Growth Acceleration Partners celebrates 15 years as a strategic technology solutions partner

Growth Acceleration Partners (GAP), a strategic technology solutions partner, is proudly celebrating 15 years of organic growth as a bootstrapped and woman-owned company  — an extraordinary milestone in the tech industry — thanks to incredible clients, partners, and dedicated teammates.

GAP’s service offerings and client-base have grown exponentially since its founding in 2007, with 15 years of profitable growth and explosive 40% YoY revenue growth in the past fiscal...

Global cloud services spend up 33% to hit $62.3 billion in Q2 2022

Cloud infrastructure services continued to be in high demand in Q2 2022. Worldwide spending increased 33% year on year to $62.3 billion, driven by a range of factors, including demand for data analytics and machine learning, data center consolidation, application migration, cloud-native development and service delivery.

The growing use of industry-specific cloud applications also contributed to the broader horizontal use cases seen across IT transformation. The latest Canalys data...

Orbus Software launches global partner program

Orbus Software, a cloud solutions provider for digital transformation, has launched its new global partner program.

Every organisation is looking to accelerate digital transformation and build operational resiliency so that it can respond to new regulations or uncertainty in the environment from events like cyber-attacks, pandemics, and climate change.

The program will serve as a vital resource for partners helping their customers become more agile by building...

HCL Technologies teams up with VMware to launch dedicated VMware business unit

HCL Technologies (HCL) and VMware have launched HCL’s dedicated VMware business unit to help enterprises unlock the untapped value of multi-cloud and app modernisation.

The new unit combines the power of HCL’s CloudSMART Framework with VMware’s Cross-Cloud services to help enterprises accelerate cloud transformation, scale cloud-native platform operations and empower hybrid workforces.

HCL’s new VMware business unit is part of its Strategic Alliance Partner...

3i Infotech and CoreStack team up to boost multi-cloud digital transformation

IT firm 3i Infotech has partnered with CoreStack, a multi-cloud governance provider that empowers enterprises to unleash the power of the cloud.

The long-term partnership will enable 3i Infotech's NuRe Cloud platform to boost cost optimization, security, and operational efficiencies for enterprises by leveraging CoreStack's Next Gen Cloud Governance offerings - FinOps, SecOps, and CloudOps.

The 3i Infotech and CoreStack partnership is said to bring a competitive edge in...

As 3G rides into the sunset, 5G comes into focus

A 5G sign.

With carriers ending the most widely used technology in the past 20 years, the shift from 3G presents some unintended consequences for businesses.

Every year, industry leaders give their predictions on new technologies and emerging applications—always forward looking and focused on the potential benefits. And with good reason—for the past 20 years, the industry delivered a consistent cadence of technologies that improved our lives—with faster and more powerful devices that...

British Army chooses Hadean to build cloud distributed simulation Pathfinder

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Deep tech start-up Hadean has been awarded a contract to help build and scale a cloud distributed simulation demonstrator for the British Army.

This Pathfinder agreement marks Hadean's first direct commitment with military end-users and sets the scene for the wider introduction and application of cloud-based computing in the MOD's Defence Synthetic Environment Platform (DSEP), and Collective Training Transformation Programme (CTTP).

Harnessing Hadean's Web 3.0...

IDC predicts cloud infrastructure spending this year will hit $90.2B

IDC forecasts that cloud infrastructure spending will exceed $90 billion in 2022.

In Q1 2022, IDC found that spending on compute and storage infrastructure products for cloud deployments – including dedicated and shared environments – increased 17.2 percent year-over-year to $18.3 billion.

The firm’s analysts note the strong growth is despite “tight supply of some system components and disruptions in transportation networks.”

Dedicated cloud...

Alibaba launches ‘Data-as-a-Service’ firm Lingyang

Alibaba has spun out a “Data-as-a-Service” (DaaS) business called Lingyang Intelligent Service Company.

Lingyang will offer solutions to enterprises that were initially developed for Alibaba.

“The launch of the new firm is an important step taken by Alibaba after long-term consideration,” said Daniel Zhang, Chairman and CEO of Alibaba.

The team behind Lingyang has vast experience supporting Alibaba’s Double 11 Data Big Screen and 88VIP initiatives....

VMware unveils vSphere+ and vSAN+ to simplify operations with Centralised Infrastructure Management

VMware has launched VMware vSphere+ and VMware vSAN+ to help organisations bring the benefits of the cloud to their existing on-premises infrastructure with no disruption to their workloads or hosts.

Introduced at VMworld 2021 as a technology preview known as Project Arctic, these new offerings will help customers enhance their infrastructure by providing centralised cloud-based infrastructure management, integrated Kubernetes, access to new hybrid cloud services, and a flexible...