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Oracle Malaysia’s new cloud solution hub opens 150 new jobs
Oracle has announced it has launched its new cloud solution hub in Kuala Lumpur.
Wipro named Leader in Cloud Services Magic Quadrant
The company has taken the coveted position in the Public Cloud Infrastructure Professional and Managed Services, Worldwide Magic Quadrant.
Public cloud set to be a US$214b market by year’s end
New Gartner research shows the public cloud market to be aggressively expanding both now and in the foreseeable future.
Why sovereign public cloud is a gamechanger for the UK public sector
Sungard AS' Chris Huggett talks about the huge responsibility in the public sector, and how sovereign public cloud has the potential to offer huge benefits.
Spending on public cloud services to reach US$160b in 2019
The bustling public cloud services and infrastructure markets in aggregate are set to undertake substantial growth this year.
French cloud giant sets up shop in two APAC data centres
OVH Infrastructure has expanded its public cloud services in the Asia Pacific (APAC) market operating from two data centres within the region.
OVH launches public cloud down under
OVH Public Cloud services is expanding to Australia out of two data centres - one in Sydney and one in Singapore.
Huawei invests in cloud deployment for Singapore
The company says its new strategic investment reflects growing demand for cloud service solutions across Asia Pacific.
Enterprise cloud deployments being exploited by cybercriminals
A new report has revealed a concerning number of enterprises still believe security is the responsibility of the cloud service provider.
Pliops raises US$30m to ‘transform’ data centre infrastructure
With backing including the likes of Intel and SoftBank Ventures Asia, the company intends to expand its operations in the US, China, and Israel.
IBM wins multi-million dollar cloud deal
The ‘Big Blue’ has secured a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract with Smart Energy Water (SEW).
AWS’ on-premises play an admission of hybrid cloud's future
According to Nutanix’s Jeff Smith, public cloud is not - and never has been - a panacea, and it seems the world has finally caught up to that fact.
Alibaba Cloud showcases commitment to Hong Kong
The company’s service capability in Hong Kong has doubled since it established its first data centre in the city in 2014.
Cloud IT infrastructure revenues overtake traditional IT for first time
The rush to ‘digitally transform’ and adopt cloud-based technologies has caused some major changes in the market.
Bulk of US$250b cloud market claimed by just nine companies
The top nine vendors in the wide cloud market ecosystem are responsible for well over half of all the revenues.
Opinion: Dispelling the myths of public cloud
Paul Blore discusses some of the primary considerations when it comes to the question of public vs. private cloud.
Orange reveals goal to become global player in multi-cloud services
Fresh off its acquisition of Basefarm, the France-based integrated comms provider is looking to make waves around the world in multi-cloud services.
90% of organisations to demand IaaS & PaaS from same provider
Public cloud revenue is expected to continue its surging growth in 2019, driven by the IaaS and PaaS sectors.
US public cloud startup moves into Interxion’s Amsterdam data centre
The company is looking to utilise Interxion’s facilities in Amsterdam to better serve its European customer base.
Public cloud services market thriving, but dominated by the big guys
The top 16 market leaders in the market account for over half of the market, with IDC expecting this stranglehold to continue its growth.
AWS top of all four regional public cloud markets around the world
Leading not just at a global level but also at a regional level, AWS is top of the North America, EMEA, APAC, and Latin America markets.
“Unusual" growth in public cloud infrastructure market - here's why
Public cloud provider spending on data center infrastructure surged forward in 2018's first quarter, the highest growth figure seen in nine quarters.
2018 public cloud revenue to surge 21.4% - but then it 'will stabilise’
Public cloud will continue its rapid growth in 2018 but according to Gartner there could be a tunnel coming to take the light.
Enterprise demand for public cloud services drives accelerating growth
Public cloud services adoption is accelerating as enterprises move larger strategic systems to SaaS and embrace PaaS and IaaS.