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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…

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…

Bluemix adds App ID service

IBM Bluemix has a new service that allows developers to add third-party security authentication into their apps. The service is called Bluemix App ID and allows users to login with social media credentials from Google and Facebook. There are no details on when Twitter or other social media authentication will be added. There are several…

A glimpse of future now for Intuit

Intuit has announced two new integrations between QuickBooks and Google G-Suite. Only one of them appears to be available now though. This is a Gmail add-on for invoicing that allows small business to invoice direct from Gmail. The second is a collaboration enhancement that integrates Hangout chats with QuickBooks. Enabling some QuickBooks functionality within Hangouts.…

Canadian consumers to get blockchain

IBM And SecureKey Technologies are to deploy a digital identity and attribute network based on blockchain. The solution is aimed at making life easier for consumers to prove their identity and share personal data. This is not just about “who am I?” It is also about allowing consumers to share other data such as salary or earning…

Now it’s the SAP and Google marriage

At Google Cloud Next ’17 conference, Diane Greene, SVP Google Cloud and Bernd Leukert, executive board member, products and innovation, SAP announced a strategic co-innovation partnership between the two companies. The partnership will see both companies looking to help businesses run on the public cloud. Coming so soon after the announcement between IBM and Salesforce…

Secdo adds Linux support

Security vendor Secdo has added Linux to the list of operating systems supported by its Pre-emptive Incident Response product. It has provided a short list of supported versions of Linux including RHEL, Ubuntu and CentOS. While it doesn’t name SUSE Enterprise Server (SES) it does say that it is also supporting other versions of Linux.…

Malvertising grows faster than advertising

RiskIQ has released its 2016 Malvertising Report (registration required). It shows a significant spike in malvertising across 2016 with growth more than twice that of 2015. This compares to growth in the legitimate online advertising market which was predicted to be less than 10% in 2016. That prediction came from eMarketer back in April 2016.…