Actifio Welcomes Dell EMC, Google Cloud & IBM as Diamond Sponsors of Actifio Data Driven 2019 Conference

Source:- Actifio, the pioneer of copy data management software, announced that Dell EMC, Google Cloud and IBM will be Diamond Sponsors for Data Driven 2019, the company’s annual conference for technologists and business leaders from around the globe who are driving data-intensive transformations in their organizations. In addition, Fujitsu and Hitachi Solutions are Gold Sponsors and TechTarget is the Official Media Sponsor of Data Driven 2019. Datatrend, Onix, and Wasabi have been named Bronze Sponsors. Actifio’s annual global conference, Data

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Destiny 2 developer says Google Cloud will actually reduce input lag on Stadia

Source:- mobilesyrup.com One of the common concerns regarding video game streaming is that online multiplayer experiences may suffer from connectivity issues. Specifically, the idea of input lag — the delay between pressing a button and the game actually triggering the action — has been mentioned a fair bit in the discussion surrounding Google’s ambitious Stadia game streaming service. At the Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3) this week, Kotaku news editor Jason Schreier looked to address this issue in an interview with

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Will Google’s Outage Shake Confidence in Its Cloud Service?

Source:- marketrealist.com Network congestion caused the disruptive outage An outage hit Google’s (GOOGL) digital services early this month, with the effects being felt by businesses that run on Google’s cloud platform as well. Google services YouTube and Gmail were unavailable for several hours across the US and Europe on June 2, the Verge reported. Also affected by the outage were Shopify (SHOP) and Snap (SNAP), which host some of their applications and data on Google’s cloud platform. Google blamed the outage

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Google Cloud looks to Looker for greater data analytics – but with the multi-cloud focus

Source:- cloudcomputing-news.net Late last week, Google announced its intention to acquire business intelligence platform Looker for $2.6 billion (£2.05bn) in an all-cash transaction, with Looker joining Google Cloud upon the acquisition’s close. For Google Cloud – whose bill is chump change compared to what Salesforce is outlaying for Tableau – Looker represents more options for customers looking to migrate data from legacy technology stacks to BigQuery, Google’s enterprise data warehouse. As Google Cloud chief Thomas Kurian put it, it will help offer customers

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Microsoft wastes no time in countering Google’s cloud gaming ambitions

Source:-telecoms.com A few days ago Google added some substance to its cloud gaming ambitions by announcing more details, including a list of games and pricing, of its Stadia platform. Shortly after Microsoft had its big E3 reveal, which of course focused on plans for its Xbox gaming console. These included the ability to stream games from a console to a mobile device and the opportunity for attendees to stream games from the cloud via the Project xCloud streaming service. The difference between

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Looker + Google: How The Deal Will Rock The BI World

Source:- forbes.com Even with heavy investments and continued innovation, Google’s cloud business remains a disappointing No. 3 in the market. But the new head of the division, Thomas Kurian, is making a bold step to change things up – that is, shelling out $2.6 billion for Looker. This is actually Google’s third largest acquisition in its history. “It’s a very smart deal for Google,” said Jake Stein, who is a SVP of Stitch at Talend. “It’s a great indicator and testament to

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7 essential best practices to follow when adopting a DevOps model

Source- sdtimes.com The benefits of DevOps have been talked about for some time now. But a recent report has shown how organizations are reaping the benefits after implementing DevOps. According to a recent survey sponsored by Google and Harvard Business Review Analytics Services, two-thirds of the respondents that have implemented DevOps have seen benefits that impact their bottom line. Seventy per cent have seen increased speed to market, 67 per cent have seen improved productivity, 67 per cent have seen increased customer relevance, 66

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Survey: Container security is a growing concern for IT professionals

Source- fiercetelecom.com It’s not surprising that 60% of the IT security professionals in a recent survey have experienced security incidents with their container usage over the past year. But it is somewhat surprising 47% of those security professionals who manage environments with containers responded that they did deploy containers with known vulnerabilities. Maybe the promise of containers is too tempting for some IT professionals to resist. And a majority of them don’t have the same IT resources as a large telco.

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Hybrid Cloud Computing Emerges as Next Big IT Management Challenge

Source- itbusinessedge.com Going into 2019, it’s apparent that a major challenge facing IT leaders will be to bring the cost of cloud computing under control. While cloud computing, in theory, reduces the cost of IT, it turns out that the operational complexity of supporting multiple cloud computing platforms alongside existing on-premises IT environments has become quite expensive. IT leaders clearly need to bring some order to the cloud computing chaos. A recent report from International Data Corp. (IDC) highlights the extent of the

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Google showcases power of the cloud for Thai enterprises

Source- nationmultimedia.com Tim Synan, head of Google Cloud, Southeast Asia, said the event was aimed at bringing the power of Google Cloud to Thai businesses of all sizes and helping them provide specialised solutions through different platforms and devices. The summit highlighted the urgency for businesses to take on new challenges and move towards the cloud. “Cloud computing technology is about speed, agility, collaboration, awareness and transparency, with machine learning underpinning everything,” Synan said. “We have big plans for the future

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