Keumars Afifi-Sabet

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Cloudera

View from the airport: DataWorks Summit 2019

Opinion
22 Mar, 2019
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There’s no honeymoon period for the ‘new’ Cloudera as questions about the future go unanswered

Main stage at the DataWorks Summit 2019 keynote address

DataWorks Summit 2019: Cloudera allays post-merger fears with ‘100% open-source’ commitment

News
20 Mar, 2019
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The firm insists its vision for an 'enterprise data cloud', coinciding with a rebrand, "isn't just marketing fluff"

Microsoft cloud

Microsoft open-sources Azure compression technology

News
15 Mar, 2019
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The company predicts its hardware, algorithms and source code will be adopted in edge devices and smart SSDs

Patched Chrome exploit worked hand-in-hand with critical Windows bug

News
8 Mar, 2019
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Google has only seen the vulnerabilities actively exploited on 32-bit Windows 7 machines

Microsoft cloud

Exclusive: European Microsoft 365 outage sent Department for Education’s IT into “meltdown”

News
6 Feb, 2019
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Crisis meetings were held as more than 6,000 employees were locked out of email, according to a source

login screen

Global Microsoft outage leaves users unable to login

News
30 Jan, 2019
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US government services and Skype among platforms that suffered from an authentication issue

AWS launches DocumentDB in a blow to open source

News
10 Jan, 2019
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AWS claims MongoDB's complexities means it's difficult for customers to scale their apps

Mozilla planning revamped Thunderbird for 2019

News
3 Jan, 2019
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Half a dozen new hires and better Gmail support are on the roadmap

Microsoft 365 offers new bundles for cyber security and GDPR compliance

News
3 Jan, 2019
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The standalone packages will be made available to existing and prospective enterprise customers in less than a month

UK cloud adoption outpacing the EU average

News
17 Dec, 2018
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British firms are the sixth biggest consumers of cloud in the EU, with Scandinavian nations leading the pack

A retrospective on Diane Greene's tenure as Google Cloud CEO

In-depth
4 Dec, 2018
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

We look at Google Cloud under Greene's leadership and what the future holds for the company

Everton FC substituted spreadsheets for software mere months before the GDPR kickoff

In-depth
29 Nov, 2018
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The club managed to modernise its entire system in under five months

Microsoft Office 365 and Azure users locked out of accounts due to MFA issues

News
20 Nov, 2018
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The MFA issue which lasted all-day Monday is the latest in a string of Microsoft cloud service outages

Corporate data at greater risk in the cloud than thought, report warns

News
1 Nov, 2018
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Grim picture painted for security landscape with businesses suffering 14 misconfiguration incidents at any one time

Days-long Microsoft outage leaving users unable to login to Office 365

News
31 Oct, 2018
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Redmond is investigating an as-of-yet unexplained outage that has persisted since last week

Graphical depiction of a quantum computer chip

Rigetti Computing unveils quantum computing cloud service

News
10 Sep, 2018
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The startup will also run $1 million challenge for users who can prove ‘quantum advantage’

Graphical rendering of a powered-down data centre

Microsoft suffers global outage to Azure and Office 365 services

News
5 Sep, 2018
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Disruption persists for more than 24 hours after a ‘severe weather event’ knocked a centre offline

SaaS revenues hit $20 billion last quarter as Microsoft extends market lead

News
22 Aug, 2018
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Salesforce recorded the slowest growth among its rivals despite dominating CRM market

London, UK, skyline with digital transformation graphics overlayed

Digital transformation firm Shaping Cloud gets £1.4m boost

News
15 Aug, 2018
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Consultancy firm hopes to expand its software business

SAP expands S/4HANA’s AI tools

News
6 Aug, 2018
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The 1808 release offers new functionality to manufacturing and professional services firms

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