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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Who needs Intel and AMD?
Amazon’s cloud computing unit has designed a second, more powerful generation of data centre processor chip.
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.
Branding out now
Microsoft officials said the company's Azure Sphere microcontroller (MCU) and associated cloud security service will be generally available in February 2020.
Wants to hire 2000
Everyone's favourite database company, Oracle is hiring 2,000 additional workers as part of is cunning plan to roll out its cloud computing services to more locations around the world.