Prospective Cloud Growth in EMEA despite Brexit Blow, Says IDC

EMEA regions noticing encouraging growth rate of over 17% in cloud infrastructure with total revenue of about $1.3 billion.

EMEA RegionsGreatResponder.com  Many reports were showing discouraging indications on the cloud data centers and other infrastructure across the European area, which was also feared to leave bad impact on the other markets like Middle East and Africa. But, the latest research results released by the IDC Research Company indicate the trends otherwise.

According the new research, the growth in the cloud infrastructure business across the EMEA regions was recorded at about 17% higher than previous figures. The total revenue of cloud infrastructure grew to $1.3 billion during the first quarter of this fiscal year. The ratio of public cloud of this revenue stands at about $0.6 billion while the total revenue of private cloud stands at about $0.8 billion in the first quarter.

According to the research study findings, the revenue of this regions associated with the cloud infrastructure may cross $10 billion by 2020. This growth will boost the expenditures in the cloud infrastructure at a rate of about 46.4% on an average. The main areas of the IT spending are expected to remain Ethernet switches, servers, and data storage devices.

While talking about the impact of the Brexit, Group Research Analyst at IDC Infrastructure in European region, Mr. Kamil Gregor said, “Our forecast for the UK may be adjusted downward in the following quarter. Other EMEA markets are expected to remain largely unaffected.”

The report also forecast that the total spending in IT infrastructure will increase at about 15.5% in the year 2016. The total spending in the IT infrastructure will cross the $37.1 billion mark this year.

According to another recent report from the Forrester Research Inc, the business in the cloud computing domain will remain as usual across the globe despite the big hype of Brexit impact. The senior analyst of the firm, Paul Miller, in his official statement regarding the Brexit impact said, “Most workloads will continue, largely unaffected by the political re-positioning. Brexit doesn’t break most of the cloud-based usage models already in place. … If those cloud-based workloads are valuable enough to the business, they will survive Brexit.”

Many other experts in the IT industry suggest that the impact of the Brexit will be a little more desirable for AWS businesses because of its widespread operations in other regions of the globe.

Microsoft Offers Cloud Management License with On-Premises Tools

A comprehensive on-premises system center tools combined in the cloud management license to provide greater customer value to the clients.

Microsoft license launchGreatResponder.com The on-premises system center tools and the cloud operations management can be purchased in a single license agreement. It was announced by Microsoft, the US based software giant through its official website.

According to this official statement, this new service is being offered to encourage the use of public cloud and manage the hybrid cloud more effectively in the cloud environment. This will create a great value for the customers across all domains of businesses. The operations management suite (OMS) is a comprehensive SaaS service platform to manage diverse infrastructures, such as on-premises, physical infrastructure, windows based systems, Linux based platforms, AWS public cloud, MS Azure cloud platform and others.

The product manager of the Systems Center & Services, Mr. Jeremy Winter said, in his official statement, “As customers look to be more agile and efficient, they’re exploring how they can leverage the cloud. Organizations are straddling both on-premises infrastructure management and cloud resources.”

He further added, “There’s no longer a single set of management technology inside a company, they’re really using multiple tools.”

Many experts believe that the software giant is trying to focus the companies, like Jumpstart Inc, which has a diverse infrastructure based on both the cloud computing platforms and on-premises equipment.

While talking about this new move of Microsoft, Michael Boldezar, who is CTO at Jumpstart and has already worked with Microsoft Corporation has said, “We used Systems Center for all our monitoring needs before the gaming company transitioned to the cloud. While we find the Systems Center monitoring tools to be thorough. The real expertise in that software is a must. When Jumpstart began using cloud services, it started using tools from New Relic that worked well but were more expensive than OMS”.

He further said, “Jumpstart now uses OMS to monitor its Azure and AWS clouds, plus its on-premises resources. If one of the apps has slow response time, OMS can help find anomalies in infrastructure performance, and then will work to troubleshoot it by reallocating resources as needed. We’re a small, fast-moving company and OMS gives us that flexibility.”

Similarly, many other experts in the industry also believe that this move of Microsoft is going to leave a long term impact on the cloud management services across the industries in the future.

Cisco Announces the Plan to Acquire CliQr Cloud Application Management

The CliQr is an application management solution provider that will increase the capability of Cisco to automate and manage applications throughout the hybrid cloud environment with simplified technologies.

cisco imageGreatResponder.com  Cisco announced its aim to acquire the CliQr Technologies Inc., which is a California based startup. CliQr provides an application defined cloud orchestration stage to model, organize and run applications crossways uncovered metal, virtualized and container environments. This purchase will help Cisco clients to shorten and fast setup their public, private and hybrid cloud operations.

“Customers today have to manage a massive number of complex and different applications across many clouds,” said Rob Salvagno, vice president, Cisco Corporate Development, in a statement. “With CliQr, Cisco will be able to help our customers realize the promise of the cloud and easily manage the lifecycle of their applications on any hybrid cloud environment.”

The agreement that is probable to close in Quarter 3 of this year, after that the CliQr team will turn into a part of Cisco’s Insieme business unit reporting to Prem Jain. CliQr was previously working with Cisco, with the company’s solutions incorporated transversely a number of Cisco’s data center switching and cloud solutions.

Cisco had previously integrated CliQr with its Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and Unified Computing systems (UCS) prior to acquirement, in an offer to advance the progress of applications between on premise and cloud environments. The company has achieved that and now its aim is to integrate CliQr across its data center portfolio, enlarging the ‘orchestration of services’ to wrap eventualities such as bare metal computing, containerized systems and all the various types of virtualization.

“Moving forward, Cisco will continue to integrate CliQr across Cisco’s data center portfolio. Together, CliQr and Cisco will make it simpler for customers to automate and manage application policies across the entire data center stack. CliQr already integrates with Cisco ACI to enable application portability for on-premise and cloud environments” said Rob.

The CliQr make the management simple, by giving clients a solitary system for organizing the application lifecycle across hybrid IT environments. Cisco claims that the system is spontaneous and can make easy the most difficult systems. As, computing is becoming a hybrid of conventional on premise IT and services managed in the cloud, many CIOs and network managers have been left at the back by the new difficulty and incompetence and obstructions have emerged, which Cisco asserts, it can flat out now.