Radware launches a spinoff of its cloud security business

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Radware, a provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, has revealed the spinoff of its Cloud Native Protector (CNP) business to form a new company called SkyHawk Security.

To accelerate Skyhawk Security’s development and growth opportunities, an affiliate of Tiger Global Management will make a $35 million strategic external investment, resulting in a valuation of $180 million. Tiger Global Management is a leading global technology investment firm focused on...

NTT DATA UK&I partners with Google Cloud

NTT DATA UK&I, a global innovator in business consulting and IT services, has extended its pan-EMEA partnership with Google Cloud to the UK & Ireland.

As a Google Premier Partner - the highest status a Google Cloud Partner can achieve - the alliance further strengthens NTT DATA UK&I’s multi-cloud capabilities to drive even greater value for end clients and partners.

The extended partnership enables NTT DATA UK&I to work jointly with Google Cloud on...

Public cloud revenues to jump by 26% YoY to $525B in 2023

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The global demand for public cloud services continues surging as the world becomes increasingly digitized.

Over the past years, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform have seen impressive growth in the adoption and usage of their services, which will undoubtedly continue in 2023 as the entire market is set to witness a double-digit growth.

According to data presented by TradingPlatforms.com, global public cloud revenues are expected to jump by...

Belfast Harbour sets sail with Oracle Fusion Cloud ERP

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Belfast Harbour, Northern Ireland’s principal maritime gateway and logistics hub, has selected Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Oracle Fusion Cloud Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) to streamline its financial operations, increase agility, improve insights, and enhance decision making across the organisation.

Belfast Harbour is Northern Ireland’s primary maritime gateway for trade by operating a sustainable and...

Malware-delivering cloud apps almost tripled in 2022

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More than 400 distinct cloud applications delivered malware in 2022, nearly triple the amount seen in the prior year, according to research conducted by Netskope, a specialist in Secure Access Service Edge (SASE).

The company's researchers also found that 30% of all cloud malware downloads in 2022 originated from Microsoft OneDrive.

Cloud apps are widely used by businesses, a fact not lost on attackers, which view these apps as an ideal home for hosting malware and...

Confluent acquires Immerok to develop cloud native Apache Flink offering

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Confluent, a data streaming specialist, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Immerok, a contributor to Apache Flink - a powerful technology for building stream processing applications and one of the most popular Apache open source projects.

Immerok has developed a cloud-native, fully managed Flink service for customers looking to process data streams at a large scale and to deliver real-time analytical insight. Immerok leadership includes multiple Flink Project Management...

Tech jobs of 2023 – Cloud computing a key enabler for digital transformation

In the age of digital, cloud computing is facilitating transformation. As a result of the cloud there are now virtually limitless possibilities for organisations to embrace digital with minimised risk; a rise in opportunity which is inevitably linked to a massive rise in demands for tech jobs and, as a result, the tech talent gap. But can the digital shift be attributed entirely to cloud computing, or is there more to it?

Cloud storage has been around since the 1960s, but over the...

How to upgrade from on-premise to cloud phone systems

Global Call Forwarding's Meryl D’Sa-Wilson explains the problems with legacy phone systems, and why you should upgrade.

Your phone system is a vital part of how your business communicates with customers and prospects. Without a reliable, high-quality service, you may encounter issues with audio quality, caller experience, connection rates, and more. So, it’s important to take a moment and evaluate your current phone system and consider if it’s time for an...

Kingfisher chooses Google Cloud as catalyst for growth and innovation

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Kingfisher, an international home improvement company, has signed a five-year strategic partnership with Google Cloud to enhance Kingfisher’s digital capabilities as it helps usher in retail’s next digital age.

With more than 1,500 stores internationally, 80,000 full-time colleagues, and a brand portfolio that includes B&Q, Castorama, Screwfix, Brico Dépôt and Koçtaş, Kingfisher required a strong partner that would allow it to innovate at a rapid...

90% of global enterprises are adopting zero trust

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Cloud security firm Zscaler has found that more than 90% of IT leaders, who have started their migration to the cloud have implemented, are implementing, or are planning to implement a zero trust security architecture.

Supporting the mass migration to zero trust to secure users and the cloud, more than two thirds (68%) believe that secure cloud transformation is impossible with legacy network security infrastructures or that ZTNA has clear advantages over traditional firewalls...