Hortonworks expands Google and Microsoft Cloud partnerships

Hortonworks has introduced enhancements to its existing partnership with Google Cloud to further optimize Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) and Hortonworks DataFlow (HDF) for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to deliver next-gen big data analytics for hybrid cloud deployments. This partnership will enable customers to leverage new innovations from the open source community via HDP and HDF on GCP for faster business insights.






Tieto given extended responsibilities as Region Skåne’s IT partner

Tieto has signed a comprehensive agreement with Region Skåne to deliver complete IT services that support the region's continued digitalization journey. The goal is to help the region’s efforts to create safer and more equal healthcare services. The agreement is for four years with the possibility to extend until 2031. The contract is worth SEK 410 million.



GridGain introduceces Beta Release of GridGain Cloud

GridGain Systems has introduced the beta release of GridGain Cloud. GridGain Cloud is the only in-memory cache-as-a-service that allows users to rapidly deploy a distributed in-memory cache and access it using ANSI-99 SQL, key-value or REST APIs. The result is in-memory computing performance in the cloud, which can be massively scaled out and can be deployed in minutes for caching applications.


Huawei launches Cloud Enablement Services

At CEBIT 2018, Huawei launched its Industry Cloud Enablement Services, to help businesses overcome the complications and challenges they face when moving to the cloud. Huawei Cloud Enablement brings together Huawei’s broad portfolio of technologies, such as Cloud computing, Big Data, and SDN, to enable the digital transformation of enterprises and governments through an orchestration of life-cycle services.

 








Missguided drives accelerated growth with AWS and Claranet

Missguided is a ‘rapid fashion’ multi-channel brand, aimed at the 16-25 female market. Started from scratch in 2008 by Nitin Passi, who still owns 100 per cent of the business, it now has turnover in the hundreds of millions. It has enjoyed rapid growth in the UK and has subsequently expanded its operations into Australia, France, USA, Germany, and Spain. The company’s long-term mission is to transform the successful medium-sized business into a global fashion brand.









Low-code security taken to the 'next level'

OutSystems has launched OutSystems Sentry, a new security service for OutSystems cloud-based, Platform as a Service (PaaS) customers, providing proactive security monitoring, built-in redundancy, and 24x7 support for OutSystems customers.



Network infrastructure with intent

Apstra® Inc., the pioneer of Intent-Based Networking, says that Awnix, a leading provider of cloud services and products, has deployed the first AOS® supported deployment of OpenSwitch (OPX) on Dell Z9100-ON switches in a Tier 1 service provider production network. The telecom service provider deployment includes a combined solution as part of a hybrid cloud for OpenStack Deployments and is part of an open IaaS network infrastructure offering.




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