networking components integration is biggest expectations from IR loyal users,it would be interesting to see what Microsoft get for you via browsing experience.
Red Hat has launched a new customizable training program, which will equip IT professionals with actual cloud-building and management skills. The Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator (RHCVA) certification is a hands-on course spread over four days, where participants will be taught to install and configure the Red Hat Virtualization Manager, and use it to, among other tasks, create data centers, manage hypervisor hosts, create storage and import installation media for creating new virtual machines.
GoDaddy.com, the leading domain registration service and producer of semi-pornographic Super Bowl commercials, is slated to be auctioned off, and could bring in over $1 billion, The Wall Street Journal reports. Qatalyst Partners, the boutique firm run by veteran technology banker Frank Quattrone will be shopping the comapny to private equite firms, the WSJ says.
Yahoo Inc is redesigning its Yahoo Mail services for better performance and to counter the competition from long term arch rival Microsoft and Gmail. Company is facing tough time due to rise in social networking arena where Facebook and Twitter are slowly transforming user base of Yahoo to themselves. Yahoo's recent move has been considered as a result of recent revamp by Microsoft and Gmail.
India is moving towards phenomenon growth in Internet arena. As per the latest report by Boston consulting Group, Internet penetration rate in India will increase to 19% against current 7%. Therefore, Indian will have 237 Million Internet users by 2015. The most popular websites in india are rediff.com, shaadi.com, naukri.com and cricinfo.com which has created a significant impact in Indian internet industry.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the country’s biggest software exporter, is ready to bring out an ambitious project which is also being talked about as group chairman Ratan Tata’s next dream project. The ‘Nano Of IT’ as company’s senior management likes to call, is a cloud offering and is expected to be launched in mid-September. The aim of this project is to make information technology affordable to the country’s 35 million small and medium businesses (SMBs).
The digital arm and subsidiary of DB Corp (Dainik Bhaskar group), i-Media Corporation Limited (IMCL), is gearing up to launch two new websites. As per the afaqs,Gyan Gupta, business head, IMCL reveals that one will be an English language news portal and the other will be an education related website. Both sites are expected to go live by the end of this month. However, the URLs of these portals have not been finalised yet.
Ebay, an online auction and shopping website, is trying everything to keep shoppers’ interest intact in online shopping portal. With its new Rewards Program company is expecting to see some growth in sales as well as in number of shoppers. Newly launched reward program will offer 2% cash back to all eBay shoppers who will make payment through Payapl.
Microsoft Corporation feels India will play a major role in cloud computing and foresee India as a global hub in cloud services that has taken the technology world by storm. “India will not only see a surge in cloud computing services but companies all over the world will look to India to support their transition to cloud computing,’’ Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said.