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Hyperscale data centre CAPEX up 59% - but dominated by usual suspects
In the first half of this year more than US$53b has been spent on hyperscale data centre development, with the bulk of that from just 5 companies.
Big data and AI: How cutting-edge technology can change the healthcare industry
Google, Amazon, IBM, Microsoft and Oracle joined forces, pledging to speed up the progress of health data standards and interoperability.
Two redesigns, one winner: Tailoring processes to customer preferences
For a product redesign to be successful, a meticulous rollout is required, coupled with a thorough understanding of your customer base.
Google reveals AI system taking charge of its data centres
Once used only on a recommendation basis, the AI system is now taking direct control of Google's data centres with significant energy savings.
Canalys: 187% smart speaker growth driven by Chinese offerings
While Google and Amazon still lead the way, it seems the smart speaker market is no exception to the steady rise of Chinese tech.
Former Google exec joins HubSpot as APAC managing director
“There is a huge opportunity for us to help SMBs adopt the right marketing, sales, and customer services strategies," says Nizami.
Interxion and Google partner to offer direct GCP connectivity
Interxion is adding to its lineup of cloud providers with new dedicated access to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) across its Europe footprint
Google: Measuring our impact in data center communities
As of 2016, Google data centers generated $1.3 billion in economic activity across the US, and have generated over 11,000 jobs.
Google tips hat to Harmoney for use of AI in marketing
ocal money lending marketplace Harmoney has been dubbed by Google as a standout case study of the powers of artificial intelligence (AI).
Chrome is marking all HTTP sites as 'not secure': What you need to know
The latest version of Google Chrome may bring penalties for businesses that don’t have current SSL certificates.
Google building new Singapore data center to join its other two
This will bring the tech giant's total Singapore data center investment to more than US$850m in a bid to meet surging demand.
Google Marketing Platform bridges gap between analytics & marketing
Google has bridged the gap between DoubleClick Digital Marketing and its Google Analytics 360 Suite through a single solution.
Google invests in massive subsea cable connecting U.S. and Europe
The tech giant has invested in a huge private subsea cable project across the Atlantic Ocean to expand its global cloud network.
Google Chrome launches new feature to block Spectre attacks
The next update to Google Chrome will bring new protections against web browser attacks such as Spectre.
Google's new Melbourne office a major boost for Victorian tech sector
Melbourne is now home to Google’s first Victorian office after officially opening its doors last week.
Canalys: Smart speaker installed base market to hit 2018 milestone
"These deployments are a major opportunity for the IT channel to develop solutions and provide technical skills and services that customers may lack.”
IDC - Who’s winning the smart speaker battle?
The hottest two categories, Smart Speakers and Video Entertainment products, are expected to represent 71% of the market in 2018.
AWS top of all four regional public cloud markets around the world
Leading not just at a global level but also at a regional level, AWS is top of the North America, EMEA, APAC, and Latin America markets.
IDC - Smartwatches to take the lead as Wearables market grows
The worldwide wearables market is forecast to ship 124.9 million units by the end of 2018, up 8.2% from the prior year.
Google’s Partner Interconnect service now generally available
Partner interconnect allows customers to link their on-premises resources to the GCP through a supported service provider.
What Facebook and Google can teach you about DC networking
Enterprises of any size can learn a thing or two from hyperscalers like Facebook and Google.
Google buys plot of land in NL, but will there be a data centre?
Google has purchased 70 hectares of land in Noord-Holland for an undisclosed amount but says it is keeping its options open.
Equinix, EBRC, EvoSwitch, & SAP Cloud ERP among 2018 Datacloud Awards' winners
Last night saw the 11th Datacloud Awards take place in Monaco with many companies and individuals gracing the stage - check out the full list here.
What role does AI have to play in the modern data centre?
Scale Computing's Jason Collier delves into the very hot topic of AI in data centres, including what organisations need to do moving forward.