Cloud

3 Things IBM Sees In Red Hat That Others Missed (Forbes)

What did IBM see in Red Hat that others are missing? Simple. A strategic fit that could help the technology giant expand into emerging segments of the IT industry, and turn its for... More

Google Cloud AI Boss: AI is Not ‘Magic Dust’ for Your Company (MIT Technology Review)

Andrew Moore is the new head of Google’s Cloud AI business, a unit that is striving to make machine-learning tools and techniques more accessible and useful for ordinary business... More

Microsoft Cloud to Accelerate Digital Transformation for Gap (HITS)

Gap announced it has established a strategic partnership with Microsoft to drive its digital transformation strategies and continue to create new customer experiences across all br... More

Google Cloud Wants to Make it Easier for Data Scientists to Share Models (TechCrunch)

Today, Google Cloud announced Kubeflow pipelines and AI Hub, two tools designed to help data scientists put to work across their organizations the models they create. Rajen Sheth, ... More

IBM Puts DNA Data on the Cloud with Ancestry Partnership (CBR)

IBM is providing its Analytics-as-a-Service model for the world’s largest consumer DNA network, Ancestry. The Utah-based genealogy company will use Big Blue’s Planning Analytic... More

VMware Cloud Accelerates Expansion to AWS Data Centers Around the World (DCK)

The VMware team that runs the company’s cloud out of Amazon Web Services data centers is expanding its footprint across the Amazon infrastructure, and the expansion is accelerati... More

Microsoft, Walmart to Open Joint Engineering Office in Austin as Part of Cloud Partnership (VentureBeat)

Microsoft and Walmart announced today that they’re opening a joint engineering office in Austin, Texas, as part of their recently announced five-year-strategic cloud partnership.... More

Wipro Collaborates with Check Point Software to Offer Cloud Security Services (HITS)

Wipro today announced a new partnership with Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, to deliver Check Point’s advanced and... More

IBM, VMware Advance Partnership to Accelerate Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Adoption, Digital Transformation (HITS)

IBM and VMware announced new offerings to help accelerate enterprise hybrid cloud adoption. This includes a new IBM Services offering to help migrate and extend mission-critical VM... More

Cloud Giants Continue Pouring Billions Into Data Centers (DCK)

Even though there are indications that overall cloud data center spend may be slowing down, the biggest cloud providers continue spending billions to expand their platforms’ phys... More

How IBM and Red Hat, Plus Microsoft, are Driving Cloud Transformation 2.0 (Forbes)

IBM’s blockbuster acquisition of Red Hat for $33.4 billion to create a hybrid-cloud powerhouse signals a massive shift in the cloud-computing industry away from vendor-driven tec... More

The Cloud-Gaming Battle is Coming, and Sony Has Its Game Face On (Bloomberg)

The PlayStation 4 is like the video-game character that can’t be defeated. Five years after its debut, Sony Corp.’s $300 console is enjoying one of the strongest product cycles... More

Windows Virtual Desktop Coming to Microsoft Azure (Tech Genix)

Microsoft recently announced that Windows Virtual Desktop is coming to Azure. The cloud-based tool is made to deliver a Windows 10 experience for multiple users. With this new inte... More

IBM Cloud Solves Last Mile Challenges with Satellite (Via Satellite)

“We live in a society that is more globally connected than ever before, and the demand for interconnectivity from remote locations, for example from cruise ships to military vess... More

AWS to Open South African Cloud Data Centers in 2020 (DCD)

AWS plans to launch three availability zones in South Africa in the first half of 2020. The AWS Africa (Cape Town) region will be the cloud company's first data center deployment i... More

OpenText Enables Intelligent, Connected Customer Service in the Cloud (HITS)

OpenText today announced the availability of OpenText Qfiniti for Amazon Connect, a self-service, cloud-based contact center solution that enables any business to deliver better cu... More

Microsoft Azure Looks to Make Cloud-Native Payments SWIFTer (The Register)

Microsoft and money-message flinger SWIFT have announced a proof of concept aimed at demonstrating that Azure could be a good fit for the financial network's infrastructure. The So... More

Why Cloud Security is the Top IT Budget Priority for 2019 (TechRepublic)

More than half of companies (54%) share the fear that they may soon outgrow their current security solutions, according to a new report. Shifts in corporate infrastructure will lea... More

Qtum Blockchain Becomes Amazon Web Services Partner in China (Coin Desk)

Amazon Web Services' China division is partnering with public blockchain project Qtum. The partnership sees the on-demand cloud computing giant working with a cryptocurrency projec... More

Will Data Centers Evaporate Into the Cloud? (Forbes)

Sometimes we just outgrow things. The clothes you wore 20 years ago won’t fit (or look) right today. The computers that you used a decade ago are relics now. Similarly, corporate... More