The forecast for this week’s tech spotlight is: cloudy. We look at the continued global expansion of cloud technology and services. One key aspect of a successful cloud deployment is selecting the right partner and we also examine that this week. Finally, we share a story about how VARs and service providers can lead cloud adoption within the enterprise.
Cloud services are growing at more than 50 percent year on year across Asia. This is driven by strong growth in cloud infrastructure and security solutions. What does this mean for India? Verizon’s Harsh Marwah explains. (Financial Chronicle)
Verizon expands its Secure Cloud Interconnect services (SCI) as part of aggressive plans the company has for cloud in the Asia-Pacific region. Victoria Lonker, director of enterprise networking products for Verizon Enterprise Solutions provides more information. (CRN)
A great reminder to all enterprises: IT outsourcing partners should add value to your organization to support digital transformation. They should work effectively alongside other ecosystem partners, define their approaches to continuous service improvements, be able to share their technology vision and give an organization the reassurance they need. (Outsourcing Magazine)
Cloud was top of the agenda at the XChange 2015 channel conference with discussions around the state of cloud services today, the opportunities within cloud and how partners are pivotal to boosting cloud adoption. (CRN)