Agile Cat — Japanese Cloud Trends

NTT Data announced the outline of their BizCloud

Posted in Private, Public, Telecom by japanclouds on January 22, 2010

Jan.22 – NTT Data announced the outline of the cloud service "BizCloud" which is due to be provided formally from April. In this service, the shift to a private type cloud system will be supported. In addition, a part of services are preceded and begun from February. New service is public cloud service named "the cloud platform service" provided based on the service developed with NTT and NTT Communications.  Furthermore, it consists of two of "cloud construction and employment services" which offers construction of the environment centering on a private type cloud system, shift support, operation management and so on.

J <http://www.itmedia.co.jp/enterprise/articles/1001/22/news063.html>

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IBM Japan established a cloud division for the promotion

Posted in hybrid, IBM, Private, Public by Agile Cat on January 14, 2010

Jan.14 – The company announced to start their new division for the cloud promotion.  The division drives private, public and hybrid clouds for enterprises based on visualization, standardization and automation. As new products, "Public desktop Cloud", "Public Test Cloud", "Smart Analytics Cloud" and "Private Storage Cloud" have been scheduled.
J <http://japan.zdnet.com/news/ir/story/0,2000056187,20406644,00.htm >

Fujitsu aims the hybrid new businesses

Posted in Economy, Fujitsu, Large, Private, Public by Agile Cat on November 3, 2009

Nov.2 – Yamamoto who’s VP of system products division said “The private means on-premises and public means clouds” in the announcement of their new infrastructure products for the private.  According to the investigation of Fujitsu, 1.3% of cloud against whole of IT in 2008, and it will be 20.1% in 2015. In other word, 80% of on-premises will remain in the market, furthermore, a lot of services form clouds will be inserted into the private and on-premises. It will make a seamless connections among these three. In the business model of Fujitsu, the private will be dealt, as on-premises, he added.

J <http://www.itmedia.co.jp/enterprise/articles/0911/02/news017.html>

A major common paper ASAHI talked the about cloud

Posted in Social by Agile Cat on October 13, 2009

Oct.13 – ASAHI introduced the result of IDC’s Cloud Services Forecast that describes the cloud market to achieve 442 billion dollars and 10% of whole IT investing by 2013.

In the Japanese market, it’s very rare that major common paper to focus on such buzz word. Also, the paper picked up some key words such as Amazon EC2/S3, private/public, internal cloud and external cloud and so on.

J <http://www.asahi.com/digital/cnet/CNT200910130002.html>