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Extreme Networks snaps up rival Aerohive for $272 million

Extreme looks to Aerohive’s automation capabilities to expand edge-to-cloud networking offering Networking equipment vendor Extreme Networks has announced it will acquire rival Aerohive. In a press release, Extreme said the acquisition will add important cloud management and edge capabilities to the company’s portfolio, as customers increasingly demand connectivity from the edge to the cloud. Extreme… Read More


Security teams can’t keep up with pace of cloud adoption, research finds

93 percent of IT decision makers report difficulties keeping tabs on cloud workloads As cloud rapidly becomes the norm, cloud security should be rising up the organisation’s list of security concerns. But new research shows that firms are leaving their security teams behind in their eagerness to migrate workloads to the cloud. The research, released… Read More


Cloudflare fixes outage that affected Discord and others
Route leak that impacted Cloudflare network resolved Cloudflare, a company that provides performance and security services to websites, has resolved an issue that affected a number of its customers Monday. Among the sites affected by the network issue were Overcast, Discord, WP Engine, WP Engine and Sonassi, and many of the other 16 million sites... Read More

New Kubernetes command-line flaw discovered

Latest kubectl vulnerability linked to incomplete patch of previous flaw discovered in March A security researcher has discovered a fresh flaw in container orchestration platform Kubernetes, which if exploited could allow attackers to place malicious containers on users workstations. The vulnerability affects the Kubernetes kubectl command-line tool, a tool that allows users to copy files… Read More


Nokia migrates all phone data to Google Cloud region in Finland

The data was previously stored on servers based in Singapore Nokia is to move its phone data to a Google Cloud facility in Europe as part of a company plan to better protect customer data. Nokia device activation and performance data, are to be moved to Hamina, Finland which is powered by Google Cloud, with… Read More


Met Police arming itself with Microsoft 365 and Azure

The force will work with Microsoft to develop Azure-based digital investigation systems The Metropolitan Police have enlisted the support of tech giant Microsoft in a bid to transform the force’s digital capabilities and reduce crime in London. Bosses are hoping the computing firm’s technology will help them identify more offenders, while saving officers time and… Read More


Amazon is taking British public “for mugs” says GMB general secretary, as details of AWS deals surface

GMB general secretary says Amazon is taking the British public “for mugs” by landing lucrative government cloud contracts despite tax avoidance concerns A new report from GMB Union has slammed the UK government’s relationship with Amazon after it emerged the company pocketed £11 million from selling cloud services to HMRC last year, over six times… Read More


Salesforce acquires Tableau for $15.7bn in all-stock deal

Salesforce continues to diversify beyond CRM with 11-figure acquisition of data analytics company CRM giant Salesforce is ramping up its analytics efforts in a big way, announcing the acquisition of data visualization giant Tableau Software for $15.7 billion (£12.38 billion) in an all-stock deal. The news comes just days after Google bolstered its own analytics… Read More


Google Stadia: launch titles for cloud gaming platform announced

Early gamers will be able to start playing from November Google’s cloud gaming platform Stadia will be available from November with well-known titles such as Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint at launch, the tech giant has announced. The company’s major step into video gaming will be offered as part of a bundle to early subscribers… Read More


Microsoft and Oracle are connecting their clouds

Organizations can now seamlessly connect Azure services to Oracle Cloud services Microsoft and Oracle have announced a new cloud partnership that will see Azure and Oracle Cloud interconnect, enabling users of both platforms to migrate data and workloads between the two. Aside from direct connectivity, the partnership includes identity and access management interoperability, enabling users… Read More


The high cost of poor data management

A new report has revealed the devastating impact to organizations when employees and consumers are unable to access data or services Poor data management is costing the typical company $20 million (£15.7 million) a year, according to research from cloud backup company Veeam, that surveyed over 1,500 C-Suite executives from 13 countries about their data… Read More


Google recovers from four hour cloud outage

The Alphabet subsidiary blamed the downtime on network congestion Google has resolved a cloud outage that sent a large portion of Google services offline and disrupted several popular apps dependent on them, including Shopify, Snapchat and Discord. The blackout began around 10.30pm Sunday (BST), affecting Gmail, Youtube, G-Suite and Google Cloud. During the outage, users,… Read More



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