European builder of carrier-neutral datacentres, TelecityGroup, on Monday unveiled a “cloud neutral” hub platform designed to enable users to execute private, hybrid and public cloud deployments through direct connections with cloud and IT service providers.
EDF Group, a global consortium of energy companies, announced a partnership with IT service providers Bull and Osiatis Monday that will see the two companies build a private cloud platform for EDF’s digital collaboration assets. Serving 160,000 users, the platform will be one of the largest of its kind in the world according to the companies.
Web giant Google has pledged to invest €450m into its datacentre in Hamina, Finland. The firm has announced it will triple the size of the existing facility, which opened in September 2011.
The Iris software group announced today that it has acquired Kashflow, a provider of cloud-based bookkeeping software in a bid to strengthen its position in the global SME and accountancy market.
A new study published Thursday reveals enterprises in the UK have been slower than other countries to adopt cloud computing services because of concern around data protection legislation and regulation.
Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) this week announced a shared services alliance that will see the building society’s core mortgage and savings application shift to the cloud, a move which HP Enterprise Services’ vice president of the financial services industry Jeremy Suddards said will become increasingly popular in the financial services sector moving forward.
Turkcell has rolled out a Big Data application to help it recover from network failures by correlating information from different sources in real time to identify the root cause of failure.
Deutsche Telekom has said it will avoid routing customers’ email traffic through US hosted infrastructure and will step up email security in the wake of the NSA PRISM spying scandal.
The Polish arm of operator group T-Mobile has deployed software to allow it to offer cloud services.
Francisco Moran, Chief IT Advisor for the European Commission, talks to Business Cloud News, about the EU’s cloud computing strategy.