infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Equinix ploughs $1bn into building xScale data centres
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Cloud

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
Nvidia launches Quadro Virtual Workstation for GCP
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
Cloud take-up growing 32% year-on-year
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
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger
virtualisation

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

The company will also be trialling its inaugural blockchain offering
7 Nov 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
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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Business strategy

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
Cloud

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
Netskope acquires Sift to boost its Security Cloud
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Cloud

Netskope acquires Sift to boost its Security Cloud

Sift's Cloud Hunter will be integrated into Netskope's security offering to help businesses secure their cloud infrastructure
13 Jul 2018
Oracle bundles cloud and on-premise revenues together
Cloud

Oracle bundles cloud and on-premise revenues together

Database vendor combines figures for SaaS, PaaS and IaaS, but why?
26 Jun 2018
HPE launches hybrid cloud-as-a-service offering
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hybrid cloud

HPE launches hybrid cloud-as-a-service offering

Consumption-based model supports Azure and AWS, but not Google Cloud
20 Jun 2018
Microsoft staff urge Satya Nadella to end ICE contract
Policy & legislation

Microsoft staff urge Satya Nadella to end ICE contract

Tim Cook, Sundar Pichai and Mark Zuckerberg denounce America's family separation policy
20 Jun 2018
AWS to create 1,000 new tech jobs in Ireland
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Careers & training

AWS to create 1,000 new tech jobs in Ireland

New office in central Dublin seeks software developers and data centre engineers
19 Jun 2018
Citrix quietly ditches Xen and NetScaler brands
virtualisation

Citrix quietly ditches Xen and NetScaler brands

Existing brands snuffed days after new products were announced at its annual conference
16 May 2018
Red Hat teams up with IBM, Microsoft in container app push
hybrid cloud

Red Hat teams up with IBM, Microsoft in container app push

The deals will allow developers to access a range of jointly managed container services
9 May 2018
Gartner: Cloud giants' dominance poses challenges for users
public cloud

Gartner: Cloud giants' dominance poses challenges for users

Top 10 providers could gain "unchecked influence" over customers
12 Apr 2018
VMware and AWS bring hybrid partnership to Europe
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virtualisation

VMware and AWS bring hybrid partnership to Europe

Virtualisation giant also announces four new services to support VMware Cloud on AWS
8 Mar 2018
95% of data centre traffic will come from cloud by 2021
cloud computing

95% of data centre traffic will come from cloud by 2021

Volume of data will lead to more hyperscale cloud facilities, report predicts
6 Feb 2018
Mirai variant targets billions of ARC-based IoT devices
malware

Mirai variant targets billions of ARC-based IoT devices

Researchers suggest the variant could 'change the landscape of Linux IoT infection'
17 Jan 2018
Security flaw 'affects all Intel chips from the last decade'
Security

Security flaw 'affects all Intel chips from the last decade'

But an OS-level fix could drastically affect device performance - report
3 Jan 2018