Generative AI ‘commonplace in cloud business models’ – as Azure leads the way

More than seven in 10 cloud environments are employing managed AI services according to a new analysis, with the common use of OpenAI, be it directly or through Azure SDKs, suggesting that generative AI tools are ‘quickly becoming commonplace in cloud business models.’

The study, from cloud security platform provider Wiz, analysed more than 150,000 public cloud accounts and noted that Microsoft ‘leads the pack’. 70% of Azure environments analysed include Azure AI Service...

Vonage and AWS leverage communications and network APIs to deliver solutions

Vonage, a specialist in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation and a part of Ericsson, has collaborated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate the availability of new solutions to millions of AWS developers through AWS Marketplace.  

This collaboration will bring together Vonage’s platform, which is based on communications APIs and network APIs that connect to communications service provider (CSP) networks, Ericsson’s 5G network...

UK cloud consultancy Rebura acquired by global tech distributor Westcon-Comstor

Cloud consultancy Rebura, which specialises in supporting AWS cloud migrations and modernisations across the UK, Nordics and central Europe, has been acquired by global technology distributor Westcon-Comstor.

Founded in 2017, London-based Rebura supports companies of all sizes as they build and optimise their apps and workloads on AWS, increasing productivity, scalability, cost efficiency and security.

A qualified and fully accredited AWS advanced service partner and...

AWS and SoftwareOne collaborate on RISE with SAP

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) and SoftwareOne Holding AG, a global provider of end-to-end software and cloud technology solutions, have partnered to help customers transition to RISE with SAP on an AWS cloud environment.

Called the Ready for RISE on AWS bundle, it combines SoftwareOne’s deep SAP advisory and implementation knowledge with AWS technologies to expedite a client’s SAP transformation journey.

The collaboration comes at a time when there is growing pressure...

HCLSoftware collaborates with AWS to provide SaaS products on AWS

HCLSoftware, a provider of enterprise software solutions, has signed a Strategic Collaboration Agreement with AWS that will allow customers to consume the HCLSoftware portfolio as cloud native SaaS in AWS Marketplace simplifying their procurement and deployment process. 

With Cloud-native architectures leveraging Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service, HCLSoftware portfolio can seamlessly integrate into customers' existing cloud environments, ensuring compatibility, scalability, and...

AWS and Twilio deepen relationship to power customer engagement

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Twilio, a customer engagement platform, have extended their longstanding strategic work together that will place powerful artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities at the fingertips of Twilio customers.

This news follows the recent announcement of Twilio CustomerAI. With its CustomerAI technology layer, Twilio powerfully combines customer engagement platform data, generative and predictive AI, and large language models (LLMs) to unlock stronger...

BT brings 5G and the cloud to businesses on the move with AWS Wavelength

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BT has confirmed it is making a multi-million-pound investment to bring 5G and 4G mobile edge computing services to its UK business customers in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The work combines AWS's cloud expertise with BT’s market-leading 5G and 4G infrastructure. EE’s national mobile network with AWS Wavelength will bring the power of AWS to the network edge for more business and public sector customers across the UK – opening up faster, secure and...

Mambu extends cloud approach with three major cloud providers

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Mambu, a SaaS cloud banking platform, has announced general availability across three leading cloud providers Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure, expanding its global market reach.

The fintech’s cloud approach allows complete flexibility for customers to meet ambitious expansion plans seamlessly, giving customers the choice to use the most secure, reliable and high-performance technology stack available. Mambu customers have a choice of provider based on...

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...

AWS and Zscaler expand relationship to help companies move to the cloud securely

Zscaler has extended its relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS), a preferred cloud provider.

In addition, Zscaler announced innovations built on Zscaler’s Zero Trust architecture and AWS to help enterprises securely accelerate their transition to the cloud. Working together, the companies will deliver customers a unified solution to consolidate and simplify cloud security operations while helping organisations advance their security architecture from ineffective legacy...