25% of organisations surveyed in the UK have already moved half or more of their cloud based-workloads back to on-premises infrastructures, or are considering doing so, in a phenomenon known as cloud repatriation. This is according to a recent study by Citrix, a business unit of Cloud Software Group, in which 350 IT leaders were… Read more »
What is cloud transformation going to look like in 2024? Whatever the model and industry, it will almost certainly be flavoured with generative AI – and it will touch areas from application modernisation to cost optimisation. With regard to the former, look to Gartner’s 2024 predictions, with the headline of ‘every strategic conversation needs to… Read more »
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Hitachi Digital Services, the digital consultancy and technology services subsidiary of Hitachi, is supporting food waste prevention specialists OneThird in the development of a breakthrough solution tackling the global food waste crisis. OneThird selected Digital Services from Hitachi Vantara, now a new entity known as Hitachi Digital Services, to combine its Azure cloud and application… Read more »
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Genesys, a global cloud specialist in AI-powered experience orchestration, has entered into an agreement to acquire Radarr Technologies, an AI-based social and digital listening, analytics, and consumer engagement company. By combining the comprehensive public social media capabilities within the Radarr Technologies solution with the all-in-one Genesys Cloud platform, Genesys will empower organisations to unify the… Read more »
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Cloud consultancy Rebura, which specialises in supporting AWS cloud migrations and modernisations across the UK, Nordics and central Europe, has been acquired by global technology distributor Westcon-Comstor. Founded in 2017, London-based Rebura supports companies of all sizes as they build and optimise their apps and workloads on AWS, increasing productivity, scalability, cost efficiency and security.… Read more »
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Capgemini and Orange have announced that Bleu, a cloud company launched in partnership with Microsoft, is engaging commercially with ‘select French public and private organisations’ in anticipation of services going live by the end of 2024. Bleu, which is described as ‘fully operational’, was launched with the goal of meeting specific cloud needs of various… Read more »
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Victoria’s Secret & Co. (VS&Co) and Google Cloud have formed a strategic, multi-year partnership. The women’s lingerie retailer will leverage Google Cloud’s AI and generative AI technologies to create more personalised and inclusive online shopping experiences for its global customers. Through this partnership, VS&Co will also leverage Google Cloud’s AI technologies to improve customer and… Read more »
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Delinea, a provider of solutions that seamlessly extend Privileged Access Management (PAM), has acquired Authomize, an innovator in the detection and elimination of identity-based threats across the cloud. The continuous discovery and visibility capabilities of Authomize, married with Delinea’s industry-leading SaaS solutions for PAM, will extend the Delinea Platform’s reach for comprehensive privileged controls in… Read more »
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Zayo Group, a specialst in fibre network infrastructure, has revealed that thousands more businesses throughout Europe will be able to access up to 100G connectivity thanks to its near-net expansion. This development will enhance connectivity options for businesses across the UK & Ireland, The Netherlands, Germany and France, providing robust and high-speed network solutions to… Read more »
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Spending on cloud infrastructure services in mainland China hit $9.2 billion USD (£7.29bn) in the third quarter of 2023 accounting for 12% of global cloud spend, according to analyst firm Canalys. The three largest vendors in China – Alibaba, Huawei and Tencent – represent almost three quarters (73%) of the market and customer spending. Alibaba… Read more »
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