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AWS Unveils Retail, Public Safety and Disaster Response Competencies

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/aws-unveils-retail-public-safety-and-disaster-response-competencies

3 days ago

by Donna Goodison 'We've had a lot of recent conversations about first responders and disaster response communities, and how we can help them,' AWS vice president Sandy Carter said. 'Previously, there was really no easy way for these customers to find the right APN partner with that specialized skill that they need to serve this market.'

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Avoid ransomware by moving to the cloud, says AWS Public Sector boss

https://www.zdnet.com/article/avoid-ransomware-by-moving-to-the-cloud-says-aws-public-sector-boss/

4 days ago

AWS has also used re:Invent to launch an open source catalogue for its government customers to share and consume best practices when operating in the cloud.

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Internet Society's Vint 'father of the 'net' Cerf dodges dot-org sell-off during public Q&A

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/27/isoc_icann_dot_org_vint_cerf/

2 weeks ago

Analysis Is ISOC 'severely harming' its reputation or ushering in a bold new future?

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T-Mobile US hacked, Monero wallet app infected, public info records on 1.2bn people leak from database...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/23/security_roundup_nov22/

2 weeks ago

Roundup ...OnePlus also compromised, and much more

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Satellite operators’ shares plummet as FCC plumbs for public 5G spectrum auctions

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/20/satellite_operators_shares_plummet_as_fcc_plumbs_for_public_5g_spectrum_auctions/

3 weeks ago

You win some, you lose… 75 per cent of your share value

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Microsoft Azure Tapped As Public Cloud Provider For Salesforce Marketing Cloud

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-azure-tapped-as-public-cloud-provider-for-salesforce-marketing-cloud

3 weeks ago

by Donna Goodison 'By bringing together the power of Azure and Microsoft Teams with Salesforce, our aim is to help businesses harness the power of the Microsoft cloud to better serve customers,' says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

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Public cloud providers' network performance wildly varies

https://www.zdnet.com/article/public-cloud-providers-network-performance-wildly-varies/

4 weeks ago

Which public cloud really is the fastest for you? There are many variables, but your network connectivity is a major one, and there are major differences between providers.

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IBM, Bank of America collaborate on financial services ready public cloud

https://www.zdnet.com/article/ibm-bank-of-america-collaborate-on-financial-services-ready-public-cloud/

a month ago

Cloud vendors are increasingy focused on industry specific platforms much like enterprise software giants do.

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Who's the leakiest of them all? It's the UK's public sector, breach fine analysis reveals

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/28/public_sector_most_leaky_with_your_data_ico_fine_analysis_reveals/

a month ago

Ah, the old lost disk scenario...

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Wasabi Attacks Public Cloud Giants On Storage Price, Performance And MSP model

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/wasabi-attacks-public-cloud-giants-on-storage-price-performance-and-msp-model

a month ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The public cloud storage startup is slashing prices thanks to proprietary technology that squeezes more files to disk. Partners can white-label the service, and guarantee fixed prices, Wasabi channel chief tells NexGen Cloud attendees

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UK tech freelancer numbers down for first time in 5 years since IR35 tax reforms hit public sector

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/22/number_of_it_contractors_drops_ir35/

2 months ago

Could drop further, depending on how zealously it's enforced

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SAP and Microsoft pucker up, prepare for public cloud love under Project Embrace

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/21/sap_microsoft_project_embrace/

2 months ago

New three-year agreement to pull S/4HANA customers into Azure

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Public cloud can add $450B to APAC economies through to 2023

https://www.zdnet.com/article/public-cloud-can-add-450b-to-apac-economies-through-to-2023/

2 months ago

Should public cloud spending remain on its CAGR trajectory of 25%, it will have an economic impact of $450 billion across six Asia-Pacific markets from 2019 to 2023, fuelling consumer spending and creating jobs.

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Flak overflow: Barrage of criticism prompts very public Stack Overflow apology

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/08/stack_overflow_apology/

2 months ago

Sorry mods, we'll do better, promises CTO (again)

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Why BlueShore Financial Chose HPE Primera’s AI Over Public Cloud

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/why-blueshore-financial-chose-hpe-primera-s-ai-over-public-cloud

2 months ago

by Steven Burke We benchmark ourselves against AWS [Amazon Web Services], GCP [Google Cloud Platform] and [Microsoft] Azure from an infrastructure standpoint, and we always come out way ahead of those environments, says Ryan Burgess, manager of technology infrastructure for the boutique financial institution that administers $6 billion in assets.

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99 percent of all misconfigurations in the public cloud go unreported

https://www.zdnet.com/article/99-percent-of-all-misconfiguration-in-the-public-cloud-go-unreported/

2 months ago

McAfee says these incidents are exposing enterprises worldwide to data loss and theft.

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Remember that security probe that ended with a sheriff cuffing the pen testers? The contract is now public so you can decide who screwed up

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/19/iowa_pentester_update/

3 months ago

Both sides have different interpretations of the rules

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Bus pass or bus ass? Hackers peeved about public transport claim to have reverse engineered ticket app for free rides

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/04/corethree_baked_private_rsa_key_first_bus_ticket_app/

3 months ago

'RSA private keys' baked into Manchester firm's software

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EU turns from American public clouds to Nextcloud private clouds

https://www.zdnet.com/article/eu-turns-from-american-public-clouds-to-nextcloud-private-clouds/

3 months ago

European governments, wary of American public clouds, are turning toward Nextcloud private clouds for Infrastructure-as-a-Service clouds.

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Yorkshire public sector procurement body YPO opens £400m framework for data centres, cloud hosting and security

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/08/16/yorkshire_public_sector_procurement_body_ypo_opens_400m_framework/

4 months ago

But how much will go to AWS?

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