Cloud

SAP, Alibaba Team Up on Cloud Services (Reuters)

SAP said on Wednesday it was teaming up with Alibaba to offer its flagship products on the Chinese company’s cloud infrastructure. SAP Chief Executive Bill McDermott said the gro... More

Cloud Computing, Once Loved for Simplicity, is Now a Complex Beast (Forbes)

When cloud computing emerged a few years ago in its current form, its biggest selling point was that it was supposed to simplify things for enterprises. If a developer needed to te... More

Twitter Moves 300 Petabytes to Google Cloud (Light Reading)

Twitter is using tools running on Google Cloud to find out more about how people use its service, including monitoring abuse and mapping how conversations develop. "We operate at a... More

Virtual Post Picks BeBop Platform (HITS)

U.K.-based post and content services firm Virtual Post has announced it will deploy BeBop Technology’s post-production platform for a variety of TV, film and ad projects, using b... More

Salesforce Outlines Financial Services Cloud Roadmap, Single View of Customer Test Bed (ZDNet)

Salesforce unveiled updates to its Financial Services Cloud that aims to unify the various silos within financial services companies and provide one holistic view of the customer. ... More

SAP’s Cloud Analytics Update Offers Insights in Seconds, Not Months (CIO)

With a refresh of its cloud analytics tools, SAP hopes to bring users new insights into their data more quickly and take some of the workload off the IT department. Now the company... More

Wasabi Just Landed $68M to Upend Cloud Storage (TechCrunch)

Chances are you see a story about cloud storage, and you yawn and move on, but Wasabi, a startup from the folks who brought you Carbonite backup, might make you pause. That’s bec... More

Microsoft Azure Devops Services Puts Devops in the Cloud (InfoWorld)

Microsoft has launched its Azure Devops platform, featuring a set of cloud-hosted services including CI/CD, testing, and kanban project boards. It is free for open source projects ... More

SAP Cloud Platform Passes 10,000 Enterprise Customers (Gigabit)

SAP's CTO Björn Goerke has said innovation continues to drive the company forward after users of its SAP Cloud Platform passed the 10,000 mark. Speaking as the German software gia... More

Entertainment Partners Goes Global with Move to AWS (HITS)

Entertainment Partners has made strategic investments in moving its database and server operations exclusively to AWS. This move will enhance the overall customer experience, trans... More

AWS, VMware Partner to Deliver Amazon Relational Database Service (Gigabit)

Customers using private or hybrid cloud will have greater flexibility around their databases after AWS and VMware announced a collaboration to host the Amazon Relational Database S... More

Microsoft Azure Now Supports Nvidia GPU Cloud for Deep Learning (VentureBeat)

Microsoft Azure cloud customers can now use Nvidia’s GPU Cloud for the training and inference of deep learning models. The Nvidia GPU Cloud provides software containers to accele... More

How the IBM Garage Helps Large Enterprises be as Nimble as Startups (Thoughts on Cloud)

Large enterprises often have the advantage of established markets, economies of scale and real-world experience, but startups have benefited from the unrelenting power of agility. ... More

AWS Channel Leader Terry Wise: Amazon RDS on VMware ‘Creates More Opportunity,’ ‘Choice’ for Partners (CRN)

Amazon is arming VMware partners with its database-agnostic Relational Database Service (RDS) that allows them to easily set up, operate and scale databases in VMware-based environ... More

3 Ways IBM Cloud is Transforming the U.S. Open (Thoughts on Cloud)

For more than 25 years, IBM has collaborated with the USTA to help put on one of the greatest events in sports: the US Open. As IBM has evolved and innovated, it has brought those ... More

Community Colleges Ramping Up Amazon Cloud Computing Ed (Campus Technology)

A group of community colleges in Southern California is working with Amazon Web Services and its education program to develop college credit courses for a cloud computing career pa... More

AWS Rolls Out New Instance Sizes, Price Reductions for Lightsail (ZDNet)

Amazon on Thursday rolled out new instance sizes and price cuts on Lightsail. AWS Lightsail, which debuted in 2016, is a private virtual server offering for small businesses and ot... More

​Microsoft Rolls Out Azure Stack for Azure Government (DatacenterDynamics)

Microsoft is adding Azure Stack to its US-based Azure Government service, offering federal organizations the possibility of hosting some workloads using its private cloud infrastru... More

Migrating to the Cloud (Qumulo Blog)

The public cloud is awesome. Cloud-native companies and enterprises are able to adapt and build new features faster than ever before. Now, if you are sitting in an enterprise, havi... More

The Biggest Risk in Cloud Computing is Not Doing It (InfoWorld)

Gartner’s latest quarterly report surveyed 110 senior executives about risk, audit, finance, and compliance at large global organizations. Not surprisingly, they identified cloud... More