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HPE holds off Cisco for cloud infrastructure top spot

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Findings from Synergy Research Group have HPE as the number one provider in the cloud infrastructure equipment market, narrowly outperforming Cisco over the course of 2015.

Apple reportedly defects iCloud from AWS to Google Cloud


Apple has moved some of its iCloud services onto Google Cloud, reducing its reliance on AWS, according to a CRN report.

AWS expands reach of Database Migration Service

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Amazon Web Services has expanded the availability of its Database Migration Service to nearly all its territories worldwide.

Dropbox drops Amazon Web Services for in-house system

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Dropbox has announced that it will no longer be utilizing Amazon Web Service’s cloud infrastructure, favouring its own in-house solution.

IBM launches Swift answer to Lambda at Interconnect 2016

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IBM has unveiled a raft of new announcements today at Interconnect 2016, its largest ever cloud event.

Rackspace grows Q4 2015 net revenue 11%, hopes riding on AWS performance

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Rackspace has reported results that surpassed expectations for the final quarter of 2015 but it acknowledged its faces an uphill struggle and fortunes may now be tied to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Amazon Web Services buys HPC management specialist Nice

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced its intention to acquire high performance and grid computer boosting specialist Nice.

AWS partners with BSS vendor AsiaInfo in telco cloud move

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BSS vendor AsiaInfo has announced a strategic bet on the cloud by making its Veris suite available as a pre-integrated cloud offering deployed via a partnership with Amazon Web Services, reports

Google adds to its Cloud Platform as vendors compete with AWS Lambda

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Google has added to its public cloud infrastructure for developers, Cloud Platform, with a new service that allows app writers to set up functions that can be triggered in response to events.

AWS targets games developers with Lumberyard and Gamelift services

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched new services, Lumberyard and Gamelift, to help developers create games and build communities of fans.