Telecity opens another Amsterdam data centre

Why is Amsterdam so popular?

TelecityGroup has announced the opening of its sixth data centre in Amsterdam. This adds 6,000 square metres, or nearly 65,000 square feet to its data centre footprint in Amsterdam. Why is Amsterdam...
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Amsterdam makes it 4 for 100TB

100TB has announced the opening of a new datacentre in Amsterdam as part of its global expansion program. They have also added virtual private server locations in Los Angeles and Toronto,...
SAP and Google in groundbreaking cross licensing deal

An end to patent wars?

SAP and Google have entered into an agreement to cross license their patents not just those that exist but any that might be filed in the next five years. This is a...
BAT renews End user agreement with Fujitsu

BAT keep Fujitsu habit going

This seems to be the week for BAT (British American Tobacco) to be renewing it IT agreements. Fujitsu has announced that they have renewed the agreement to support global service desks...
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Bond is back for Microsoft

Following it's Q1 2016 results last week Microsoft has quickly sought advantage from the positive vibe it received to launch an offering of a bond, in the form of $13 billion...
Equinix Cloud Exchange integrates with Oracle Cloud Services

Equinix Cloud Exchange captures Oracle 

Equinix has announced that they are to work with Oracle to integrate Oracle Cloud Services into Equinix Cloud Exchange across six global markets. The announcement is just the latest from Equinix who...
Skyhigh Networks report shows cloud services are increasingly unsafe

Cloud services are not enterprise grade

The quarterly Skyhigh Networks Cloud Adoption and Risk Report is now out and it shows a significant increase in the number of file services used by enterprises and the risks that...
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How we know Salesforce is doing well

In a brief announcement Salesforce revealed that it will be doubling its workforce in Seattle and opening a new office to house new employees. Salesforce plans to make the new Bellevue office...
Oracle hopes customers will Exa your power to the Oracle Cloud Platform (Image Source Oracle)

Oracle to attack IBM Power with Intel

Oracle has leveraged its partnership with Intel and introduced the Exa Your Power Program to help customers migrate from IBM Power systems to Oracle Engineered  systems that use Intel technology. As Oracle...
Lloyds Register begins new dawn with SAP cloud ERP software (Image Credit Freeimages.com/Cheryl Empey

SAP wins but did Oracle even bid?

Lloyds Register, has selected SAP SE to deliver a cloud based ERP and business management solution. This is a huge win for SAP as Lloyds Register has traditionally been an Oracle...

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Salesforce Ventures refills funding bucket in Europe with $125

At Salesforce World Tour, London today Paul Smith EVP & GM UK announced a new $125 million Salesforce Ventures fund to invest in European cloud based...
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Natero acquisition slots into Freshworks

Freshworks has announced the acquisition of customer success platform vendor Natero for an undisclosed amount. The customer success technology dovetails neatly into the marketing,...
Dragonchain

Dragonchain patent for blockchain loyalty system

Dragonchain has received a USPTO patent for a blockchain loyalty system which tracks and monetises time. The product described in the filing corresponds to the...
BanQu

BanQu signs up RSM Spain for supply chain transparency

BanQu, a for-profit/for-purpose blockchain-as-a-service software company, has secured a strategic partnership with RSM Spain, the Spanish member firm of RSM International. The latter is...
CloudBees

CloudBees scores US$10 million from HSBC

Enterprise DevOps vendor, CloudBees, has received a US$10 million investment from global banking giant HSBC. This is the latest significant investment in CloudBees who...
Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Immense Solutions secures $4.6 million in funding

Intelligent mobility software provider, Immense Solutions, has raised US$4.6 million in a series A funding round. The funding round was led by Amadeus Capital...
Apache Kafka

Kai Waehner explains why you need Kafka

The Apache Kafka summit was held in London last week. Kafka was originally designed to solve the problem of high volume and throughput at...

Calastone’s blockchain-based DMI goes live

Calastone has gone live with its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). The technology underpinning Calastone's network has migrated to a blockchain-enabled market infrastructure. This...
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HPE buys Cray for $1.3 billion

Supercomputer stalwart, Cray Inc, has been bought by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). The offer of £35 per share values Cray at $1.3 billion and...
Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

Alexis Richardson on why the CNCF is growing so fast

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is holding its annual European conference in Barcelona this week. Alongside the CNCF conference is KubeCon, a project that...
FLETA

FLETA testnet claims 15,000 TPS

FLETA, a Korean blockchain platform, is aiming to create a sustainable DApp ecosystem. It has announced the release of its beta testnet with its...

Marconi adds Diffie and launches its Mainnet for scaling complex networks

Marconi, creator of a networking and blockchain protocol using programmable packets, has launched its Mainnet platform. This multi-cloud application platform provides ways to build...

Calculating number of workdays between two dates where weekends are not Saturday and Sunday

A recent tip of mine showed how to calculate the number of working days there are between two dates. Also where there are bank...
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VMware report says digital employee experience is linked with company growth

VMware Inc, shared results of a global survey of employees, human resources (HR) professionals, and information technology (IT) decision makers. The survey reviewed attitudes...