TIM to spin off data centre operations
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Looking for an investor

Telecom Italia (TIM) plans to spin off its data centre operations and look for an investor ahead of a potential market listing, after announcing a partnership with Google to develop its cloud business.

Amazon to challenge loss of Jedi deal
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Court battle coming

Amazon is set to contest a decision by the US defence department to award the $10 billion Jedi defence contract to Microsoft.

Azure Sphere microcontroller out in February
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Branding out now

Microsoft officials said the company's Azure Sphere microcontroller (MCU) and associated cloud security service will be generally available in February 2020.

Amazon snubbed as Microsoft is the last Jedi standing
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US defense contract goes to Vole

The US government has snubbed Amazon and awarded a massive $10 billion cloud contract to Microsoft, the Department of Defense has confirmed.

Amazon cloud users hit by moving charges
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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.