Microsoft’s Azure AI Search updated with increased storage, vector index size

April 5, 2024

Category: Service Models

Microsoft has updated its Azure AI Search service to increase storage capacity and vector index size at no additional cost, a move it said will make it more economical for enterprises to run generative AI-based applications. Formerly known as Azure […]

Google to invest $1 billion in Kansas City data center

March 20, 2024

Category: Service Models

Google plans to build a new $1 billion data center in Kansas City, Missouri, marking the company’s first data center in the state. The facility is expected to support up to 1,300 jobs and contribute to the region’s workforce and […]

IBM services aim to boost data center sustainability

March 12, 2024

Category: Service Models

IBM is expanding its portfolio of sustainability offerings with new services that promise to help customers reduce data-center energy consumption and securely dispose of old gear and redundant data. IBM’s Technology Lifecycle Services group has added three new services to […]

Cloud Security, Service Models

US government blames 2023 Exchange breach on ‘preventable’ security failures by Microsoft

April 3, 2024

Via: CSO Online

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a critical assessment of Microsoft’s security protocols in the wake of the summer 2023 Exchange Online breach, concluding that security failures within Microsoft created the conditions that allowed Chinese state-backed hacking […]

Service Models

Nextcloud announces ‘AI as a service’ collaboration with major providers

April 3, 2024

Via: TechRadar

Nextcloud has announced a collaboration with a number of major European players in the cloud storage industry to leverage access to their upcoming on-premise ‘artificial intelligence (AI) as a service’ features, promising GDPR compliance in a cottage industry fraught with […]

Global Cloud

AI drives spending on cloud infrastructure, IDC reports

April 1, 2024

Via: Network World

Spending on compute and storage infrastructure for cloud deployments grew 18.5% year over year in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to the latest update to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Infrastructure Tracker, which was issued last week. The total […]