Investors expect disappointing figures from Microsoft, AWS and Google
Microsoft, Meta, Google, Apple and Amazon announce their quarterly results in the coming week. Investors expect bad news. Europe will feel the consequences.
The past six months were a black chapter for big tech. Meta lost $200 billion in market value due to a disappointing quarter in February 2... Read more
Europe wants a European data market to break American dominance
The European Union has taken up the plan to develop a European data market, in which data from large European companies can be exchanged. The goal is to enable innovation and break the American dominance of Amazon, Facebook and Google.
The presentation of this plan will take place on 19 February... Read more
Splunk leaves the Russian market for unclear reasons
Splunk, a company involved in the analysis of big data, is leaving the Russian market. The company, which also sells cybersecurity tools, gives no reason for that decision. It just lets us know that it continuously evaluates in which markets it invests and where it focuses its attention.
The main pr... Read more
Merger Cloudera and Hortonworks completed
Cloudera and Hortonworks, two of the biggest players when it comes to Hadoop big dates, announced today that they have now completed their merger. The new company uses the name Cloudera and will continue to trade under the CLDR symbol on the New York Stock Exhcange.
Tom Reilly, CEO of Cloudera, stat... Read more
Cloudera and Hortonworks go together in a $5.2 billion deal
Cloudera and Hortonworks, two leading Hadoop providers, will merge. The deal is worth $5.2 billion and should help companies offer a new generation of data platform across multiple clouds, on-premises and Edge computing. The two companies already have the same approach and customers.
Under the terms... Read more
Global cloud market continues to grow; main growth in SaaS offering
The turnover that companies derive from Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) will grow considerably in the coming year. It is expected to earn no less than 85 billion dollars in 2019. But also in the following years, the turnover in the market segment will continue to grow enormously.
Research agency Gartne... Read more