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Microsoft's cloud continues to coin in cash
Published in Home
Thursday, 24 October 2019 11:50

Microsoft's cloud continues to coin in cash

$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.

Amazon cloud users hit by moving charges
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 24 October 2019 11:10

Amazon cloud users hit by moving charges


Bill shock

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.

Complexity could derail cloud
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 11 April 2019 11:06

Complexity could derail cloud


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.

Watson will work on rival clouds
Published in AI
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 11:40

Watson will work on rival clouds


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.

iPhone cloud hacking not that tricky
Published in News
Monday, 11 February 2019 10:43

iPhone cloud hacking not that tricky


We always use our friend Stanley

Hackers do not seem to have any difficulty hacking into users iCloud accounts.

Hole found in Kubernetes’ cloud
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 12:11

Hole found in Kubernetes’ cloud


Seen over Blackburn, Lancashire

The first security hole has been found in the open saucy cloud project software Kubernetes.

Cisco and Amazon to help businesses in the clouds
Published in Cloud


Big and powerful team up

Networking gear outfit Cisco has teamed up with Amazon Web Services to offer software tools that would make it easier for Cisco’s customers to use Amazon’s data centres.

IBM Power 9 scales to enterprise server
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 09 August 2018 10:18

IBM Power 9 scales to enterprise server


32 to 192 core for enterprise cloud 

Data and making sense of data is one of the most valuable currencies for the modern enterprise and IBM plays big in that market with its Power 9. Now the company has announced a Power 9 solution for enterprise customers.

Qualcomm next server chip is Firetrail
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 10 November 2017 17:14

Qualcomm next server chip is Firetrail


Working on a follow up

Qualcomm’s Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies (QDT) has announced that the company is working on a follow up server processor.

Oracle pays $9.3 billion for Netsuite
Published in News
Thursday, 28 July 2016 16:18

Oracle pays $9.3 billion for Netsuite

Hey, you! Get into my cloud

Oracle paid $9.3 billion to snap up cloud company Netsuite in a bid to extend its place in the cloud market.