Tag Archives: SaaS

Cloud Asia 2013 Preview, 15-16 May 2013, Singapore. The Cloud Event for Asia

Cloud Asia enters its third year co-organized with Singapore’s IDA (Infocomm Development Authority).  Cloud Asia 2013 runs from the 15-16 May 2013 in Singapore.  An exciting change from last year’s event is entry to CloudAsia and the co-located Cloud Security Alliance Asian Congress is free for all enterprises, small and medium businesses, and operator users. Here are my […]

Cloud Asia 2012, Conference Highlights

CloudAsia 2012 is the second year of the conference co-organized with Singapore’s IDA (Infocomm Development Authority), the summary of 2011 is here and here.  CloudAsia 2012 is a great event to meet the decision makers across the cloud computing eco-system from enterprises, telecom operators, regulators, government agencies, service providers, system integrators and vendors.  The event […]

CloudAsia 2012, Preconference Workshop

CloudAsia 2012 is the second year of the conference co-organized by Singapore’s IDA (Infocomm Development Authority), the summary of 2011 is here and here.  In a later article I’ll review the main conference.  CloudAsia 2012 is a great event to meet the decision makers across the cloud computing eco-system from enterprises, telecom operators, regulators, government […]

Cloud Asia 2012, 14 to 17 May 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Singapore

Cloud Asia 2012 is the second year of the conference, my summary of Cloud Asia 2011 is here and here.  Cloud Asia 2012 is a great event to meet the decision makers across the cloud computing eco-system from enterprises, telecom operators, regulators, government agencies, service providers, system integrators and vendors from Asia Pacific and the […]

Cloud Asia 2011 Interesting Tidbits

Below are a few slides that capture some of the interesting tidbits discussed at Cloud Asia 2011. Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) will grow at 40% CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) over the next 3 years in Cloud services to $5B by 2014. Most Operator’s role in cloud remains unclear Focused on the importance of end-to-end […]

Cloud Asia 2011 Summary

Cloud Asia ran from 30 May – 2 June 2011 in Singapore.  It was co-organized by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore, who is investing heavily in Cloud to make Singapore a hub for the region, and Informa.  In attendance were around 250 delegates from enterprises of all kinds, cloud technology suppliers, cloud service providers […]

Virtualization Technology and Telcos (and another survey request)

Cloud Services are already a significant market (estimated at $23B this year), and growing rapidly to $43B by 2012.  We’ve seen several operators launch cloud computing services, e.g. AT&T, BT, Deutsche Telekom (Zimory exchange), KPN, NTT, Orange, Verizon (CaaS (Computing as a Service) where HP was its main technology partner), and Vodafone. There is a […]

Cloud based SDP opportunity

As mentioned in a previous aricle on virtualization I use SaaS (Software as a Service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service) interchangeably as I remain unconvinced of the difference from a customer’s perspective.  The cloud computing market size, depending upon how it’s defined, is estimated to be about $50B by 2011, of which 70% is […]

Service Delivery Platform Virtualization

Virtualization is a hot topic, made more so by IBM’s potential acquisition of Sun; two leading proponents of virtualization and cloud computing.  From an enterprise perspective the drivers for virtualization are saving cost; and improving employee efficiency, manageability of IT and enterprise security.  Take for example desktop virtualization, e.g Sun Ray thin clients, it’s your […]