Anaconda and Teradata partner to enhance open-source support for AI innovation

Anaconda and Teradata have unveiled a new integration to bring the most popular and widely used Python and R packages to Teradata VantageCloud through the Anaconda Repository.

The integration with ClearScape Analytics, a powerful engine for deploying end-to-end artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), is designed to provide enterprises with the ability to deploy large-scale data science, AI/ML, and generative AI use cases that can cost-effectively deliver value for...

Poor architectural visibility leading to cloud cost blowout, report warns

Almost three quarters of global companies polled by integration and automation provider Boomi exceeded their cloud budgets last year – and solving perennial problems from excessive storage to overconsumption of bandwidth remains elusive in many cases.

The findings were in a report conducted alongside Forrester Research, which polled 420 cloud decision makers globally. While two thirds (65%) of respondents said they were prioritising cloud cost management and optimisation (CCMO)...

OVHcloud inaugurates quantum computer and offers educational support for the European quantum ecosytem

Europen cloud provider OVHcloud recentlybrought together the European Quantum ecosystem in Croix France to inaugurate the commissioning of the first Quantum computer available from a European Cloud service provider.

At a time when European’s countries express a growing aspiration in spearheading innovation, regaining control over their future, preserving sovereignty and upholding their values, OVHcloud says it understands the importance of investing in state-of-the-art...

World’s first bio circular data centre launches, turning algae into energy

Algae on rocks.

Data4, a French operator and investor in the data centre market, and the University of Paris-Saclay have signed a partnership agreement to launch a prototyping experiment to reuse some of the heat produced by a data centre.

This ground-breaking project will be launched in the Paris Region at the start of 2024.

Driven by the French administration "Conseil Départemental de l'Essonne", which created the ABIOMAS Innovation Chair within the University, and the Foundation...

Spike in cloud account compromises and email forwarding rule abuse detected

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Cybersecurity firm Red Canary has unveiled its sixth annual Threat Detection Report, examining the trends, threats, and adversary techniques that organisations ought to prioritise in the coming months and years.

The report tracks MITRE ATT&CK techniques that adversaries abuse most frequently throughout the year, and two new and notable entries soared to the top 10 in 2023: Email Forwarding Rule and Cloud Accounts. 

Red Canary’s latest report provides in-depth...

Half of EMEA cloud costs going to fees, but most plan to increase capacity

European organisations are still beleaguered by storage bills as 50% of all cloud storage costs in EMEA go to data access and usage fees rather than capacity, according to the 2024 Global Cloud Storage Index from Wasabi Technologies.

Still, EMEA companies see the value of cloud storage services and plan to increase their spend in 2024 in order to drive IT initiatives like application or infrastructure migration and development, and to improve business and operational initiatives...

Flexera 2024 State of the Cloud: Cost optimisation, FinOps and GenAI key takeaways

Flexera has admitted that 2024 is a ‘complex’ year for cloud adoption as the company publishes its latest State of the Cloud report – and while cost optimisation remains key, sustainability is slowly emerging as an important differentiator.

The report – the 13th – is often regarded as a benchmark study for the industry, with the IT and cloud management provider polling more than 750 decision makers around usage and trends.

Some trends are practically at the...

Akamai extends segmentation solution to hybrid cloud environments

Cloud computing company Akamai Technologies, has extended its segmentation solution, Akamai Guardicore Segmentation, to hybrid cloud environments. 

Extending Akamai Guardicore Segmentation to the cloud helps reduce attack surfaces and helps contain attacks targeting cloud-native workloads. Network security professionals can seamlessly manage segmentation across their public cloud environments with the benefits of faster time to policy deployment, single network governance across...

N-able expands Technology Alliance Program for open ecosystem built for MSPs

N-able, a global software company helping IT services providers deliver remote monitoring and management, data protection as-a-service, and security solutions, has added new vendor alliances to its expanding and enhanced Technology Alliance Program (TAP), a growing, open ecosystem built for MSPs.

Designed to accelerate innovation and deliver more robust, secure, and differentiated integrations at scale to MSPs worldwide, N-able TAP brings industry-leading technology companies...

Kyndryl and Veeam team up to deliver comprehensive cyber resiliency

Kyndryl, a technology infrastructure services provider, and Veeam Software, a specialist in data replication and protection software, have formed a global strategic alliance.

The deal will focus on providing customers with resiliency services supported by innovative technology, expert infrastructure management and incident recovery services. Under the alliance, Kyndryl will now be a Veeam Accredited Service Partner (VASP). 

Kyndryl offers professional services and...