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Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, announced that 79% of IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) in Singapore were satisfied with how their company’s existing IT infrastructure dealt with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on regular business operations. 7 in 10 respondents here also stated that the hybrid cloud approach was …

The Covid-19 pandemic and the shift to remote working it has prompted means that 2020 was in many ways the year of the cloud. The adoption of cloud-based systems and public clouds has soared over the past 12 months as businesses look to digitise quickly and support remote workers. And this trend looks like it’s …

Cross-post from Chris Aniszczyk‘s personal blog I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday break as the first couple weeks of January 2021 have been pretty wild, from insurrections to new COVID strains. In cloud native land, the CNCF recently released its annual report on all the work we accomplished last year. I recommend everyone take an opportunity …

Telstra and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have signed a framework agreement with the intent to develop differentiated multi-access edge computing solutions that will bring cloud services closer to Australian customers and their devices while delivering game changing speed and flexibility. Telstra intends to explore a range of AWS’s edge compute solutions that give organisations the …

Security issues continue to disrupt the status quo for global enterprises. Recent incidents highlight the need to re-think our security plans and operations; attackers are getting smarter, attacks are more sophisticated, and assumptions about what is and isn’t locked down no longer hold. The challenge, however, is to enable disruptive innovation in security without disrupting …

At Google, we’re dedicated to building technology that helps people do more for the planet, and to fostering sustainability at scale. We continue to be the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy, and in September made a commitment to operate on 24/7 carbon-free energy in all our data centers and campuses worldwide by 2030. …

As someone who’s covered databases on and off for—well never mind for how long—there’s always been a tension between the secure fortress that is the corporate database and the need of normal people to make the most and best use of that data. That’s one major problem addressed by the new Oracle APEX cloud service. …

Google Cloud and Nokia announced a global, strategic partnership to bring new solutions for communications service providers (CSPs) that modernize their network infrastructures, build on a cloud-native 5G Core, and develop the network edge as a business services platform for enterprises. Under this partnership, Google Cloud and Nokia will work closely to validate, optimize and …

I recently talked about orchestration versus choreography in connecting microservices and introduced Workflows for use cases that can benefit from a central orchestrator. I also mentioned Eventarc and Pub/Sub in the choreography camp for more loosely coupled event-driven architectures. In this blog post, I talk more about the unified eventing experience by Eventarc.   What …

IBM announced an agreement to acquire Taos, a leading cloud professional and managed services provider. Today’s news further advances IBM’s cloud migration and transformation capabilities, an important aspect of its hybrid cloud platform growth strategy. “Taos adds the deep expertise, public cloud partnerships and innovative solutions needed to drive growth and adoption of IBM’s hybrid cloud …