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Cloud computing has steadily gained momentum in businesses today, with nearly every enterprise using or purposing to use the technology. IBM?s Antony Gitonga Senior Cloud Technical Specialist share insights about how the technology in a recent conversation with CIO East Africa. In your view, what?s the status of uptake of cloud computing by SMEs in [?]
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The world of data management has changed drastically - from even just a few years ago. Data lake adoption is on the rise, Spark is moving towards mainstream, and machine learning is starting to catch on at organizations seeking digital transformation across industries. All the while, the use of cloud services continues to grow across use cases and deployment models. Download the sixth edition of the Big Data Sourcebook today to stay on top of the latest technologies and strategies in data management and analytics today.
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The Fort Stockton City Council approved at its Nov. 13 meeting a three-year contract with Synetra/Computex to establish and manage a Cloud-base network for the city offices, as well as provide IT and ?
The cloud computing sector is a long-distance contest, so uncertainties abound. China?s cloud computing market?s future is not fixed, any more than Microsoft?s asset value exceeding that of Amazon?s was, Wang Yulin, chief executive of the major Chinese player Beijing-based Kingsoft Cloud, told Yicai Global.
Global information and communication technology companies such as Google, Facebook and Amazon may soon be required to pay value-added tax on a wider range of their earnings in South Korea, as lawmakers have introduced a new bill to bring changes on this end.?Led by Rep. Park Sun-sook of the minor opposition Bareunmirae Party, a group of 15 Korean lawmakers have proposed amending the Value-Added Tax Act to newly requ...
Citrix Systems (NASDAQ:CTXS) had its price objective raised by Citigroup from $120.00 to $124.00 in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, October 25th. They currently have a buy rating on the cloud computing company?s stock. Several other analysts have also commented on the stock. Bank of America reduced their price target on shares [?]
In addition to Samsung using Microsoft cloud services, Gap Inc. is another company that will start using Azure to help increase the company's technology capabilities. Gap intends to incorporate Microsoft Azure across all of its brands, including Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Athleta, Hill City, and Intermix. As noted in a post on Microsoft Stories, the company hopes its new partnership with Microsoft will allow it to greatly improve customer experiences with the help of Azure and Microsoft 365. Sally Gilligan, chief information officer at Gap Inc, sees the new Microsoft partnership will help her company do more to engage Gap customers. "As we grow our value and active business and accelerate online and mobile, the ability to scale our technology in a secure environment to accommodate this growth is critical. The Microsoft Azure platform provides our teams the ability to deliver innovative and personalized capabilities for our customers with speed supported by a strong depth of
Mphasis Ltd, an Indian information technology company that is majority-owned by private equity firm Blackstone, has acquired US-based cloud automation company Stelligent Systems LLC for $25 million (Rs 180 crore) in cash.
Samsung is strengthening its artificial intelligence and cloud computing offerings by partnering with Microsoft. As noted in a post by retailnews.asia, Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong met with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday to discuss Samsung's plans for the future. Nadella was in Seoul to deliver a keynote speech at Microsoft Korea's "Future Now" artificial intelligence (AI) conference. During his keynote speech, Nadella mentioned that Samsung utilized Azure to develop some of Samsung's latest offerings. "Take the example of Samsung Electronics' IoT [Internet of Things]-based air conditioner that runs on Azure. By taking into account environmental factors, like the number of people, the smart air conditioner can save up to 25 percent in energy and 30 percent in costs." Currently, Microsoft uses Samsung's semiconductors for their Azure cloud servers, and Samsung will look to sell more to Microsoft in the near future. Other media reports
Bengaluru, Nov 8 (IANS) Leading IT services firm Mhpasis on Thursday said it acquired Stelligent Systems LLC, a US-based firm, to boost its public cloud service offering, in an all-cash deal for $25 million (Rs 185 crore). "The acquisition boosts our capability in public cloud with a focus on DevOps
Beijing - November 8, 2019 - Kingsoft Cloud, one of China's biggest cloud service providers, and Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM), the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, today signed a strategic cooperation agreement to jointly promote and accelerate the globalization of Chinese Internet enterprises both locally and internationally.