Microsoft beats Wall Street thanks to cloudy fortune
Published in News


Paid $13.8 billion tax bill

Software King of the World Microsoft beat the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street’s profit forecast thanks to its growth in its cloud computing business but took a $13.8 billion one-time charge due to the new tax law which enabled it to bring its colossal cash mountain to the US.

SAP  invests more in clouds
Published in News
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 13:29

SAP invests more in clouds


Strategic transition in Callidus

The maker of expensive management software which is so esoteric few people know what it does has decided to invest $2.4 billion to get more practical about clouds.

Companies need to push application performance
Published in News


Cloud expert says Spectre and Meltdown requires company effort for a long time

While Intel still is unable to get a patch out to fix Spectre and Meltdown, companies need to sort out their managing application performance, a cloud expert has warned.

IBM still breaking patent records
Published in News
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 10:38

IBM still breaking patent records


Still inventing like a mad thing


While the media attention has shifted away from Biggish Blue in the hardware world, there are signs that the company is still quietly getting on with it and inventing things.

Nuvias gives top five cloud predictions
Published in News
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 10:22

Nuvias gives top five cloud predictions


Everything will be cloud based

Karl Roe, VP Services & Cloud Solutions at Nuvias, has been shuffling his tarot cards and made a stab at predicting what’s in store for organisations using the cloud in 2018. He thinks it will be a big year for cloudy companies.

Trump wants government on the cloud
Published in News
Thursday, 14 December 2017 12:22

Trump wants government on the cloud


Make it easier for Russians to access

US comedy president Donald (prince of orange) Trump is apparently very enthusiastic about shoving lots of government data onto the clouds.

Microsoft teams up with SAP for cloud
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 12:08

Microsoft teams up with SAP for cloud


Incomprehensible meets the intractable


The software King of the World is teaming up with the maker of expensive business software which no one knows exactly what it does to put everything into clouds.

HPE plans new cloud product
Published in News
Thursday, 16 November 2017 12:31

HPE plans new cloud product


OneSphere  links clouds

HPE is planning to announce a new product called OneSphere that could help companies track when employees use public clouds like Amazon Web Services.

Amazon’s denies Cloud leaves China
Published in News
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 11:40

Amazon’s denies Cloud leaves China


Web services have not been sold off

Amazon has denied that it has given up on trying to provide its lucrative cloud services in China and has flogged off the operation to its Chinese partner.

Biggish Blue expands its “quantum” cloud computing
Published in News


Powered by millions of dead or alive cats
 
The ever shrinking Big Blue is expanding what it calls quantum computing as a cloud service.