Infosys, in partnership with UBM TechWeb, unveils Cloud Ecosystem, a global community to ease enterprise cloud adoption
BANGALORE, India and NEW YORK, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Infosys, a global leader in consulting and technology, recently unveiled cloudecosystem.com, a worldwide community for enterprise leaders to accelerate successful cloud adoption. Bringing together thought leaders from cloud, application, and service providers, along with experts from enterprises, this site offers a forum to facilitate discussions around industry issues and share best-practices for cloud adoption. Blogs, expert chat, and interactive polls on cloudecosystem.com are making the community the preferred virtual destination for enterprises to validate their cloud journeys.
Weekly polls on cloudecosystem.com are guiding decision-makers with insights to leverage their cloud investments. A recent poll on big-data revealed that over 46 percent of respondents find the best use of big-data in the cloud for "social networking analysis".
According to Vishnu Bhat, Vice-President and Global Head - Cloud, Infosys: "As organizations navigate their cloud journey, they are challenged to manage its enormous complexities and yet leverage the cloud's true potential to drive efficiencies and growth. A forum like cloudecosystem.com, rich with insights-on-demand, is our endeavor to demystify what it takes for businesses to build their cloud-enabled enterprises of tomorrow."
Cloudecosystem.com is set up in collaboration with UBM TechWeb, a global leader in technology media and professional business information. Editor-in-Chief Rodney Brown states, "The launch of cloudecosystem.com has been enthusiastically received by the IT community, and we are very pleased with how engaged our community members are. Our goal is to become the definitive must-visit site for cloud computing information and analysis. This wonderful early traction confirms that we are progressing on the right path."
About Infosys Ltd.
Many of the world's most successful organizations rely on the 1,51,000 people of Infosys to deliver measurable business value. Infosys provides business consulting, technology, engineering, and outsourcing services to help clients in over 30 countries build tomorrow's enterprise. For more information about Infosys (Nasdaq: INFY), visit www.infosys.com
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About UBM TechWeb
UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its core businesses – media solutions, marketing services, and professional information – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands, applications, and services in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs, IT and IT support managers, Web and digital professionals, software and game developers, government decision makers, and telecom providers) actively participate in UBM TechWeb's communities. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Game Developers Conference (GDC), Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; large-scale online networks such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Gamasutra; research, training, and certification services, including HDI, Pyramid Research, and InformationWeek Analytics; and market-leading magazines such as InformationWeek and Wall Street & Technology. UBM TechWeb is part of UBM Ltd., a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.
About UBM plc
UBM plc is a leading global business media company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com
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