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IBM launches quantum computing platform for public on cloud

IBM Quantum

IBM has announced its quantum computing platform, Quantum Experience, will be available to the public through its cloud platform, who can access and run experiments on the company’s quantum processor.

Enterprises pay nearly a fifth more to use European cloud – report

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The cloud service market in the US is much more competitively priced than in Europe but Latin America gets the worst deals in the world, according to a new study.

Efficiency gains most compelling reason for cloud, say enterprises


The majority of US enterprises will increase their spending on cloud computing by up to 50% this year, according to US based researcher Clutch.

Cloud merits acknowledged but adoption concerns linger – Oracle report

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Cloud technology is almost universally acknowledged for its catalysing effect on invention and customer retention, according to new research from Oracle. However, there are still major barriers to adoption.

CSA survey finds trust in the cloud increasing

Secure cloud

Suspicion of the cloud has lifted so much that trust in cloud services is on par with on-premises applications, according to a survey by the Cloud Security Alliance.

Public cloud service revenue forecast to top $200 billion in 2016


This year the global public cloud services market will grow by 16.5 per cent on last year’s total of $175 billion in sales, according to market analyst Gartner.

Public cloud spending predicted to double by 2019 with storage booming

Cloud storage

The boom in public cloud service spending will propel AWS and Microsoft into the top five of the world’s biggest storage vendors, according to analysts.

Global spending on cloud infrastructure up 23% says IDC

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Companies across the world are still furiously modernising their IT infrastructure to support cloud services, according to analyst IDC, which reports ‘healthy’ growth in this sector continues.

IT conflict in UK companies stunts growth claims DevOps study

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British firms are falling behind in the app economy thanks to conflict between their development and operations departments, according to a business analyst’s study.

Cloud market growing 28% a year and worth $110 billion says study

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Cloud services boomed in 2015 as the barriers to adoption toppled and confidence surged, says a new study.