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Microsoft backs down on cloud business terms
Published in Cloud


Does not want to anger Brussels


Software King of the World Microsoft is attempting to avoid a full anti-trust inquiry in Europe by changing the terms and conditions of its cloud business.

Cloudy windows get upgrade
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 April 2022 10:54

Cloudy windows get upgrade


Virtual machines go to 11

Software King of the World Microsoft has upgraded its PCs in the cloud to Windows 11.

Russia will run out of data storage in two months
Published in Cloud


Putin told to get off our cloud

As Tsar Putin invaded Ukraine and started to carpet bomb its cities, he apparently did not figure on running out of cloud space.

IBM puts Z mainframe on the cloud
Published in News
Thursday, 17 February 2022 11:43

IBM puts Z mainframe on the cloud


z/OS as-a-service

Biggish Blue celebrated its 111-year-old birthday by offering the Z mainframe platform on the IBM Cloud, by offering virtual machines running z/OS as-a-service.

European watchdogs unit to investigate public sector cloud use
Published in News


Worried about privacy 

European privacy watchdog is launching a joint investigation with 22 national regulators into the use of cloud-based services by the public sector to check if they comply with its privacy safeguards.

Microsoft says that there is plenty of growth in its cloud
Published in Cloud


Record profits


Software King of the World Microsoft reassured investors that its cloud business was growing after it reported less-than-stellar growth in its cloud business.

Cloud is starting to break the internet
Published in Cloud
Monday, 20 December 2021 13:23

Cloud is starting to break the internet


I canna hold her captain

Increasing dependence on cloud structures are starting to hurt the internet infrastructure, according to NBC news.

Mainframe based companies want more cloud
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 18 November 2021 12:07

Mainframe based companies want more cloud


Can’t get the staff these days

Faced with staff shortages, companies dependent on mainframes want to lean more on cloud applications.

EU set to discipline Big Tech
Published in News
Tuesday, 26 October 2021 13:00

EU set to discipline Big Tech


Also set to rain on their clouds

Draft EU rules to curb the power of Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook  should also tackle providers of cloud computing services for possible anti-competitive practices, a study said on Tuesday.

IBM sees cloud boost
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 11:20

IBM sees cloud boost


Still a little uncertain about COVID-19

IBM surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with its estimates for quarterly revenue -- thanks mostly to the cloud.