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NHS puts pathology on the cloud
Published in Cloud
Monday, 11 July 2022 11:10

NHS puts pathology on the cloud


We don't need hard copies of your pathologies any more

Two NHS trusts in England will collaborate with Sectra to put digital pathology services onto a cloud

HPE announces new cloud-native server
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 29 June 2022 11:49

HPE announces new cloud-native server


Uses Ampere chips

Former maker of expensive printer ink Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced today that it will offer a new cloud-native server in Q3 of 2022 using Ampere chips.

Google cloud breaks Pi record
Published in News
Friday, 10 June 2022 11:12

Google cloud breaks Pi record


And didn't get eaten by the tiger

Google Cloud developer advocate Emma Haruka Iwao and her colleagues say they've calculated Pi to 100 trillion digital decimal places.

Europe working on a Russian cloud ban
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 09 June 2022 11:43

Europe working on a Russian cloud ban


New sanctions

The European Union is working on a possible ban on the provision of cloud services to Russia as part of new sanctions against the Kremlin for the invasion of Ukraine.

Microsoft backs down on cloud business terms
Published in Cloud


Does not want to anger Brussels


Software King of the World Microsoft is attempting to avoid a full anti-trust inquiry in Europe by changing the terms and conditions of its cloud business.

Cloudy windows get upgrade
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 April 2022 10:54

Cloudy windows get upgrade


Virtual machines go to 11

Software King of the World Microsoft has upgraded its PCs in the cloud to Windows 11.

Russia will run out of data storage in two months
Published in Cloud


Putin told to get off our cloud

As Tsar Putin invaded Ukraine and started to carpet bomb its cities, he apparently did not figure on running out of cloud space.

IBM puts Z mainframe on the cloud
Published in News
Thursday, 17 February 2022 11:43

IBM puts Z mainframe on the cloud


z/OS as-a-service

Biggish Blue celebrated its 111-year-old birthday by offering the Z mainframe platform on the IBM Cloud, by offering virtual machines running z/OS as-a-service.

European watchdogs unit to investigate public sector cloud use
Published in News


Worried about privacy 

European privacy watchdog is launching a joint investigation with 22 national regulators into the use of cloud-based services by the public sector to check if they comply with its privacy safeguards.

Microsoft says that there is plenty of growth in its cloud
Published in Cloud


Record profits


Software King of the World Microsoft reassured investors that its cloud business was growing after it reported less-than-stellar growth in its cloud business.