cloud computing

  • kroes.automotiveIT

    Brussels to CIOs: help build a digital single market


    Kroes: CIO views matter EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes last week called on CIOs to help improve Europe's IT infrastructure by together building an EU-wide digital single market. In a speech on the occasion of the European CIO of the Year award, Kroes said CIOs from both the public and private ...

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    EU's Kroes: "Let's aim high" with European cloud strategy


    EU Commissioner Kroes hopes EU strategies will help define global standards in cloud computing Neelie Kroes urged Europe's IT industry last week to "aim high" and help Brussels forge a truly European Cloud computing strategy. The European commissioner in charge of Europe's digital agenda said data protection, interoperability and standardization ...

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    Cloud Computing World Forum, London


    The third annual Cloud Computing World Forum will take place in London June 21st and 22nd. The organizers expect more than 2,500 IT and telecoms executives to attend. The forum, which features workshops, seminars and an exhibition,will discuss security and privacy issues in Cloud computing; how to reduce costs; mobile ...

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    Accenture: Cloud computing key to automotive success


    Cloud computing is particularly well suited to deal successfully with the challenges and opportunities of the auto industry, according to an Accenture report. The consultants cited three business areas where Cloud computing can provide a major benefit: Handling multi-brand dealer operations, integrating new alliances and takeovers, and supporting the further ...

  • IBM LotusLive_Suite.automotiveIT

    IBM signs new Cloud partnerships, adds GM unit to customer base


    IBM said it is expanding its Cloud offering and has signed up a range of new customers ”“ including a General Motors unit ”“ for its LotusLive software suite. The US computer and IT services group said it signed partnerships with Ariba and SugarCRM to expand its Cloud offering to ...

  • hp cloud.automotiveIT

    HP’s “Hybrid delivery” addresses Cloud security issues


    HP announced a suite of new Cloud-based products and services that it said will address industry concerns about security, performance and availability. The California-based IT group said in a press release that Cloud computing has delivered benefits such as faster deployment of new services, reduction in IT headcount and a ...

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    IDC: Cloud computing to go mainstream in 2011


    Cloud services,mobile computing and social networking will converge to become a mainstream IT platform in 2011, according to market researchers IDC. "In 2011, we expect to see these transformative technologies make the critical transition from early adopter status to early mainstream adoption," said Frank Gens, senior vice president and chief ...

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    Up in the air: cloud computing and the auto industry


    Cloud computing is a work in progress in the global auto industry Cloud computing is catching on quickly, but adoption of the new technology in the car industry still faces many hurdles. Most companies see the opportunities for cost savings and improved efficiency resulting from the use of  an ...

  • Microsoft's Arkan

    Interview: Microsoft executive sees “dominant role” for cloud computing in auto industry


    Caglayan Arkan is in charge of Microsoft’s activities in the manufacturing and resources industries. In that role, he is also responsible for the software maker’s automotive business. He spoke this summer to automotiveIT’s Ralf Bretting about cloud computing, Microsoft’s automotive platform and the company’s ambitions in the automotive field. Microsoft ...