Category Archives: Cloud computing

FAQs: How blockchain and cloud compare – and complement each other  

By Niamh O’Connell, senior business development manager at CasperLabs. Companies have relied on commercial storage providers to house their data since the 1960s – and when cloud services were introduced in the 2000s, early adopters quickly benefited from greater scalability, flexibility, fewer maintenance responsibilities, and improved security.  Today, blockchain technology is similarly poised to transform… Read more »

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Mangata Networks to set up space engineering, manufacturing and operations hub in Scotland

Satellite-enabled cloud services company, Mangata Networks, has chosen Scotland as the location for its research & development activities as well as satellite manufacturing, space systems and core network operations. Over the coming few years, up to 575 new jobs will be created as part of Mangata’s state-of-the-art engineering and operations hub for satellite manufacturing and… Read more »

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Dynatrace extends Grail to power business analytics

Software intelligence company Dynatrace has extended its Grail causational data lakehouse to power business analytics. As a result, the Dynatrace platform can instantly capture business data from first and third-party applications at a massive scale without requiring engineering resources or code changes. It prioritises business data separately from observability data and stores, processes, and analyzes… Read more »

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SaaS pricing inflation growing 4x faster than market inflation

Inflation has dominated the financial news landscape in 2022. In many markets, the consumer price index (CPI), has reached its highest point in a generation. This growth in the cost of ‘things’ also applies to software. Almost every organisation has come to rely on SaaS to conduct business, from communications tools like Slack and Zoom… Read more »

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James Todd, KPMG: On automation and machine learning as the future of security 

James Todd, SecOps director at KPMG, describes his role as a merging of SecOps, security architecture, and cloud security. It is a particularly interesting crossing point with regard to automation.  “It’s at that intersection of the cloud environment, being very much aligned to deploying everything as code,” says Todd. “A lot of automation is a… Read more »

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Building a better business: 5 key stages for product lifecycle success

Amir Jerbi, CTO of Aqua Security, explores how best to ensure new products hit their mark from day one – and continue to evolve and succeed. History is littered with failed product launches, which, despite significant investment, simply haven’t paid off. From New Coke in the 80s to the Apple Newton in the 90s to… Read more »

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Acxiom joins Salesforce AppExchange to transform personalised experiences

Customer intelligence company Acxiom has joined the Salesforce AppExchange Genie Collection, empowering brands to better understand their customers, drive personalisation at scale and unlock new opportunities that accelerate business growth. Brands today are expected to know their customers, anticipate their needs, and engage in ways that are personalised, relevant, and contextual. A data-first approach is… Read more »

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Asda chooses Veeam to mitigate risk of multi-million-pound retail downtime

Asda has selected Veeam Availability Suite to provide effective backup and restore for mission-critical systems. Following its divestiture from Walmart in early 2021, the supermarket chain has taken responsibility for protecting the large, virtualised infrastructure that underpins its business, and Veeam, a specialist in backup, recovery and data management solutions, has enabled it to do… Read more »

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IBM helps clients modernise VMware workloads with speed

IBM has rolled out IBM Cloud for VMware as a Service, a combination of IBM’s hybrid cloud strategy and VMware capabilities that is helping global clients and partners modernise their workloads and expedite time to value in hybrid cloud environments. The update builds on IBM’s 20-year partnership with VMware, expanding upon one of the broadest… Read more »

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Organisations increasing modern data protection for cloud to reduce security risks

Veeam Software, a specialist in modern data protection, has released the findings of the company’s Cloud Protection Trends Report 2023, covering four key ‘as a Service’ scenarios: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), and Backup and Disaster Recovery as a Service (BaaS/DRaaS). The survey found that… Read more »

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