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Microsoft is the most popular supplier of public cloud services
Published in Cloud


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.

Data centres are not environmentally sustainable
Published in Cloud


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.

Amazon makes its cloud quantumy
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 09:53

Amazon makes its cloud quantumy


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.

Amazon comes up with data centre processor chip
Published in Cloud


Who needs Intel and AMD?

Amazon’s cloud computing unit has designed a second, more powerful generation of data centre processor chip.

Google launches Stadia
Published in Gaming
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 10:53

Google launches Stadia


Cloud-based gaming

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.

Azure Sphere microcontroller out in February
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 12:51

Azure Sphere microcontroller out in February


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.

Oracle hires on the back of cloud push
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 11:09

Oracle hires on the back of cloud push


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.

The Edge will be bigger than the Cloud
Published in News
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 10:40

The Edge will be bigger than the Cloud


Linux Foundation boss's claim

The Linux Foundation's general manager of networking Arpit Joshipura said that Edge computing is going to make a comeback and will replace cloud computing by 2025.

Oracle and VMware reach cloud deal
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 11:05

Oracle and VMware reach cloud deal


Bury the hatchet

Oracle and VMware announced a deal designed to resolve years of tension over how Oracle handles technical support for VMware users and make it easier for them to move to Oracle’s cloud computing service.

SAP cloud boss quits
Published in Cloud
Monday, 08 April 2019 12:56

SAP cloud boss quits


More exits at SAP

The maker of expensive esoteric business software which no one is sure what it does, SAP, appears to be having trouble keeping senior managers.