LinkedIn snubs Azure migration, wants to hang on to its own tools
LinkedIn, which is owned by Microsoft, will not be migrating over to Azure anytime soon. The pause in its cloud plans is said to be due to the "incredible demand" for Azure, although LinkedIn also had no desire to move away from its software tools.
As of right now, LinkedIn has more than 1 billi... Read more
Moving from On-Premises to Hybrid Cloud? Keep These 5 Things in Mind
Hybrid cloud is one of the hottest topics in IT at the moment. The term “hybrid cloud” refers to the use of both a private cloud and a public cloud in parallel, or a connection between the two. As with many IT trend topics, there’s no standard concept or generally-accepted definition of the ... Read more
Hugging Face helps Dell customers (and many others) deploy AI on-prem
Dell Technologies has announced that it is partnering with Hugging Face. Companies can now develop and deploy AI models on-prem via a Dell portal on the Hugging Face AI platform.
Dell promises to provide streamlined on-prem deployment of new LLMs with its new capabilities. Hugging Face's tools w... Read more
X slashes its bills with on-prem adoption: is a wider ‘cloud exit’ imminent?
A little over a year ago, Elon Musk acquired Twitter for $44 billion. A lot of PR turbulence followed, including a rebrand, ever-shifting revenue models, the platform's API getting fenced off and free speech-related controversies. Regardless, there's one decision that appears to have paid off in sp... Read more
Why the supercloud must become a reality
The IT environments of today can be highly complex. Organizations often deploy multiple cloud services and still run some applications on-prem. Companies are eager to make the management of all these workloads smoother and cheaper. The concept of a "supercloud," a layer of governance that sits abov... Read more
Oracle offers flexibility for on-prem in Compute Cloud@Customer
Oracle is launching a way to offer its OCI services anywhere with Compute Cloud@Customer. The scalable package offers hardware that can be installed within an organization's server farm. Customers can "develop, deploy, secure and manage" workloads the same way they would in a cloud service.
In d... Read more
Avaya introduces hybrid UC&CC solution based on Azure
Avaya has introduced its hybrid UC&CC solution Avaya Enterprise Cloud. This allows companies to take advantage of both (public) cloud and on-premises functionality for their unified communications and contact center infrastructure.
The solution also allows companies to adapt their communicat... Read more
‘Embrace cloud environments’
Gartner says companies should not shy away from cloud migration. According to the IT consulting firm, these services are unlikely to ever go down for long periods of time, reports The Register.
We recently reported on a Google Cloud datacenter outage in Paris. Since then, the problem is said to ... Read more
Lenovo launches edge-to-cloud solutions for medium-sized businesses
Lenovo has revealed its latest edge-to-cloud IT solutions for midsize businesses. the new offerings comporise of a blend of on-premise and cloud server-based tech. It contains servers, service offerings, and storage that facilitate remote work and resource optimization.
"As the global digital tr... Read more
Approximately 1,000 global organizations use Oracle Cloud Lift Services
Volvo Group, Ingersoll Rand, Medica, Unimed Porto Alegre, and Bangkok Commercial Asset Management used Oracle Cloud Lift Services to shift complex operations from on-premises to OCI. And Oracle partners such as Cognizant, Accenture, Syntax, and Infosys are exceedingly reliant on Oracle Cloud Lift S... Read more