Cloud computing is about to hit another big milestone

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Spending on cloud services is about to hit another key tipping point, as business customers spent $18.3 billion on cloud computing and storage infrastructure in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022, up 17.2% year over year.

The total includes budgets on shared and dedicated infrastructure. A major driver of growth was spending on shared cloud infrastructure, which made

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Cloud computing: Oracle and Microsoft make your database loo…

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For big businesses, Microsoft has become the cloud-computing provider of choice. Many of these companies, however, still use Oracle databases to run core parts of their business. 

The two tech giants have already seized on that overlap, creating an interconnect that offers direct network connectivity between Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud. They’re taking the partnership one step further now, building

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Cloud computing use is growing, but so is regulation

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European firms are reaching a new scale of public cloud usage, with 92% of companies in the UK, France and Germany saying they have adopted cloud computing, with 78% reporting they use a hybrid cloud, and 75% using multiple public clouds mostly on US-made technology, according to research by analyst firm Forrester. 

“After a slow start,

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President’s Commentary: Cloud Computing: Get It Right but Ge…

John Sherman, the Defense Department’s chief information officer, recently explained to members of Congress that when it comes to the Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract, the department needs to “move with a sense of urgency” while also taking the time to “get this right.”

The JWCC is the department’s largest commercial cloud venture to date and is led by

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Huawei Debuts Versatile Cloud Solutions to Turbocharge New G…

[Shenzhen, China, July 20, 2022] This week, Huawei held the Carrier Cloud Transformation Summit as a highlight of its Win-Win Innovation Week. During the summit keynote entitled Huawei Cloud: Enabling New Growth for Carriers, Director of Huawei Carrier IT Marketing & Solution Sales Chen Xuejun announced Huawei’s first suite of global scenario-based cloud solutions for carriers. These solutions focus on

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