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Cloud Computing, Vendors & Products

Google and Alibaba focus on Southeast Asia in latest infrastructure expansion

August 6, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

The largest players in cloud computing are looking to Asia for further expansion – Google has announced it is building a new data centre in Singapore, while Alibaba Cloud has announced a second infrastructure zone in Malaysia. Google’s expansion will […]


Cloud Computing, Vendors & Products

Rapid Commerce Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

August 2, 2018

Via: VMBlog

DataStax and Publicis.Sapient today announced the availability of Rapid Commerce in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store providing applications and services for use on Microsoft Azure. The Rapid Commerce solution is a fully cloud-native, microservices and “headless” architecture-based digital […]


Vendors & Products

HTC Partners With China’s Massive State Cellular Carrier to “boost mass VR adoption”

June 28, 2018

Via: Road to VR

HTC and China Mobile Communications Corporation today jointly announced a partnership to “accelerate the proliferation of 5G infrastructure and devices in China.” Further, China Mobile, the country’s massive state-owned mobile phone carrier, will help HTC push its VR devices into […]


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Microsoft buys Flipgrid, a video discussion platform for education

June 18, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Flipgrid counts more than 20 million educators, students and families in 180 countries as its customers, according to Microsoft. The Minneapolis, Minn.-based company was founded in 2015. Flipgrid’s service lets students create and share videos publicly or privately from iOS […]


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Verizon Selects AWS as its Preferred Public Cloud Provider

May 21, 2018

Via: VMBlog

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced that Verizon Communications has selected AWS as its preferred public cloud provider. Verizon is migrating over 1,000 business-critical applications and database backend systems to AWS, several of which also include the migration of production […]


Cloud Computing, Vendors & Products

Google Cloud aims squarely at enterprise with Velostrata acquisition

May 14, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Google is set to acquire enterprise cloud migration provider Velostrata, citing the Israel-based company’s ‘technical strength’ as key alongside potential capabilities for their customers around advanced data analytics and machine learning. Velostrata’s primary goal is to speed up enterprise’s cloud […]


Innovations, Trends, Vendors & Products

Amazon adds money making to Alexa skills

May 4, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa has been opened up to all developers to generate cash through add-ons and premium content in the virtual assistant’s ‘skills’. In-skill purchasing will allow developers to charge for premium content and features within an Alexa skill, […]


Innovations, Trends, Vendors & Products

Cisco brings new email security services to its AMP endpoint platform

April 16, 2018

Via: ZDNet

Cisco is updating its AMP endpoint security platform with new email security services, and expanded capabilities designed to protect employee devices from ransomware, cryptomining, and fileless malware. AMP for Endpoint combines prevention, detection and response technologies using Cisco’s threat-centric security […]


Cloud Computing, Vendors & Products

VMware Acquires Cloud Startup CloudCoreo

February 16, 2018

Via: VMBlog

On Wednesday, VMware made its latest move to continue the build out of its multi-cloud and security story with the acquisition announcement of cloud configuration and management startup, CloudCoreo, a small Seattle-based company founded in July of 2016 with less […]


Innovations, Trends, Vendors & Products

IBM, Salesforce expand AI partnership for deeper customer insights

January 19, 2018

Via: ZDNet

IBM and Salesforce announced Friday an expansion of their strategic partnership that brings more data integration to companies so they can better interact with customers. Under the extended partnership, IBM will build a Watson app for Salesforce’s Quip Live Apps, […]