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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 …

Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, announced that its Charmed OpenStack has been selected by 5G to – in a first for the region – migrate its online charging system (OCS) to its private cloud, Unica Next. The transformation project will see eight private clouds built on Charmed OpenStack, geographically distributed to service Telefonica’s customers in …

Cloud storage enables organizations to reduce costs and operational burden, scale faster, and unlock other cloud computing benefits. At the same time, they must also ensure they meet privacy and security requirements to restrict access and protect sensitive information. Security is a common concern we hear from companies as they move their data to the …

Cloud Functions, Google Cloud’s Function as a Service (FaaS) offering, is a lightweight compute platform for creating single-purpose, stand-alone functions that respond to events, without having to manage a server or runtime environment. Cloud functions are a great fit for serverless, application, mobile or IoT backends, real-time data processing systems, video, image and sentiment analysis …