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82% of C-suite say public cloud is the way forward

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Research from HyTrust claims 82% of C-suite execs are to increase the number of workloads their organization hosts on public cloud.

Aussies lose AWS for six hours

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AWS’ Australian customers suffered an outage over the course of the weekend for approximately six hours due to a power outage which coincided with adverse weather conditions.

Apple experiences outage in North America

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Apple has restored services to customers around the world after many of its cloud-based offerings and other services faced outages of up to seven hours.

Dropbox steps ups European commitment with local signing

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Dropbox has announced the appointment of Philip Lacor, who will act as the new VP for EMEA Sales, based out of the Dublin office.

Box sets target on US government and Europe following 37% growth in Q1

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Box has reported healthy growth over the last quarter, increasing revenues 37% to $90.2 million, which the company has attributed to a more diversified portfolio. Public sector organizations and the European market are now in the crosshairs for future growth.

Should Public Cloud be Synonymous with Outsourcing?

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I caught an internet meme the other day that said, “The Cloud is just a computer somewhere else.” But is that true? Is the cloud really all about outsourcing your infrastructure to somewhere or someone else?

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.

UK Competition and Markets Authority gives cloud providers a telling off

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The Competition and Markets Authority is concerned a proportion of cloud storage providers could breach consumer protection law in their terms and conditions, as well as business practises.

Alibaba and Softbank launch SB Cloud for Japanese market

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Alibaba and Softbank have announced the establishment of SB Cloud Corporation, a new joint venture launch cloud computing services in Japan.

Joyent launches Container-Native offerings for public and hybrid cloud platform

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Joyent has launched its next generation container-native (G4) and KVM-based (K4) instance package families, which are now available on its Triton-powered public cloud platform.

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