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Coalition casts clouds over Asia

A group of 11 companies including operators and vendors formed the Asia Cloud Computing Association this week. But the protagonists seem to be throwing a party for those who want to enter the region and not necessarily the region stakeholders themselves.

Clouds offer silver lining for all

IBM expanded further into the telecoms space on Thursday with the unveiling of a cloud services platform aimed at carriers and service providers. The offering encompasses hardware, software and services which would allow telcos to offer cloud computing to their own customers.

SFR looks to clouds for enterprise offering

French carrier SFR has tapped HP to build it a complete cloud services platform designed to enable the service provider to offer cloud-based services with utility-based pricing to French companies.

Cloud-based gaming service to hit networks in June

There’s been lots of talk recently about how network infrastructure, particularly in the mobile sector, is creaking under the weight of data traffic. Come June, traffic may increase significantly with the launch of a service that promises to revolutionise the gaming experience.

Danger over as silver lining found in Sidekick snafu

Good news for T-Mobile Sidekick users on Friday, as service provider Danger, a subsidiary of Microsoft, announced the recovery of user data thought irretrievably lost.

Vodafone sees silver lining in cloud computing

Vodafone, the world’s biggest carrier by revenues, picked a bad week to launch its cloud-based services offering. On Tuesday the firm announced a strategic partnership with Decho to launch a range of cloud computing services starting with Vodafone PC Backup.

Cloud bursts over Sidekick users

The resilience of the cloud as a data storage medium was called into question this week, when T-Mobile USA’s Sidekick users were told their personal information and content had been irretrievably lost.

Orange taps Cloud for wifi access

UK mobile operator Orange teamed up with hotspot network The Cloud this week, extending Orange users’ wifi access to more than 10,000 hotspots. Orange already has wifi agreements in place with BT OpenZone, France Telecom and WeRoam. The service can be accessed through Orange’s Business Everywhere mobile datacard offering, which includes a single datacard with […]

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