Snowflake unveils cybersecurity workload to tackle threats with its Data Cloud 

Data cloud specialist Snowflake has launched a cybersecurity workload that aims to enable cybersecurity teams to better protect their enterprises with the Data Cloud. Using Snowflake’s platform and an extensive ecosystem of partners delivering security capabilities with connected applications, cybersecurity teams can quickly gain visibility and automation at cloud-scale. Organisations today are faced with a continuously evolving threat landscape, with 55% of security pros reporting that their organization experienced an

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IBM unveils new cloud and AI powered fan experiences for Wimbledon 2022

IBM and the All England Lawn Tennis Club have revealed new ways in which Wimbledon fans around the world can experience The Championships digitally, powered by artificial intelligence (AI) running on IBM Cloud and hybrid cloud technologies. Co-created by the All England Club and IBM for Wimbledon.com and the Wimbledon app, the new features join a comprehensive suite of digital fan experiences – including the IBM Power Index with Watson,

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CoreSite deploys Arrcus Multi-Cloud Networking solution to help build out its Open Cloud Exchange

Arrcus, a hyperscale networking software company and specialist in core-to-edge infrastructure, has announced that CoreSite deployed its Multi-Cloud Networking (MCN) solution to help enable CoreSite’s Open Cloud Exchange (OCX). The Open Cloud Exchange is an enterprise network services solution that enables customers to deploy high-performance hybrid architectures in a quick, secure, and economical way. CoreSite is leveraging the ACE MCN solution to extend its software-defined networking platform through automating additional

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Most businesses have reached ‘intermediate or advanced level’ cloud usage

More than half (54%) of organisations are either at an intermediate or advanced level of cloud usage, according to the sixth annual cloud usage survey from data management Denodo. Cloud-enabled business transformation has become a priority as organisations face global supply chain issues, cybersecurity threats, and geopolitical instability. While organisations of all sizes and vertical markets are turning to the cloud to ensure flexibility and resilience in the face of

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Spanish neobank Plazo partners with cloud banking platform Mambu

Duncan is an award-winning editor with more than 20 years experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit and Marketing Gazette. Spanish neobank Plazo has closed a strategic partnership with Mambu, a cloud banking technology platform. This alliance allows Plazo to

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Downtime impact worsening as industry fails to curb outages

The digital infrastructure sector is struggling to achieve a measurable reduction in outage rates and severity, and the financial consequences and overall disruption from outages are steadily increasing. This is according to the Uptime Institute, which has released the findings of its 2022 annual Outage Analysis report. Andy Lawrence, founding member and executive director, Uptime Institute Intelligence, said: “Digital infrastructure operators are still struggling to meet the high standards that

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Cloud data breaches and cloud complexity on the rise

45% of businesses have experienced a cloud-based data breach or failed audit in the past 12 months, up 5% from the previous year, raising even greater concerns regarding to protecting sensitive data from cybercriminals. This is according to the 2022 Thales Cloud Security Report, conducted by 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence. Globally, cloud adoption and notably multicloud adoption, remains on the rise. In 2021, organisations worldwide were

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Pega expands partnership with Google Cloud to drive digital transformation

Duncan is an award-winning editor with more than 20 years experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit and Marketing Gazette. Pegasystems has formed a strategic partnership with Google Cloud to enable joint clients to accelerate their digital transformations with Pega’s

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BUPA boosts DaaS delivery and multi-cloud readiness with Nutanix

Nutanix, a specialist in hybrid multicloud computing, has announced that BUPA is harnessing Nutanix solutions to address performance, scalability and management issues impacting its business-critical Citrix environment that supports more than 5,000 users. These issues were quickly resolved by migrating from a legacy infrastructure to the Nutanix Cloud platform and Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV). Beyond this initial phase, BUPA has also begun using Nutanix Calm to fully automate management of

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AMD chooses Google Cloud to provide scale for chip design workloads

Duncan is an award-winning editor with more than 20 years experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit and Marketing Gazette. Google Cloud and AMD have formed a technology partnership in which AMD will run electronic design automation (EDA) for its

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