Latest Cloud publications

Is cloud spending set for a fall?

The news that spending on leading cloud platforms, namely Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud, fell this April compared with Q1 has led to concerns that this may be the beginning of a sustained period of instability. According to an Insider report, AWS saw its market share decline by around 4%, Microsoft fell by 2% and… Read More

Sysdig Open Source moves to secure cloud services

Unified container and cloud security firm Sysdig has announced that Sysdig Open Source, a popular incident response for containers, will now be extended to the cloud environment. This open source tool offers IT teams the ability to access incident response software that can be observed in real-time to clearly identify the root causes of impactful security… Read More

Red Hat and Accenture expand partnership in hybrid cloud

Building on their successful 12 year long partnership, software firm Red Hat and consultancy firm Accenture recently announced their strategic partnership is set for expansion in a bid to offer clients hybrid cloud innovation. The partnership is expected to focus on four key areas initially, including co-developing open hybrid cloud application and mainframe modernisation initiatives…. Read More

AMD to acquire Pensando Systems for $1.9 billion USD

In what CRM described as a ‘shot’ at Amazon Web Services, Chambers said, “Pensando’s smart switching architecture has 100x the scale, 10x the performance at one third the cost of ownership of any comparable products in the enterprise market.”

Activist investors take on Anaplan & the cloud

It is becoming increasingly common for billionaire investors and hedge funds to build up large stakes in businesses and then drive forward with disruptive strategies at those companies. Technology firms have been one of the sectors that activity investors have targeted in recent years.