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Oracle Autonomous Database Now Available In Customer Datacenters

Addresses data sovereignty, security, and performance concerns that prevent some enterprise workloads from moving to the public cloud Building on the success of Oracle’s Exadata Cloud@Customer service over the last three years, Oracle announced the availability of Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer. This new offering combines the latest Oracle Database with the fastest Oracle Database platform—Exadata—delivered as a cloud service in customer datacenters. It eliminates database management and capital…

Equinix Acquires Switch Datacenters’ AMS1 Data Center Business in Amsterdam

Transaction Accelerates Digital Ecosystem Growth for Equinix's Amsterdam Southeast Campus Equinix, Inc., the global interconnection and data center company, announced that it has closed a transaction for the purchase of Switch Datacenters' AMS1 data center business in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in an all-cash transaction for €30 million ($34 million). The facility, which will be renamed Equinix AM11 International Business Exchange data center, is in close proximity to Equinix's existing campus in southeast Amsterdam and will…

NRI Selects Oracle Dedicated Region Cloud@Customer

First customer to adopt new Oracle Cloud offering Will be used for mission-critical, high-volume business platform to accelerate digital transformation Oracle announced that Nomura Research Institute (NRI) has selected Oracle Dedicated Region Cloud@Customer to run its critical, high-volume business platform used in various industries, including financial, retail, and distribution. NRI will start by moving its SaaS applications for the financial industry, which are used by about 70 percent of the capital markets…

Oracle Announces Oracle Dedicated Region Cloud@Customer

Addresses data sovereignty, security, and performance concerns that prevent some enterprise workloads from moving to the public cloud Building on the success of Oracle’s Exadata Cloud@Customer service over the last three years, Oracle announced the availability of Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer. This new offering combines the latest Oracle Database with the fastest Oracle Database platform—Exadata—delivered as a cloud service in customer datacenters. It eliminates database management and capital…

KDDI America Has Selected Infobip As Its Cloud Communications Platform

Partnership Enables Enterprise-Wide Customers Access to Digital Transformative Communications & Rich Media Experiences KDDI America, a subsidiary of “KDDI Corporation”, a Fortune Global 500 company with three datacenters in the U.S., announced it has partnered with Infobip, a global cloud communications company that provides messaging solutions for advanced customer engagement, identity authentication and security. As the demands for digital customer experiences expand, KDDI America’s strategy is to enable digital…

Verpex Launches First “Co-Cloud Hosting” Service, Optimizes Site Speed, Reliability and Email Deliverability

Web hosting company improves site performance by using Amazon AWS, Google Cloud and Digital Ocean instead of traditional datacenters Verpex, a high performance web hosting solution, announced the launch of the industry's first "co-cloud" hosting services. Clients on their hosting plans may see benefits to uptime, site deliver speed and even search engine rankings. Verpex uses several different cloud datacenter providers including Amazon AWS, Google Cloud and Digital Ocean which increases the amount of global server…

Red Hat Accelerates AI/ML Workflows and Delivery of AI-Powered Intelligent Applications with Red Hat OpenShift

AI software, NVIDIA GPU-powered AI platforms, customer deployments and open source innovation are all powered by the most-comprehensive enterprise Kubernetes platform for hybrid and multicloud operations Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, highlighted that more organizations are using Red Hat OpenShift as the foundation for building artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-learning (ML) data science workflows and AI-powered intelligent applications. OpenShift helps to provide agility,…

Microsoft to Open New Datacenter Region in Spain and Expand Strategic Partnership With Telefónica to Boost Spain’s Competitiveness

Microsoft will open a datacenter region in Spain to help accelerate digital transformation of public and private entities of all sizes, helping them to innovate, scale and migrate their businesses to the cloud in a secure way. Microsoft will leverage Telefónica infrastructure as part of their global strategic partnership. Under their strategic partnership, the two companies will develop joint go-to-market plans in all countries where Telefónica operates. Additionally, Telefónica will accelerate its use of…

BlackBerry Extends EPP and EDR Capabilities with New Enhancements to CylancePROTECT and CylanceOPTICS

BlackBerry Limited announced new product enhancements to the endpoint protection platform (EPP) and endpoint detection and response (EDR) pillars of its BlackBerry Spark® platform. Key features include single-agent deployment, custom role-based access controls and accelerated incident investigation with the release of CylanceOPTICS® v2.4. BlackBerry helps to proactively reduce risk from cybersecurity threats with a unified endpoint security (UES) layer that can work with BlackBerry® UEM to deliver zero trust security. The…

Microsoft Announces a $1.1 Billion Investment Plan to Drive Digital Transformation in Country Including Its First Cloud Datacenter Region

The investment plan will provide cloud services from local datacenters to contribute to the development of the country, a robust education and skilling program to support employability for hundreds of thousands of youth, projects applying AI to benefit the society, and an Advisory Board with important CEOs as some of the first initiatives over the next five years Microsoft announces continued progress on its plan “Innovate for Mexico», to contribute to the development of the country. The main pillar of the plan is focused…

