Tag: cloud services

Forget Watson, the Red Hat acquisition may be the thing that saves IBM

With its latest $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat, IBM may have found something more elementary than “Watson” to save its flagging business. Though the acquisition of Red Hat  is by no means a guaranteed victory for the Armonk, N.Y.-based computing company that has had more downs than ups over

Microsoft’s $7.5BN GitHub buy gets green-lit by EU regulators

Microsoft’s planned acquisition of Git-based code sharing and collaboration service, GitHub, has been given an unconditional greenlight from European Union regulators. The software giant announced its intention to bag GitHub back in June, saying it would shell out $7.5 billion in stock to do so. At the time it also

ServiceNow to acquire FriendlyData for its natural language search technology

Enterprise cloud service management company ServiceNow announced today that it will acquire FriendlyData and integrate the startup’s natural language search technology into apps on its Now platform. Founded in 2016, FriendlyData’s natural language query (NLQ) technology enables enterprise customers to build search tools that allow users to ask technical questions

Paytm Looks To Support Developers, Startups With AI Cloud

As the digital payments giant Paytm continues to support data localisation, the company has launched its AI Cloud computing platform “Paytm AI Cloud for India” for developers, startups and enterprises with servers located only in India. The company claims that AI Cloud computing platform offers a suite of business-centric apps

Rajasthan Govt’s RajMegh To Help Startups Touch The Skies With Free Cloud Services

Arise, awake, and stop not till the goal is reached — Swami Vivekananda Startups need all the help they can to get in terms of access to the right tools, technology, and guidance. The Rajasthan government, which recently concluded the Rajasthan Digifest, is now deepening its commitment to the growth

Tech companies can bid on the Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract, starting today

On Thursday, the Pentagon opened bidding for a huge cloud computing contract that could be worth as much as $10 billion. Given its size, the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract, known as JEDI, is alluring for major cloud computing companies that might not normally do much business with the Department

Google Cloud goes all-in on hybrid with its new Cloud Services Platform

The cloud isn’t right for every business, be that because of latency constraints at the edge, regulatory requirements or because it’s simply cheaper to own and operate their own data centers for their specific workloads. Given this, it’s maybe no surprise that the vast majority of enterprises today use both

Google Cloud Sees Increased Adoption In Indian Retail, Media

In a stiff competition with market leaders like Amazon and Microsoft, Google says that its cloud services, Google Cloud have seen an increased adoption in India’s Retail and media entertainment segments. In an interview with ET, Rick Harshman, MD, Asia-Pacific, Google Cloud said that the company has seen “overwhelming demand

Kaptivo looks to digitally transform the lowly whiteboard

At Kaptivo, a company that’s bringing high-tech image recognition, motion capture and natural language processing technologies to the lowly whiteboard, executives are hoping that the second time is the charm. The Cambridge, UK and San Mateo, Calif.-based company began life as a company called Light Blue Optics, and had raised