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Google backs multi-cloud strategy with Orbitera purchase

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Google has confirmed the acquisition of cloud commerce platform Orbitera, marking an alternative strategy to its main cloud rivals AWS and Microsoft.

AWS, Microsoft, Google and IBM continue cloud market dominance

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New research from Synergy states while the cloud market is growing at a healthy rate quarter-by-quarter, the four dominate cloud brands are continuing to pull away from the pack, controlled more market share month-by-month

Microsoft Azure to deliver 2016 Olympics

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Microsoft has announced it has partnered with broadcaster NBC for its Azure cloud platform to help deliver cross-platform multi-streaming coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games

Cloud and software jobs surge over last 12 months

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Rackspace has released the findings from its annual analysis of the IT job market which highlighted demand for positions in and around cloud computing are rising at a healthy rate.

Microsoft launches VC to drive inorganic growth

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Microsoft has announced the launch of Microsoft Ventures, a new capitalist venture arm to engage start-ups and entrepreneurs in areas which the business does not currently operate.

Amdocs and Microsoft team up to launch Cloud-Fusion


Amdocs and Microsoft have collaborated to create an enterprise connectivity and applications solution.

Rackspace prioritises AWS and Azure partnerships for future growth

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Rackspace has reported healthy growth for Q1 2016, as the team continues its transition to become managed services provider, leveraging partnerships with AWS and Microsoft Azure.

Exponential-e and Microsoft create Render-as-a-Service offering

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Exponential-e has announced that it will be working with Microsoft to deliver its new Render-as-a-Service offering.

93% of enterprise now using cloud services – survey

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The vast majority of IT professionals are now using at least one cloud-based service, according to a survey recently published by IT portal Spiceworks.

HPE launches ‘machine-learning-as-a-service’ on Microsoft Azure

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HPE has upgraded its Haven OnDemand proposition to deliver it as ‘machine learning as a service’ via Microsoft Azure.