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Google snaps up VMware hybrid cloud specialist CloudSimple

Google has announced plans to acquire Californian-based software firm CloudSimple for an undisclosed fee, as it steps up efforts to win the business of hybrid-cloud hungry enterprises.

CloudSimple’s solutions help companies with cloud migration, disaster recovery and virtual desktop services. The purchase will help Google as it seeks to make ground on cloud rivals, Microsoft Azure and AWS, by simplifying migration to Google Cloud Platform (GCP).


Cloud market: Q3 2019 in numbers

It’s the end of October, which means it’s time to round up the performance of the top three cloud providers: AWS, Azure and Google Cloud.

Over the last quarter, the global cloud market enjoyed a typically healthy 37 percent growth, Canalys reports.

But yet again there were subtle shifts in the tectonic plates of the cloud hierarchy. For the second quarter running, AWS, cloud leader supreme, reported slowing growth.


Five cloud providers now account for three quarters of IaaS market

Smaller and niche providers continue to lose share of IaaS market Gartner has released its annual infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market analysis for 2018, and to no great surprise, the usual suspects continue to dominate. In order of market share, the familiar faces of Amazon, Microsoft, Alibaba, Google and IBM top the IaaS market… Read More


Meet Kristiono Setyadi, The Jakarta Post CTO trailblazing cloud adoption across Indonesia
When Kristiono Setyadi joined The Jakarta Post, Indonesia’s most-read English-language broadsheet was running all of its workloads on-premises or in colocated facilities. Four years later, the newspaper has shifted everything to the cloud. Not content settling with the huge efficiencies driven within his own organisation, Setyadi is on a mission to galvanise cloud adoption across... Read More

Equinix expands AWS interconnection

Equinix is making AWS connections faster and more accessible for organisations embracing hybrid IT Equinix has announced it is expanding the company’s partnership with AWS with the launch of a new AWS Direct Connect Service Delivery program. Equinix has supported both dedicated and hosted connections to AWS services for some time, but the new delivery… Read More



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