Tag: cloud service

Service Models

Broadcom kills off VMware Cloud Service Providers

January 11, 2024

Via: TechRadar

In a dramatic shift following Broadcom’s $61 billion acquisition of VMware in November 2023, the virtualization giant’s partner programs look to be undergoing a major shakeup that could affect many of its Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). The acquisition, which finally […]

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 […]

Global Cloud

Build or buy cloud-based generative AI?

December 15, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Generative AI is pushing some critical decisions and doing so very fast. Every organization faces the crucial decision of whether to build a custom generative AI platform internally or buy a prepackaged solution from an AI vendor, generally delivered as […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Public cloud service revenue jumps 19%, with Microsoft leading overall: IDC

December 12, 2023

Via: Computerworld

Revenue for public cloud services for companies such as Microsoft, AWS, and Google increased 19% year over year in the first half of 2023 on the back of the increased adoption of AI and organizations’ persistent interest in moving more […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

IBM cloud service aims to deliver secure, multicloud connectivity

December 7, 2023

Via: Network World

IBM has delivered a SaaS package it has been developing to help enterprises connect and secure multicloud resources. The service, IBM Hybrid Cloud Mesh, implements a virtualized networking environment to rapidly enable secure connectivity between users, applications, and data distributed […]

Global Cloud

Can cloud computing be truly federated?

December 5, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Reporters often call me about whatever newfangled buzzword is out there and what it means to the typical enterprise. Recently, I’ve been questioned about the fediverse. The fediverse is a decentralized social network of independent servers that can communicate with […]

Global Cloud

Scality gets a jump with VMware Cloud Director integration

October 19, 2023

Via: Computer Weekly

Object storage specialist Scality has become the first supplier to gain integration with VMware’s Cloud Director via OSIS (Object Storage Interoperability Service). VMware Cloud Director provides deployment and management for cloud service providers and the move will allow Scality to […]

Global Cloud

Oracle deploys EU sovereign cloud solution in bid to satisfy regulators

June 21, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

Oracle isn’t the only cloud service provider working toward data sovereignty solutions. Microsoft is making progress on an industry vertical for government and public sector customers it hopes to deploy later this year, and Google Cloud introduced a digital sovereignty […]

Global Cloud

HPE Unveils AI Supercomputer Cloud Service

June 20, 2023

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is launching an AI supercomputer cloud service that will enable organizations of all sizes to pursue AI projects without the cost and complexity of having to buy, install, and manage AI-specific hardware themselves. At its HPE Discover […]

Cloud Security

Identity management firm Cerbos has a new cloud service

April 13, 2023

Via: TechRadar

Cerbos has announced a new control plane for its open-source permission and authorization software delivered via cloud hosting, which it will call Cerbos Cloud, designed to “streamline the development, testing and distribution of authorization policies.” Currently available in private beta […]

Global Cloud

Cloud Cost Optimization: How to Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck

April 4, 2023

Via: Data Center Knowledge

There are many ways to save money in the cloud, from rightsizing resources to renegotiating cloud service contracts. When implemented properly, all of these measures will reduce cloud spending to some degree. However, some cloud savings strategies tend to yield […]

Global Cloud

Nvidia Launches AI Supercomputer Cloud Service

March 21, 2023

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Nvidia has partnered with Oracle Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and others to make its AI supercomputers available as a cloud service. The company’s new offering, called Nvidia DGX Cloud, will enable enterprises to use a web browser to immediately […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

How to install a cloud service at home: It’s easy

February 15, 2023

Via: ZDnet

I recently wrote an opinion piece on the most important reason you should be using Linux at home. In the end, it’s all about keeping your data safe from third-party services and the ability to expand the applications, services, and […]

Global Cloud

Equinix and VMware Partner on New Cloud Service

November 8, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Equinix and VMware today announced plans for VMware Cloud on Equinix Metal, a new offering that will enable enterprises to use VMware’s software environment as a cloud service on Equinix’s bare-metal cloud. Executives from both companies said they are building […]

Global Cloud

3 steps toward a sustainable cloud strategy

September 16, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Environmental sustainability is becoming a top business priority, with a recent Gartner survey indicating that sustainability ranked among CEOs’ top 10 priorities for 2022. Organizations determined to reduce their environmental impact must focus on the sustainability of their IT initiatives, […]

Global Cloud

Big changes ahead for the cloud business model, top CTO predicts

September 6, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Enterprise blockchain may still be in experimental mode, but it may soon change the way applications and systems are designed, moving from an architecture maintained by individual organizations to architectures in which applications and data are shared and secured across […]

Global Cloud

4 Considerations for Deploying Managed Cloud Services

August 31, 2022

Via: CIO

The first thing to know about managed cloud services? It would certainly help to define the term as a starting point. At some point in the not-so-distant past, a “cloud managed service” probably referred to something straightforward like paying a […]


Understanding the Concept of “Data Sovereignty” Means Choosing the Best Cloud Solution for Your Business

February 22, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

A mind-boggling volume of data is created and stored every year, and it’s growing all the time. The large-scale adoption of SaaS (Software as a Service) and cloud storage services brought major compliance challenges for users and providers. The terms […]

Global Cloud

How to get cloud storage costs under control

December 8, 2021

Via: ZDnet

A decade ago, when enterprises seriously started migrating their data and file storage to a single cloud service from servers sitting in data centers, it was a fairly simple process to keep track of offsite storage costs. Most companies had […]

Global Cloud

Microsoft and KPMG are working on these quantum cloud projects for business

December 6, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft and consultancy KPMG are working to solve common business problems by using quantum-inspired optimization via the Azure Quantum cloud service. Powerful quantum computers capable of solving tricky computing problems (and maybe undermining today’s encryption algorithms) are still years away, […]