Category: Cloud Networks

Cisco’s recent acquisitions offer insight into enterprise computing’s present and future

Cisco’s recent acquisitions offer insight into enterprise computing’s present and future

Cisco’s recent acquisitions offer insight into enterprise computing’s present and future 1
Big fish eat smaller fish, and in the annals of corporate acquisitions, Cisco Systems Inc. has a well-documented, king-sized appetite. Since its founding in 1984, Cisco has acquired over 200 firms, an average of approximately six per year. The company’s acquisition strategy has been the subject of Harvard case studies, detailed media profiles, and continual […]

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Google’s Dataproc service gets GPUs and management automation features

Google’s Dataproc service gets GPUs and management automation features

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Dataproc is an analytics service from Google LLC that allows enterprises to spin up managed Spark and Hadoop environments in the cloud. Today, the search giant updated the service with four features that promise to provide a boost for machine learning projects as well as simplify day-do-day maintenance. Companies using Dataproc for machine learning can now […]

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Atlassian stock leaps on strong subscription revenue growth

Atlassian stock leaps on strong subscription revenue growth

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Enterprise productivity software provider Atlassian Corp. Plc. has made a solid start to the year, posting fiscal second-quarter financial results today that easily beat expectations. The results were boosted by strong growth in subscription revenue and helped the company’s stock jump almost 10% in after-hours trading. The company reported a profit before certain costs such […]

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Google launches Dataset Search out of beta with new capabilities

Google launches Dataset Search out of beta with new capabilities

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After more than a year of testing, Google LLC today launched its Dataset Search service out of beta with new capabilities aimed at enabling users to find information faster. Dataset Search is a version of the company’s search engine designed specifically for browsing collections of scientific and technical information. Google has to date indexed close to […]

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AWS files motion to stop work on Pentagon’s JEDI cloud computing contract

AWS files motion to stop work on Pentagon’s JEDI cloud computing contract

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Amazon Web Services Inc. Wednesday evening filed a motion to stop further work on the Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud computing project. The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure or JEDI contract was awarded to Microsoft Corp. last year after a hotly contested competition. The contract, with a value of up to $10 billion over 10 years, was […]

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Microsoft to open its first Israeli cloud region in 2021

Microsoft to open its first Israeli cloud region in 2021

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Microsoft Corp. said today it will open its first cloud region in Israel next year, bringing its total number of announced cloud regions to 56 across 21 countries. When Microsoft talks about its cloud regions, it’s referring to one or more data centers deployed within a latency-defined perimeter and connected through a dedicated regional low-latency […]

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GM’s Cruise debuts a self-driving van with no steering wheel or pedals

GM’s Cruise debuts a self-driving van with no steering wheel or pedals

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General Motors Co.’s Cruise LLC subsidiary on Tuesday evening unveiled the Origin, a self-driving vehicle that doesn’t have a steering wheel or pedals. The Origin (pictured) is the production-ready successor to a car design GM first introduced in early 2018. The automaker has preserved the original idea of having an interior with no traditional driver controls but […]

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Forrester study highlights benefits of Google Anthos hybrid cloud app platform

Forrester study highlights benefits of Google Anthos hybrid cloud app platform

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Google LLC today highlighted the findings of a recent study by Forrester Research Inc. on the impact of its Google Anthos application platform, revealing some major financial benefits for early adopters of the service. Launched last year, Google Anthos runs atop the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration software. It’s designed to host applications that can run […]

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ServiceNow scoops up AIOps startup Loom Systems

ServiceNow scoops up AIOps startup Loom Systems

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ServiceNow Inc. today said it’s buying Loom Systems Ltd., an Israeli startup whose software is used by companies such as Microsoft Corp. to monitor their information technology infrastructure. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Loom Systems has raised $15 million in funding from investors. ServiceNow provides a cloud-based platform that helps companies automate the […]

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CircleCI launches DevOps integrations with 20+ partners including AWS, Google

CircleCI launches DevOps integrations with 20+ partners including AWS, Google

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Continuous integration and delivery platform for DevOps teams Circle Internet Services Inc. today announced the release of a suite of configuration integrations, known as orbs, with 20 partners including Amazon Web Services Inc., Google LLC and Salesforce.com Inc., among others. These orbs allow developers to automate the deployment of software builds directly from the continuous integration pipeline. […]

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