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Microsoft, HPE and Cisco take top-spot for infrastructure vendors

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Microsoft, HPE and Cisco have been named as three of the leading names in the cloud industry by Synergy Research as the firm wraps up the winners and losers for the first quarter.

Apple allegedly planning to unify web services on Mesos open source infrastructure

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News of significant numbers of Apple device crashes have fuelled industry speculation that Apple is planning to unify its variety of online services into one open source system built on Mesos infrastructure software.

HP overtakes Cisco in cloud infrastructure equipment leadership battle


HP is now the top selling supplier to the cloud infrastructure equipment market, having sat on the shoulder of market leader Cisco throughout 2013 and 2014, according to a study by the Synergy Research Group.

Cisco, HP keep the lead in cloud infrastructure

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Data recently published by Synergy Research Group suggest Cisco and HP maintained their leadership of the cloud infrastructure kit market in the fourth quarter of last year, with the two firms accounting for over a quarter of worldwide server revenues globally.

CIOs are struggling with infrastructure performance management, research finds

Enterprises are applying old techniques to solve new challenges

Recently published research suggests European CIOs and IT managers don’t have the technical capabilities to deploy infrastructure performance management across their datacentres.

South Korea’s ACRC partners with IBM on cloud-based mainframe

The ACRC said the cloud-based mainframe would make its contact centre operations more flexible and scalable as it looks to consolidate numerous departments in one IT environment

The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) in South Korea said this week that it will be working with IBM to test a hybrid cloud platform in a bid to consolidate numerous national public service phone numbers into one integrated call centre.