Zoom rise fuels conferencing SaaS market gains on its own

The stratospheric rise of Zoom has caused the market for conferencing software as a service (SaaS) to hit more than $800 million in the first quarter of this year, according to Synergy Research. The figures are divided into two camps – and reveal another facet of the enterprise I..

Telstra report finds cloud ‘only option’ for many post-Covid – but business continuity must be paramount

Organisations are accelerating their digital transformation initiatives as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic – but increased or reallocated budgets will mean a recalibration of IT strategy. That’s according to a new report from Australian telco Telstra exploring adaptive infrastr..

Rackspace changes name to Rackspace Technology and touts multi-cloud future

Rackspace has thrown all of its chips on multi-cloud – and has taken the opportunity of strategic change to modify its name. Now Rackspace Technology, the company has undergone a shift under the stewardship of CEO Kevin Jones, and is now positioning itself as a provider of ‘compr..

Microsoft launches healthcare cloud, says more industry clouds will follow

Microsoft has launched its first industry-specific cloud offering aimed at healthcare, with the promise of more industry clouds to follow. The announcement was made as part of the now-virtual Microsoft Build event. While the major headlines of the developer jamboree have focused ..