Amazon may still have an iron grip on cloud infrastructure across all geographies – but in Asia Pacific (APAC) at least, Chinese cloud providers are closing the gap.
Google Cloud has announced the official launch of its Osaka cloud data centre region, making it the second facility in Japan and the 20th overall.
One thing is true about edge computing; it won’t necessarily make data centres redundant. There will still be a need for data to be stored away from the edge to ensure business and service continuity.
Microsoft and Red Hat have boosted their alliance significantly over the past few days with ramifications for the enterprise stack, while updates came forth around Red Hat's now confirmed acquisition by IBM.
Digital transformation is not as easy as the words and hype written about it may make it seem. It is a combination of change involving people, process and technology and needing the business gains to visibly outweigh the losses and pain to drive people to make it happen.