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.
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.
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.