Pure Joins Google Cloud Anthos Ready Storage Initiative

Pure Continues to Deliver on the Promise of a Modern Data Experience with Expanded Cloud-Native Collaboration Pure Storage, the data solutions pioneer that enables faster customer innovation, has joined Google Cloud's Anthos Ready Storage Initiative, having demonstrated that its solutions for data storage and data can be confidently deployed on the Anthos platform across hybrid environments. This news expands on Pure's partnership with Google Cloud to help customers modernize existing applications and build new ones on a…

365 Data Centers Acquires Commack, Long Island Data Center from mindSHIFT Technologies

Mindshift Remains a Managed It Infrastructure Provider, Continuing Its Commitment to Local and National Customers, and Signs Long-Term Colocation Services Agreement With 365 365 Data Centers, a leading provider of cloud, connectivity, and data center services for enterprise, carrier, and content customers, announces its acquisition of the data center facility at 500 Commack Road in Commack, Long Island from mindSHIFT Technologies (a Ricoh company). This transaction brings 365's total number of data centers to 12,…

AWS Announces AWS Wavelength

AWS Wavelength enables developers to build applications that deliver single-digit millisecond latencies to mobile devices and users by deploying AWS compute and storage at the edge of the 5G network AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company announced AWS Wavelength, which provides developers the ability to build applications that serve end-users with single-digit millisecond latencies over the 5G network. Wavelength embeds AWS compute and storage services at the edge of telecommunications…

Equinix Highlights Growth of Private Connectivity Key to the Current Evolving Digital Era

Market Study Shows Companies Are Leveraging Interconnection to Compete in the Digital Economy as Data Explosion Gets Further Distributed at the Edge The latest Global Interconnection Index (GXI), an annual market study published by Equinix, predicts private connectivity at the edge is forecast grow by 51 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR), and expected to exceed a total bandwidth capacity of more than 13,300 Tbps, which is equivalent to 53 zettabytes of data exchanged annually. This is enough bandwidth to support…

Will AI Spawn a Smart Superintelligent ‘Synthetic Genius Machine’?

We have surpassed the realm of sci-fi for superhuman capabilities in computing and automation. With the advent of new advanced technologies and Machine Learning capabilities, humans are finding new avenues to scale cognitive neuroscience and augmented learning to build  Synthetic Genius Machine. In the latest piece of news, AI pioneer and KYield’s founder announced the arrival of a new artificial intelligence system to accelerate superintelligence. What is Synthetic Genius Machine? KYield has unveiled a new AI system,…

Decision Engines Names Sandy Thielamay Vice President of Sales

A digital transformation leader and Fortune 100/500 collaborative visionary, Thielamay to oversee sales for the Palo Alto, California-based company Decision Engines, an intelligent process automation, intelligent document processing, artificial intelligence, and knowledge worker automation platform, has named Sandy Thielamay as its Vice President of Sales. Marketing Technology News: Comcast Business ActiveCore Platform Enhances Digital Experience; Providing Enterprises Greater Network Control, Flexibility and Peace of…

Panopto Expands North America Video Cloud, Launching New Infrastructure

Panopto announced the expansion of its cloud infrastructure, launching a new video hosting option on the Canadian-based Amazon Web Services (AWS) data center. With this announcement, businesses and universities based in Canada can now host their Panopto video libraries on an in-region cloud that complies with organizational data storage policies. Today's announcement is in response to accelerating demand for Panopto across Canada. To date, Panopto Cloud has been available from datacenters in the United States, Europe and…

Jio and Microsoft Announce Alliance to Accelerate Digital Transformation in India

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (Jio), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, and Microsoft Corp. are embarking on a unique, comprehensive, long-term strategic relationship aimed at accelerating the digital transformation of the Indian economy and society. This 10-year commitment combines the world-class capabilities of both companies to offer a detailed set of solutions comprising connectivity, computing, storage solutions, and other technology services and applications essential for Indian businesses and will span the…

Factual Launches Measurement Intelligence to Track Real-World Conversions and Optimize Campaigns Across New and Emerging Digital Channels

New Product Follows More Than 400% Growth in Factual’s Current Measurement Offerings Factual, the location data company, announced Measurement Intelligence, a new product that helps brands, advertisers and agencies clearly access andunderstand campaign performance metrics and ROI using real-world visitation data through a self-service dashboard. Measurement Intelligence launches following a landmark year for the company, which raised $42 million in new funding and expanded its global presence, launching into the JAPAC…

LINK Mobility to Integrate With Oracle Responsys

LINK Mobility Group AS Improves Business-Customer Interactions with Integrated Messaging Services from Oracle Responsys LINK Mobility Group, a Silver level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), announced that it has integrated with Oracle Responsys SMS Public Aggregator Network (SPAN), providing an integrated marketing tool with valuable mobile reach to enable and enhance business-customer interactions. Oracle's SPAN is an easy-to-use self-service application within the Oracle Marketing Cloud that makes it easier for…