Peak in demand following coronavirus
Alibaba said it will invest $28 billion in its cloud infrastructure over three years after a boom in demand for business software as the coronavirus outbreak peaked in China.
Azure not suffering from coronavirus blues
Software king of the world Microsoft said that its Azure Cloud has been growing like topsy since the coronavirus forced millions of people to work from home.
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.
$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.