EU to spend 10 billion euro on cloud
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 11:01

EU to spend 10 billion euro on cloud


Skies the limit

The European Union aims to spend up to 10 billion euro ($11.7 billion) over the next seven years to help build up a homegrown cloud computing sector that could rival foreign corporations such as Amazon, Google and Alibaba.

Oracle sees increased demand for cloud services
Published in News


Beat expectations is cool for Catz

Oracle beat expectations for what the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street expected from its first quarter results and sending its shares up five percent on Thursday.

Multi-cloud is sucking up infrastructure spend
Published in Cloud


There needs to be a better plan

NTT's ‘2020 Global Network Insights Report’ has found that as businesses move applications to multi-cloud environments, investment in the cloud is outpacing organisations’ on-premises infrastructure spend.

Alibaba wants to invest more in the cloud
Published in Cloud


Peak in demand following coronavirus

Alibaba said it will invest $28 billion in its cloud infrastructure over three years after a boom in demand for business software as the coronavirus outbreak peaked in China.

Microsoft’s Cloud gets bigger and thrusting everywhere
Published in Cloud


Azure not suffering from coronavirus blues

Software king of the world Microsoft said that its Azure Cloud has been growing like topsy since the coronavirus forced millions of people to work from home.

EMEA enterprises see hybrid cloud as “Ideal” IT Model
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But it is taking longer than expected

Companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa continue to view hybrid cloud as their “ideal” IT model, according to a new report.

Microsoft's cloud continues to coin in cash
Published in Home
Thursday, 24 October 2019 11:50

Microsoft's cloud continues to coin in cash

$33.1 billion in revenue

Microsoft reported $33.1 billion in revenue for its fiscal 2020 first quarter, representing a 14 percent increase over the same period last year, and profits of $10.7 billion, up 21 per cent.

Amazon cloud users hit by moving charges
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 24 October 2019 11:10

Amazon cloud users hit by moving charges


Bill shock

It would appear that companies are racking up high bills for using cloud service and it appears that the cost of shifting data from one cloud provider's servers to another provider, or to a company's own data centre is costing shedloads.

Complexity could derail cloud
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 11 April 2019 11:06

Complexity could derail cloud


Microservices network and app management technologies needed

The cloud's complex infrastructure is derailing application platforms and cloud-native services market and there is a need for microservices network and app management technologies.

Watson will work on rival clouds
Published in AI
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 11:40

Watson will work on rival clouds


IBM seeks to win over more AI customers

Big Blue has said that some of its Watson artificial intelligence services will work on rival cloud computing providers.