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cloud computing

Ofcom to probe Amazon, Microsoft, Google cloud services competition
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cloud computing

Ofcom to probe Amazon, Microsoft, Google cloud services competition

The regulator is hoping to publish a final report, including its concerns or proposed recommendations, within 12 months
22 Sep 2022
How the cloud can add value to Big Data
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cloud computing

How the cloud can add value to Big Data

Early adopters are already demonstrating how to get more from analytics via the cloud
12 Sep 2022
Google Cloud joins TM Forum, aims to foster telco innovation
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Cloud

Google Cloud joins TM Forum, aims to foster telco innovation

The tech giant will help transition CSPs towards cloud nativity, and spread the benefits of AI and ML in the sector
6 Sep 2022
Telstra taps Ericsson to offer enterprise-grade 5G automation and orchestration services
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5G

Telstra taps Ericsson to offer enterprise-grade 5G automation and orchestration services

The standalone services are enhanced by Cradlepoint’s 5G enterprise routers and network slicing capabilities
2 Sep 2022
Google Cloud’s sustainability expansion offers new solutions for businesses with green ambitions
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sustainability

Google Cloud’s sustainability expansion offers new solutions for businesses with green ambitions

A total of 12 new partners have been added to its eco-conscious programme, offering capabilities across fleet routing, air quality management, water s…
2 Sep 2022
Microsoft opens first data centre region in Qatar
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data centres

Microsoft opens first data centre region in Qatar

Microsoft will now be able to do far more business with the Qatari government, as well as the region's oil and gas and financial giants
1 Sep 2022
Infinigate snaps up Microsoft cloud distributor Vuzion
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cloud computing

Infinigate snaps up Microsoft cloud distributor Vuzion

Hampshire-based company serves over 600 resellers and one million cloud users
1 Sep 2022
VMware unveils multi-cloud management platform
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cloud computing

VMware unveils multi-cloud management platform

The product is anchored by a hub which will provide customers with a centralised view to help them manage their entire multi-cloud environment
31 Aug 2022
Apple expands Xcode Cloud platform with launch of paid subscriptions
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Apple expands Xcode Cloud platform with launch of paid subscriptions

The new paid tiers will allow development teams to purchase additional compute resources for uses such as app testing and automated bug hunting
31 Aug 2022
AWS announces new region in United Arab Emirates
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS announces new region in United Arab Emirates

The country is already home to AWS’ Middle East (Bahrain) region, launched in 2019
30 Aug 2022
What is cognitive computing?
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cloud computing

What is cognitive computing?

Our guide to what is being described as the 'third age of computing'
26 Aug 2022
IT teams need to optimise and tackle tech debt ahead of economic downturn, warn analysts
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IT infrastructure

IT teams need to optimise and tackle tech debt ahead of economic downturn, warn analysts

Forrester argues shrinking budgets will require tough decisions on spending, although innovation should continue where possible
23 Aug 2022
Google Cloud to retire IoT Core service in 2023
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Google Cloud to retire IoT Core service in 2023

The firm recommends users migrate to an alternative service by partners for continued support
18 Aug 2022
Alibaba Cloud and Deloitte launch automotive application center in China
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Alibaba Cloud and Deloitte launch automotive application center in China

The new facility draws on the expertise of Deloitte's automotive cloud team and Alibaba Cloud's computing resources
16 Aug 2022
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 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
Google Cloud edged out cloud rivals to see largest growth in Q2 - Canalys
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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
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
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