Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the launch of AWS Snowcone, a rugged device designed for secure edge computing and data transfer. The device, which arrives as part of the AWS Snow family, is aimed at collecting data from outside environments, such as industrial IoT use ca..
Google Cloud has announced a new partnership with Telefónica to advance digital transformation in Spain as well as 5G mobile edge use cases. The agreement will see Google Cloud launching a new cloud region in Spain – although this has yet to be ratified with Google Cloud’s global..
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..
There is a meme circulating on social media which jokes that the biggest driver of digital transformation is Covid-19. This may be a little contrived, but it is certainly the case that the global pandemic has raised the priority of cloud migration projects to the top of many CTOs..
A short history of modern business IT might report that the Noughties were all about taking baby steps in cloud applications such as Salesforce, Google Apps, Taleo, Ariba and NetSuite. The 2010s saw clouds proliferate as pioneers took a ‘cloud-first’ stance and used platforms inc..
I read with interest the recently published Forrester report on hybrid multi-cloud strategy and noted how not everything has gone or will go cloud. Having sat on the boards of several industry cloud bodies, been asked to keynote at many events, provide commentary and cloud social..
The coronavirus pandemic has magnified the importance of cloud-based technologies in major, life-altering ways and ushered in a new paradigm. Before COVID-19, experts projected the worldwide public cloud services market would jump by 17% this year, reaching $266.4 million. Softwa..
As Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft’s war of words continues over the JEDI government cloud contract, Google Cloud has secured a separate deal with the Department of Defense (DoD) for cloud management in what will be seen as a major coup for application platform Anthos. Th..
Cloud providers need to proactively support their customers through the tail end of the Covid-19 pandemic. They can do this by demonstrating the strength and adaptability of their service offerings. Covid-19 has left many organisations unsure if their business continuity strategy..
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 ..