While Amazon's cloud business was only 11% of its overall sales last year, it delivered more operating income than all other business units combined.
The cloud is bringing sunshine to Microsoft, which reported $32.5 billion quarterly revenue, up 12%.
Stateless's SDIX technology helps colocation centers turn themselves into dynamic networking hubs.
Revenue slumped due to weakness in cloud and service provider market, but the company said enterprise and security are doing well, and it's looking forward to a late-2019 turnaround.
While image processing, real-time patient monitoring and remote surgery are marquee 5G applications, Rush University Medical Center's needs are more basic.
Cato Networks, which bills itself as a 'cloud-native carrier,' scores $55 million funding for its vision of delivering on network agility, where traditional carriers have so far failed with their NFV efforts.
Cisco boasts of 'data center anywhere' capabilities designed to bring data center-class networking, compute and storage to branch and 'edge' sites.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Q3 revenue down at Vodafone; Poland also set to ban Huawei from 5G networks; Open Fiber turns to Nokia for Italian job.
Citus Data provides open source software and cloud service for scaling the PostgreSQL open source database.
The noise around edge computing appears to have built to a crescendo as virtually all of the nation's major cell tower companies are in various stages of testing out the technology.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: VEON's tribulations with GTH continue; my brand's bigger than yours; EdgeConnex expands in Europe; Telia wants slice of enterprise SD-WAN action.
The deal extends a two-week run of good news for IBM, a break from a couple of difficult years.
Confluent's event-streaming platform is based on Apache Kafka; the funding round brings the company's war chest to $2.5 billion.
Arrcus unveils support for 400Gbit/s switch speeds – an industry first.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: BICS reports on roaming trends; 5G will bring more enterprise opportunities, predicts Amdocs study; Liberty-Millicom deal on shaky ground.
Cisco's AppD joins the pack of vendors offering AI for IT management, but the vendor says it's got a couple of tricks that make it special.
Wall Street is happy with IBM's business turnaround.
IBM is building cloud momentum following partnerships with Vodafone and Juniper Networks last week.
It's a big jump, but Google says it's the first time it has raised prices in G Suite's ten-year history.
The Microsoft-Walgreens tie-up will help Walgreens improve patient outcomes while Microsoft gains vertical penetration. And both companies fend off attacks from Amazon.
Approval was nearly unanimous, as the deal moves toward expected completion in the second half of 2019.
Microsoft and Walgreens Boots Alliance partner to transform healthcare delivery, as well as migrate most of WBA's IT infrastructure to Azure.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia's Nuage Networks powers sports data analysis; BT Global Services turns to SevOne; Helios enters South African market.
Huawei's new CloudEngine 16800 feeds the bandwidth needs of data-hungry AI.
IBM hit a milestone with the first integrated, commercial quantum computer. But don't expect to be running quantum apps in your business anytime soon.
Jan Geldmacher, president of Sprint Business, gets his customers ready for 5G applications with testbeds that help businesses put low-latency and high-bandwidth network applications to the test, giving them a leg up on IoT and other business deployments.
Yes, it's that time of the year again already, folks! Get cracking on your submission for Light Reading's annual awards before you catch MWC fever – there's a category (or three) for everyone!
Need for a quantum-powered Internet isn't imminent or anything — it's far, far off — but let's go ahead and slap a '6G' label on it for now.
Amazon declares war with launch of DocumentDB, a MongoDB-compatible document database that doesn't use MongoDB code.
Appenzeller says he's probably leaving the networking industry.
The carrier sees its 5G network technology and edge computing designs as useful to power everything from autonomous driving to video monitoring in smart cities.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Colt targets the enterprise; Deutsche Telekom trials NB-IoT in apartment blocks; changes at the top of Eurofiber; Telenor settles Thai trouble.
Tidelift looks to provide support for a broad range of open source projects that don't already have corporate sponsors, as well as provide 'meaningful' income to open source developers.
CenturyLink's President and CEO Jeff Storey, in a meeting with investors this week, said his company's December 2018 network event was minimized, in part, because of the carrier's network architecture and how it integrates acquisitions.
Canonical's head of NFV is bullish about the shift towards cloud-native functions and the appetite for containers among network operators, but others are waiting to gain from that development too.
Deep data, AI playing bigger role in creating more accurate weather forecasts worldwide.
The pioneer of intent-based networking is trumpeting a new deal that shows its technology has a role to play outside the data center.
New Xfinity xFi Advanced Security service, which uses AI and machine learning techniques to identify and lock down threats on the in-home WiFi network, fetches $5.99 per month.
The hosts with the most are beefing up support for managed cloud services in five countries across three continents.
The bulked-up company hopes to be better equipped to fend off competition from Amazon, Microsoft and others.