Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: TechnologyInternational IT governance body ISACA has gone searching for the bang for the buck associated with cloud computing.
International IT governance body ISACA has published a report that it hopes will provide practical guidelines for organisations considering a move to the cloud, and help mitigate risk associated with such a migration.
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: Cloud ServicesOffloading problem computing issues to the cloud might seem like an attractive proposition – but leading architectural practice Hassell Group has taken a more measured approach to its long term intent to move more computing to the cloud.
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: Cloud ServicesAny lingering scepticism about cloud computing has evaporated with almost six out of ten local organisations now using cloud services in some form or another, and almost two out of three organisations recognising that to ignore cloud services is to risk competitive disadvantage.
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: NetworkingThe Open Data Centre Alliance (ODCA) – formed of major end user organisations with a combined annual IT spend of $100 billion plus – which is focussed on the creation of standards for cloud computing and data centres, has released the results of a survey of its members which shows a considerable acceleration in the uptake of cloud computing
Written by: Beverley Head | Published in: NetworkingAgriculture giant Elders has signed with cloud ERP specialist NetSuite to provide the computing smarts for its new online venture Agsure, which will sell into the $4 billion plus farm supplies market.
Governance of cloud computing is too reactive, technology-centric and piecemeal and dramatic improvement is needed, according to Ovum, who also caution that cloud governance is suffering from the same flaws that are affecting other IT governance areas.