Williams selects Pax8 cloud distributor as Acronis #CyberFit partner

Williams Racing has welcomed Pax8, a platform on which IT professionals can buy cloud products, as the Acronis #CyberFit Partner. This is in line with the Cyber Protection Partnership between Williams and Acronis that was renewed earlier in 2021. Software firm Acronis has supported Williams since the 2018 Formula One season, providing cyber protection technology… … Read more

AWS acquires messaging encryption startup Wickr

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has snapped up Wickr, which develops secure, end-to-end encrypted communication technology.  With Wickr, customers and partners can benefit from advanced security features not available with traditional communications services – across messaging, voice and video calling, file sharing, and collaboration. This gives security conscious enterprises and government agencies the ability to implement… … Read more

Learn key cloud transformation insights, trends, challenges & opportunities at the free Cloud Transformation Congress, 13 July 2021

Cloud Transformation Congress is a free virtual cloud transformation event taking place on 13 July 2021 (MDT), consisting of top-level content and thought leadership discussions exploring the cloud transformation ecosystem. Join 500+ senior technology professionals for a variety of solo presentations and expert panel discussions from speakers sharing their unparalleled cloud transformation industry knowledge. In a rapidly evolving… … Read more

Cloud connectivity – the fabric of digital business

Cloud computing adoption by enterprises has only accelerated since the COVID-19 pandemic. The Forrester Consulting 2021 Cloud Connectivity Buyer’s Guide, commissioned by Megaport, suggests that the pandemic “reinforced the substantial value and necessity of cloud technology. Business decision-makers have realised that networks are ‘the central nervous system of their businesses.’” With cloud technology playing such… … Read more

Ferrari eyes road and track innovation with AWS as its official cloud provider

Amazon Web Services, (AWS), has entered into an agreement with Ferrari to become its official cloud, machine learning, and artificial intelligence provider.  Together, the companies will accelerate the pace of innovation across the entire Ferrari organisation, including their road cars department, GT Competitions, the Ferrari Challenge, and the Scuderia Ferrari FORMULA 1 (F1) team.  Ferrari… … Read more

Cloud and the new ‘Generation 3’ of business intelligence

In the ever-changing economic landscape, business intelligence is an integral part of an organisation’s ‘scalable success’. When employees make critical decisions for a company, it must be backed by real-time data to reduce missteps and increase the probability of future success. To clearly define business outcomes, organisations are increasingly looking at integrating business intelligence (BI)… … Read more

Democratising financial projections for the age of SaaS

More than 650,000 companies in the United States use Excel to create financial projections. While Excel is surely a versatile tool, it forces manual processes onto finance departments and essentially hinders collaboration. Companies were locked into Excel in the past because cloud-based budget management and financial reporting software were only targeted at enterprises. These days,… … Read more

Italy unveils plans for cybersecurity agency to aid its cloud strategy

Italy plans to set up a national agency tasked with combating cyber attacks as it continues work on its unified cloud infrastructure. The country is one of many European nations attempting to enhance their cybersecurity capabilities. Many aspects of Italy’s digital security, which are dispersed among various Ministers and state bodies, are to be brought… … Read more

81% of firms have accelerated their cloud computing plans due to COVID-19

The global pandemic, and associated surge in remote work, has accelerated a massive move to cloud with cloud-first organisations now outnumbering on premise organizations by a ratio of three-to-one. This was highlighted in a study by Devo Technology, a cloud-native logging and security analytics company, which assessed the current state and pace of change with… … Read more

Cognizant creates Google Business Group to deliver cloud modernisation

Professional services firm Cognizant has developed a dedicated Google Business Group (GBG) to help accelerate shared customers’ cloud modernisation journeys.  The GBG is an expansion of Cognizant’s long-standing relationship with Google Cloud, extending combined service capabilities and joint solutions development to accelerate client cloud transformation and meet the evolving needs of today’s businesses.    With a… … Read more