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Global Cloud

AI server market: cloud giants to command 60% demand in 2024

February 29, 2024

Via: Network World

Microsoft, Google, AWS, and Meta will collectively account for over 60% of global demand for high-end AI servers in 2024, according to a report from Trendforce. Microsoft will account for 20.2% of the demand, followed by Google at 16.6%, AWS […]


Global Cloud

Why enterprises neglect billions in cloud savings

February 21, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Cloud’s power to digitally transform business comes with a major caveat: access to practically unlimited compute can be a budget buster. Despite a broad enterprise push to optimize spending and commitments from AWS and other major providers to help, cloud […]


Global Cloud

AWS expands free AI training course catalog

February 16, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

Tech vendors have poured billions into their AI initiatives, prioritizing the technology across product roadmaps. But it’s a fruitless effort if enterprises won’t jump on board, which puts pressure on vendors to clear adoption roadblocks. As companies deployed new AI-powered […]


Global Cloud

AWS expands cloud footprint, extends useful life of servers

February 2, 2024

Via: CIO Dive

AWS focused on helping customers optimize cloud spend last year to mitigate the impact of a slowing economy. Cloud revenue growth, which grew 29% year over year in 2022, experienced a corresponding drop. A more favorable macro outlook coupled with […]


Service Models

AWS expands Marketplace to include third-party services

January 23, 2024

Via: Network World

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has expanded its online marketplace to allow the sale of third-party professional services, making it a one-stop-shop for not only software and applications to run on its cloud but also managed services and other offerings to […]


Global Cloud

Oracle has a better generative AI strategy, analysts say

January 23, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Oracle’s recent updates to its OCI Generative AI Service, which competes with similar services from rivals AWS, Microsoft, and Google, makes it more attuned towards the future need of enterprises, analysts say. But Oracle may be far behind rivals in […]


Global Cloud

AWS to invest $15 billion in Japan to expand its cloud infra by 2027

January 19, 2024

Via: Network World

Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Friday said it is committing about $15.24 billion to expand its cloud infrastructure in Japan by 2027 in order to meet growing customer demand for its cloud services, including generative AI. The company made its […]


Global Cloud

AWS secures £894m in cloud spend across three contracts with UK government on same day

January 12, 2024

Via: Computer Weekly

Amazon Web Services (AWS) looks set to make more money on three multi-million pound government contracts that went live on the same day in December 2023 than it has previously amassed through its decade-long involvement with the G-Cloud procurement framework. […]


Service Models

Optimizing connectivity for AI, SaaS, and IaaS workloads

January 4, 2024

Via: Network World

Having just returned from a hectic AWS re:Invent 2023, where generative AI was front and center of many company announcements, technical sessions, and continued hype, there were also more pragmatic questions that attendees were asking us during the event such […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Radically simplify and expand Zero Trust to cloud workload

December 21, 2023

Via: CIO

For many organizations, regardless of size or industry, the public cloud has become an essential resource for critical operations. One reason is that public cloud has proven to be 40x more cost-effective. 1 Moreover, the public cloud is easy to […]


Global Cloud

Top 10 cloud stories of 2023

December 20, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

The past 12 months have proven to be a testing time for the hyperscale cloud giants, with many of them reporting uncharacteristically downbeat financial results, bucking the trend of year-on-year double-digit growth rates. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft are […]


Global Cloud

Don’t Fret About Cloud Providers’ Growing Influence Amid AI

December 18, 2023

Via: Cloud Tweaks

The big cloud service providers are moving into AI – and this has some folks sounding the alarm. The narrative is that when businesses embrace the AI capabilities of AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure, they are handing over even […]


Service Models

“This truly is a golden era” – how AWS want to help every business embrace the power of generative AI

December 13, 2023

Via: TechRadar

The recent AWS re:Invent 2023 event was, unsurprisingly, dominated by AI and machine learning, with the company unveiling a host of new products and updated services aimed at helping customers get the most out of the nascent technology. Amazon Web […]


Global Cloud

Oracle expands cloud footprint with a second region in Chile

December 12, 2023

Via: CIO

Oracle on Wednesday said it is opening a second cloud region in Chile as part of ongoing efforts to expand its global cloud footprint to compete with the larger rivals including AWS, Microsoft, and Google. The second region will be […]


Global Cloud

Concerns raised over Home Office’s £450m mega cloud deal with AWS

December 7, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

The Home Office’s mega £450m public cloud hosting contract with Amazon Web Services (AWS) is concerning public sector market watchers as more details emerge about the contract’s content and how it was arranged. The three-year contract commenced on Friday 1 […]


Global Cloud

Accelerating cloud native development in Microsoft Azure

December 7, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

One big advantage of developing cloud native applications is that you can often leave all the tedious infrastructure work to someone else. Why build and manage a server when all you need is a simple function or a basic service? […]


Global Cloud

Cisco CCNA and AWS cloud networking rank among highest paying IT certifications

November 30, 2023

Via: Network World

Cloud expertise continues to be in high demand and attract the highest compensation. Networking and security credentials are also financially fruitful, according to Skillsoft’s ranking of the 20 top-paying IT certifications going into 2024. At number one on this year’s […]


Global Cloud

AWS is still trying to cut cloud costs

November 30, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

While global cloud spending continues to rise, AWS and its fellow hyperscalers have been trying to keep customers happy by helping them control cost. More compute for less money, a central tenet of cloud, has been harder to achieve than […]


Global Cloud

AWS delivers AWS SDK for Rust

November 30, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has made its AWS SDK for Rust generally available, for developing and deploying applications on the AWS cloud using the Rust programming language. Announced November 28, the AWS SDK for Rust simplifies the use of AWS […]


Global Cloud

AWS launches Cost Optimization Hub to help curb cloud expenses

November 28, 2023

Via: Network World

As part of its ongoing efforts to help its enterprise customers rein in cloud costs, AWS on Monday announced several new updates at its re:Invent 2023 conference. The new updates include a new AWS Billing and Cost Management feature, dubbed […]