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Cloud computing market estimated at US$14.4 billion for Q3 2017, up 43% from last year

Amazon.com Inc , Microsoft Corp , Alphabet Corp’s Google and Intel Corp are all putting their chips on the cloud computing business, and it is booming. All four companies posted stellar quarterly earnings on Thursday, showing the strength of the shift in corporate computing away from company-owned data centers and to the cloud. Highlighting the quarter for Microsoft was a…

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Swisscom Extends Cloud Portfolio With Global Solutions

Swisscom is expanding its own cloud with global solutions from Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Companies can now benefit from the wealth of services of a global provider whilst at the same time gaining the expertise of a local partner. Swisscom is expanding its own cloud portfolio with global cloud offerings from Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure….

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Cloud as a Service revenue for telecom operators grows 12,6%

Geographic expansion, hybrid enablement and digital transformation will drive carrier cloud revenue growth over the next 5 years Combined Cloud as a Service revenue for telecom operators in TBR Carrier Cloud Benchmark rose 12.6% year-to-year in 2Q17 due to strategic acquisitions and alliances, investments in new data centers, and portfolio expansion in growth segments such as SaaS and hybrid cloud. Combined…

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Bell and Akamai to offer suite of web security and performance solutions for Canadian businesses

Bell, Canada’s largest communications company, and Akamai Technologies, Inc., the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, today announced a strategic partnership that expands Bell’s broad portfolio of web security solutions for Canadian businesses with the addition of Akamai’s leading web performance and cloud security products. “Bell delivers the integrated solutions Canadian businesses need to increase productivity, maximize service differentiation and…

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UK businesses accelerate cloud adoption as new study shows nearly half of IT infrastructure moving to the cloud

UK businesses seek agility, flexibility and speed but remain cautious about the cost of refactoring and migration As organisations embrace digital transformation, the cloud is increasingly seen as the best platform for providing scalable infrastructure to achieve growth. A survey of 120 UK IT decision-makers by Interoute, the global cloud and network provider, has revealed that businesses plan to move on…

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Ericsson and Swisscom go live with Telco cloud assisting small and medium enterprises

Enables Swisscom to address new market segments and capture business opportunities presented by 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) Ericsson and telecommunications operator Swisscom are now live with a full-stack telco cloud infrastructure, with the first service assisting small and medium enterprises. The Swisscom cloud-based enterprise service is deployed on Ericsson’s Network Functions Virtualization infrastructure (NFVi) solution, and went into…

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Sberbank starts providing Microsoft cloud services

Sberbank and Microsoft Russia signed a cooperation agreement. The document envisages uniting efforts, competencies, and expertise of partners to help Sberbank offer a wide range of cloud services to the Russian market. One of the country’s largest lending institutions will provide Microsoft’s cloud services as part of the agreement. Sberbank will offer Russian companies more than 80 of Microsoft’s cloud…

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Dom.ru Business upgrades cloud telephony service, offers rental of video-surveillance cameras

The Dom.ru Business unit of Russian operator ER-Telecom has upgraded its cloud telephony service to integrate with the Yclients system for services providers. The service is available for corporate customers. The system enables users to register customers to special services on the website of the company, as well as on social networks using a special application. More than 5,000 companies…

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TalkTalk Business offers new cloud-ready connectivity products

TalkTalk Business has announced a new suite of cloud-ready connectivity products in the UK, offering a range of access options from broadband to 1 Gbps connectivity. The new products will be available in private, public and hybrid form and will offer optional boosts including business Wi-Fi, enhanced monitoring, mobile back-up and Private Cloud Connect.

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