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Category: Cloud Infrastructure


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud computing: Now even more of your apps are about to make the jump

November 17, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Cloud computing will account for an even bigger chunk of enterprise tech spending over the next few years, as businesses decide it’s time to migrate even more applications and services. Spending on public cloud services is expected to grow 18.4% […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Alibaba cloud growth outpaces Amazon and Microsoft as Chinese tech giant pushes for profitability

November 6, 2020

Via: CNBC

The growth of Alibaba’s cloud business outpaced Amazon and Microsoft in the quarter ending in September, and the Chinese tech giant reiterated its commitment to making the unit profitable by next March. Alibaba reported cloud computing brought in revenue of […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

The cloud’s role in elections grows more significant

November 3, 2020

Via: InfoWorld all

A year ago I wrote about the importance of leveraging cloud computing and data science to win elections, pointing to the 2020 campaigns, which come to a conclusion today. The basic assertion was that technology, focusing on the true meaning […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Data Center, Infrastructure

AWS is opening yet another cloud computing region

November 2, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Amazon’s AWS is once more increasing its presence in Europe with a new cloud computing region expected to open in Switzerland in the second half of 2022. The move will further expand the company’s large footprint on the continent, with […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Microsoft’s cloud could be a bit foggy for the next quarter

October 28, 2020

Via: Fortune

Microsoft reported strong sales growth during its most recent quarter, but a weaker-than-expected guidance for the current quarter muted investor enthusiasm. The business technology giant said on Tuesday that its sales grew 12% year-over-year to $37.2 billion in the quarter […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Facebook joins Microsoft, Google, and Amazon in cloud gaming

October 26, 2020

Via: Fortune

Facebook, like Microsoft, Amazon, and Google, is betting that the nascent business of cloud gaming will become a huge hit. The social networking giant on Monday premiered a handful of video games that are streamed to people’s smartphones and personal […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud adoption in a post-COVID world

October 23, 2020

Via: InfoWorld all

I drew some big lines in the sand by predicting that the pandemic would cause a run on cloud computing. The pandemic quickly proved that companies leveraging more public cloud resources than their competitors and peers have much less exposure […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Cloud computing will power pandemic recovery in 2021

October 21, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Looking at the public clouds developed in the last 15 years, it almost seems like they were designed to handle the global demand shock caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Not only did the pandemic turn millions of office workers into […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

3 cloud architecture secrets your cloud provider won’t tell you

October 2, 2020

Via: InfoWorld all

Do you have an optimized architecture? This means that your solution maximizes efficiency and minimizes costs. You’ve selected the right cloud resources to configure the best storage systems, databases, and compute platforms—at least that’s what you think. What I’m seeing […]


Cloud Infrastructure, Infrastructure

Microsoft scores whole-of-government cloud contract with WA government

September 15, 2020

Via: ZDnet

The Western Australian government has awarded Microsoft with a whole-of-government contract to provide all of the state’s agencies with access to its cloud services. As part of the contract, WA’s state agencies will gain rights to use Azure, Teams, Office […]