$33.1 billion in revenue
Microsoft reported $33.1 billion in revenue for its fiscal 2020 first quarter, representing a 14 percent increase over the same period last year, and profits of $10.7 billion, up 21 per cent.
It would appear that companies are racking up high bills for using cloud service and it appears that the cost of shifting data from one cloud provider's servers to another provider, or to a company's own data centre is costing shedloads.
Microservices network and app management technologies needed
The cloud's complex infrastructure is derailing application platforms and cloud-native services market and there is a need for microservices network and app management technologies.
IBM seeks to win over more AI customers
Big Blue has said that some of its Watson artificial intelligence services will work on rival cloud computing providers.
We always use our friend Stanley
Hackers do not seem to have any difficulty hacking into users iCloud accounts.
Seen over Blackburn, Lancashire
The first security hole has been found in the open saucy cloud project software Kubernetes.
Big and powerful team up
Networking gear outfit Cisco has teamed up with Amazon Web Services to offer software tools that would make it easier for Cisco’s customers to use Amazon’s data centres.
32 to 192 core for enterprise cloud
Data and making sense of data is one of the most valuable currencies for the modern enterprise and IBM plays big in that market with its Power 9. Now the company has announced a Power 9 solution for enterprise customers.
Working on a follow up
Qualcomm’s Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies (QDT) has announced that the company is working on a follow up server processor.