IHS: IBM leads global SaaS cloud service market

APACTelecom Asia — IBM currently leads the SaaS cloud service market, while Amazon leads the global cloud infrastructure market (IaaS, CaaS, PaaS) in 2015, according to a new report by research firm IHS. According to the report, Salesforce ranked the second in the SaaS cloud service market with 8% of market share, while Microsoft and Oracle had 6% and 3%. SAP had just 2% share in the global SaaS cloud service market.


We are bullish on the cloud opportunity in India: Ericsson’s Jason Hoffman

IndiaEconomic Times — NEW DELHI: Ericsson, the world’s largest telecom gear maker, is bullish on the opportunity in the Indian market for its cloud vertical. Jason Hoffman, head of cloud technology at Ericsson, believes that the cloud business has the possibility to become the largest business within the company. Speaking to ET’s Danish Khan, Hoffman talks about the opportunity in the Indian market for the cloud vertical, the business potential and business model.


1-Net Is Canonical’s First Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud Partner in South East Asia

SingaporeSoft Pedia — Canonical is proud to enter in partnership with 1-Net as their first-ever Certified Public Cloud partner that uses the Ubuntu Linux operating system to power its infrastructure. 1-Net is known for offering a public Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solution, called Alchemy, to its customers, providing them with a high-performance, low-cost, secure, and highly available utility computing cloud platform, which does not rely on complex branded software or expensive hardware components.


FICO Chooses Red Hat to Deploy OpenStack, Management, and Storage Solutions for Agile Cloud Infrastructure

JapanBusiness Wire — TOKYO — OPENSTACK SUMMIT – Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that FICO, the predictive analytics and decision management software company, has deployed Red Hat software, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform, Red Hat CloudForms, and Red Hat Ceph Storage, as the basis of its cloud infrastructure.


FalconStor Debuts Cinder Integration at OpenStack Summit in Tokyo

JapanMarket Wired — MELVILLE, NY: FalconStor Software® Inc. , a 15-year innovator of software-defined storage solutions, today announced that it will introduce an OpenStack Cinder Integration for its FreeStor® intelligent software-defined platform at OpenStack Summit, a four-day conference for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack Cloud Software, in Tokyo October 27-30.


GMO Internet to Showcase Nexenta’s Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage Platform at OpenStack Summit Tokyo

JapanBusiness Wire — SANTA CLARA & TOKYO: Nexenta, the global leader in Open Source-driven Software-Defined Storage (OpenSDS), today announced that it will be featured in theOpenStack Summit Tokyo keynote, as well as two additional breakout sessions. GMO Internet (GMO), a leading Japanese internet services provider, will present their ‘ConoHa’ Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and their choice to use NexentaStor to support its international data center and hosting expansion.


Cloudmatika Cloud Services Launch in Indonesia

IndonesiaPR Com — Jakarta, Indonesia: Tsukaeru Group from Japan, a leading provider of Cloud Computing Services in Asia, has today announced the public operational launch of it’s Cloud Service “Cloudmatika” in Indonesia. The service is incorporated in Indonesia as a 100% local limited company (PT Awan Solusi Informatika) in partnership with the Indonesian ISKA Group of Companies.


China market: Huawei to offer business-use cloud services

ChinaDigi Times  — China-based telecom equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has announced that it plans to launch business-use cloud services in the China market, in addition to its current role as being a telecom equipment and solution supplier. Huawei will offer IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) services initially, targeting government organizations and state-run enterprises.


M1 Turns to Virtual Instruments as a Service for Operational Efficiency, Risk Mitigation

SingaporeBusiness Wire — Virtual Instruments, the leader in Infrastructure Performance Management (IPM) for diverse computing environments, today announced that M1 Limited (M1), a Singapore-based communications provider serving nearly 2 million customers, has implemented Virtual Instruments as a Service (VIaaS). By leveraging this IPM platform, M1 is able to ensure optimal customer experiences by maximizing performance and availability of business critical applications. At the same time, VIaaS helps M1 ensure that its IT infrastructure runs more efficiently and reliably.


Cloud Infrastructure Testing Services Market: Asia Pacific Industry Analysis and Forecast Till 2020 by Future Market Insights

APACDigital Journal — London: Cloud infrastructure testing services consist of solutions used to test the physical and other components that are connected with virtualized layer of the cloud. Cloud-based testing services concentrate on troubleshooting and monitoring critical cloud-based applications to ensure data security and improve quality of experience. Security testing process involves identifying bugs within the software code and debugging it to enhance the application’s functionalities.


Orange Business Services Expands IaaS Offerings in Asia Pacific

Hong KongThe Whir — Orange Business Services has expanded its Asia Pacific presence, launching its public cloud offering called Flexible Computing Advanced in the region through data center nodes in Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney. The next-generation service is aimed at companies who have data centers and network requirements across several countries, the company said. Flexible Computing Advanced allows enterprises to build a Virtual Data Center with scalable resources.