Gartner: How and why cloud providers need to support their customers through Covid-19

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..

Pentagon rules that Microsoft’s $10bn JEDI cloud contract award was fair

A report from the Inspector General at the US Department of Defense (DoD) has ruled that the DoD’s award of the JEDI $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft was fair. Following the announcement that Microsoft had won the contract back in October, Amazon Web Services (AW..

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna cites ‘essential, ubiquitous hybrid cloud’ in first missive

IBM’s new CEO Arvind Krishna has written of the importance of hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) in the company’s roadmap going forward. In a letter to all employees dated April 6, Krishna’s first day in charge – and published on LinkedIn – the IBM chief executive note..

Cloud IT infrastructure spending stormed back in Q4 to secure modest yearly growth, says IDC

Total end user spending on IT infrastructure products for cloud environments recovered significantly in the most recent quarter bringing overall 2019 levels above the red line, according to IDC. Following two consecutive quarters of spending decline for server, enterprise storage..