Gartner: 75% of databases to be cloud-hosted by 2022
Report evaluates sixteen major Cloud Database Management Systems vendors.
Gartner this week released its 2020 Magic Quadrant for Cloud DBMS Report. In this report, Gartner has evaluated the cloud database market and key vendors, merging its previous two database reports, the DMSA (Data Mana...
Snowflake reports first earnings since IPO
Revenue more than doubled to $159.6 million from $73 million a year ago.
This week Snowflake, the San Mateo, California based Data Cloud provider, announced financial results for its third quarter of fiscal 2021, ended October 31, 2020.
Total revenue for the quarter was $159.6 million, repre...
Ivanti completes acquisition of MobileIron and Pulse Secure
The combination enhances Ivanti’s security offerings.
Ivanti has announced it has closed the acquisitions of MobileIron and Pulse Secure. Salt Lake City based Ivanti automates IT and security operations to discover, manage, secure and service from cloud to edge.
MobileIron a leading provide...
AWS rolls out expanded cloud compute offering
New service palette includes new EC2 instances and Outposts edge appliances.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) this week extended both the scope and the reach of its industry leading cloud computing services. The company announced five new Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances and two new ...
Microsoft announces enhancements to Teams Calling
New features make it easier for organizations and their employees to strengthen connections and create new ones.
This week Microsoft announced it is adding new communications options and features to its Teams collaboration platform. Some of these additions are generally available now and others ...
Microsoft pulls support for Teams from Internet Explorer
Internet Explorer users will need to upgrade to Edge in order to use Microsoft's own web conferencing service
Microsoft has announced that as of November 30, Internet Explorer users will not be able to use Microsoft Teams unless they upgrade to Microsoft’s newer Edge browser. The move is part ...
Google Anthos now available on bare metal servers
Move offers customers more control and a wider range of Anthos Cloud deployment options.
Google this week announced today that its hybrid cloud application development platform Anthos is now generally available on bare-metal servers. This development now gives Anthos customers more choice on how...
ServiceNow to acquire Canadian startup Element AI
The acquisition will help ServiceNow to deliver AI services to enterprises.
ServiceNow this week announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Element AI, a Canadian startup. The young company has already become a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company with deep AI capabilities, accordin...
EU gives green light to Covage acquisition by SFR FTTH
Altice, Allianz, Omers allowed to proceed, subject to conditions.
The European Commission has approved the proposed acquisition of Covage by SFR FTTH. The purchasing entity is a company jointly controlled by Altice, Allianz and Omers. The acquisition comes under the EU Merger Regulation.
Microsoft 365’s Productivity Score: useful tool or spyware?
Critics claim the new productivity monitoring feature does more than measure engagement - it spies on employees.
Microsoft has come under attack for its new “Productivity Score” feature, a "tool" that allows IT managers (and hence bosses) to track workers’ productivity.
Wolfie Christl, ...
Microsoft Surface Pro 8 and Laptop 4 to “soft launch” in 2021
Leaked images show the next Surface Pro and Surface Laptop have passed through certification in Korea.
It appears that Microsoft will launch new versions of its Surface Pro and Surface Laptop early next year. And now images of those products have recently appeared online as they pass through cer...
Foxconn to shift some Apple production to Vietnam
The move aims to reduce the political risk of producing in China.
Apple has requested that its manufacturer Foxconn move some of its production to Vietnam. The move appears to be in response to the incipient trade war that is percolating between the US and China.
This is according to a perso...