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Collaboration
VMware and Wipro expand collaboration to aid digital strategy
The companies are bringing together VMware Cross-Cloud services with Wipro FullStride Cloud Services to help enterprises accelerate app modernisation.
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Cloud Services
Aviatrix launches Advanced Cloud Services to aid IT transformation
Aviatrix has announced the availability of Advanced Cloud Services, a customisable portfolio of service offerings created to help enterprises.
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SD-WAN
Macquarie Telecom, Konica Minolta support the hybrid future
Macquarie Telecom has announced it has signed a deal with Konica Minolta Australia to prevent communication issues as hybrid working becomes commonplace.
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Digital Transformation
Fujitsu Australia acquires new Microsoft specialist
Marking the second acquisition by Fujitsu Australia in less than 12 months (the first acquisition being data and AI-consultancy Versor), the new deal is said by the company to be part of their plan to enhance growth ambition through a programmatic M&A strategy.
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Collaboration
SUPERNAP Thailand partners with Thai government agencies for leading Tier IV upgrades
Thailand's National Data Center and cloud services have upgraded to Tier IV international standards as a result of the newly merged entity of state enterprises CAT Telecom and TOT and provider SUPERNAP (Thailand).
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Microsoft
ASB chooses Microsoft Azure as preferred cloud provider
ASB will now be using Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud provider, a significant milestone in Microsoft's decades-long relationship with ASB.
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Cloud Services
Small business owners not comfortable using cloud services
Despite the popularity of the cloud, there are still people who do not trust putting the entirety of their information and files on there.
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Microsoft
Microsoft, Mandiant uncover Russian threat actor targeting cloud services
It is attacking resellers and other technology service providers that customise, deploy and manage cloud services and other technologies on behalf of their customers. 
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HPE
HPE unveils new cloud services for its HPE GreenLake edge-to-cloud platform
"Together, these innovations further accelerate HPE’s transition to a cloud services company."
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Cloud Services
IDC forecasts the foundational cloud service market to grow revenue at 28.8% CAGR
IDC estimates annual recurring revenue from foundational cloud services will increase from under $100 billion in 2020 to over $300 billion in 2025.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Alkira strengthens ties with Amazon Web Services
Alkira has announced a stronger business relationship with Amazon Web Services (AWS), and is now listed on the AWS Marketplace.
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Adobe
Adobe Sign and Adobe Experience Manager are now available as cloud services hosted on Azure
Adobe has announced the availability of Adobe Sign and Adobe Experience Manager as cloud services, both hosted on Microsoft Azure.
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Cloud Services
China's cloud infrastructure spend reaches $2.1b in Q1
Digital payments, content, customer and social engagement, and remote learning are all helping to drive growth.
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Servers
Confluent announces new cloud platform for Kubernetes
Confluent has announced Confluent for Kubernetes, its new platform purpose-built to bring cloud-native capabilities to data streams in private infrastructures. 
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Cloud Services
Actian announces new service for Google Cloud Marketplace
Cloud data company Actian has announced the commencement of its Avalanche hybrid cloud data warehouse on the Google Cloud Marketplace. 
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Cloud Services
Rackspace Technology drives the future of cloud services with new category
“Rackspace Elastic Engineering combines our unmatched operational expertise with flexible, modern, cloud native engineering services.”
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Cloud Services
Aruba launches new data management solution
Aruba has launched its new Database as a Service solution, for managing data in the cloud.
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Microsoft
Microsoft Exchange breach a wake-up call to ditch the server
"There are owners who still have in-house exchange servers because they are suspicious of the cloud or have concerns about their data sovereignty or don't want to contemplate the capital expenditure. But the warning is clear. Get rid of them."
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Cloud Services
Umbrellar head of cloud promoted to CEO
Dave Howden has been leading the company’s cloud strategy for the last 3+ years and is now taking the reins for the company’s next steps.
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IaaS / Serverless Infrastructure
Tech Data to launch IaaS platform with Dell, Macquarie
Cloud by Tech Data provides a variety of capabilities, including disaster recovery, data backup, data centre expansion and scale-out storage.
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5G
VMware adds cloud-native support to 5G telco cloud portfolio
The 5G-ready Telco Cloud Platform supports cloud-native technology and delivers applications and services across multi-cloud infrastructure.
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Cloud Services
Major tech firms benefit from strong demand for cloud computing solutions - study
"These companies have been agile in rolling out new operational and strategic plans to continuously serve customers in new-normal situations."
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Cloud Services
Blue Prism calls out IBM as exceptional partner
Blue Prism has announced that IBM has received its second Certified Gold Service Provider status as the company expands on go-to-market capabilities for intelligent automation solutions.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Rackspace and AWS extend relationship to reach more customers
Under the Strategic Collaboration Agreement (SCA) with AWS, Rackspace Technology is set on helping customers realise greater value from AWS cloud services.