Alibaba Cloud (Aliyun), has announced a pilot program with Chipzilla for a cloud-based FPGA (field programmable gate array) acceleration service with the goal of enabling customers to have virtual access to powerful compute resources in the cloud to help them manage business, scientific and enterprise data application workloads more effectively.
Intel’s data centre goose is cooked
After months of rumour, Windows is finally fully functional on ARM based chips and the Wintel alliance is in tatters.
IDC thinks there will be US $122.5 billion spent on it
Beancounters at IDC have been adding up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach $122.5 billion in 2017.
She sells, CSHELLS by the sea shore
Software king of the world Microsoft is planning a cut down version of Windows 10 which will operate in the cloud.
Cloud based money
Hard drive maker Seagate has done better than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street predicted this quarter.
Hard drive backs up to the cloud
Hard drive maker Seagate has teamed up withy Amazon to create a $99 1TB external hard drive that automatically backs up everything stored on it to the cloud.
Sky is the limit for clouds
AMD’s deal to flog Google its FirePro S9300 x2 GPU for the search engine’s cloud platform probably deserves another look.
Cisco predicts it will be off our desktops by 2020
Networking giant Cisco’s latest Global Cloud Index suggests that more than 92 percent of computer processing will be done in cloud centres by 2020.
Altiscale becomes part of the mystery
The esoteric business software outfit which makes expensive business software which no one can be certain what it does, has just bought the cloud start-up Altiscale.
If you are in the UK
Amazon has just issues a new Unlimited Storage plan launches in the UK for a flat fee of £55 per year.