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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Microsoft launches dedicated physical host
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Microsoft launches dedicated physical host

Azure's new platform catches up with sole-tenant hosting provided by Google Cloud Platform and AWS
6 Aug 2019
Amazon Web Services review
Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services review

Amazon's one cloud service provider to rule them all isn't always the most economical option for SMBs
2 Aug 2019
Global IaaS market increased by 31.3% in 2018 to $32.4bn
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Global IaaS market increased by 31.3% in 2018 to $32.4bn

Gartner notes that cloud growth favours the dominant players as smaller firms lose market share
30 Jul 2019
Microsoft Azure review
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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure review

A clear and cost-effective path for deploying your Microsoft office network in the cloud
19 Jul 2019
Equinix ploughs $1bn into building xScale data centres
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Equinix ploughs $1bn into building xScale data centres

The hyperscale infrastructure will be targeted at massive cloud players like AWS and Microsoft Azure
2 Jul 2019
Nvidia launches edge platform to ramp up data processing
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Cloud

Nvidia launches edge platform to ramp up data processing

The firm says its continuous, real-time and proximal data processing will improve operations in a host of industries
28 May 2019
Equinix extends European cloud footprint by buying AM11 data centre
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Equinix extends European cloud footprint by buying AM11 data centre

The company will interconnect its newest data centre with another of its facilities in Amsterdam
24 Apr 2019
Nvidia launches Quadro Virtual Workstation for GCP
Nvidia's Quadro Virtual Workstation (QvWS)
infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Nvidia launches Quadro Virtual Workstation for GCP

After a widely publicised beta stage, the RTX platform will be available at the end of April
10 Apr 2019
Google Cloud Next: Cloud Run ushers in new age of serverless containers
Google Cloud Next
infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Google Cloud Next: Cloud Run ushers in new age of serverless containers

The cloud environment aims to provider greater developer choice without the vendor lock-in
9 Apr 2019
Majority of UK police forces lagging behind on cloud
Police
infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Majority of UK police forces lagging behind on cloud

FOI data shows 75% of policing data is still held on legacy infrastructure
7 Mar 2019
Huawei moves into Russian cloud market with third-party data centre support
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Huawei moves into Russian cloud market with third-party data centre support

The company will have 500 servers up and running by the end of the year
6 Mar 2019
AWS launches five new bare metal instances to give customers greater cloud control
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

AWS launches five new bare metal instances to give customers greater cloud control

The have been designed for running data-intense applications via virtualisation secured containers
15 Feb 2019
Lenovo TruScale bundles data centre hardware into a cloud-like model
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Lenovo TruScale bundles data centre hardware into a cloud-like model

The service is more flexible for businesses that lack the capital to pay upfront
14 Feb 2019
Cloud take-up growing 32% year-on-year
Cloud computing
infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Cloud take-up growing 32% year-on-year

IaaS and PaaS experienced growth of 50% in 2018 compared to 2017
9 Jan 2019
Office 365 and Azure users locked out due to MFA issues
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Cloud

Office 365 and Azure users locked out due to MFA issues

The MFA issue which lasted all-day Monday is the latest in a string of Microsoft cloud service outages
20 Nov 2018
VMware’s on-premise software-defined data centre hits beta
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virtualisation

VMware’s on-premise software-defined data centre hits beta

The company will also be trialling its inaugural blockchain offering
7 Nov 2018
Western Digital unveils OpenFlex architecture to power big data
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Western Digital unveils OpenFlex architecture to power big data

OpenFlex and Western Digital's Kingfish API will significantly reduce total cost of ownership
9 Aug 2018
Oracle CEO: 'It's kind of embarrassing when Amazon uses Oracle'
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Oracle CEO: 'It's kind of embarrassing when Amazon uses Oracle'

Larry Ellison continues spat with Amazon by claiming it would struggle without them
8 Aug 2018
Cloud spending now swallows 20% of IT budgets
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Cloud

Cloud spending now swallows 20% of IT budgets

The IaaS market grew 30% in 2017, as the big four players fight for market share
1 Aug 2018
To win the enterprise, Google must cut the tech jargon
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Cloud

To win the enterprise, Google must cut the tech jargon

CTO Brian Stevens says GCP needs to get better at talking about technology
28 Jul 2018
Alphabet overcomes Android fine to record $33bn in revenue
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Alphabet overcomes Android fine to record $33bn in revenue

EU penalty hurts profits but cloud, advertising and video drive growth
24 Jul 2018
Walmart and Microsoft ink cloud deal in fight against Amazon
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Walmart and Microsoft ink cloud deal in fight against Amazon

Azure is now Walmart's strategic cloud provider, uniting Amazon rivals
18 Jul 2018
Is AWS about to start selling network switches?
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Cloud

Is AWS about to start selling network switches?

Public cloud player is toying with hybrid cloud approach that would undermine Cisco - report
17 Jul 2018