Tag "Cloud"

Engaging the developer community in a cloud-native world

Soma Tah The effervescent app economy along with a simultaneously rising consumer expectation have put the business under an immense pressure to build and deliver application faster. Traditional software delivery practices are no longer relevant in this scenario, as developers

Google and Salesforce announce a strategic cloud partnership

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Google and Salesforce have announced a partnership that pairs their corporate software and cloud computing services. As part of the agreement, Google will continue to use Salesforce as its preferred customer relationship management (CRM) provider to engage with its cloud customers

Google’s first India Cloud Platform region in Mumbai goes live today

MUMBAI, INDIA: Google today announced the opening of its first Google Cloud Platform region in Mumbai. The new Mumbai region joins Singapore, Taiwan, Sydney and Tokyo in Asia Pacific making it easier for customers to build highly available, performant applications using

Samsung’s SmartThings Cloud brings all IoT devices together

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Samsung is combining all Internet of Things devices by uniting them under one roof called SmartThings Cloud. the platform unites existing Samsung IoT services like SmartThings, Samsung Connect, ARTIK, and Harman Ignite. Samsung says that SmartThings Cloud will provide “a single, powerful cloud-based hub,”

IBM launches new cloud migration and deployment services

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IBM has launched  two new services- IBM Cloud Migration Services and IBM Cloud Deployment Services  to make it easier for enterprises to move their data and applications to the cloud. While Cloud Migration Services helps businesses get ready to move to the cloud, IBM Cloud Deployment

Board members still don’t treat cybersecurity as a top priority, feel IT decision makers

BANGALORE, INDIA: A global Enterprise Security Survey done by Fortinet reveals that despite high profile cyberattacks continuing to occur, almost half of IT decision makers (ITDMs) at 250+ employee organizations around the world, including India, still believe that business executives are

SunTec’s Xelerate suite for financial services cos now on Microsoft Azure

BANGALORE, INDIA: SunTec today announced the availability of its customer experience suite, Xelerate on Demand Service (XoDS) on Microsoft Azure. XoDS significantly reduces a bank’s Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) on the IT infrastructure by paying for what they use.

SaaS solution accelerators in the age of agile project delivery

Janakiraman Jayachandran Sixteen years ago, when the Agile Manifesto was laid down by a group of seventeen software professionals, their main goal was to find an alternative to “document driven, heavy-weight software development process”. While the participants didn’t agree about

Oracle aims to take on AWS with simplified cloud purchase and consumption programs

USA: To compete with the three big public cloud services providers -AWS, Microsoft, and Google- Oracle today announced two new programs that address the cloud adoption challenges by improving and simplifying the way customers purchase and consume cloud services. Oracle’s observation:

Microsoft launches Azure Archive Blob Storage to rival Amazon and Google

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Microsoft has introduced a new low-cost storage option for its Azure cloud computing platform- the Azure Archive Blob Storage. The new service is intended to rival Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform. This new tier joins the existing hot and

AI is not the only thing that IT service professionals are losing their sleep over

CHENNAI, INDIA: Contradicting what’s seen as a popular notion, Artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t seen as a major job disruptor by the ITSM(IT Service Management) professionals yet, although, a majority(82 percent) of them believe that the IT roles of tomorrow will be more challenging.

Indian developers more keen to work on microservices, chatbots and APIs, finds Oracle  

BANGALORE, INDIA: Oracle sees a very vibrant and active software development scenario in India, with developers working on all spectrums of technology. In particular, Oracle finds there’s more developer appetite for cutting edge technologies such as Containers, Chatbots etc. for building

Wipro launches industry-focused Analytics-as-a-Service platform on Azure

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wipro today announced the availability of Data Discovery Platform, its big data analytics-as-a-service solution on Microsoft Azure. The solution accelerates insight-driven decision making through pre-built applications for specific industries, such as banking and financial services, retail, energy, education

Digitization and automation will make the traditional IT job roles redundant soon

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As digitization and automation wave started disrupting the industries, it will have a major impact on the career choices of IT professionals as well. While companies are looking to adopt new technologies and platforms to advance their business results, professionals

Adobe accidentally releases its cloud based photo editor, Nimbus

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At the Adobe Max conference last year, the company announced Project Nimbus- a cloud based photo editing service that gives you control over your pictures from any device connected to the Internet. Now it seems that the full release could

Microsoft looking to reorganize its sales force with thousands of layoffs- Report

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In a bid to streamline its cloud-computing offerings, Microsoft is planning a major global sales reorganization that is likely to result in thousands of layoffs, reports Bloomberg and The Seattle Times. According to the reports, the layoffs are related to a move to increase

Microsoft is acquiring Israeli cloud startup Cloudyn

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Microsoft has confirmed that it is acquiring Israeli cloud monitoring and analytics startup Cloudyn. The deal is thought to be worth between $50 million and $70 million, according to a report back in April from local Israeli business publication, Calcalist. In a company blog

Dassault Systèmes buys majority stake in Outscale to bring more agility onto 3DEXPERIENCE platform

FRANCE: Dassault Systèmes has acquired a majority stake in enterprise-class cloud services provider, Outscale, strengthening its position as one of the fastest growing cloud companies in the world that is helping industry innovators to digitally transform their business. Dassault Systèmes

Microsoft joins Cloud Foundry Foundation to extend integration with Azure

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The latest entrant to join the bandwagon of Google, Huawei, Ford, GE Digital, NTT, Philips and Swisscom, is the tech behemoth Microsoft. The company has announced that it is joining the Cloud Foundry Foundation, a popular open-source application development platform. At

Alibaba mulls a datacenter in Mumbai to provide cost-effective cloud services to SMEs

  CHINA: Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group at its Computing Conference in Shanghai today has announced it plans to establish two new data centers in Mumbai, India and Jakarta, Indonesia in the current fiscal year. Together with