Horizontal hold, Alluxio widens multi-tenant architectures
Data moves. While some data will inevitably come to rest and reside in a storage repository with one or other level of accessibility (depending on mission-criticality, cost of storage or other factors), data mostly moves between application workloads, analytics engines and more.
This core cade... Read more
US and European cloud prices set to soar in 2023
Big tech stands to benefit the most from the price increases.
Public cloud prices are forecast to jump by almost a third in Europe next year, according to a report in The Register. The jump is due to the rising cost of borrowing and energy "squeezing providers", the article says. In the US, pric... Read more
‘Microsoft, Google, and AWS own 72 percent of European cloud spending’
A report by Synergy Research Group indicates that six US giants are ruling the European cloud market. Nearly three-quarters of customers' spending is owned by Google, Microsoft and AWS.
Synergy's numbers highlight that the European cloud market is almost five times as prominent as it was in 2017... Read more
UK telco regulator announces probe into the cloud services market
Ofcom, the UK's national telecom regulator, announced a probe into the competition in the cloud services market, a segment dominated by hyperscalers like AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.
Ofcom announced that it would investigate additional digital marketplaces within the next year, coverin... Read more
OVHcloud prepares for power shortages by stockpiling diesel generators
OVHcloud, France's largest in-house cloud provider, is preparing for anticipated power outages by stockpiling diesel generators. Its CEO confirmed the move on Monday.
In the aftermath of the Ukraine conflict, Europe is attempting to reduce its reliance on Russian gas ahead of the approaching wi... Read more
Orange and Equinix partner to improve telco efficiency
Network operator Orange and infrastructure provider Equinix join forces to enhance the efficiency of the Telco Cloud Platform networking service for customers.
Operators look for innovative technology providers to up their game of network services. Similarly, Orange will be carrying the bare met... Read more
DigitalOcean acquires Cloudways for $350 million
DigitalOcean announced the $350 million acquisition of Cloudways, a cloud hosting platform.
DigitalOcean offers a platform that aims to simplify cloud computing and allow developers to dedicate more time to developing software rather than being concerned with infrastructural issues. It’s commi... Read more
Atos secures financing to ensure corporate split later this year
A new debt package will help finance the company through its split into two separate global solution providers.
Atos is a global systems integrator and solution provider with a focus on cloud, digital transformation and security. This week Atos told investors hat the company has secured a new de... Read more
Microsoft goes on the offensive in Europe to combat cloud concerns
Microsoft is attempting to sway organizations into dropping antitrust complaints by offering collaborations and marketing promotions.
A lawyer for cloud computing company Nextcloud recently presented the European Commission with an antitrust complaint against Microsoft. Nextcloud accused Micros... Read more
Thales founds S3NS, a cloud service venture powered by Google
French defence company Thales and Google partnered up to found S3NS, a new firm. The venture will offer state-vetted cloud computing services for the storage of some of the country's most sensitive data.
The new company is the result of an alliance sealed last year between Google and Thales, Eur... Read more