Oracle Autonomous Database adds AI conversation support

February 15, 2024

Category: Global Cloud

Oracle has updated its Autonomous Database offering in an effort to maintain its lead over competing cloud-based database services from rivals such as AWS, Google Cloud, IBM, and Snowflake. Oracle Autonomous Database is an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) service. Oracle […]

Verizon debuts NaaS cloud management for unified multicloud

February 7, 2024

Verizon’s newest addition to its network-as-a-service (NaaS) offering is Cloud Management, a new feature that lets users manage applications and networking architecture across multicloud and hybrid layouts. Cloud Management, which the company announced this week, allows businesses to manage public, […]

Cisco, Hitachi deliver managed hybrid cloud services

January 31, 2024

Cisco and Hitachi Vantara have unveiled the first fruits of their partnership, signed last year, that aims to bring managed as-a-service offerings to enterprise customers with hybrid cloud environments. The joint offering, Hitachi EverFlex with Cisco Powered Hybrid Cloud, includes […]

Cloud Security

Can ransomware infect backups? 3 tips to protect data

February 28, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

A common misconception around IT security is that backups equate to ransomware protection. Backups can be crucial to recovery and keeping data safe. However, they are not immune to the ransomware threat. If an attacker has infiltrated the primary data […]

Global Cloud

Cloud providers should play by same rules as telcos, EU commissioner tells MWC

February 27, 2024

Via: Network World

Network cost sharing — or fair share, as network operators call it — is taking over the agenda of this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The European Commissioner for the Internal Market, Thierry Breton, used the event to detail […]

Cloud Security

Cloud intrusions spiked 75% in 2023, CrowdStrike says

February 26, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Threat actors are taking advantage of inconsistent cloud security structures and “living in that uncertainty between the enterprise and the cloud,” Meyers said last week during a media briefing. Cybercriminals are using the cloud to deploy tooling, such as Microsoft […]

Global Cloud

When cloud AI lands you in court

February 23, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In a recent legal ruling against Air Canada in a small claims court, the airline lost because its AI-powered chatbot provided incorrect information about bereavement fares. The chatbot suggested that the passenger could retroactively apply for bereavement fares, despite the […]

Global Cloud

Cloud and AI apps take center stage in .NET 9

February 22, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Just three months into the tenure of .NET 8, it’s already time for Microsoft and the .NET Foundation to start laying out their plans for the next release, .NET 9, which is due to arrive in November with .NET Conf. […]