The release of the annual Cisco Global Cloud Index is a major touchpoint for all businesses involved with the cloud, from providers, to sellers, to users.
Let’s say you’ve decided to move to a hosted desktop solution. You’ve discovered that GoCloud is the best provider by far and you’re starting the big move. You know the basics but might now be wondering what exactly to expect, so here’s a rundown of the onboarding process.
Since we actually gave you a roundup on last year’s happenings at Christmas, this time we’ll be looking forward to what industry experts are expecting from 2013 in the cloud space. Last year saw a lot of divided opinion on cloud; security and compliance woes (or imagined ones at least) stopped many firms from having enough faith in the technology to fully deploy to the cloud. This year we expect to see this wane a little as more and more regulations are introduced, alongside further work from the Cloud Security Alliance to address this.
SaaS market growth, Gartner Hype Cloud Study, Judge Rules Oracle must Supply HP, VMware announce keynote speakers for ‘Right Here, Right Now’ event
SaaS market growth
According to SaaS publisher Sidetrade Cloud, the first six months of the year saw a 30% increase in transaction volumes when it comes to virtual desktop solutions and said that this is “underscoring the value of the SaaS model”.
EU consider new cloud policy, death of the workstation desktop, Microsoft and Apple bicker over iOS app
Researchers at IDC have found that removing barriers to cloud adoption would considerably increase spending in the public cloud. The report, commissioned by the EU, found that changing policies surrounding cloud adoption could increase spending to around €77.7bn by 2020, which is currently worth around €35.2bn.
Citrix Receiver allows you to access your Hosted Desktop via your iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry faster than ever before. This version Citrix Receiver includes better zoom scaling technology, this is extremely beneficial for smartphone users that are accessing their Hosted Desktop with a smaller screen.
For many Mac users it is important to have access to a Windows operating system. Before the launch of Boot Camp or the release of virtualisation software, Mac users had to purchase a Windows based machine. There are three ways of running Windows on Mac:
Soon we’ll be going into a new year and many of you, our partners, will be wondering what's in store for you. No doubt you’ll be pretty confident, and with good reason - 2018 is set to be a positive year for cloud computing, as well as one with many changes.
VMware is the world's leading provider in desktop virtualization solutions. The product has made businesses save time, money and resources in the IT staff support and reduced downtime.
Excitement grows in our office as we prepare to launch GoCloud Hosted Desktop 2.0.Our new upgraded service is based on the Citrix technologies, and my goodness the speed is awesome!! Graphics acceleration and bandwidth optimisation provided by those lovely chaps at Citrix is quite awe inspiring.