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HPE Eyes Acquisition of Nutanix | Data Center Knowledge

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(Bloomberg) — Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. has expressed interest in cloud computing company Nutanix Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. HPE has held talks with Nutanix in recent months, said the people, who asked to not be identified because the matter isn’t public. The talks between the companies have been on and off …

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Tencent bets on cloud computing growth abroad amid gaming slowdown

Tencent bets on cloud computing growth abroad amid gaming slowdown

Tencent has faced a number of headwinds in 2022 including a Covid-induced slowdown in the Chinese economy and a tougher market for gaming. Bobby Yip | Reuters Tencent said it will launch new cloud computing products aimed at overseas markets as it searches for new avenues for growth amid a slowdown in its core online …

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Cisco AppDynamics announces updates to its cloud-native observability solution AppDynamics Cloud, CIOSEA News, ETCIO SEA

Cisco AppDynamics announces updates to its cloud-native observability solution AppDynamics Cloud, CIOSEA News, ETCIO SEA

Cisco AppDynamics announced today major updates to its cloud-native observability solution AppDynamics Cloud. Business transaction insights combines business transaction monitoring with AppDynamics Cloud’s continuous-context experience. This allows organizations to expand observability over cloud-native applications correlated with business context across their Amazon Web Services (AWS) environment and beyond. The AIOps-derived insights enable teams to observe applications …

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Cloud software is suffering a cold November rain. Can Snowflake and Salesforce turn it around?

Cloud software is suffering a cold November rain.  Can Snowflake and Salesforce turn it around?

The week after Thanksgiving could determine if cloud software is still too fat or if there are some tasty leftovers for Wall Street. It has been a rough month for cloud-software stocks, which experienced their worst week on record to kick off November and have seen cold rain continue to fall amid a perceived slowdown …

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A Hybrid Computing Strategy Is Key to Recession Resilience

A Hybrid Computing Strategy Is Key to Recession Resilience

Cloud and edge computing have skyrocketed in popularity over recent years, and the vast majority of companies are using one or the other. Both computing strategies have unique strengths, but what many organizations don’t realize is that for many industries, adopting a hybrid model, using both edge and cloud computing capabilities, creates an optimal experience …

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SaaS price inflation is rising 4 times faster than market inflation, research

SaaS price inflation is rising 4 times faster than market inflation, research

Software as a service (SaaS) pricing inflation has risen more than four times faster than economic inflation in the UK over the past 12 months, according to a new analysis by Vertice, a SaaS purchasing and spend management platform. SaaS is a software distribution model in which software is hosted by a cloud provider, who …

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Hidden Emissions From Cloud Computing Pose Net-Zero Threat | Data Center Knowledge

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(Bloomberg) — Emissions linked to cloud computing aren’t being properly accounted for in carbon calculations, potentially overstating corporate progress on net-zero pledges and hindering the broader effort to curb greenhouse gases. “It has become something of a hidden emissions issue,” said John Ridd, chief executive officer of Greenpixie, a UK-based firm that designs software to …

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AWS Researchers Proposes a Method That Predicts Bias in Face Recognition Models Using Unlabeled Data

AWS Researchers Proposes a Method That Predicts Bias in Face Recognition Models Using Unlabeled Data

AWS researchers presented a novel method for evaluating bias in face recognition algorithms at this year’s European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), which does not require data with identity annotations. The tests show that, despite the method’s limitation in estimating a model’s performance on data from various demographic groups, those estimates are reliable enough to …

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Xebia eyes opportunity in digital transformation, to hire 1200 Indians by March

US-based IT company Xebia is planning to hire 1,200 staff in India by March 2023

Anand Sahay, CEO of Xebia Global, told PTI that since all businesses are focusing on transformation and there is high demand in this market, the company is opening new centers around the world, including India. It also has plans to acquire companies that are engaged in artificial intelligence, cloud computing, augmented and virtual reality, and …

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Microsoft Introduces New Azure HX and HBv4 Virtual Machines for High-Performance Computing

Microsoft Introduces New Azure HX and HBv4 Virtual Machines for High-Performance Computing

Microsoft recently announced new HBv4-series and HX-series virtual machines (VMs) in preview, suitable for high-performance computing (HPC) workloads such as computational fluid dynamics (CFD), finite element analysis, frontend and backend electronic design automation (EDA ), rendering, molecular dynamics, computational geoscience, weather simulation, AI inference, and financial risk analysis. The HBv4-series and HX-series VMs feature 400 …

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