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IBM aims to take Watson IoT to the next level with new global HQ

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US IT giant IBM has made a major statement of intent towards IoT by opening a global HQ dedicated to its Watson Internet of Things offering in Germany, reports Telecoms.com.

DigitalOcean drops into Frankfurt

DigitalOcean is among a number of US-based incumbents moving into Germany

In a bid to tap further into the European market DigitalOcean has expanded its presence in Germany with a new datacentre in Frankfurt.

AWS lands in Germany, targets security-sensitive customers

AWS senior vice president Andy Jassy

Amazon has announced the launch of AWS in Germany, the second European location launched by the cloud incumbent and the 11th globally. Senior vice president Andy Jassy said the move will bolster the service’s reach in Europe as it looks to broaden its appeal to more regulated sectors.

LeaseWeb heads to Asia with Singapore cloud datacentre

LeaseWeb has expanded into Pacnet's Singapore's facility

Cloud and colocation provider LeaseWeb announced that it has expanded its reach into Asia with the launch of a new cloud datacentre in Singapore. The company said Singapore, with its proximity to large multinationals and a robust financial services sector, is a strategic location that will become an increasingly important market for cloud providers.

German government drops Verizon in wake of Snowden revelations

Who will watch the watchmen?

The German government has decided to cancel a contract with Verizon Wireless prompted, at least in part, by the revelations of US spying unveiled by NSA contractor Edward Snowden last year. The apparent assumption on the part of the German government is that, as a US company, Verizon will be obliged to allow US security agencies access to German government communications over the Verizon network.

Tata expands datacentres in Europe, APAC

Tata Communications announced the expansion of its datacentre footprint in Germany, Austria, Australia and Malaysia

Telecoms and IT service provider Tata Communications announced Wednesday that the company has struck partnerships with multiple datacentre operators to expand its datacentre footprint in Germany, Austria, Australia and Malaysia.

Merkel, Kroes’ propositions for EU cloud “aren’t contradictory,” says EC

European Commission spokesperson Ryan Heath fielding questions about German Chancellor Angela Merkel's proposal for stronger data protection and its compatibility with similar proposals from  Neelie Kroes and the European Commission

This weekend German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for the creation of a secure European communications network that would avoid US-based networks and servers. But after questions about the compatibility of Neelie Kroes’ proposals to create a well-governed ‘Open Internet’ with Merkel’s calls for an “EU only” infrastructure, the European Commission reiterated support for the German Chancellor’s calls for better security and data protection but declined to comment on how the two proposals would feasibly coexist.

Amazon targets German talent with dev centre build

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Online powerhouse Amazon is stepping up its European cloud presence with the creation of a development centre in Germany. The new entity, based in Berlin and Dresden, will create 70 new engineering jobs and will focus on developing technologies to support the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing business, including hypervisors, operating systems, management tools and other applications as well as the development of machine learning technologies for use across all of Amazon’s platforms.

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