Alphabet Inc's Google said on Thursday it is acquiring cloud software company Apigee Corp in a deal valued at about $625 million, the tech giant’s latest effort to claim a greater share of the lucrative cloud business. San Jose-based Apigee's software helps companies' digital services interact with apps used by customers and partners. The service is critical for businesses transitioning to the cloud, Diane Greene, who runs Google's cloud computing division, said in an interview. "They are a leader in this application programming interface area," she said. Cloud computing is the increasingly popular practise of using remote internet servers to store, manage and process data. Apigee specializes in managing so-called application programming interfaces, or APIs, the channels through which digital services connect when a company logs a purchase for a customer or places an order with a supplier. Google will pay Apigee shareholders $17.40 for each share, a 6.5 percent premium to the … [Read more...] about Google to buy cloud software company Apigee for $625 million
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VietNamNet Bridge - Though cloud computing services just appeared in Vietnam, analysts believe that the services will rapidly develop in Vietnam thanks to its advantages. There still are several arguments about "inputting data into the clouds". However, it is undeniable that cloud computing, which is now a growing trend in the world, will also be a growing trend in Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Cloud computing services in higher demand
VietNamNet Bridge ' The cloud computing service market is boiling with technology firms rushing to develop the services. It's the time when technology firms can finish their preparations in infrastructure and services in order to commercialize cloud computing and provide services on the market. Hien said small and medium enterprises would be the strategic clients to use the services, because the biggest advantage of the technology is to help small firms to cut down expenses on information technology (IT) infrastructure. … [Read more...] about Cloud computing service market gets bustling
Cloud computing technology solution providers such as IBM, Microsoft, HP, Trend Micro all believe that "cloud" may boom 2012. Vo Tan Long, General Director of IBM Vietnam, said that he can see obvious changes in the thought of Vietnamese people about the importance of cloud computing in their lives "A lot of businesses and organizations have foreseen the tendency of using cloud computing, while many of them have pioneered in utilizing cloud computing solutions such as VinaCorp, the Quang Trung Software Park, Lac Viet Information Technology Company or the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment," he said. Also according to Long, the enterprises and organizations mostly focus on three main works, including the issues relating to the infrastructure resources, the issues relating to the apps in corporate governance, and the issues relating to creating the environment for the software testing and development. Sharing the same view, Mai Quynh Hoa, Marketing Director of … [Read more...] about Cloud computing believed to boom in 2012
As the story about applying cloud computing in Vietnam is getting hot, policy makers have been urged to set up a legal framework to "drive the clouds to the orbit".Should Vietnam ride on a long rein? Opinions still vary about whether to set up the policy specifically designed for the applications of cloud computing. Tran Viet Huan, a senior executive of IBM Vietnam, said that developed countries all pursue the policy on encouraging cloud computing. The subjects joining cloud computing all have to bear the regulations stipulated in relating laws already. For example, the EU and Malaysia have the law on protecting the privacy of personal data, which means that the data on the clouds will also be covered by the law. Therefore, the existence of specific policies for cloud computing may hinder the development of the new technology. Nguyen Manh Quyen, Deputy Director of the E-Commerce and Information Technology Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, also thinks that … [Read more...] about What policy for cloud computing in Vietnam?