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Enterprises pay nearly a fifth more to use European cloud – report

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The cloud service market in the US is much more competitively priced than in Europe but Latin America gets the worst deals in the world, according to a new study.

Four-fold cellular IoT connections predicted by 2019


IT analyst firm 451 Research has forecasted the growth of cellular network-based connections for IoT-devices as anticipation surrounding the tech continues to grow. It also reckons wearable tech as a major enterprise tool will become reality in the next 12 months. According to the firm, the telecoms industry can expect a nigh on four-fold boom […]

Citrix pitches Workspace Cloud for hybrid cloud service delivery

Citrix is aiming its solutions at hybrid cloud users

Citrix has unveiled Workspace Cloud, a set of cloud-based tools aimed at bridging the application deployment and management gap between on-premise and cloud infrastructure.

Azul brings Java to Docker

Azul said Docker offers better Java performance in distributed computing envrionments

Java specialist Azul Systems announced its OpenJDK-based Zulu offering is now available on Docker. Scott Sellers, chief executive officer of Azul told BCN the marriage of Java and Docker will improve how Java-based applications are deployed and run at scale in the cloud, which has traditionally been difficult due to virtualisation-induced performance issues.

Nearly half of enterprise cloud projects past trial phrase, Microsoft claims

Cloud is advancing beyond the initial stages and slowly becoming entrenched in enterprises despite the pervasiveness of security concerns about cloud-based platforms

Research commissioned by Microsoft and published Wednesday suggests nearly half of organisations using cloud services have moved beyond initial pilot phases, with 32 per cent of enterprises articulating and implementing a clear cloud computing strategy within their organisations despite concerns around data protection and security. But the research also suggests that the pervasiveness of concerns around security, while certainly a challenge for cloud service providers and enterprises, may also be a boon for other.

Enterprise cloud projects enjoy “explosive growth” but non-IT roadblocks persist

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Over the next two years the number of cloud computing projects will experience “explosive growth,” but these projects will encounter an increasing number of non-IT roadblocks according to a new study published today by TheInfoPro, the service arm of 451 Research.

Cloud growth strong but driven by few ‘titan’ firms

Zenius Solutions has launched a cloud based mobile wallet

Cloud market revenue is projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 36 per cent, putting the global market just shy of $20bn at the end of 2016, according to research released Tuesday. And size clearly matters with less than a quarter of players generating the lion’s share of the available revenues.