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Global Cloud

Huawei Cloud named leader in emerging Asia-Pacific hybrid cloud market

December 19, 2023

Via: CIO

Frost & Sullivan, a global research and consulting firm, recently released the Emerging Asia-Pacific Hybrid Cloud Market Report 2022 report. The report provides a comprehensive assessment of how the emerging hybrid cloud market developed and how market share was distributed […]


Global Cloud

AWS looks to Bedrock AI for sustained cloud dominance

October 27, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Large revenue gains translate to incrementally smaller slices of the total as markets mature and the overall size of the pie grows. But generative AI may rewrite the equation, as customers turn to hyperscaler marketplaces to access the technology. “As […]


Global Cloud

CMA sets initial scope of UK cloud market anti-trust probe into AWS and Microsoft

October 18, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provided some further details on the initial scope of its anti-trust investigation into the UK cloud services market, in the wake of Ofcom’s concerns about the stronghold Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft […]


Global Cloud

7 cloud market trends and how they will impact IT

October 17, 2023

Via: CIO

The cloud market has been a picture of maturity of late. The pecking order for cloud infrastructure has been relatively stable, with AWS at around 33% market share, Microsoft Azure second at 22%, and Google Cloud a distant third at […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Ofcom cloud report: What interventions could the CMA take against AWS and Microsoft?

October 6, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

Ofcom’s year-long probe into the inner workings of the UK public cloud infrastructure market has concluded with an instruction from the communications regulator for the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to investigate the sector further. Ofcom’s work uncovered three types […]


Global Cloud

UK regulator launches antitrust probe into Microsoft and Amazon cloud services

October 5, 2023

Via: Computerworld

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is set to launch an investigation into the country’s cloud computing market, after a new report from the communications regulator uncovered a number of market features that it said could limit competition among […]


Global Cloud

Mainframe market still growing in cloud’s shadow

September 8, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

The rush to cloud delivered efficiency gains, unlocked new technological capabilities and, in many cases, ballooned IT spending. As tech leaders grapple with controlling cloud cost, the mainframe, the legacy workhorse of the enterprise tech stack, remains an attractive option […]


Global Cloud

Global cloud market soars again, but AI could pose a risk

August 8, 2023

Via: TechRadar

Despite obvious economic challenges, new Synergy Research Group figures show a positively upward trend in the amounts being spent by enterprises on their cloud infrastructure services. As of the second quarter of 2023, enterprise spending on cloud infrastructure services was […]


Global Cloud

Cloud market growth plateaus as hyperscalers anticipate AI boom

August 7, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

A slowdown in new workload migrations spurred by economic unease and a desire to optimize existing deployments flattened cloud’s growth curve over the last nine months, freezing the balance of power among hyperscalers. “For a strategically vital market that has […]


Global Cloud

UK regulator refers cloud infrastructure market for investigation

July 10, 2023

Via: Network World

UK communications regulator Ofcom has published an interim report that proposes the cloud infrastructure market be referred to the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) due to concerns around a decline in competition. The report said that existing cloud customers […]


Global Cloud

Microsoft and AWS caution Ofcom against referring UK cloud market over to CMA

July 7, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

Microsoft and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are calling on communications regulator Ofcom to hold off on getting the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to probe the UK cloud infrastructure services market for proof of anti-competitive behaviour, it has emerged. Ofcom […]


Global Cloud

Google takes a swing at Microsoft, alleges anticompetitive cloud practices: report

June 21, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Google is a junior member of the hyperscaler club. The tech giant’s 10% share of the $63 billion global cloud market trails that of Microsoft and AWS, at 23% and 32% respectively, according to Synergy Research Group’s April report on […]


Global Cloud

AI reignites investor optimism in topsy-turvy cloud market

May 5, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Cloud remains the dominant force in enterprise modernization, as companies seek to leverage big data, reduce technical debt and deploy best-in-class software solutions across business functions. With digital transformation on most enterprise agendas, cloud markets followed historic trends and outperformed […]


Global Cloud

Get ready for exploding cloud growth

May 2, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

This article tells me what I already understand: Use of cloud services, including compute and storage, is about to inflect upwards, perhaps more than we’ve seen since cloud computing became a thing.Reporter after reporter has been calling me over the […]


Global Cloud

Google Cloud finally turns a profit

April 25, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Google Cloud has been inching toward profitability even as growth slowed in the global cloud market over the last year. For the final three months of 2022, Google Cloud suffered losses of $480 million, which nearly cut by half the […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Flexera’s Brian Adler on the State of the Cloud, 2023

April 6, 2023

Via: eWeek

I spoke with Brian Adler, Sr. Director, Cloud Market Strategy at Flexera, about this year’s State of the Cloud 2023 report, which provides a complete portrait of current cloud usage. Among the topics we covered: What was your single biggest […]


Global Cloud

British regulators scrutinize cloud market competition, target AWS, Microsoft

April 6, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Market consolidation among the hyperscalers has raised concerns over cost, competition and security among cloud users and government regulators. AWS and Microsoft command a combined 60% to 70% of the U.K. market, Ofcom said, citing its analysis of data it […]


Global Cloud

FTC opens inquiry into cloud market competition, security

March 22, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Cloud business practices are on the radar of federal authorities, fueled by market consolidation among the three largest public cloud infrastructure providers, AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure. The three biggest providers, or hyperscalers, own two-thirds of the global cloud […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

IBM revamps partner program with hybrid cloud growth in mind

January 4, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

IBM, competing with behemoths in the pure cloud market, has major aspirations in hybrid cloud solutions. Partner Plus aims to solidify the company’s position in the massive hybrid multicloud and AI markets, according to Woolley. The new program gives partners […]


Global Cloud

Providers unconcerned about Ofcom probe into hyperscaler influence on cloud market

October 5, 2022

Via: Computer Weekly

Ofcom’s plan to investigate competition in cloud services – especially the position of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud – has raised eyebrows in provider communities. Industry players argue that any threat might be more theoretical than […]