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22 Sep 2013

The tech giant claims that this new product will allow customers to connect to its cloud platform using a private network and will incorporate the NetBond technology from AT&T. The resulting service will provide 50 percent lower latency than the public Internet, as well as access to cloud resources from basically any device that supports private networks. Theres no question that the time for cloud computing is now, and its critical we help enterprises embrace the cloud on their terms, said Satya Nadella, executive vice president of Cloud and Enterprise for Microsoft. Through this strategic alliance with AT&T, we can reduce the barriers to entry for cloud computing by providing a more secure and reliable connectivity option for enterprise customers, accelerating the growth of cloud computing and the rapid adoption of Windows Azure. FILED UNDER:

Why HP chose OpenStack for its cloud service

The report, Market Monitor Cloud-Enabling Technologies has taken a bottoms-up approach in defining the three primary categories they include in their definition of cloud-enabling technologies. Market Monitors methodology is explained in the reports summary here . Here are the key take-aways from this report: Cloud-Enabling Technologies defined as virtualization, security and automation and management global revenues will grow from $10.6B in 2012 to $22.6B in 2016, attaining a 21% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR). Cloud-as-a-Service revenues will grow from $5.7B in 2012 to $19.5B in 2016, attaining a 36% CAGR. Market Monitor defines Cloud-as-a-Service as externally delivered services, specifically 3rd party, that are hosted and pay-as-you-go with the cloud being relied on as a service delivery and consumption model. The following graphic provides a comparison of Cloud-as-a-Service and Cloud-Enabling Technologies revenue forecasts by year from 2012 through 2016. 451 Research forecasts that the majority of CET revenues will be from virtualization-based systems and services (66%). This segment is projected to attain a 16% CAGR in the forecast period and serve as the foundation of blog url Phase I CET Adoption shown in the following graphic. Phase 2 of CET Adoption is projected to be dominated by the need for tools to manage and control virtualized environments. Phase 3 is projected to signal a shift to internal IT resources and internal IT cloud service providers.

451 Research: Cloud-Enabling Technologies Revenue Will Reach $22.6B by 2016

She added that OpenStack was attractive not only for its security, but also for its transparency. Subscribe to gigaom.com One of the reasons we went with OpenStack is because companies wanted to see the code, touch the code, know what was happening, look at the architecture, and almost partner with us, Dawson explained. The open source route also gives HP the freedom to layer on and specialize in services. Dawson said that the company can focus on management without fussing with the bigger picture. Frankly, I didnt think there needed to be another black box proprietary cloud out there, she added. Check out the rest of our Structure:Europe 2013 coverage here , and a video embed of the session follows below: A transcription of the video follows on the next page Google+ Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR.



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