The telecoms and banking sectors have a little more in common than you may think. While many analysts have posited a technological future where the two sectors converge, there is another area of similarity. They both have major core strength and significant user bases; yet both still run on a lot of legacy IT. Himanshu… Read more »
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Verizon Business today announced Network as a Service (NaaS) Cloud Management, a new service that allows businesses to control application components and network architecture across multiple cloud environments – public, private and hybrid – all on one unified online portal. The new solution is designed to work with Verizon Business’ NaaS offering and vastly simplify multi-cloud… Read more »
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Hitachi Vantara, the data storage, infrastructure, and hybrid cloud management subsidiary of Hitachi, has announced the next evolution of its partnership with Cisco, introducing an innovative suite of hybrid cloud services designed to address ongoing data management challenges faced by modern enterprises. The joint offering, Hitachi EverFlex with Cisco Powered Hybrid Cloud, is unique because… Read more »
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62% of organisations are currently using a multi-cloud environment, with a further 18% actively in the process of transitioning to a multi-cloud environment. This is according to OVHcloud’s recent executive report on the state of multi-cloud, which examined the views of more than 500 IT decision makers of large organisations in the UK. Matt Tebay,… Read more »
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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 »
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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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