Grid Computing

Microsoft challenges Google with Project Adam artificial intelligence

News 15 Jul, 2014 Rene Millman

Microsoft developed AI can tell its Alsatian from its Shih Tzu.

Cloud

Maritime and Coastguard Agency make first buy from CloudStore

News 5 Mar, 2012 Jennifer Scott

The G-Cloud gets its first customer from within the Department for Transport.

Cloud

AMD buys into cloud server market with SeaMicro

News 5 Mar, 2012 Jennifer Scott

The acquisition of SeaMicro will give the chip manufacturer a clear entrance into the cloud.

Fibre broadband

uSwitch: UK miles away from superfast broadband targets

News 23 Feb, 2012 Kellan Howell

The UK is no way near getting Government targets on superfast broadband, according to a uSwitch report, but BT thinks the research is rubbish.

Q&A

Ask CloudPro: Your chance to quiz the expert on cloud computing

News 23 Feb, 2012 Cloud Pro

Most companies have lots of concerns about the move to the cloud. Here's your chance to ask the questions that have been bugging you.

Cloud

Microsoft to integrate cloudy SkyDrive with Windows 8

News 22 Feb, 2012 Karrie Kehoe

Microsoft is set to transform SkyDrive into a ‘Device Cloud' in Windows 8.

Cloud

Concern over CloudStore confusion

News 20 Feb, 2012 Tom Brewster

Huddle's CEO admits there's a risk Government departments will punt for traditional vendors when faced with the plethora of services on CloudStore.

Cloud

Government CloudStore open for business

News 20 Feb, 2012 Max Cooter

The Government's CloudStore is now open for business, a move that will shake up public IT.

Graph

Citrix celebrates 18 per cent hike in revenues

News 27 Jan, 2012 Cloud Pro

With $619 million of revenues for the quarter and $2.21 billion for the year, Citrix ends 2011 on a high.

Amazon

Amazon's web-targeted database aims for speed and simplicity

News 19 Jan, 2012 Bryan Betts

Amazon has launched a non-relational database aimed at tasks requiring massive scalability

Cloud

Local Government: We don't care about G-Cloud... yet

News 19 Jan, 2012 Tom Brewster

G-Cloud isn't too popular amongst local authorities right now, but the project's momentum could galvanise excitement later this year.

Vivek Kundra

Vivek Kundra joins Salesforce.com

News 16 Jan, 2012 Cloud Pro

The US Government’s ex-CIO and leader of the ‘Cloud First’ initiative joins Salesforce as EVP of emerging markets.

Dianne Green

Google gets VMware founder on board

News 13 Jan, 2012 Cloud Pro

Diane B.Greene strengthens her position in Silicon Valley by joining Google’s board of directors.

Google

Google Apps adopted by BBVA

News 11 Jan, 2012 Jennifer Scott

The Spanish bank signs up to the largest ever implementation of Google Apps for Business.

Oracle

Oracle uses Cloudera for Hadoop implementation

News 10 Jan, 2012 Cloud Pro

Larry Ellison’s firm incorporates Cloudera’s distribution of the Apache platform into its own appliance, aimed at analysing Big Data.

IT Pro logo

The IT Pro report: Cloud Computing in 2012

News 3 Jan, 2012 IT Pro

The first IT Pro quarterly report looks at how cloud computing can and will affect your business in the year and years ahead. Download it now.

Parliament

G-Cloud tender extended again

News 8 Dec, 2011 Cloud Pro

The Government announces the '12 days of G-Cloud' to give extra time for companies to submit their tenders.

SAP

SAP splashes £2.18bn on SuccessFactors

News 5 Dec, 2011 Jennifer Scott

The firm boosts their business software with the inclusion of Human Capital Management.

fight

IDC warns of ‘cloud wars’ in 2012

News 2 Dec, 2011 Jennifer Scott

The analyst firm claims now cloud is established, the fight is on for who will be the dominating vendors.

Cloud computing

Cloud equipment market to exceed $33 billion in 2011

News 30 Nov, 2011 Miya Knights

Deployments driven by the accelerated IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS adoption will boost the cloud equipment market this year, an analyst firm claims.

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