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Global Cloud

IT career roadmap: Cloud engineer

September 6, 2022

Via: Info World

For many companies, the shift to the cloud has been sudden and all-encompassing, and it’s left their IT departments with a cloud-skills gap. That gap ensures that cloud engineers are in high demand. Training as a cloud engineer could be […]


Global Cloud

You Get What You Pay For: Cloud Edition

August 3, 2022

Via: InformationWeek

There’s never a good time for a cloud outage. But when there’s an 8-hour long cloud outage in December — the height of holiday shopping season — there are going to be some discussions among executives, especially those at retail […]


Service Models

Google Cloud brings its search smarts to retail customers

April 1, 2022

Via: СIO

Google Cloud has released a new fully managed search tool, called Retail Search, which is aimed at retailers who are concerned about product discovery on their digital platforms. The service is intended to solve a common retail challenge of losing […]


Cloud Clients

In an evolving cloud world, Azure passes AWS

March 9, 2022

Via: Info World

Reliance on cloud is growing rapidly—and with some surprising new trends. Most notably, Microsoft Azure seems to be either closing the gap, or has slightly surpassed, Amazon Web Services (AWS) with some users. Specifically, Azure appears to have passed AWS […]


Cloud Security

Security hampers enterprise cloud adoption: report

February 23, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Organizations have raised security concerns when they expand the number of cloud deployments. The reliance on a multicloud environment, using some combination of infrastructure as a service (IaaS) providers, including Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure, complicates the […]


Service Models

AWS looks to tap APAC demand for edge access with Local Zones

February 17, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has unveiled plans to set up 10 Local Zones in Asia-Pacific, as part of a global rollout that will add another 22 locations to the fold. The move to push cloud capabilities to the edge is […]


Global Cloud

AWS Introduces HPC Instances Equipped With AMD’s Latest Server CPUs

January 12, 2022

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Amazon Web Services has introduced new Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances designed for HPC workloads, powered by AMD’s third generation EPYC processors. The cloud vendor said the instances codenamed ‘Hpc6a’ offer up to 65 percent better price-performance than similar compute-optimized, […]


Global Cloud

Top AWS re:Invent takeaways for CIOs

December 3, 2021

Via: CIO

This week’s Amazon Web Services’ customer conference, AWS re:Invent 2021, was Adam Selipsky’s first outing as CEO. He recently returned to AWS, where he worked from 2005 to 2016, after five years as CEO of Tableau Software, the data visualization […]


Global Cloud

AWS leans into industry clouds, a pitch to better serve the niche

December 2, 2021

Via: CIO Dive

Amazon Web Services, the world’s largest cloud provider, has long celebrated its developer roots, but 15 years in the company’s tone is shifting to tout connections to business and industry. AWS is trying to “elevate the approach so that it […]


Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Cloud storage could end up being much greener than data centers

November 10, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

By using business apps that reside on public cloud, rather than on-prem data centers, EU businesses could cut energy consumption and significantly curb carbon emissions, claims Amazon Web Services (AWS). Working with 451 Research, AWS looked to analyze the state […]


Global Cloud

Warner’s last mile on a long cloud journey

November 5, 2021

Via: CIO

Warner Music Group is the epitome of a cloud veteran. The media giant’s advanced cloud architecture, which runs on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, dates back almost 12 years, making it one of the first enterprises to migrate nearly […]


Global Cloud

AWS customers and partners confident in CEO transition — for now

March 5, 2021

Via: CIO

The promotion of longtime Amazon Web Services chief Andy Jassy to Amazon.com CEO this summer suits the company’s customers and partners just fine — for now. “We expect little change to the innovative technologies Amazon has continued to provide its […]


Deployment Models, Others

IBM really wants to be your multicloud integrator and can win

January 18, 2021

Via: ZDnet

IBM has gone on a shopping spree of companies that manage cloud deployments that span across Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. The upshot here is that IBM is aiming to be the Switzerland of multicloud. With Red […]


Global Cloud

IBM buys cloud managed services provider Nordcloud

December 21, 2020

Via: ZDnet

IBM said it will acquire Nordcloud, a Helsinki-based company that focuses on cloud integration in Europe. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but IBM said the purchase advances its cloud migration services and tools. Nordcloud is triple certified in Amazon […]


Global Cloud

Pentagon unit taps Google Cloud’s Anthos for multi-cloud management

May 20, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud on Wednesday announced that a unit within the US Defense Department (DoD) will use its Anthos platform to build a multi-cloud management platform for detecting and responding to cyber threats across the globe. The contract is specifically with […]


Global Cloud

Oracle adds cloud data centers in five countries, sets new 2020 target

February 3, 2020

Via: Cloud Tweaks

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Oracle Corp (ORCL.N) said on Monday it had added new cloud computing data centers in five countries and aims to have them in 36 locations by the end of 2020, as it races with Amazon.com (AMZN.O) […]


Service Models

Google Cloud gains in Gartner’s 2019 cloud infrastructure Magic Quadrant

July 18, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Google Cloud is moving up the infrastructure as a service rankings to become more of a tier 1 provider as it invests in service, new analytics capabilities and builds out its portfolio with acquisitions, according to Gartner’s 2019 IaaS Magic […]


Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

Yet another killer cloud quarter puts pressure on data centers

May 1, 2019

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

You’d almost think I’d get tired of writing this story over and over and over… but the ongoing growth of cloud computing is too big a trend to ignore. Critically, the impressive growth numbers of the three leading cloud infrastructure […]


Global Cloud

Security in the face of global cloud adoption

March 29, 2019

Via: CompareTheCloud

So says The Cloud Industry Forum, which has been monitoring cloud adoption among UK businesses year-on-year since 2011. Seven years later, cloud usage has infiltrated almost every organisation in one form or another, bringing with it improved flexibility, agility, mobility […]


Cloud Clients

Oracle cuts jobs as it tries to catch AWS in cloud race

March 27, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Oracle plans to get rid of over 350 employees in the coming months as the database giant attempts to transform itself for an enterprise world dominated by Amazon Web Services (AWS). As reported by Bloomberg, Oracle disclosed the impending cuts […]