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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

How Cloud Technologies Can Drive Sustainability

The cloud and cloud-enabled technologies present ‘wonderful’ opportunities for governments and businesses to achieve their development and sustainability goals, as well as the continued economic growth. This is the proposal by the Asia Cloud Computing Association’s (ACCA) latest concept note, which was launched following panel discussions at the Cloud Expo Asia in October 2022. The… Read More

Kanye West to purchase social media platform Parler

Rapper and fashion designer Kanye West is set to purchase social media site Parler, according to the platform. The Nashville-based social media company has become popular with conservatives in the United States and promotes itself as being committed to free speech.

NVIDIA launches Omniverse Cloud

NVIDIA announced the launch of the company’s first SaaS offering: the NVIDIA Omniverse Cloud, a cloud services suite supports collaborative modeling of 3D workflows – allowing data centre operators to build a digital twin of facilities.

Orange and Equinix partner to expand the Orange Telco Cloud

A new Bare Metal as a Service model developed by digital infrastructure firm Equinix is enabling telecommunications firm Orange to expand its cloud footprint. Equinix Metal gives businesses and wholesale customers the ability to access on-demand Telco Cloud Points of Presence (PoPs) that provide vital SD-WAN, 5G roaming and voice services at low latencies.

Merck sign multi-year partnership with cloud platform Saama

Data analytics firm Saama Technologies recently announced a new agreement with biopharmaceutical multinational Merck in a bid to create a new clinical data management system. Using the Saama Life Science Analytics Cloud (LSAC) as the base for the new system, the platform will benefit researchers by organising a broad range of clinical data in a single, user-friendly environment.

Cloud platform Twilio target of successful social engineering hack

Employees at the cloud communications platform, Twilio recently fell victim to a sophisticated social engineering attack that made some customer data available to hackers.

UK Government signs deal with software firm Salesforce

A one-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed by The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) with technology firm Salesforce.