Category: Infrastructure

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Classified cloud now an option for federal agencies

November 21, 2017

Via: FCW

Federal agencies now have the option of moving classified data to the cloud with Amazon Web Services’s new AWS Secret Region. With the launch of the AWS Secret Region, “the U.S. Intelligence Community can now execute their missions with a […]

Data Center, Infrastructure

Google Just Bought a Plot of Land in Denmark Right Next to Apple’s Planned Data Center

November 17, 2017

Via: Fortune

Alphabet‘s Google said it has bought a plot of land in southern Denmark adjacent to a planned Apple data center to make sure it has the option of building one there too. Apple said in July it would spend around […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

AWS just sold some of its cloud computing infrastructure in China

November 14, 2017

Via: ZDnet

Amazon has sold some of its cloud computing infrastructure in China to its local partner in a deal worth $300m, a move it said was necessary in order to comply with the country’s tech regulations. The company confirmed that it […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud computing: What it’s like to make the move

November 13, 2017

Via: ZDnet

Moving enterprise applications to a cloud computing environment is a growing trend. At a recent Amazon Web Services (AWS) event in London, some of the company’s customers discussed their decisions around moving to the cloud — why they did it, […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

​Cloud computing: IBM overhauls access rules at Euro data centre

November 8, 2017

Via: ZDnet

IBM is overhauling the way it manages data stored in one of its European cloud computing data centres, in order to give European customers tighter control over who can access it. The move will give customers more control and transparency […]

Infrastructure, Networking

AT&T admits defeat in lawsuit it filed to stall Google Fiber

November 1, 2017

Via: ArsTechnica

AT&T is reportedly abandoning its attempt to stop a Louisville ordinance that helped draw Google Fiber into the city. In February 2016, AT&T sued the local government in Louisville and Jefferson County, Kentucky to stop an ordinance that gives Google […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Networking Security, Security

Can Einstein and TIC keep up with the cloud?

October 31, 2017

Via: FCW

The move to the cloud brings unprecedented flexibility and scalability, but agencies’ new network architectures are prompting some growing pains as well. “The idea of having access to any data, anywhere, with the cloud means you have to look at […]

Applications, Infrastructure

GSA looks for possible DUNS replacements

October 27, 2017

Via: FCW

For the second time in 2017, the General Services Administration is requesting feedback on ways to reduce its reliance on the proprietary business entity identifier system it uses to keep track of government contracts. GSA posted a request for information […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Symantec’s Norton Line Lands On Azure Cloud, A Huge Win For Microsoft

October 17, 2017

Via: CRN

Symantec choosing Azure to host its ubiquitous line of consumer security products represents not only a big customer win for Microsoft’s public cloud but also a tremendous endorsement of its data security capabilities, partners told CRN. Through the deal revealed […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud computing spending is growing even faster than expected

October 12, 2017

Via: ZDnet

Spending on cloud computing services is growing faster then previously expected, with software-as-a-service (SaaS) and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) two of the most rapidly expanding segments. Worldwide public cloud services revenues are expected to grow 18.5 per cent in 2017 to a […]