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HPE appoints permanent president of hybrid IT

HPE has signalled its intention of focussing on its hybrid IT business division by appointing chief sales officer Phil Davis as permanent president of hybrid IT. In a blog post, the company’s CEO Antonio Neri gave Davis a vote of confidence, arguing that the new president will be able to provide a ‘hugely valuable …… Read More


Google Cloud partners with Accenture on enterprise cloud

Google has announced it is partnering with major consultancy firm Accenture to form the Accenture Google Cloud Business Group, which will specifically target enterprise clients. Coinciding with Google’s enormous cloud conference, Google Cloud Next, at which Diane Green, CEO of the ad giant’s cloud division, has outlined her plans for cloud domination, the announcement builds… Read More


Rackspace at Cloud Expo Europe 2018: meet the team

Rackspace is the world’s leading IT-as-a-service provider for all clouds, and is the largest managed service provider for all clouds globally. We met with the team from Rackspace at Cloud Expo Europe 2018, to talk about their vision for the future, and how Rackspace can help businesses in their cloud journey. As customers try to… Read More


Rackspace launches two new Google Cloud products

Rackspace has launched two new products for Google Cloud Platform with the aim of offering GCP customers better reliability and security. Rackspace provides managed services for the major clouds and helps businesses through their cloud journeys, as the increasing complexity of cloud services and the number of products on offer makes it harder for in-house… Read More


Fortnite creator Epic Games goes all-in on AWS

Epic Games, the creator of global game sensation Fortnite, has chosen to go ‘all-in’ on AWS to power its infrastructure. The video game and software development firm was already using AWS but has now chosen the world’s number one cloud infrastructure firm for the entirety of its infrastructure. It will use AWS’s services to help… Read More


VMware launches Virtual Cloud Network in Malaysia

VMware has announced plans to launch its Virtual Cloud Network in Malaysia, in an effort to accelerate digital transformation in the region. The Virtual Cloud Network is a software layer that provides secure connectivity from the data center to the edge, without the need for data silos. Security is embedded into the system infrastructure with… Read More


Cloud printing: easing the pain of frustrated IT people everywhere

Imagine your average IT worker employed in an enterprise. They enjoy their work, feel motivated by their organisation and its mission, and generally enjoy the challenges, changes and excitement that comes with helping the business improve through technology. Like all businesses, their organisation is using the cloud, and as such has migrated a lot of… Read More


Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns over employee relationship

Brian Krzanich, Intel’s CEO since 2013, has resigned after it was revealed he had been engaged in a ‘consensual relationship’ with an Intel employee. This relationship violated Intel’s non-fraternisation policy for management and as such Krzanich was forced out. The company says that it was ‘informed’ of the relationship, after which point an investigation was… Read More


AWS announces cloud computing degree in Virginia

AWS and Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) have collaborated on the first cloud computing associate degree. Starting in autumn this year, the course will be provided as a specialisation of the college’s existing Information Systems Technology associate degree. There is a pressing demand for skills in this area, with LinkedIn finding that cloud and distributed… Read More


Aruba releases SD-WAN offering for simplicity and security

Aruba has released its newest networking solution, SD-Branch, to help those in charge of corporate networks deal with changing requirements. Intended to help IT teams deliver better network availability and application performance while simplifying the process, the release was driven by the constant development of cloud, mobile and IoT products and services. As IT budgets… Read More


PagerDuty releases Event Intelligence, hopes to save you time

Digital operations management firm PagerDuty has released its Event Intelligence product with the aim of helping security and software teams react more quickly to problems. The company deals in what it calls modern incident response, through a platform that helps on-call teams see, analyse and take action on events. It argues that its service helps… Read More


Advertising can harm tech firms profits

Advertising innovative products can cause technology firms to make less money, according to a new UCL study. The findings of a paper from academics at the UCL School of Management show that adoption of new products is often hindered by psychological anxiety. Early adopters, who tend to be less anxious people, the study says, will… Read More



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