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Cloud

Before buying into cloud-based tech, you must prepare for failure
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cloud computing

Before buying into cloud-based tech, you must prepare for failure

We can all learn lessons from Insteon’s demise, with customers of its IoT smart home devices left with pieces of junk
13 Aug 2022
What is Dell Apex?
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Cloud

What is Dell Apex?

The everything as a service (XaaS) platform comprises not just cloud but storage, servers, and a lot more besides
11 Aug 2022
Google announces new cloud regions in Asia Pacific
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cloud computing

Google announces new cloud regions in Asia Pacific

The regions join six planned and 34 already operational Google Cloud regions
10 Aug 2022
Microsoft marks OneDrive's 15th anniversary with a design overhaul
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft marks OneDrive's 15th anniversary with a design overhaul

New UI and productivity features coming soon as Microsoft pivots OneDrive as a central hub for hybrid workers
10 Aug 2022
Microsoft becomes Australian space hub's first 'Constellation Partner'
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Cloud

Microsoft becomes Australian space hub's first 'Constellation Partner'

As part of the agreement, the tech giant will provide hub members with Microsoft Azure Space engineers as they build products for commercial use
4 Aug 2022
Thryv integrates with Google’s Business Messages
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collaboration

Thryv integrates with Google’s Business Messages

The alliance is focused on helping small businesses streamline their CRM strategy
3 Aug 2022
Energy as a service market poised to reach $147 billion by 2029
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Managed service provider (MSP)

Energy as a service market poised to reach $147 billion by 2029

North America is anticipated to lead the market during the forecast period
3 Aug 2022
Google Cloud and MITRE make it easier for businesses to threat-hunt in their cloud environments
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cloud security

Google Cloud and MITRE make it easier for businesses to threat-hunt in their cloud environments

The new pre-built queries aim to make it easier to navigate cloud security for organisations without the deep understanding that's required to effecti…
3 Aug 2022
Google Cloud edged out cloud rivals to see largest growth in Q2 - Canalys
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cloud computing

Google Cloud edged out cloud rivals to see largest growth in Q2 - Canalys

Google’s cloud offering saw annual growth of 45% as global cloud services spend hit $62.3 billion
2 Aug 2022
Accenture expands Cloud First capabilities with Tenbu acquisition
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cloud computing

Accenture expands Cloud First capabilities with Tenbu acquisition

Sao Paulo firm specialises in helping clients make smart decisions through analytics, big data, and machine learning
2 Aug 2022
Google shut down data centre due to multiple cooling failures
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data centres

Google shut down data centre due to multiple cooling failures

The facility that hosts Google Cloud in parts of Europe shut down due to record London temperatures
1 Aug 2022
Ransomware: Sometimes you need to pay to make it go away
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ransomware

Ransomware: Sometimes you need to pay to make it go away

The symptoms of this distraught data victim sounded an awful lot like ransomware, and it turned out the easiest way out was the most unpalatable optio…
30 Jul 2022
VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?
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virtualisation

VMware vSphere vs Proxmox: Which is best for your business?

Choosing a virtualisation tool can be tricky, so we've weighed up two of the best, vSphere and Proxmox
29 Jul 2022
TD SYNNEX unveils new Independent Software Vendor experience
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software as a service (SaaS)

TD SYNNEX unveils new Independent Software Vendor experience

New framework aims to provide ISVs with enablement at every stage of the ISV lifecycle, distributor says
29 Jul 2022
Alibaba plans to list on Hong Kong stock exchange
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Business strategy

Alibaba plans to list on Hong Kong stock exchange

The Chinese tech giant is the biggest cloud company in China and second biggest in the APAC region overall
26 Jul 2022
Microsoft wins five-year digital transformation deal with Australia’s largest telco
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digital transformation

Microsoft wins five-year digital transformation deal with Australia’s largest telco

Telstra is aiming to have around 90% of its applications on public cloud infrastructure by 2025, with Microsoft Azure as a preferred cloud partner
26 Jul 2022
Priming your business for the new age of quantum computing
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Technology

Priming your business for the new age of quantum computing

As quantum computing begins to shape business processes, how will enterprises determine their quantum future?
26 Jul 2022
How to choose the right cloud supplier for your business
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cloud hosting

How to choose the right cloud supplier for your business

Whether you've already moved your servers to the cloud or are in the market for something new, here's what to look out for
25 Jul 2022
Server virtualisation: What is it and what are the benefits?
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virtualisation

Server virtualisation: What is it and what are the benefits?

Running virtual servers can help create a more efficient IT infrastructure
25 Jul 2022
Google Cloud joins rivals in opening new cloud region in Mexico
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Cloud

Google Cloud joins rivals in opening new cloud region in Mexico

The company is the last of the big 3 to announce the creation of a new data centre in Mexico, which would add to its 34 other regions around the world
22 Jul 2022
Report estimates £84 billion mid-market opportunity for European IT service providers
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digital transformation

Report estimates £84 billion mid-market opportunity for European IT service providers

Mid-market company spending to increase by 52% by 2026, global management consultancy Oliver Wyman says
22 Jul 2022
Nutanix accused of violating open source licence in object storage product
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open source

Nutanix accused of violating open source licence in object storage product

MinIO claims it has tried and failed to resolve the issues with the company for three years
21 Jul 2022
Oracle and Microsoft announce Oracle Database Service for Azure
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databases

Oracle and Microsoft announce Oracle Database Service for Azure

Azure users can now easily provision, access, and monitor enterprise-grade Oracle Database services in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure
21 Jul 2022