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Cloud computing is the availability of computer system resources in the form of storage, databases, networking, software and analytics over the internet. Cloud services help companies to lower their operating costs and scale a business as requirements change. Well known companies that deliver a wide range of cloud services are cloud providers like Amazon, Google and Microsoft. In this category you find our news articles about Cloud and Cloud Hosting.

Ireland-based Openet and Tech Mahindra Announce Global Strategic Partnership

Tech Mahindra, a global provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services and Openet, a provider of digital BSS solutions, have announced a global strategic partnership to enable “digital transformation” for customers globally.

Rackspace Awarded Multicloud Services Contract by Texas DIR

Global cloud hosting provider Rackspace has been awarded a contract by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) to provide multicloud solutions to support the state’s overall IT modernization effort.

Cloud Provider DigitalOcean Valued at $1.15 Billion, Plans to Go Public

DigitalOcean, a global cloud infrastructure provider headquartered in New York City with data centers located worldwide, has raised $50 million in new funding from its existing investors.

Megaport Deploys SDN Cloud On-Ramp in EdgeConneX Warsaw Data Center

Global Network as a Service (NaaS) provider Megaport has deployed its elastic cloud connectivity fabric at the EdgeConneX data center in Warsaw, Poland.

RStor Opens Sales Office in Japan

RStor, a Cisco-backed provider of cloud services across any multicloud environment, has opened a new sales office in Tokyo, Japan, and has appointed veteran technology executive Stuart Folo as vice president of Asia Pacific.

Gartner: Global IT Spending to Decline 8% in 2020, Public Cloud Grows 19%

The coronavirus pandemic and effects of the global economic recession are causing CIOs to prioritize spending on technology and services that are deemed “mission-critical” over initiatives aimed at growth or transformation, according to the latest forecast by Gartner.

Rackspace Accelerates its Global Expansion in Asia Pacific and Europe

Global cloud hosting provider Rackspace has planned to strengthen its position in the Asia Pacific region by opening a new office opening in Auckland, New Zealand. The company has also announced an increased investment across the Netherlands and Nordics region.

AMD and Oxide Games Join Forces to Advance Cloud Gaming Graphics

AMD and Oxide Games have announced a multi-year partnership to co-develop graphics technologies for the growing cloud gaming market. The companies plan to create a robust set of tools and technologies for cloud rendering designed from the ground up to embrace the real-time demands of cloud-based gaming. 

Atos Awarded Multi-Year Cloud Services Contract with State of Texas

Atos North America has been awarded a multi-year cloud services contract with the State of Texas’ Department of Information Resources (DIR). Atos will deliver “next generation” private cloud transformation and artificial intelligence (AI) as well as machine learning capabilities.

UKCloud Launches VMware-based Capabilities for Public Sector Organizations

UKCloud has announced further investment in its partnership with VMware through the achievement of VMware Cloud Verified status and the launch of various VMware-based capabilities.

Zoom Selects Oracle as Its Cloud Infrastructure Provider

To meet rapidly increasing demand for its services, including a sudden spike to 300 million daily meeting participants, Zoom Video Communications needed additional cloud capacity immediately. Zoom is turning to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to support its growth and evolving business needs.