Cloud business is moving into a second wave of adoption, according to a global study commissioned by Cisco. Half (53 per cent) the survey group said they expect cloud to raise their revenues in the next two years – with almost as many (44 per cent) identifying private cloud as their chosen enabler.
Interoute has added two new independent networking routes between Los Angeles (LA) and Hong Kong to support what it claims is Europe’s biggest cloud service platform.
Service provider Ciber claims it has solved one of the most expensive problems in business: upgrading legacy systems to make them secure and cloud friendly.
Less than a few months after buying the managed OpenStack-based private cloud provider Blue Box IBM announced it has integrated the company’s technology into its SoftLayer infrastructure.
Hybrid cloud software vendor Velostrata has secured $14m in series A funding as it emerged from stealth this week.
Hadoop specialist BlueData announced a strategic collaboration with Intel this week after the chip company’s venture capital arm helped lead a $20m funding round for the startup.
NTT Com is among a growing number of datacentre providers leveraging their network and real-estate for cloud interconnection services.
Salesforce is previewing a cloud platform tailored specifically to the needs of financial services professionals. The move comes the same week research reveals the average financial services firm uses over 1,000 cloud-based applications.
Internet of Things (IoT) networking specialist Link Labs has secured $5.7m in series A funding which the company said would be used to boost its low-power wide area network (LPWAN) expansion efforts.
Software-defined storage expert Scality has secured $45m in a funding round led by Menlo Ventures, which the company said will be used to fuel its North American and international expansion.