Tags: AWS

Comcast direct connects IBM Cloud

Comcast Business is now providing direct connections to IBM Cloud data centres. The move adds IBM to AWS and Microsoft Azure as cloud providers with direct connection to Comcast customers. The company also has direct links to several major data centre providers and cloud exchanges. This includes Equinix, CyrusOne, Digital Reality and CoreSite. The deal…

The real winners as VMware sells its vCloud AIR business

When VMware launched vCloud Air at the 2008 VMworld conference it looked like it was going to move into and dominate the nascent cloud market as it had done the virtualisation space. It took five years, however for VMware to move from announcement to production. In that time, VMware had missed the boat and other…

AWS targets Sweden in 2018

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced Sweden will become an infrastructure region in 2018. There will be three availability zones and the region will use data centres in Stockholm. It will be the fifth European infrastructure region in Europe. Frankfurt, Dublin and London are already live with Paris scheduled for later in 2017. This announcement…

OVH joins Ubuntu CPC programme

French hosting and cloud provider has announced it has joined Canonical’s Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud (CPC) programme. UCPC allows hosting and cloud providers to deliver certified, secure and up to date Ubuntu images to their customers. According to Germain Masse, Technical Director at OVH: “As a business that has grown from small into a global…

Does an ERP solution improve the quality of your beer?

Fuller’s, one of the oldest surviving breweries in London, is welcoming in the digital age with the help of Infor. They are implementing Infor CloudSuite Food & Beverage as a cloud based solution. They will also implement several other Infor solutions alongside this. Brewing is one of the oldest crafts in the world. The earliest evidence…

Salesforce to light up Sydney region soon

Salesforce has announced it will open up a Sydney region before the end of 2017. The announcement came at the Salesforce World Tour in Sydney. It is the growth of customers in Australia that has made this decision worthwhile for Salesforce. Customers such as Transport NSW, Australia Post, ANZ Wealth have increased demand on the…

Marketo and Infor target market together

Marketo and Infor have announced a global strategic partnership. The press release states that the Infor Customer Experience Suite (formerly SalesLogix) and the Marketo Engagement Platform will be integrated. The combined solution will provide marketers with a complete view of customer journeys. Steve Lucas, Chief Executive Officer, Marketo commented: “The explosion of digital technologies and…

Teradata announces IntelliCloud SaaS

Teradata has announced Teradata IntelliCloud. It is described by Teradata as a data and analytics Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. IntelliCloud is to ship with Teradata’s flagship enterprise data warehouse platform, Teradata IntelliFlex. The solution will be hosted in the company’s own data centre as well as on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft…