Microsoft’s Cloud gets bigger and thrusting everywhere
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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.

NASA hits cloudy problem
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Didn’t realise it would have to pay extra for downloads

NASA needs 215 more petabytes of storage by the year 2025, and thought Amazon Web Services could provide the bulk of that capacity, but apparently it didn’t realise that it would have to pay again to download it.

Alveo U25 SmartNIC turnkey solution for the Cloud
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Xilinx solution to reduce cloud latency by 80 percent

The datacenter is exploding, and the number of global data center traffic will triple between 2016 and 2021. Datacenter to outside traffic doubled from two Exabytes in 2016 to four Exabytes in 2019, and by 2021 it is expected to grow to six Exabytes. Interestingly enough traffic within data centers is exploding, as it grew from five Exabytes in 2016 to 10 Exabytes in 2019, and by 2021 the expectations are that it will grow to 15 Exabytes.

VMware upgrades with Kubernetes
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Most significant update in a decade

VMware today is overhauling its portfolio of products to include native support of the Kubernetes orchestration manager for software containers along with a host of new tools for shifting and managing applications across multiple on-premises and cloud infrastructure stacks.

Xilinx provides Alibaba Cloud FaaS with AI Acceleration
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Big contract

Xilinx has scored a big result by providing mega-etailer Alibaba with AI Acceleration.