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Microsoft doing well thanks to cloud
Published in Cloud
Friday, 20 July 2018 11:34

Microsoft doing well thanks to cloud


The future is cloudy

Microsoft posted quarterly profit and revenue that beat analysts’ estimates, as more businesses signed up for its Azure cloud computing services and Office 365 productivity suite.

Google Cloud threatened to shut down a business in three days
Published in Cloud


Self-sabotage on the cloud 

Any thoughts that Google Cloud might be taken seriously by business have been seriously damaged after a developer complained about how the outfit shut down a wind turbine project automatically twice due to retarded customer service.

IBM expands its cloud capabilities
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 12:01

IBM expands its cloud capabilities


New availability zones

Big Blue has announced that it is expanding its cloud capabilities with plans to launch 18 new availability zones across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Cloud company checks the reliability of its big hard drives
Published in Cloud


You might want to rethink the 4TB Seagate ST4000DM000

Cloud backup specialists Backblaze, a company with more than 100 thousand hard drives in operation, decided to have a look at the failure rates of its hard drives, and they don't make pleasant reading for those who own the 4TB Seagate ST4000DM000.

Nokia launches Edge Cloud data centre solution
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Claims it is the first to meet low-latency data processing demands of Cloud RAN

Nokia has launched an Edge Cloud data centre solution and claims it is the first to meet the stringent and diverse low-latency data processing demands of Cloud RAN and advanced applications for consumers and industries.

Oracle expects cloud use to grow
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Monday, 16 April 2018 12:21

Oracle expects cloud use to grow


Oracle expansion is cool for Catz

Despite upsetting Wall Street with its lacklustre returns from cloud sales, Oracle's CEO Safra Catz  claims that she expects an acceleration in the company’s cloud business.

IBM’s new mainframe headed for the clouds
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Thursday, 12 April 2018 13:20

IBM’s new mainframe headed for the clouds


Capable of processing 850 million fully encrypted transactions per day per day


Big Blue has been showing off two new mainframe systems which are widely seen as its latest attempt to get its hardware into cloud data centres.

Humans responsible for most cloud errors
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Thursday, 05 April 2018 11:55

Humans responsible for most cloud errors


IBM study

Cloud-related cyber attacks saw a significant 424 percent jump mainly owing to human error.

MariaDB buys a Bulgarian Mammoth
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Wednesday, 28 March 2018 10:41

MariaDB buys a Bulgarian Mammoth


Part of a greater cloud expansion

Finnish open source data base outfit MariaDB has written a cheque for the Bulgarian enterprise analytics database company MammothDB.

Barracuda snaps at European cloud cluelessness
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Most still think on-premise security is better


New research from Barracuda shows that while cloud has been a industry bussword for some time, most EU businesses are clueless when it comes to the technology.