Amazon’s cloud business is competing with its own customers

At its annual customer conference in Las Vegas this week, Amazon‘s cloud business, Amazon Web Services, announced several new products. A few of them compete directly with smaller companies that already offer similar products running on Amazon’s cloud. AWS is…

Amazon is coming to company data centers, and that should scare Cisco, HPE and Dell

Amazon cloud chief Andy Jassy said that during the first half of 2018, he was consistently getting requests from customers who wanted Amazon’s help not just in the cloud, but also in their own data centers. For some companies, there…

AMD shares rise 8 percent after chipmaker announces new business from Amazon’s cloud unit

AMD shares rose about 8 percent on Tuesday after the semiconductor company said Amazon’s cloud unit would start using its Epyc data center chips to deliver services to third-party customers. The announcement was made by AMD CEO Lisa Su at…

The former CEO of the Cleveland Clinic has some surprising advice for Google's cloud team

Toby Cosgrove has a new job. After decades running one of the world’s most famous hospitals, Cleveland Clinic, he’s helping one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent technology companies figure out how to sell its technology and services into health care.…

Cloud hosting is the secure solution you've been seeking

Business managers are sometimes concerned that a move to the cloud involves a loss of control. What used to be kept in-house is now stored on someone else’s servers. That shift can represent a big leap of faith for managers…

Telstra restores cloud services after outage

Telstra has confirmed that its cloud services are back up and running following an outage. “We have resolved an issue which impacted access to our cloud services for some of our enterprise customers and access to some of our online…

Red Hat gave Google and other buyers a chance to bid before IBM's $34 billion offer, sources say

Red Hat probably won’t get an offer higher than the $190-per-share price from IBM, because rival suitors have already had a chance to bid, according to people familiar with the matter. Red Hat announced Sunday it had reached an agreement…

IBM-Red Hat deal: What the companies say

IBM announced yesterday that it is buying Red Hat for $34 billion, making it IBM’s largest deal to date and the third largest in the history in the US tech industry. After announcing the plan to close the deal sometime…

IBM CEO: Red Hat deal is a 'game-changer' that will grow cash flow and gross margins in first year

IBM’s roughly $34 billion deal to buy open-source software provider Red Hat — the third-largest technology deal in U.S. history — will create enormous value for Big Blue, IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty told CNBC on Monday. In…

Here's how Red Hat can help IBM in the cloud and beyond

IBM just agreed to spend $34 billion on Red Hat, the largest software deal ever. It’s by far IBM’s biggest deal in its 107-year history and follows five straight years of declining revenue at the company. There’s no guarantee such…