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  • Sep 23, 2014
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Cloud Computing

Submarine cable operator surfaces as cloud computing host

Global Cloud Xchange, a provider of business communications services, plans to sharpen its focus on China and other emerging markets as it builds an extensive “cloud computing” infrastructure.

Thursday, 20 March, 2014, 6:03pm

Amazon adds new stratum to China cloud

I don't write too much about cloud services in China, mostly because I think the market is too immature despite Beijing's strong promotion of the industry.

19 Dec 2013 - 11:07am

Microsoft to promote cloud computing in China

Microsoft is betting that its focus on "cloud computing" services and smart mobile devices will spur more growth for the company in China. The software giant has stepped up promotion of its cloud service, Windows Azure, and Office 365, as well as smartphones that run its Windows Phone 8 platform and media tablets with its touch-ready Windows 8 operating system

29 Jun 2013 - 5:35am

Rivals Microsoft and Oracle team up on push into cloud

Microsoft said it would support Oracle software on its cloud-based platforms, a tie-up aimed at improving the rivals’ chances against nimbler Web-based computing companies chipping away at their traditional businesses.

25 Jun 2013 - 11:10am

Microsoft's online Office targets small firms

Microsoft has expanded its collaboration with Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) to deliver Office 365, the "cloud computing" version of its popular productivity software, to thousands of small businesses across the city.

14 Mar 2013 - 7:47am

Microsoft and HKBN launch 'cloud computing' service for Office software

Microsoft has teamed up with Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN) to bring the "cloud computing" version of its Office productivity software to millions of households across the city.

The two companies yesterday jointly introduced Office 365 Home Premium software as a service, which allows consumers to subscribe for as low as HK$2 a day, less than the cost of a tram ride.

22 Feb 2013 - 5:02am

Data hosting company follows the cloud

Rackspace Hosting has a fairly simple modus operandi: it leases space in data centres to host and help manage company websites and applications, such as e-mail.

15 Dec 2012 - 3:12am

Xiaomi ties with Kingsoft in cloud

High profile smartphone maker Xioami is making headlines with word that it has purchased a stake in a unit of software maker Kingsoft...

3 Dec 2012 - 9:02am

Baidu expects slower earnings growth in December quarter

Baidu, the leading internet search services provider on the mainland, expects to record slower growth this quarter amid a sluggish economy.

The company yesterday forecast revenue in the quarter to December to be between 6.15 billion yuan (HK$7.64 billion) and 6.34 billion yuan, representing a 37.6 to 41.8 per cent year-on-year rise.

31 Oct 2012 - 4:12am

Project delays and fierce competition push ZTE into the red in third quarter

ZTE, the mainland's second-largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, reported a net loss of 1.95 billion yuan (HK$2.42 billion) in the third quarter, its first quarterly loss since listing in Hong Kong in 2004.

The company blamed the poor result on delays in overseas projects, a change in the procurement system of domestic operators and low-margin contracts.

26 Oct 2012 - 2:50am