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The Stack is moving

To connections old and new,  Coming on board as Junior Editor for The Stack in 2014, I could never have dreamed of the success we have achieved in such a small space of time – at our peak, reaching a global readership of one million. The idea to forge a small editorial team within the… Read More


ConsenSys and AMD partner on blockchain cloud infrastructure

W3BCLOUD touted as ‘first independent cloud computing blockchain infrastructure’ Blockchain heavyweight ConsenSys is partnering with hardware giant AMD and Abu Dhabi-based Halo Holdings to develop W3BCLOUD – a new cloud solution built for blockchain workloads. It’s no surprise that ConsenSys is in charge of software duties for the new platform and that it will be… Read More


Huawei expands data centre efforts with new CPU and servers

Firm determined to expand data centre presence with new ARM-based CPU and servers, despite growing political resistance from abroad Huawei has unveiled its new ARM-based Kunpeng 920 chip, a next-generation chip for servers, despite mounting resistance to its hardware from abroad. Huawei said the chipset, developed in partnership with UK-based ARM holdings, is faster and… Read More


What to expect from CES 2019

Starting Monday, the world’s largest consumer technology fair will focus on AI and 5G amid heightened tensions between Huawei and U.S. Monday marks the start of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which will attract 180,000 tech evangelists keen to get a glimpse on the freshest, most advanced (and often most bizarre) tech concepts, and… Read More


Kubernetes security flaw allows hackers to infiltrate backend servers

First major security flaw in popular cloud container orchestrator Kubernetes discovered – and it may be impossible to tell if you have been compromised Find any firm at the forefront of digital transformation and there’s one thing you can bet on: it’s leveraging Kubernetes to deploy sophisticated applications that push the boundaries of modern-day application… Read More


AWS gives green light for autonomous and cloud-connected robots

AWS RoboMaker simplifies the developing, testing, and deploying of robotics applications, and allows developers to build intelligent robots on the cloud AWS re:Invent kicked off this week, Amazon’s annual festival of cloud where it showcases its latest cloud products, developments and roadmaps. More of machine learning? It’s safe to say that last year’s re:Invent was all about machine… Read More


Public cloud market: AWS still (comfortably) reigns supreme

Amazon Web Services remains comfortably ahead of its rivals in the public cloud services market, according to the latest Q3 research from Synergy Research Group The research group said AWS enjoys 40 percent of the cloud market and dominates all four of the world’s major regions. Azure is ranked second in three of the four regions,… Read More


OpenStack open infrastructure projects gathering pace

While absent of major announcements, delegates at day two of the OpenStack Summit in Berlin were talked through new features, roadmaps, and use cases of new open infrastructure pilot projects supported by the OpenStack foundation BERLIN – OpenStack’s fresh crop of community projects – Airship, Kata Containers, StarlingX and Zuul – have all been launched… Read More


OpenStack broadening focus to open infrastructure

BERLIN – Open source cloud efforts are at full steam and on the lips of the tech community and media outlets around the world. Although garnering less mainstream attention in recent months, one of the first kids on the block – the OpenStack project – is still quietly getting on with business, pushing forward new… Read More


Ceph storage project buoyed by new open-source foundation

More than 30 firms have joined Ceph Foundation, a new project hosted by the Linux Foundation to support and manage Ceph open-source storage technology Ceph technology provides storage for some of the largest cloud providers and organisations around the world, including financial institutions Bloomberg and Fidelity, and cloud service providers Rackspace and Linode. Block and… Read More


Only 22% of firms optimistic about digital transformation strategies

New research released by Cisco-owned AppDynamics claims a worrying number of organisations are unprepared for digitalization, casting doubt on the future of most firms’ digital transformation strategies With the rise of new technologies like blockchain and AI, all industries are scrambling to implement digital transformation strategies, attempting to improve efficiency and create new revenue streams.  In… Read More


DXC expands ServiceNow practice with TESM and BusinessNow acquisitions

DXC has announced the acquisition of two leading ServiceNow partners, TESM and BusinessNow, extending the reach of its digital transformation services In an accelerating age of digital transformation, the pressure is on for organisations to keep up with competitors by adapting and improving their IT services and perfecting their DT strategies. Firms are constantly in… Read More



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