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Italy investigates Apple, Google and Dropbox cloud storage services

Italy’s competition watchdog has launched an investigation into Apple, Google and Dropbox over their cloud storage services.

The competition and market authority said it has opened a total of six investigations into Apple iCloud, Google Drive and Dropbox’s online storage service in response to complaints about unfair commercial practices and violations of the country’s consumer rights directive.

Research focus: ETH Zurich/University of Bologna and pAElla-powered data centres

ETH Zurich in Switzerland is one of the most highly regarded science and technology universities, one known for its cutting-edge research and innovation.

When it come to data centres, the pinnacle of innovation right now centres on how data analytics, sensors and AI can be used to improve power and performance.

Over the last few years, a group of researchers from both ETH Zurich and the University of Bologna has been at the forefront of advanced data centre monitoring research.

Q&A: How one Italian data centre provider is coping under lockdown

Aruba is one of the largest data centre providers in Europe and operates four facilities in the Italian cities of Arezzo, Milan and Rome. In this Q&A, Alessandro Bruschini, Infrastructure Manager at Aruba, gives us a glimpse of how the company is maintaining uptime in a country hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. 

Italy begins beta-testing government smartphone app

The Italian government has begun beta-testing IO, a smartphone app that consolidates a number of public services into a single user interface. IO gives users access to public services and administration, providing an easier way to make electronic payments and keep a record of receipts, request and file documents with government agencies, and set up… Read More

Wind Tre signs data centre deal with SuperNAP Italia

Italian telco Wind Tre has confirmed a partnership with data centre giant Switch in a bid to provide a broader range of digital services to its enterprise customers in Italy. The company’s enterprise unit, Wind Tre Business, said that it had signed the deal with U.S.-based Switch to deliver ‘ICT transformation and connected cloud services’ via… Read More