AMD puts 2nd Gen AMD EPYC on Google Compute
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N2D family of Cloudy Virtual Managers

AMD and Google Cloud announced the beta availability of N2D VMs on Google Compute Engine powered by 2nd Gen AMD EPYC processors.

EMEA enterprises see hybrid cloud as “Ideal” IT Model
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But it is taking longer than expected

Companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa continue to view hybrid cloud as their “ideal” IT model, according to a new report.

Apple did not bring in end-to-end encryption of iCloud
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Appears to have caved to FBI pressue

Apple quickly caved to FBI pressure and decided not to encrypt iCloud backups a couple of years ago. Thank goodness nobody would ever try hacking an iCloud account to get compromising photos or data.

SAP having German renaissance
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Apparently working AWS is a bigger mystery

The maker of expensive management software, which no-one is really sure what does, is doing well in Germany because companies are even more bemused by Amazon Web Services.

Microsoft is the most popular supplier of public cloud services
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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.