May 7, 2020

News

  • Claranet Acquires Brazilian Cloud Company CorpFlex

    UK-based tech company Claranet, has acquired CorpFlex, a Brazilian company which offers private cloud solutions - headquartered in Alphaville (Barueri - SP). As a multinational company, Claranet has been operating in Brazil for about 2 years, where it has established its footprint as a recognized public cloud service provider, working with AWS, Azure and Google[...]

  • MediaTek and Intel Announce 5G Modem for PCs

    Taiwanese semiconductor company MediaTek Inc., has announced the successful development and certification of its 5G modem data card which will be used to bring 5G connectivity to Intel-powered PCs. Through a partnership established in November 2019, Intel has been working with MediaTek on the 5G solution for deployment in key consumer and commercial laptop segments.[...]

  • Atos to bring UK Largest AI Supercomputer to Oxford

    France-headquartered telco Atos, has signed a four-year deal worth £5 million with the University of Oxford to deliver a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) Supercomputer built on the NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD™ architecture. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the new high-performance system is said to be the largest AI-based supercomputer in the[...]

  • Avast Launches Small Office Security Solution

    Cyber-security service provider Avast, has announced the launch of its Small Office Protection software, which comes as part of Avast Business solutions. The new Avast Business Small Office Protection is designed to provide cyber-security services for a maximum of 10 business devices, a product that targets entrepreneurs and home office operators. The solution supports existing[...]

  • Amazon to Invest $10B in Satellite Internet Project Kuiper

    Amazon has just announced it plans to invest US$10 billion in Project Kuiper, an initiative to build a low earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation capable of providing broadband service to vast amount of communities globally. This announcement comes with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granting Amazon approval by a 5-0 vote to deploy and operate[...]

  • Microsoft Continue Talks to Acquire TikTok US

    The global tech company Microsoft Corp., has announced it is prepared to continue discussions on the acquisition of the US arm of Chinese-owned social network platform TikTok. This announcement follows a conversation between Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and President Donald J. Trump. Microsoft further stated that it is committed to addressing the US President and[...]

  • BAE Systems Acquires Military GPS Business

    UK-headquartered defense technology service provider BAE Systems, has just completed its acquisition of Collins Aerospace Military Global Positioning System (GPS) business from Raytheon Technologies Corporation. Collins’ military GPS business is based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from where it provides mission critical military GPS receiver solutions. The GPS arm current products include its M-Code, anti-jamming, and[...]

  • HPE Enters $125M Deal for Edinburgh Data Hub

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has entered into a deal with the University of Edinburgh to provide an end-to-end infrastructure for the Edinburgh International Data Facility (EIDF). The hub is termed to be Europe’s first regional data innovation center which is located at the University of Edinburgh EPCC in Scotland. The facility is designed to enable[...]

  • Digital Realty Brings NVIDIA DGX A100 to London

    Cloud, data center and interconnection service provider Digital Realty, has just deployed a new Data Hub powered by the NVIDIA DGX™ A100 at its Interxion Digital Docklands data center in London. “Enterprise customers need AI solutions to drive business transformation, but they may not have the facilities and platform designed to accelerate data science innovation,”[...]

  • Box and Google Expand Cloud Partnership

    Cloud content management service provider Box Inc., has expanded its partnership with Google Cloud to create a more integrated environment for enterprises using G Suite with Box to power remote work in the cloud. As part of the extended partnership, Box will leverage Google Cloud as a key provider for data storage globally. The companies[...]

  • TikTok US Launches $200M Content Creator Fund

    Chinese video-sharing social networking service Tiktok, has just announced a Fund that will start with $200 million for content creators in the US. The fund will be distributed over the coming year and expected to grow over that period. According to the company, the Fund seeks to support ambitious creators who are looking for opportunities[...]

  • Fortinet Buys Network and Cloud Security Firm OPAQ

    California-headquartered cyber-security service developer Fortinet, has announced its acquisition of OPAQ, a network and cloud security provider based in Herndon, Virginia. The OPAQ cloud platform is developed to allow partners deliver Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) offerings to customers using OPAQ’s infrastructure. OPAQ’s SASE suite further features the company’s Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) cloud[...]