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Azure partners lack visibility into customer spending

Azure partners lack visibility into customer spending

Microsoft Azure partners are, for now, deprived of insight into the cloud spending of their own customers who purchase the public cloud services through Azure Savings Plans. This is due to "technical issues", the public cloud giant reports. According to Microsoft, unspecified technical problems ... Read more

date1 year ago
‘Cloud spending declines, provider revenues stagger’

‘Cloud spending declines, provider revenues stagger’

AWS, Microsoft and Google Cloud face headwinds. A decline in cloud spending pressures the market segment, Reuters reports based on interviews with analysts. Demand for public cloud services has been steadily declining for nine months, Reuters said. The trend is driven by macroeconomic condition... Read more

date1 year ago
Microsoft launches Azure OpenAI, ChatGPT coming soon

Microsoft launches Azure OpenAI, ChatGPT coming soon

Microsoft's Azure OpenAI Service is now available for select partners and customers. The tech giant says it will add OpenAI's popular ChatGPT tool soon. According to Microsoft, Azure OpenAI Service provides access to major AI models such as Codex and Dall-E, as well as the tech giant's proprieta... Read more

date1 year ago
Microsoft acquires data processing unit startup Fungible

Microsoft acquires data processing unit startup Fungible

Microsoft confirmed the acquisition of Fungible, a promising startup that manufactures data processing units (DPUs). In December, reports emerged that Microsoft had acquired Fungible, a startup fabricating datacenter hardware known as data processing units (DPUs). The deal was estimated to be wo... Read more

date1 year ago
Microsoft acquires fiber optic startup Lumenisity

Microsoft acquires fiber optic startup Lumenisity

Microsoft has acquired UK-based fiber optic startup Lumenisity. The startup develops 'hollow core fiber' (HCF) cable technology. Microsoft plans to use the technology to optimize its cloud infrastructure. Lumenisity's technology combines optical fiber with coaxial cabling. The cables have an air... Read more

date1 year ago
HYCU bridges clouds, bridge to SaaS under construction?

HYCU bridges clouds, bridge to SaaS under construction?

Recently in Silicon Valley, we were guests of HYCU, a company generally characterized as yet another backup vendor. During HYCU's presentation, the goal was clear: to convince us that the company is more than a backup vendor. HYCU bridges the gap between different clouds for data protection, disast... Read more

date2 years ago
Microsoft stock dips after forecast predicts decline in Azure growth

Microsoft stock dips after forecast predicts decline in Azure growth

Microsoft issued a bleak prediction for sales growth in its Azure cloud computing division, a key indicator of corporate demand. The forecast left the stock tumbling in late trade. According to CFO Amy Hood during a conference call Tuesday, Azure revenue growth will drop 5 percent in the curren... Read more

date2 years ago
OpenAI in ‘advanced talks’ to raise funding from Microsoft

OpenAI in ‘advanced talks’ to raise funding from Microsoft

Microsoft, which committed $1 billion to the artificial intelligence research organization three years ago, is reportedly considering providing additional funding to OpenAI. The Wall Street Journal and The Information reported the news on Thursday. OpenAI and Microsoft are in "advanced talks" on... Read more

date2 years ago
‘Dutch schools store large amounts of data in US clouds’

‘Dutch schools store large amounts of data in US clouds’

Colleges and universities in the Netherlands reportedly store a disproportionate amount of data in major US public cloud environments. Nearly all Dutch universities use at least one US cloud environment. According to researchers from the Delft University of Technology, the University of Vienna a... Read more

date2 years ago
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