cloud computing

UK gov agrees new three-year cloud deal with Microsoft
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public cloud

UK gov agrees new three-year cloud deal with Microsoft

The agreement will enable public sector organisations to benefit from discounts and beneficial terms for Microsoft’s services
21 Apr 2021
Siemens and Google Cloud join forces on factory automation
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automation

Siemens and Google Cloud join forces on factory automation

The companies want to make the deployment of AI in connection with the Industrial Edge easier
19 Apr 2021
Assessing your cloud strategy after COVID
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cloud computing

Assessing your cloud strategy after COVID

Is the cloud still the perceived panacea that delivers cost reductions, efficiency gains and a platform for businesses to thrive post-COVID?
16 Apr 2021
Four ways the cloud facilitates workplace collaboration
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collaboration

Four ways the cloud facilitates workplace collaboration

Collaboration smooths business operations and eases employee communication, boosting customer services
7 Apr 2021
Microsoft is submerging servers in boiling liquid to prevent Teams outages
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data centres

Microsoft is submerging servers in boiling liquid to prevent Teams outages

The tech giant is said to be the first cloud provider running two-phase immersion cooling in a production environment
7 Apr 2021
Verizon and AWS partner on private mobile edge computing
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hybrid cloud

Verizon and AWS partner on private mobile edge computing

New solution connects private 5G networks with on-premises edge services
5 Apr 2021
Capgemini to create 1,500 new digital jobs across the UK
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Careers & training

Capgemini to create 1,500 new digital jobs across the UK

New hires will be trained in digital services, project management, and cyber security
29 Mar 2021
Google extends Cisco networking relationship with cloud-based network management
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cloud computing

Google extends Cisco networking relationship with cloud-based network management

Centralized management interface eases multi-cloud setup
24 Mar 2021
IBM targets hybrid cloud environments with expanded Security Services for Cloud
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hybrid cloud

IBM targets hybrid cloud environments with expanded Security Services for Cloud

New services will help enterprises adopt a unified security approach across cloud and on-premise systems
24 Mar 2021
Home Office migrates key HR workloads to Oracle Cloud
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public sector

Home Office migrates key HR workloads to Oracle Cloud

The department shifts payroll, finance and customer support functions to the Oracle Fusion Cloud Applications suite
23 Mar 2021
Google Cloud hires Intel exec to ramp up in-house chip production
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system on chip (SoC)

Google Cloud hires Intel exec to ramp up in-house chip production

Uri Frank has been appointed VP of Engineering for the tech giant’s server chip design division
23 Mar 2021
UK tech vacancies fell sharply in 2020
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Careers & training

UK tech vacancies fell sharply in 2020

The number of openings on LinkedIn declined by 57% despite strong demand for cloud computing skills
22 Mar 2021
VMware buys Mesh7 in cloud security push
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cloud security

VMware buys Mesh7 in cloud security push

The move will better enable VMware to monitor cloud application traffic between virtual machines
19 Mar 2021
Cloud can help you understand data – but only if you plan first
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cloud computing

Cloud can help you understand data – but only if you plan first

Moving to the cloud is often seen as a way to get insights from your data, but you need to plan and spend some quality time with it first
18 Mar 2021
Google publishes green energy metric for cloud customers
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cloud computing

Google publishes green energy metric for cloud customers

Google Cloud's CFE% metric shows the percentage of renewable energy powering applications at each region
18 Mar 2021
Oracle unveils upgraded Autonomous Data Warehouse
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cloud computing

Oracle unveils upgraded Autonomous Data Warehouse

The company claims the updates will benefit citizen data scientists, data engineers, and developers
18 Mar 2021
Microsoft acquires rapid prototyping firm The Marsden Group
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mergers and acquisitions

Microsoft acquires rapid prototyping firm The Marsden Group

The tech giant says the deal will enable it to create new customer value through experimentation and deep industry solutions
17 Mar 2021
Nokia agrees 5G cloud deals with AWS, Azure and Google
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5G

Nokia agrees 5G cloud deals with AWS, Azure and Google

The partnerships will pave the way for better 5G services as Nokia integrates its networking tech with the biggest cloud platforms
16 Mar 2021
Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs in bid to boost R&D funds
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Careers & training

Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs in bid to boost R&D funds

The Finnish telecoms giant plans to save €600m over the next two years to reinvest into emerging technologies
16 Mar 2021
Investigation underway into cause of OVH data centre fire
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data centres

Investigation underway into cause of OVH data centre fire

French firm urges customers across Europe to trigger disaster recovery plans
11 Mar 2021
Chrome OS gets enterprise overhaul in 10th anniversary update
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operating systems

Chrome OS gets enterprise overhaul in 10th anniversary update

Google is celebrating its desktop operating system turning 10 with a bunch of new features for IT admins
10 Mar 2021
Amazon opens first checkout-free store in west London
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e commerce

Amazon opens first checkout-free store in west London

Customers are able to scan as they go and are billed when they leave
4 Mar 2021
Microsoft takes on Slack with new Teams Connect feature
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communications

Microsoft takes on Slack with new Teams Connect feature

The firm has unveiled a slew of collaboration-focused Teams updates and hardware for the hybrid workforce
2 Mar 2021