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Google to Build Second LATAM Data Center in Uruguay

GOOGLE’S 14TH FACILITY The tech giant Google, has finally disclosed plans to build a new data center in Uruguay. This facility will be joining the company’s Chile data center in Latin America. Google’s new Latin America (LATAM) data center will…

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Over 1000 Google Workers Sign Open Letter on Climate Action

CLOUD CONTRACTS WITH OIL FIRMS, LOBBYIST FUNDING AND OPPRESSIVE SURVEILLANCE 1,137 Google workers and still counting, have signed an open letter which calls on Google to commit to, and release a company-wide climate plan. As announced, this is a collective…

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AWS to Open New Cloud Region in Spain

SPAIN’S PRIME MINISTER WELCOMES AWS Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced it plans to open an infrastructure region in Spain, which will consist of three separated Availability Zones. The new infrastructure will be AWS’s seventh region in Europe, joining existing…

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Microsoft beats Amazon to Win DoD’s $10B Contract

AZURE MAKES IT TO THE MILITARY ZONE At long last, DoD’s (US Department of Defense) controversial $10 billion JEDI cloud contract has just been awarded to Microsoft over Amazon. The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud deal is expected to…

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AWS welcomes Old Mutual to its Cloud Infrastructure

SHUTTING DOWN ITS DATA CENTERS BY 2022 Amazon’s cloud arm AWS (Amazon Web Services), has just been selected by Old Mutual Limited to house its 1000+ business applications. Based in South Africa, Old Mutual is one of the oldest and…

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SHI to Open 400,000 sq ft Data Center in New Jersey

COMING THIS MONTH US-based SHI International Corp., has announced that it is ready to officially open the new 400,000 square feet data center in Piscataway, New Jersey. The Ridge Integration facility is an addition to SHI’s existing 300,000 square feet…

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IBM Launches Z15 for the Hybrid Clouds

SUPPORTING HYBRID MULTI-CLOUD SECURITY U.S. tech giant IBM has launched its latest mainframe Z15, a platform that promises data privacy to customers across hybrid multi-cloud environments. According to the company, Z15 culminates four years of development with over 3,000 IBM…

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Google to Open new Cloud Region in Poland

DCP BECOMES GOOGLE’S POLISH RESELLER Google has announced its plan to open a new cloud region in Poland and a reseller partnership with Poland’s Domestic Cloud Provider (DCP) to accelerate adoption. DCP was founded jointly by PKO Bank Polski and…

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GDIT wins US Military 7.6B Cloud Email Contract

GDIT GETS 10-YEAR DoD CONTRACT US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded its Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract to General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT). This $7.6 billion contract is put up by US military to run its classified, secret…

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Microsoft Azure opens New Switzerland Regions and 31 Edge Sites

LAUNCHES 2 REGIONS, 31 EDGEs, 14 MEET-MEs The cloud arm of the tech giant Microsoft, has just announced the opening of its new Switzerland cloud regions and the global addition of 31 new Azure edge sites. The new cloud datacenter…

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