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Blue cloud rising: Azure maintains steady growth

In Q3 2019, the computing giant saw a giant boost in revenue, operating income and net profit compared with the same period last year Since Microsoft announced it was predominantly focusing on its cloud business, every time it holds a quarterly earnings call Wall Street listens closely to how Azure and Microsoft’s other cloud services… Read More


Google Cloud Next 19: Disruption to the public cloud market, or AWS as usual?

Last week Google hosted its annual Cloud Next conference in San Francisco. Google used the opportunity to make an aggressive push against the reign of AWS and other cloud giants by outlining products and services that it hopes will catch the eye of enterprises and persuade them to make more use of its (relatively underused)… Read More


Microsoft hits latest data centre rewewables target a year ahead of schedule

After hitting 60 percent renewables target ahead of schedule, Microsoft says it’s on track to hit 70 percent by 2023 Microsoft says that 60 percent of the energy used in its data centres will be drawn from renewable sources by the end of 2019, one year ahead of its own targets. In 2016, Microsoft announced… Read More


MWC Day Two: Smart city set-top boxes, 5G ambulances, ATT/Azure get cosy

We pick out our favourite stories and announcements from day two of MWC. Click here to read yesterday’s recap. Catalonia gov’t unveils 5G ambulances What it is: An emergency vehicle fit with 5G connectivity capable of speeds of up to 5Gbps. Why it matters: You may have been sold 5G on the promise of superfast HD movie… Read More


Google snaps up cloud data migration company Alooma

Going forward Alooma will only accept customers moving data to Google Cloud   Google has announced it is to acquire Alooma, a company that handles data supply routes and combines them into popular services like Amazon’s Redshift, Snowflake, and Azure. By managing and combining disparate data sources into a single warehouse, Alooma takes the pain out of complex cloud… Read More



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