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Applications, Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Pentagon boosts emerging tech spend

December 5, 2017

Via: FCW

The Department of Defense spent $7.4 billion in fiscal year 2017 on cloud computing, big data and artificial intelligence technologies, according to a recent report by public-sector contracting analytics firm Govini. That represents a 32 percent increase since 2012, with […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

HPE unveils OneSphere, multi-cloud management for public cloud and on-prem

November 28, 2017

Via: ZDnet

HPE on Tuesday is introducing a multi-cloud management service that aims to be truly comprehensive. Called HPE OneSphere, it unifies management across different public clouds, on-premise private clouds and software-defined infrastructure. It’s also intended to work for everyone in an […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

​Microsoft just bought all the electricity from this wind farm for 15 years to power cloud computing

October 9, 2017

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has struck a deal with GE to buy all of the output from its new 37-megawatt wind farm in Ireland for the next 15 years. Microsoft says GE’s wind farm, which is located in the south west of Ireland […]