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What’s behind the wave of big tech layoffs in 2023?
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Business strategy

What’s behind the wave of big tech layoffs in 2023?

The recent wave of job losses has as much to do with seizing the opportunity for a major reshuffle as it has to do with the economy, industry insiders…
26 Jan 2023
Turning back the clock on hybrid work is a huge mistake
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flexible working

Turning back the clock on hybrid work is a huge mistake

Executives who renege on promises of flexibility and freedom could soon find it a challenge to retain top talent
25 Jan 2023
Microsoft cloud revenue still sky-high as device sales continue to slide
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Cloud

Microsoft cloud revenue still sky-high as device sales continue to slide

The company's latest earnings call revealed that Azure cloud products delivered better-than-expected results while numbers in other divisions fell sub…
25 Jan 2023
Cloud growth experiencing ‘slowdown’ amid rising economic disruption
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Cloud

Cloud growth experiencing ‘slowdown’ amid rising economic disruption

Decreased revenue growth rates for hyperscalers such as AWS have given rise to concerns of a cloud market ‘slowdown’
24 Jan 2023
Suncorp signs three-year Azure deal to complete multi-cloud migration by 2024
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public cloud

Suncorp signs three-year Azure deal to complete multi-cloud migration by 2024

The financial services firm seeks to wind down its on-prem data centres and wants 90% of its workloads in the cloud by the end of the year
24 Jan 2023
Intellias: Disaster recovery during Russia's war on Ukraine
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disaster recovery (DR)

Intellias: Disaster recovery during Russia's war on Ukraine

The Ukrainian IT services firm is among many businesses to have battled on despite facing the horrors of war
19 Jan 2023
Dell unveils 13 new PowerEdge servers to boost data centre performance
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Server & storage

Dell unveils 13 new PowerEdge servers to boost data centre performance

The new hardware contain 4th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors, and the company claims they offer a 3x performance improvement when compared to the 1…
17 Jan 2023
Microsoft adds ChatGPT to Azure OpenAI to support cloud services
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cloud computing

Microsoft adds ChatGPT to Azure OpenAI to support cloud services

The latest integration of ChatGPT within Microsoft products builds on long-standing ties between the two firms
17 Jan 2023
AWS launches Australia's first local zone in Perth
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data centres

AWS launches Australia's first local zone in Perth

The company is aiming to help customers who need infrastructure closer to their data sources or end-users
16 Jan 2023
Google Cloud Marketplace changes highlight sharpened customer focus for 2023
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cloud computing

Google Cloud Marketplace changes highlight sharpened customer focus for 2023

Google plans to “double down” on customer choice and partner rewards in 2023, according to a recent announcement
13 Jan 2023
How quantum computing can fight climate change
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Technology

How quantum computing can fight climate change

Quantum computers could help unpick the challenges of climate change and offer solutions with real impact – but we can’t wait for their arrival
13 Jan 2023
What you need to know about the new features coming to Microsoft Teams Premium
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Business operations

What you need to know about the new features coming to Microsoft Teams Premium

Teams Premium will see users granted a range of exclusive tools to improve workflow and collaboration
11 Jan 2023
Building a data governance strategy in 2023
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data governance

Building a data governance strategy in 2023

Data governance will continue to expand as attitudes change and businesses look to optimise the value of their data
11 Jan 2023
Cloud-delivered malware attacks almost tripled in 2022
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cloud security

Cloud-delivered malware attacks almost tripled in 2022

The growing reliance on cloud applications has presented attackers with a broader pool of potential targets
10 Jan 2023
Surging Kubernetes costs causing “significant impact” for IT professionals
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cloud computing

Surging Kubernetes costs causing “significant impact” for IT professionals

New research shows that rising Kubernetes-related costs are being exacerbated by shifting cloud market trends
10 Jan 2023
How UK tech can weather economic storms in 2023
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Business strategy

How UK tech can weather economic storms in 2023

Should IT providers and teams hope to make a success out of the next two years, they will first have to adapt to the oncoming economic shockwaves
6 Jan 2023
NetApp appoints Dell veteran as new channel lead for UK and Ireland
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Business strategy

NetApp appoints Dell veteran as new channel lead for UK and Ireland

Sonya Mathieu will lead NetApp’s channel business in the region and comes with extensive experience in many areas of IT
4 Jan 2023
Budgeting for tech projects in a financial squeeze
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digital transformation

Budgeting for tech projects in a financial squeeze

With the current financial squeeze expected to heap more pressure on IT teams in 2023, businesses must find smarter ways to progress tech projects
4 Jan 2023
How to reduce your company's software costs
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Software

How to reduce your company's software costs

Budgets are shrinking, so how can you reduce your company's software costs without sacrificing functionality?
29 Dec 2022
Google data centre soaks up a third of Oregon city's water supply
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data centres

Google data centre soaks up a third of Oregon city's water supply

The tech giant has been labelled a "water vampire" after its facility increased water consumption every year since opening for the purposes of cooling
22 Dec 2022
Workday names former VMware executive as its new co-CEO
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business management

Workday names former VMware executive as its new co-CEO

Carl Eschenbach will lead the business alongside co-founder and fellow co-CEO Aneel Bhusri
22 Dec 2022
TD Synnex grows its Google Cloud offering in nearly 60 countries
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channel

TD Synnex grows its Google Cloud offering in nearly 60 countries

The expansion will provide “excellent scalability and services” to more organisations across Europe, Latin America, and Asia, the aggregator says
20 Dec 2022
Kyndryl announces new cloud native services for faster app modernisation
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Cloud

Kyndryl announces new cloud native services for faster app modernisation

New service offerings will help customers migrate and modernise critical workloads to AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure
16 Dec 2022