Investment in the Russian data center and cloud computing market has been strong in the first half of 2014, backed by a well-developed telecoms sector, skilled IT professionals, large internet population and opportunities for outsourcing reports B
Russia’s Softline has begun offering of SAP solutions using Managed Cloud as a Service (MCaaS) on the domestic market. The new service will allow businesses to create individual private clouds for customers in which the SAP solution will only process an individual customer’s data and which reflects only its particular business processes, CNews reported.
The cloud services market in Russia for small and medium businesses (SMBs) is expected to grow in 2016 by 169 percent to $ 1.7 billion compared with 2013, according to a report by Parallels presented at the Parallels Summit 2014 in New Orleans.
Despite economic conditions, the demand for colocation and cloud services is growing in Russia and this is likely to lead to a new round of investment-fuelled growth as early as this year, according to conclusions of research conducted by DCD Intelligence (DCDi) during the 2013 DatacenterDynamics (DCD) Converged event in Moscow.
Russia’s IT market was generally limping along last year, growing just 3.9% between January and September 2012 – a record low rate that’s still above the global average.
Timur Farukshin, Director of Consulting at IDC Russia, in an exchange with CNews.ru last week, shared the IDC’s preliminary analytics for the period. Farukshin expressed confidence that adding 4th quarter data will keep the Russian IT sector’s overall 2012 performance results in the same ballpark as in recent years.
According to a new study released by Orange Business Services — a division of France Telecom dedicated to B2B services — the Russian cloud services market is expected grow by almost 330 percent in the next four years.
Russia’s i-Teco has announced the launch of the country’s first public cloud. Based on OpenStack, the cloud service is designed for small- and medium-sized business. Currently testing in beta, the company is allowing temporary free use of its virtual servers at i-Oblako...