Judge dismisses Oracle lawsuit over $10B Pentagon JEDI cloud contract

Oracle has been complaining about the procurement process around the Pentagon’s $10 billion, decade-long JEDI cloud contract, even before the DoD opened requests for proposals last year. It went so far as to file a lawsuit in December, claiming a potential conflict of interest on the part of a procurement team member. Today, that case […]

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With $34B Red Hat deal closed, IBM needs to execute now

In a summer surprise this week, IBM announced it had closed its $34 billion blockbuster deal to acquire Red Hat. The deal, which was announced in October, was expected to take a year to clear all of the regulatory hurdles, but U.S. and EU regulators moved surprisingly quickly. For IBM, the future starts now, and […]

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It was a really bad month for the internet

If these past few weeks felt like the sky was falling, you weren’t alone. In the past month there were several major internet outages affecting millions of users across the world. Sites buckled, services broke, images wouldn’t load, direct messages ground to a halt, and calendar and email unavailable for hours at a time. It’s […]

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Japan-based Cyber Security Cloud Starts Global Operations, Expands Into the US

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Cyber Security Cloud, a web application security company from Japan ranking 10th on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 50 list, has started its global operations by establishing its first local subsidiary in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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CyrusOne Breaks Ground on Third Data Center in Frankfurt, Germany

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CyrusOne has broken ground on the first phase of its newest data center location in Frankfurt, Germany. The facility is CyrusOne’s 3d in the Sossenheim district of the city, offering CSPs, SIs and multinational corporations “customized, secured and resilient” data center solutions within a key business hub.

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A Cloudflare outage is impacting sites everywhere

If you’ve been experiencing “502 Bad Gateway” notices all morning, for better or worse, you’re not alone. Cloudflare has been experiencing some major outages this morning, leaving many sites reeling in its wake. In fact, the company’s System Status page, which collects global incidents, reads like a laundry list of every major city across the […]

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ExtraHop Announces SaaS-based Network Detection and Response Solution

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Cyber security solutions provider, ExtraHop, has announced the launch of ExtraHop Reveal(x) Cloud – a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based network detection and response (NDR) solution for the cloud-first hybrid enterprise.

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Leaseweb Hires New CDN Executive from CenturyLink

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Leaseweb, a global provider of cloud hosting, dedicated servers, CDN solutions and more, has hired Wilfried Dudink as managing director of its CDN operations. In this position he is responsible for further expansion of Leaseweb’s CDN activities.

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We’ll talk even more Kubernetes at TC Sessions: Enterprise with Microsoft’s Brendan Burns and Google’s Tim Hockin

You can’t go to an enterprise conference these days without talking containers — and specifically the Kubernetes container management system. It’s no surprise then, that we’ll do the same at our inaugural TC Sessions: Enterprise event on September 5 in San Francisco. As we already announced last week, Kubernetes co-founder Craig McLuckie and Google’s director […]

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Digital Workforce Brings Robot-as-a-Service Model to the UK

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Cloud-based robotics services provider, Digital Workforce, a company that was founded in 2015 and is now employing over 240 IPA specialists in Finland, UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Poland, has launched in the UK.

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