Google’s Vertex AI has generative AI features
Google head over heels in love with generative AI. AI support in Vertex AI will be generally available starting today.
Generative AI is the common thread in new features from tech companies this year. Google is making the technology available for pre-order in Workspace today. But it doesn't sto... Read more
Google adds passkeys to Workspace and Google Cloud in open beta
Google is adding passkeys to some of its major platforms. Under the program, more than 9 million organizations can now allow their users to sign in to Google Workspace and Google Cloud accounts using passkeys instead of passwords.
This week Google announced that it was offering passkey functiona... Read more
Dropbox and Google Cloud limit collaboration
The end is near for the native integration of Google Docs, Sheets and Slides in Dropbox. The cloud service spread the word in an email Sunday morning. Customers are given a 30-day window to comply with new rules.
Customers still have 30 days to withdraw Google Workspace files from their Dropbo... Read more
Google is going to extensively support multi-cloud
Google announced today that it is releasing Cross-Cloud Interconnect. The new service allows organizations to connect public clouds to Google Cloud and utilize the perks associated with the latter's platform.
With the rise of hybrid working and AI, many organizations have multiple cloud environm... Read more
SAP and Google Cloud tackle data challenges together
SAP and Google Cloud are strengthening their collaboration on cloud data management. The integration will allow customers to address data in real time without duplication.
The integration creates several additions to RISE with SAP, a bundle that includes the ERP S/4HANA. Specifically, SAP Datasp... Read more
French Google Cloud data center has been offline for three weeks now
The Google Cloud data center near Paris remains offline for now. Although the outage affects many users in Western Europe, Google has not provided any updates since it recommended switching to other regions three weeks ago.
We reported on the problems at the facility late last month. A leak caus... Read more
Microsoft and AMD vs. Nvidia: new battle over AI hardware?
AMD is getting help with the development of its AI accelerators. According to Bloomberg, Microsoft is offering support to the chip company to avoid having to rely on Nvidia's GPUs for the Microsoft Azure cloud platform in the future.
Bloomberg also reports that AMD would contribute to the develo... Read more
GitLab and Google Cloud partner to expand AI-assisted capabilities
The two companies will develop customizable generative AI foundation models for DevSecOps.
This week DevSecOps company GitLab announced an expansion of its strategic partnership with Google Cloud. The new initiative aims to deliver "new secure AI offerings to the enterprise", according to the an... Read more
Cloud investments amount to $63 billion in Q1
Organizations have spent $63.7 billion on cloud infrastructure services during the first quarter worldwide. This is the headline finding from a new report from Synergy Research Group. The report covers three product categories: infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), and h... Read more
RSA Conference 2023 round-up: Cisco, Noname, Rubrik/Zscaler & more
The 2023 RSA Conference featured announcements from all over the cybersecurity sector. We're presenting a round-up of what companies have brought to the fore this year.
We have written extensively about "Cisco's worst-kept secret": Cisco XDR. The company is adding the extended detection... Read more