Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Microsoft Azure gains Availability Zones and Immutable Blobs

It's WORM storage all round as Immutability goes to General Availability

Microsoft has announced two more Azure availability zones and hit the red button on Immutable Storage in what must have been a breathless few days for its Azure team.…



via The Register - Data Centre: Cloud
http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/19/azure_az_immutability/

Vodafone sues Ofcom to reclaim 'overpaid' mobe spectrum fees

EE set it up, now Voda's shooting for goal

Vodafone has taken UK comms watchdog Ofcom to the High Court in England to reclaim overpaid spectrum access charges imposed by the telecoms regulator in 2015.…


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http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/19/vodafone_sues_ofcom/

DNSSEC in a click: Cloudflare tries to crack uptake inertia

Meanwhile global key rollover is confirmed for October 11

Cloudflare is offering DNSSEC in a single click.…


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http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/18/dnssec_cloudflare_rollout/

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Nutanix shares briefly wobble over Google appliance fears

What if someone else owns someone else's computer?

Despite Google's claims that it isn't building a private cloud product, its partner Nutanix's shares took a 10 per cent dive when word got out.…



via The Register - Data Centre: Cloud
http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/18/nutanix_google_cloud/

Cloudflare invites folk to dabble in the 'distributed web' with InterPlanetary File System gateway

Five billion pages on open-source project, just like the original World Wide Web

Cloudflare has decided the four-year-old InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) project looks strong enough to warrant a little love, and has launched a gateway to allow the IPFS-curious to try out the "distributed web" protocol.…


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http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/18/cloudflare_backs_interplanetary_file_system_with_gateway/

Microsoft: Like the Borg, we want to absorb all the world's biz computers

Farewell, Patch Tuesday – and perhaps, farewell IT admins sucked into the big backend

Microsoft hopes to assimilate traditional IT admin roles into its cloud with the launch of its Microsoft Managed Desktop (MMD) service.…



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http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/18/microsoft_managed_desktop_service/

No wonder Oracle exec Kurian legged it – sky darkens as cloudy tech does not make it rain

Sales growth stalls, forecasts missed, stock price falls

Oracle's stock price took a hit on Monday after the enterprise giant saw revenue growth come to a virtual crawl, crucial cloud segments stagnated, and overall performance fell short of forecasts.…



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http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/18/clouds_q1_2018/