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HPE to buy Cray, offer HPC as a service

High-performance computing offerings from HPE plus Cray could enable things like AI, ML, high-speed financial trading, creation digital twins for entire enterprise networks.

Red Hat CTO Chris Wright: We're creating an autonomic platform

With the latest release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and OpenShift being packed with Kubernetes-friendly features, Red Hat is looking to create what its CTO Chris Wright calls the "autonomic computing platform".

How does OpenStack fit in to a newly independent SUSE?

Some of the most prominent messaging that emerged from the recent SUSEcon event, held in Nashville last month, was that it was now the world's largest, independent open source company (particularly in wake of the Red Hat-IBM deal). But what does this spell for its relationship with OpenStack?

Public SAP exploits could enable attacks against thousands of companies

A recently released exploit takes advantage of a known configuration vulnerability that persists among many on-premise and cloud SAP instances. Here's what companies using SAP should do.

VAR partners may not survive cloud boom: TBR

Traditional value-added resellers (VAR) are riding a tide of decline unless they embrace a more cloud-focused business model, according to Technology Business Research (TBR).

US customers want to spend less with Oracle, says Rimini Street

The majority of Oracle’s US customers responding to a Rimini Street survey say they are currently or actively planning to reduce their spend with the enterprise software vendor.

Google Cloud closes gap on AWS and Azure dominance: Gartner

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has closed the gap between itself Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure as the world’s preferred public cloud provider.

Microsoft stays silent on Azure revenue figures

​Microsoft talks a good game about its cloud computing platform Azure.

Six months in, how is Qualtrics fitting in at SAP?

After being acquired for $8 billion in November last year, Utah tech unicorn Qualtrics is now part of the German software behemoth SAP, but how do their platforms align and what does the ideal customer of both look like?

5 times when cloud repatriation makes sense

Even the cloud has its limits. In certain situations a traditional data center is the best place to host one or more applications.

Cisco taps into AWS for data center, cloud applications

Cisco Cloud ACI for AWS lets customers manage and secure applications running in the data center or in Amazon Web Service cloud environments

Services key to channel success in big data and analytics

Partners building out IT services are best positioned to capitalise in a big data and analytics (BDA) market set to experience double-digit growth in 2019.