Microsoft Employees Protest Pentagon's JEDI, Microsoft Bids Anyway The open letter from Microsoft employees follows similar protests of the $10 billion contract from Google, IBM, and Oracle.
WikiLeaks Publishes the Location of Amazon’s Data Centers The news comes as major cloud providers including AWS, Microsoft, and IBM are competing for a $10 billion, 10-year cloud contract from the U.S. Department of Defense.
IBM Protests Pentagon’s JEDI, Still Plans to Bid for the $10B Deal “No business in the world would build a cloud the way JEDI would and then lock in to it for a decade,” IBM's Sam Gordy says.
Riverbed SteelCentral Peers Deeper Into Containers The application performance management (APM) platform provides native visibility into containers running on Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift, and Pivotal Cloud Foundry.
How Verizon’s $700M Outsourcing Deal May Impact Its Competitiveness The service provider prides itself on its network superiority but can it maintain its competitive edge and still outsource its IT department?
Google Won’t Compete for Pentagon’s $10B JEDI Cloud Deal Google on Monday also said it would shut down its Google+ social network after a vulnerability exposed the personal data of approximately 500,000 users.
Cisco Extends AI-Powered Predictive Services to Third-Party Tech Like Cisco's intent-based networking its Business Critical Services use analytics and automation.
GlobalData: Alibaba Cloud Closes the Gap on Competitors in Asia-Pacific Region GlobalData predicts that an “insatiable trend” of cloud provider product launches will grow the cloud services market in the Asia-Pacific region to $55.3 billion in 2022.
Microsoft Ignite Lacks Azure Pizzazz Some in attendance at the computing giant's Ignite event thought that Azure innovation was lacking and that Google was a stronger long-term rival to AWS.
HPE Selects Intel Programmable Card for Data Center Servers HPE is the first original equipment manufacturer to incorporate the programmable card into its devices.
Microsoft Lures SAP, Adobe Into Open Data Initiative The initiative supports the movement of transactional, operational, customer, or IoT data between the data lake and a customer’s operations.
Marvell’s Purchase of Cavium Greatly Expands Its Infrastructure Products Both companies were focused on infrastructure, and yet there was very little overlap in their product lines.
Alibaba Cloud Taps VMware for Hybrid Cloud Software Under the partnership, Alibaba Cloud will offer VMware’s hybrid cloud software on its cloud infrastructure.
Intel and Alibaba Launch Edge, Hybrid Cloud Partnerships The hybrid cloud partnership will target original equipment manufacturers and channel partners that will build and sell private cloud products running Alibaba Cloud’s Apsara Stack.
Qualcomm Sets Its Sights on Edge Computing, IoT and 5G The chip maker is retooling its server business to focus on edge computing and is pushing hard on new growth areas like IoT and 5G.
Intel’s Growing Chip Portfolio Stretches From Cloud to Edge Intel may be best known for its x86 server chips, but its growing silicon portfolio targets cloud and edge applications, as well as 5G.
Ericsson, Nokia, and Samsung Score Again With 5G South Korean operator SK Telecom picked these three equipment vendors for its 5G deployment. The company plans to launch 5G in the first half of 2019.
Equinix CEO Charles Meyers Sees NFV, 5G Opportunities Ahead The data center giant will pursue business opportunities in NFV, IoT, and 5G services, according to the new CEO.
Open Source Eases AT&T’s Technical Burden “If you asked me five years ago if I would be talking about open source I would have said you were crazy,” said Amy Wheelus, VP of Network Cloud at AT&T.
Cisco’s New UCS Server Supports Google’s Kubeflow, Other ML Tools Deep learning requires software tools to make sense of the data. To that end Cisco is working with software providers and other technology companies to validate machine learning tools on top of the new server.
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