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Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Google Cloud adds microservices management, serverless to its Anthos platform

September 16, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Google is building out its Anthos platform to connect microservices and offer fully managed serverless workloads. Anthos is a platform designed to address platform as a service needs for developers as well as hybrid cloud deployments for enterprises. Google Cloud […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure achieves FedRAMP authorization

September 16, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure is now compliant with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), the company announced Monday. While Oracle already has a major presence in the public sector, the new authorization should open up new, lucrative opportunities for […]


Infrastructure, Networking

5G promises to bring 21st-century infrastructure — and fun with robots

September 12, 2019

Via: StateScoop

Dueling visions of what the development of 5G wireless technology means for cities were on display Wednesday as advocates of “smart cities” converged on Atlanta for a three-day conference about economic development, internet-connected devices and whether technology can make communities […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud security: Inside the shared responsibility model

September 9, 2019

Via: CSO Online

In the latest major cloud security foul-up, Capital One suffered a data breach, which affected 100 million people in the United States, and 6 million in Canada. It wasn’t just Capital One caught with their security pants down. We now […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

OpenGov raises $51M to boost its cloud-based IT services for government and civic organizations

September 3, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

OpenGov, the firm co-founded by Palantir’s Joe Lonsdale that helps government and other civic organizations organize, analyze and present financial and other data using cloud-based architecture, has raised another big round of funding to continue expanding its business. The startup […]


Federal, Infrastructure, Networking, Policy

Verizon sues city to avoid paying 5G fees, says the FCC has its back

August 14, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Verizon has sued the City of Rochester, New York, in order to avoid paying fees for deploying 5G equipment and fiber lines. Verizon’s lawsuit, filed in US District Court for the Western District of New York on Thursday, claims that […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

The top cloud providers for financial services

August 7, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Financial services companies are reluctant to use cloud-based services because security and privacy are imperative in this strictly regulated sector. At a minimum, these companies see industry auditors every 18 months. When privacy and security measures are breached, the consequences […]


Federal, Infrastructure, Networking, Policy

Pai’s FCC orders cities and towns to stop regulating cable broadband

August 2, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

The Federal Communications Commission today ordered cities and towns across the country to stop regulating broadband delivered over cable networks. The vote to approve Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan also limits the fees that municipalities can charge cable companies. This could […]


Infrastructure, Networking

Ajit Pai’s new gift to cable companies would kill local fees and rules

July 16, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Ajit Pai is continuing his multi-year battle against local broadband regulation with a plan that would stop cities and towns from using their authority over cable TV networks to regulate Internet access. Chairman Pai’s proposal, scheduled for a vote at […]


Infrastructure

AT&T will soon automatically block annoying robocalls

July 10, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

AT&T said this week that it will soon block spam calls or alert customers of suspected spammers. The blocking will first activate for new lines and will then be applied to all existing accounts, the carrier said on Tuesday. The […]