Global Cloud Computing Services Industry

"Cloud Services" - How Different is it from Cloud Computing? 37

Attributes that Define New Generation of "Cloud Services" 38

Access over the Internet 38

Typically Provided Offsite by a Third-Party Provider 38

Minimal IT Skills Requirement 38

Pricing 38

User Interface 38

Provisioning 38

Well-Defined Systems Interface 38

Shared resources 38

Cloud Service Segments 38

Application Services 38

Key Attributes of Cloud Application Services: 39

Business Process Services 39

Infrastructure Services 39

Types of Clouds (Typical Deployment Models) 40

Public Cloud 40

Private Cloud 40

Community Cloud 40

Hybrid Cloud 40

Types of Cloud Delivery Models 41

Software as a Service (SaaS) 41

Platform as a Service (PaaS) 41

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) 41

Characteristics of a Cloud Computing Environment 41

Elasticity 41

Measured Service 42

On-Demand Self Service 42

Ubiquitous Network Access 42

Resource Pooling 42

Benefits of Cloud Computing 42

Cost Reduction 42

Flexibility 42

Accessibility 43

Elastic Scalability 43

Reliability and Fault-Tolerance 43

Agility 43

Delegation 43

Risks, Concerns, & Challenges in Cloud Computing 43

Data Leakage 44

Constant Infrastructure Availability 44

Compliance 44

Governance 44

Optimized Performance 44

Customer Control and Visibility 44

Rapid Delivery of Services and Products 45

Cloud Computing Standards 45

Languages, Images, and Tools 45

Preconfigured, Preinstalled Systems 45

Virtual Machine Types 45

Cloud Computing Vs Other Related Technologies 46

Utility Computing 46

Virtualization 46

Cluster Computing 46

Grid Computing 46

Hosting Services 46


The United States 47

Federal Agencies Using Cloud Computing 47

General Services Administration (GSA) 47

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 47

Defense Agencies 47

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) 47

The United States Army 48

National Security Agency (NSA) 48

Cloud Computing in Select Domestic Government Agencies 48

Department of Interior National Business Center (NBC) 48

Department of Health and Human Services Program Support

Center (PSC) 48

Census Bureau 48

The White House 48

Cloud Computing in Education System 49

Primary and Secondary Education 49

Colleges and Universities 49

Japan 49

Successful Government Projects 49

The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) 49

The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) 50


CHT Global Unveils Net2Compute Cloud Computing Platform 51

PacketExchange Introduces Network Infrastructure-as-a- Service 51

nex.kloud Introduces 1cloud Cloud Computing Solution 52

myFreightWorld Technologies Introduces Clear Visibility 52

Swisscom IT Services Unveils New Range of Dynamic Computing

Services 52

FiberMedia Introduces Managed Cloud Computing Platform 53

Hrvatski Telekom Introduces Cloud Computing Services 53

Cloud Technology PartnersTM Launches Website 53

Netmagic Solutions Launches Advanced Cloud Platform 53

IEEE Introduces IEEE P2301 and IEEE P2302 54

CalAmp Launches COLT-Enterprise 55

semYOU Introduces App Store 55

Broadview Networks Launches Cloud Computing Services Suite 56

Software AG Announces Cloud Computing Strategy 56

Verizon Introduces CaaS SMB 57

The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Introduces Cloud

Computing Services 57

Sumitomo Forestry and NEC Jointly Introduce Cloud Computing

Services 58

Hyper Office Introduces Newest Version of Cloud Computing

Messaging and Collaboration Suite 58

SFR Business Team to Introduce Cloud Computing Service 58

Itochu to Unveil Cloud Computing Service Website 58

Telefonica [O.sub.2] Ireland and Mimecast Introduce Cloud-

based Email Management Service 59

Spare Backup and Comet Group Unveil Filesafe Cloud Computing

Platform 59

Netsuite to Introduce Cloud Computing ERP Suite 59

IBM Malaysia Launches Cloud Computing Products in Malaysia 60

Orange France Introduces Cloud Computing Services 60

Langchao Electronic Information Industry to Introduce Cloud

Computing Operating System 60

iHorizons Introduces samaCloud 60

Dicom Grid Launches Dicom Grid ImageCare 60

Wirestorm Introduces Business Cloud Computing Services in UAE 61

T-Systems Introduces a New Infrastructure as a Service 61

Acer Unveils Cloud Computing Software 61

Versatile Systems Introduces Self-Service Cloud 61

6fusion Launches UC6 Version 3.0 62

Prosodie Introduces Flecs Cloud Computing Services 62

XaaS Launches ClearControl Cloud Computing Service 62

Telecom Italia Introduces Advanced Cloud Computing Platform 63

Optus to Pioneer Cloud Computing Services in Australia 63

Digiweb Unveils Digiweb Utility Cloud Computing Platform 63

Virtacore Systems Launches its vCore Platform 64

Tata Teleservices and Novatium Solutions to Introduce Nova

Navigator 64

Gen-i Introduces Range of Cloud Computing Services 64

Joyent and Intel Launch Cloud Computing Platform 64

Cloudvox Unveils Cloud Computing Application 65

iomart Hosting Launches CloudSure and CloudXtra Cloud

Computing Platforms 65

New Zealand ISP Orcon Unveils Cloud Computing Service 66

Internet Initiative Japan to Build Cloud Computing Platform 66

Terremark Worldwide Introduces vCloud Express 66 Unveils Contact Manager Edition 66

Telstra and Microsoft Launch Microsoft Online Services on

Telstra T-Suite Platform 67

OpSource Unveils OpSource CloudTM 67 Introduces Cloud VPS 68

Amazon Web Services Develops Amazon Virtual Private Cloud 68

SpringSource Unveils SpringSource Cloud Foundry 68

ElasticHosts Unveils Cloud Server Services 69

Allied Digital Services Introduces Cloud Computing Management

and Security Solutions 69 CRM Rolls Out Free Edition 70

Xactium Introduces Cloud GRC 70

SingTel Unveils Cloud Computing Offering 70

Microsoft Develops Azure Services Platform 70

Sun Microsystems Launches Open Cloud Platform 71

Acumen Unleashes Cloud Computing Practice for Government Agencies 71

Wuxi iPark and IBM Unveil IT Infrastructure Service Platform 72

Egnyte Introduces Local Cloud 72

Intalio Launches Intalio|BPM 6.0 72

Cirrhus9 Introduces C9 CSP Platform 73

Wipro Infotech Ventures into Cloud Computing and Data Center 73

Atlanta and Exponential-e Roll Out Corporate Cloud 73

Citrix Systems Unveils Citrix C3 Lab 73

ForLinux Unveils Cloud Computing Service Using Enomaly's ECP 74

Cisco Introduces Unified Service Delivery and Faster CRS-1

Modules 74

Jive Launches Enterprise Cloud Computing Strategy and Jive

Express 74

Virtual Global Releases TeamHost Cloud Computing System 75

Terremark Introduces Enterprise Cloud in Europe 75

A-Server Unveils 76

EveryZing Unveils MediaCloud 76

CSC Unveils Initiative to Deliver Cloud Computing Services 76

we-R-you Unveils R360 Computing Solution 76

Terremark Worldwide Unveils Hosting Services for SAP® Solutions 77

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