IBM sees cloud boost
Published in News
20 October 2020

IBM sees cloud boost

Still a little uncertain about COVID-19

IBM surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with its estimates for quarterly revenue -- thanks mostly to the cloud.

Cloud crucial for post-pandemic recovery
Published in Cloud

Aggressive cloud move will spike next year

Research experts at Forrester say that the cloud is being the key to business recovery and the aggressive move towards it will spike next year.

Insilico Medicine AI COVID tool uses Xeons
Published in AI

Intel helps in COVID-19 research

Industry veteran Alex Zhavoronkov who left the PC industry (ATI and AMD) to start the AI longevity focused Insilico Medicine, has announced AI-powered COVIDomic to power the COVID-19 basic and clinical research.

Increased cloud use means more cloudy cyber attacks
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McAfee sees evil cloud

There is a  correlation between the increased use of cloud services and collaboration tools, such as Cisco WebEx, Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Slack during the COVID-19 pandemic, along with an increase in cyber-attacks targeting the cloud.

Alveo U25 SmartNIC turnkey solution for the Cloud
Published in Cloud

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.

Microsoft is the most popular supplier of public cloud services
Published in Cloud

Amazon still makes the most cash

A Goldman Sachs survey of technology executives at large companies last month showed that Microsoft remained the most popular supplier of public cloud services, while Amazon leads the market overall in terms of revenue.

Data centres are not environmentally sustainable
Published in Cloud

High impact on the climate

The huge numbers of data centres and internet-connected technology are demanding more power than the planet can safely supply, according to experts.

Amazon makes its cloud quantumy
Published in Cloud

Cool for quantum cats

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is helping to bring quantum computing to the cloud, with the company lifting the lid off three initiatives at AWS re: Invent in Las Vegas.

Amazon comes up with data centre processor chip
Published in Cloud

Who needs Intel and AMD?

Amazon’s cloud computing unit has designed a second, more powerful generation of data centre processor chip.

Google launches Stadia
Published in Gaming
20 November 2019

Google launches Stadia

Cloud-based gaming

Google launched Stadia, a cloud-based service that allows users to stream games including “Assassin’s Creed Odyssey” and “NBA 2K20” on the Chrome web browser.