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Google HQ

Google staff demand it shuns US immigration contract

News
15 Aug, 2019
Bobby Hellard

A potential cloud computing project with Customs and Border Protection tests Google's ethical code

Datacentre server room

Data centre M&As surge as companies turn to Virtual Cloudsviders

News
15 Aug, 2019
Dale Walker

Figures show organisations increasingly don't want to own or operate their own facilities

VMware

VMware in talks to acquire Pivotal

News
15 Aug, 2019
Dale Walker

News of the all-Dell merger sees Pivotal stock rise to just under IPO level

Slack hands more power to large company admins

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14 Aug, 2019
Bobby Hellard

Communications platform adds tools to limit announcements and automate workspace creation

Co-op sign

Co-op embarks on major digital transformation project with SAP

News
14 Aug, 2019
Nicholas Fearn

The food retailer aims to streamline operations with SAP HANA and cloud-based systems

Fearful woman

Amazon claims AWS Rekognition can now detect fear

News
14 Aug, 2019
Bobby Hellard

The cloud giant has updated its facial recognition software as regulators mull the privacy concerns of the technology

Microsoft slammed over changes to cloud licensing

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9 Aug, 2019
Bobby Hellard

Top executives from AWS and Google Cloud accuse Microsoft of vendor lock-in and old school tactics

Microsoft contractors listen to Skype Translator recordings

News
8 Aug, 2019
Bobby Hellard

The video calling platform's terms and conditions don't explicitly state humans review audio

Salesforce cloud logo

Salesforce buys field services firm ClickSoftware for $1.35bn

News
8 Aug, 2019
Dale Walker

The deal will help expand the CRM giant's $1bn Service Cloud division

Illustration of a code cloud raining over a city

85% of companies now operating in a multi-cloud environment

Analysis
7 Aug, 2019
Esther Kezia Thorpe

Organisations are embracing the use of multiple clouds, but formal management is lagging

Slack on phone

Slack unveils new admin security controls

News
7 Aug, 2019
Bobby Hellard

Collaboration platform now supports 2FA, data sharing limits and device blocking

Salesforce appoints new UK leader to cement focus on local growth

News
6 Aug, 2019
Maggie Holland

Dame Jayne-Anne Gadhia will join the firm in a leadership role from October

Microsoft Azure logo displayed on a phone

Microsoft launches dedicated host service alongside licensing changes

News
6 Aug, 2019
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Azure's new platform catches up with sole-tenant hosting provided by Google Cloud Platform and AWS

Merger and acquisition concept

Why HPE has swallowed MapR’s assets

Analysis
6 Aug, 2019
Jane McCallion

The company continues to build its AI and big data credentials in a mutually beneficial deal

The majority of Chrome extension installs are split across these 13 apps

News
5 Aug, 2019
Connor Jones

Figures show 87% of all extensions have fewer than 1,000 installs

Office 365 ban in German schools 'temporarily' lifted

News
2 Aug, 2019
Dale Walker

Schools will be forced to manually block diagnostic data from being sent to the US

Pentagon building from above

JEDI contract put on hold after intense industry lobbying

News
2 Aug, 2019
Connor Jones

President Trump echoes concerns of favouritism towards AWS duing the bidding process

IBM sign on building

IBM goes cloud-native with Red Hat OpenShift

News
1 Aug, 2019
Jane McCallion

IT giant uses its latest acquisition to lever open the public cloud

G Suite now offers enhanced security for high-risk users

News
1 Aug, 2019
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Mandatory FIDO keys and auto-blocking of third-party apps comprise the tougher standards

Skype business

Microsoft is killing off Skype for business

News
31 Jul, 2019
Connor Jones

The platform goes EOL as the company pushes users towards Teams