Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: German cable operators could face change in network access rules; Jan Frykhammar joins Openet board; Timotheus Höttges on that merger.
In which we receive an alarming email from Oracle.
AWS isn't just growing fast; growth is accelerating.
Microsoft's Intelligent Cloud group, which includes server, enterprise products and services, reported that its revenues were up 17% to $7.9 billion.
Cloud applications have an insatiable appetite for east-west bandwidth inside the data center, as well as between data centers. What can service providers do about that?
Facebook is doubling down on its ad business, and using AI to moderate hate speech and other inappropriate content.
Network operators take different approaches to using new Google Partner Interconnect.
Telstra's Jim Fagan explains how service providers can apply lessons learned about automation in the cloud to delivering more automation in their networks.
Containers seemed poised to take over the Earth, but they've proven slow to implement. Find out how people are implementing containers on real-world service provider networks at the Big Communications Event in Austin next month!
The new G Suite and Gmail security capabilities aren't bulletproof, but they add an extra layer of control.
The Google parent is spending hard to catch up on with Amazon in the home and cloud, and driving its businesses forward, including YouTube, hardware and Waymo self-driving cars.
Google Partner Interconnect is designed for enterprises requiring cloud connectivity who don't require full 10 Gbit/s of a dedicated circuit.
Open source and machine learning are strengths as Google Cloud Platform goes up against bigger competitors.
The Dell-controlled Cloud Foundry vendor has an implied value of more than $3 billion on its first day of trading as a public company.
Texas mop, KC smoke, Carolina vinegar – I like all styles of communications, really.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Red Hat, Altran join Spanish 5G R&D initiative; Sky powers on; Orange pals up with Siemens for IoT; DT's Open Telekom goes hybrid.
Cable is moving into the Internet of Things (IoT) market, specifically homing in on home automation, using its advantage of existing connectivity and customers.
Even though IBM is turning around its long revenue decline, the stock fell hard on Wednesday.
The Chinese cloud giant is supporting Cloud Foundry on its infrastructure and joining its Foundation as a gold member.
Zinc's collaboration service is designed for field service technicians, home healthcare workers, retail workers – people who don't spend their workday staring at screens.
IBM revenue grew for the second consecutive quarter, driven in part by cloud growth, following 22 consecutive quarters of revenue decline. But Wall Street still wasn't happy.
Turn around bright eyes: After pivoting to Kubernetes, Mirantis is pivoting to Spinnaker.
Oracle, Microsoft, IBM and other Amazon competitors want to ensure that AWS doesn't get the whole enchilada from a lucrative Department of Defense cloud contract for millions of users, according to Bloomberg.
Gmail is getting an overhaul, including new security features, according to reports.
Light Reading founder Steve Saunders talks with VMware's Shekar Ayyar, who explains why cloud architectures are becoming more distributed, what that means for workloads, and why telcos can still be significant cloud services players.
Cloudflare's Spectrum service extends Cloudflare's web protection and acceleration to anything that uses an Internet connection.
A wall of lava lamps in Cloudflare's San Francisco office makes encryption psychedelic.
KDDI Europe, the UK-based subsidiary of KDDI, launched a new SD-WAN service offering for its 500 enterprise customers with SD-WAN supplier Silver Peak.
Don't get tripped up by these myths about the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Ten worthy women and two trailblazing startups made the shortlist this year for Women in Comms' Leading Lights awards. Winners will be unveiled soon at BCE.
Search engine giant is building an intent-driven tool to stop human employees from stressing out the network, says one of its chief engineers.
Competitors Cisco and Juniper upgrade their cloud security platforms, to help you lock up your cloud infrastructure from public cloud to private cloud and on-prem.
Kayenta is open source software designed to help operators incrementally roll out application upgrades at cloud-scale without breaking things.
Two new IBM mainframes with security, machine learning and other capabilities for cloud applications are sized to fit in standard data center racks.
SD-WAN is about more than saving money – it also provides application delivery, insights and reliability. Find out more in this podcast sponsored by Citrix.
Google and Alibaba have a long way to go to catch up with Amazon and Microsoft, but if they can keep up the triple-digit growth they'll get there.
Jim Fagan, director of Global Platforms for Telstra, delivered a keynote on the operator's Programmable Network and how it has set the stage for Telstra's journey toward network automation.
Trump casts a cannonade of anti-Amazon tweets, but the company does big business with the US government.
Rolls out tools to automate managing secrets, certificates, firewall policies and compliance data.
The cloud provider plans to invest $5 billion on Internet of Things technologies over the next four years, and it's also cutting pricing for its IoT Hub platform for connecting IoT devices.
Google is investing in a subsea cable connecting the two continents, casting its subsea web wider.
Newly independent vendor will pursue Internet of Things, intelligent devices and edge computing.
Dan Kohn says going cloud-native doesn't require a total rewrite to microservices of legacy systems – that can come later.
Launches with tools to help enterprises migrate data across clouds and multiple data centers.
New capabilities are integrated in a way to enable smoother, more efficient transition to SDN.
The Internet is designed to deliver mass content from the center to the edge, but the Internet of Things needs to reverse that, says Sarah Cooper, Amazon Web Services general manager of IoT analytics and applications.