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Cloud computing will impact $1 trillion of IT spending decisions – Gartner

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Analyst firm Gartner has predicted more than $1 trillion in IT spending will be directly or indirectly impacted by the transition to cloud computing by 2020.

Microsoft continues cloud transformation with 100% Azure growth

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Microsoft has reported 5% growth to $22.6 billion as the Intelligent Cloud business unit led the charge, with the Azure public cloud offering more than doubling in revenues and compute usage.

BT outage impacts 10% of customers in capital

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BT has confirmed around 10% of its customers experienced an outage this morning, which has reportedly been linked to a power incident at the former Telecity LD8 site in London, which is now owned by Equinix.

IBM makes cloud progress but reports another quarterly decline

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IBM revenues continued to fall for a 17th consecutive quarter despite beating analyst expectations and demonstrating healthy growth in its cloud and data business units.

Security still viewed as a barrier to progress – Dell

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A recent survey from Dell demonstrates security is still seen as a hindrance to innovation as companies aim to develop a more digitally orientated proposition for the market.

AT&T expands NFV and SDN offering worldwide

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AT&T has expanded its Network on Demand solutions to now include 76 countries around the world

Are cyber attacks covering up server inadequacies at Pokémon Go?

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Pokémon Go users have continued to struggle as the app’s developer Niantic Labs recovers from hacker attacks and unprecedented demand for the game

Privacy Shield rubber stamped amid dissent

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The European Commission has formally adopted the controversial ‘Privacy Shield’ framework intended to replace the previous Safe Harbour agreement.

EU moves forward with Privacy Shield despite EDPS warning

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The European Commission has announced it will continue ahead with the EU-US Privacy Shield despite the European Data Protection Supervisor claiming the pact is not robust enough.

The cloud is a utility, and we’re fine with that – AWS

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While the telco industry is fighting to avoid being relegated to the likes of utilities, AWS has already accepted cloud computing is commoditised.

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