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Making the right cloud investments with Alina Timofeeva, Associate Partner at Oliver Wyman
Before Cloud Expo Europe on 8-9 March at ExCeL London, award-winning cloud professional and Associate Partner at Oliver Wyman, Alina Timofeeva, spoke with Techerati on cloud sustainability, avoiding digital transformation failure, and being an inspiring leader. Alina will chair a debate at Cloud Expo Europe on the next trends in cloud transformation and where to... Read More

Virgin Media O2 looks to become cloud-native
One of the UK's largest telecommunications operators, Virgin Media O2, is on its way to becoming a cloud-native software provider. In partnership with Mavenir, the company has successfully migrated O2 mobile customers to its virtualised IP Multimedia Subsystem. Virtualising the Virgin Media O2 network breaks the link between hardware and software, providing greater agility, efficiency,... Read More

Game, Set, Match for sustainable tech at Australian Open
Tennis fans and players are being empowered to enjoy a more sustainable, immersive, and accessible Australian Open through digital innovations delivered by Infosys. As part of a Digital Innovation Partnership between Infosys and Tennis Australia, the 2023 tournament will include new experiences to shape the Australian Open's future vision. "Working with Infosys over the past... Read More

Why is Industry Cloud adoption growing?
One of the most noticeable trends in the technology ecosystem in recent years is the growth in industry cloud adoption. According to a Gartner survey of enterprises, a majority of respondents (55%) have either adopted or piloting industry cloud, with a further 15% saying there are considering embracing industry cloud by 2026. What is industry... Read More

StarHub set to make history with multi-cloud transformation
StarHub, a Singapore telecommunications company, is embarking on a world's first by transforming its network into a unique low-latency multi-cloud architecture. The Cloud Infinity project aims to boost deliverability, scalability, and performance. Multi-cloud architectures enable organisations to reduce vendor lock-in to enhance flexibility, expand the choice of cloud platforms, and allow for co-developed platforms and... Read More

OpenAI tools including ChatGPT coming to Microsoft Azure
Microsoft has announced the general availability of OpenAI tools on its Azure cloud computing platform. The move will monetise the OpenAI tools such as Codex, DALL-E, and GPT-3.5 through a paid professional version. "We are excited to see this service go to general availability so it can help us further contextualize our reporting by conveying... Read More

Microsoft buys 4% of London Stock Exchange in 10-year cloud deal
Microsoft will take up a seat on the board of the London Stock Exchange Group after purchasing 4% of the organisation as part of a multi-billion pound deal. As a result of the investment, Microsoft expects to achieve a $5 billion revenue boost from the deal. The 10-year strategic partnership between the two businesses is... Read More

Data centre and cloud providers show mixed results for Q3 2022

In the data centre server processor race, AMD showed strong Q3 2022 results, up 45% from the previous year. This was tied to strong sales of the EPYC line of server processors; with increased revenue offsetting an increase in operating expenses. On the other hand Intel, whose Xeon server processors are in direct competition with… Read More

Approvals for the G-Cloud 13 Framework increase

Open for applications in early March this year, the G-Cloud Digital Marketplace by the Crown Commercial Service of the UK Government has seen many organisations gain approval under the G-Cloud 13 initiative. The G-Cloud 13 framework, which replaces G-Cloud 12, was introduced to enable central government departments and public sector bodies in the UK to… Read More

AWS Opens New Cloud Region in Switzerland

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of a new cloud infrastructure region in Zurich, Switzerland. The new region will support more than 2,500 full-time jobs in the data centre supply chain through a planned investment of more than $5.9 billion, as well as adding $16.3 billion to Switzerland’s gross domestic product over the next… Read More

IBM Reveals Breakthrough for Quantum Supercomputing

IBM has announced new breakthroughs in hardware and software that outlines the path towards quantum supercomputing. The new IBM Osprey processor has a qubit count of 433, making it the largest of any IBM quantum processor and more than triple of its predecessor – the IBM Eagle, which was unveiled in 2021. “[The IBM Osprey]… Read More

Google signs huge solar deal with SB Energy

Google has signed one of its largest solar agreement from single developer, SB Energy, to power its data centres in Texas. The technology giant will purchase around 75% of the renewable energy produced by four of SB Energy’s four upcoming solar projects. “SB Energy is thrilled to join forces with Google to provide clean energy… Read More