Can’t get the staff these days
Faced with staff shortages, companies dependent on mainframes want to lean more on cloud applications.
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.
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.
Aggressive cloud move will spike next year
Research experts at Forrester say that the cloud is being the key to business recovery and the aggressive move towards it will spike next year.
Intel helps in COVID-19 research
Industry veteran Alex Zhavoronkov who left the PC industry (ATI and AMD) to start the AI longevity focused Insilico Medicine, has announced AI-powered COVIDomic to power the COVID-19 basic and clinical research.
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.