Tipping the scale

In 2014, Gartner coined the term ‘Web-scale IT’ and predicted that by 2017 it will be an architectural approach found functioning in 50 percent of enterprises globally. With the unprecedented rise of an inevitable data-driven world, this IT approach is expected to help businesses achieve the agility, scalability and business growth that meet rising industry demands.

Holding the fort

A company’s day-to-day operations rely on its IT function to run smoothly – maintaining a healthy network infrastructure and keeping downtime to a minimum is critical. To date, more and more organisations are turning over certain IT functions to managed service providers, freeing internal IT staff to focus on strategic IT projects.

Dark skies ahead

Can the big cloud vendors work around the allegations of NSA surveillance, or is there a gloomy outlook for cloud in the region?


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