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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

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
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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
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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
What is IaaS?
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

What is IaaS?

What is infrastructure-as-a-service and what benefits does it offer?
7 Jun 2018
Citrix quietly ditches Xen and NetScaler brands
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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'
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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
OpenStack prioritises container security with Kata
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

OpenStack prioritises container security with Kata

Kata Containers allow container management tools to run on bare metal without isolating workloads
6 Dec 2017
Microsoft Azure deploysAMD chips for storage workloads
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Microsoft Azure deploysAMD chips for storage workloads

The move will help AMD target Intel's server market share
6 Dec 2017
Two thirds of enterprises will have multiple clouds by 2019
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Two thirds of enterprises will have multiple clouds by 2019

Analysts find that more choice brings more complexity
27 Nov 2017
IBM sues to prevent ex-CIO joining AWS
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

IBM sues to prevent ex-CIO joining AWS

The company has demanded Jeff Smith repays $1.7 million in shares
9 Aug 2017
Ocado Technology's Kubermesh frees factories from datacentres
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Ocado Technology's Kubermesh frees factories from datacentres

The platform will cut operational expenditure and energy usage
31 May 2017
Cray offers supercomputing as a service in the cloud
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Cray offers supercomputing as a service in the cloud

Cray and Markley team up to make supercomputers cheaper for researchers
17 May 2017
LzLabs adds its mainframe to Fujitsu's modernisation suite
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

LzLabs adds its mainframe to Fujitsu's modernisation suite

Using the mainframe environment will mean businesses won't lose out on the money invested in legacy apps
12 May 2017
Synology DiskStation DS3617xs review
network attached storage (NAS)

Synology DiskStation DS3617xs review

Synology’s biggest desktop NAS appliance gets a welcome performance boost
30 Dec 2016
IgniteNet SunSpot SS-AC1200, SkyFire SF-AC1200-UK, Cloud Controller review
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

IgniteNet SunSpot SS-AC1200, SkyFire SF-AC1200-UK, Cloud Controller review

IgniteNet provides cloud-managed access points at extremely competitive prices
3 Nov 2016
Telefonica and VMware tie up on VDC IaaS
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infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

Telefonica and VMware tie up on VDC IaaS

Telefonica's solution utilises VMware's vSphere, vCenter and vCloud Director
18 Oct 2016