Cray expands HPC in the cloud
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Chummy with Microsoft

Cray continues to expand its HPC in the cloud plans and has teamed up with Microsoft to bring supercomputer-as-a-service solutions to Microsoft's cloud.

Azure was downed for seven hours by fire alarm
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SLA for that day down to  71.6

It’s all very well these arrogant tech firms telling us that our data is safe and always accessible in the cloud - but that’s clearly not so.

Huawei gets all cloudy
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20 September 2017

Huawei gets all cloudy


Announces its latest plans

Smartphone maker Huawei appears to be getting all enthusiastic about the Cloud market.

Google cuts SSD cloud prices
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Cheaper faster cloud

Google is cutting the price for high speed storage attached to its cloud virtual machines.

Chipzilla's profits rise nine percent over last year
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But the money is in the datacentre

Intel reported profits nine per cent higher than last year, but most of its money came from a rush on its products ear marked for the datacentre rather than its PC bread and butter.

US government wants control of EU data
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US companies must hand over EU data to our spooks


The US government has become so arrogant that it thinks it can order other countries to hand over data to its spooks and has asked the highest court in the land to back it.

Microsoft wants to use DNA storage
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If you run out of storage you can just spit.

Boffins from Microsoft and the University of Washington are planning to encode cloud data onto synthetic DNA molecules.

SAP loses money as its cloud dependence rises
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Core profit drops


The expensive esoteric software outfit which makes management software which no one is really sure quite what it does, but the CEO thinks they need it, reported slightly lower-than-expected first-quarter core profit.

Microsoft swallows open sourcy cloud container Deis
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Vole snuffles more cloud

Microsoft has written a cheque to buy Deis, an open source container orchestration company which allows for the creation and management of apps on top of Kubernetes.

Woz invests big in automated paper-digitisation
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Robot's Staple diet creats more cash 


The real brains behind Apple, Steve Wozniak, has written a cheque for a huge chunk of the automated paper-digitization company named Ripcord.