Category: Infrastructure

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

AWS announces new bare metal instances for companies who want more cloud control

February 14, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

When you think about Infrastructure as a Service, you typically pay for a virtual machine that resides in a multi-tenant environment. That means, it’s using a set of shared resources. For many companies that approach is fine, but when a […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

Internet Providers Are Investing Less Despite Net Neutrality’s Death

February 7, 2019

Via: Fortune

When telecommunications operators successfully lobbied U.S. regulators to scrap net neutrality, one of their main claims was that the rules held them back from investing more in their networks. If they can’t charge online companies to make their services work […]

Applications, Data Center, Infrastructure, Storage

Maryland upgrades prescription drug monitoring platform

February 4, 2019

Via: StateScoop

A new software platform monitoring drug prescriptions in Maryland is unlikely to singlehandedly reverse the state’s record-setting levels of fatal opioid overdoses, but officials said it could provide one piece of the solution. The new platform, designed to help pharmacies […]

Big Data, Data Center, Infrastructure, Tech

Microsoft buys BrightBytes DataSense to bring more data analytics to schools

February 4, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft has purchased the BrightBytes Data Management platform DataSense and is acquiring the team behind the product. Microsoft announced the pending acquisition, for which it’s paying an undisclosed amount, on Feb. 4. BrightBytes, based in San Francisco, is an education […]

Applications, Hardware, Infrastructure, Software, Tech

A.I. and Automation Will Hit Low-Skill Jobs and Trump Swing States Hardest

January 24, 2019

Via: Fortune

Artificial intelligence and automation are a big threat to a quarter of U.S. workers—36 million people—according to a new report from the Brookings Institution. Another 36% of workers, or 52 million people, will face medium exposure to automation threats by […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure, Networking, Unified Communications, Wireless Infrastructure

IBM and Vodafone form cloud, 5G and AI business venture and ink $550M service deal

January 17, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

IBM is one of the world’s biggest system integrators, but to get closer to where enterprises are actually doing their work, it’s been inking partnerships with companies that build devices and run the networks enterprises are using for their IT, […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

Verizon and T-Mobile call out AT&T over fake 5G labels

January 8, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

AT&T recently started a shady marketing tactic that labeled its 4G network as a 5G network. Now, rivals Verizon and T-Mobile are not having any of it. In an open letter, in which AT&T is not named directly, Verizon says […]

Data Center, Hardware, Infrastructure, Tech

The biggest storage trends of 2018

December 28, 2018

Via: ZDnet

There are many trends and currents in the storage market, so it’s not easy to choose two. But these stood out in the past year. FLASH AND DRAM PRICE DROP Given the dominance of flash storage for phones, notebooks, and, […]

Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud computing: Five key business trends to look out for

December 24, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Cloud computing established itself in 2018 as an essential platform for many businesses looking to build innovative services. However, there’s still progress to be made before the operating systems on the cloud can truly be seen as a business-as-normal activity. […]

Infrastructure, Networking, Wireless Infrastructure

T-Mobile denies lying to FCC about size of its 4G network

December 19, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

T-Mobile has denied an allegation that it lied to the Federal Communications Commission about the extent of its 4G LTE coverage. A group that represents small rural carriers says that T-Mobile claimed to have 4G LTE coverage in places where […]