Google adds in-memory BI option to BigQuery and CenturyLink augments cloud solutions with Azure MSP program. This and more for the least you need to know about cloud this week.

Amazon Web Services

• MASV launches new service to upload large files to Amazon Simple Storage Service.

MASV is the file transfer service for the world’s biggest files. No file size limits. Pay-As-you-go.

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• AWS beefs up its Security Hub with more partner integrations. Read More

• AWS and Azure integration announced amid increasing cyber threats. Read More

Microsoft Azure 

• Microsoft goes live with Azure Sphere, its Linux-Powered IoT Security Platform.

General availability of Azure Sphere, marking a new phase in its effort to create an overall trusted environment for deploying and using IoT devices.

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• Biometric passwordless authentication devices for Microsoft Azure AD announced at RSA. Read More

• CenturyLink augments cloud solutions with Azure MSP program. Read More

Google Cloud 

• Google adds in-memory BI option to BigQuery. Read More

• Google Cloud acquires mainframe-migration company Cornerstone.

Cornerstone is a Dutch company that specializes in helping enterprises migrate their legacy workloads from mainframes to public clouds. Cornerstone, which provides very hands-on migration assistance, will form the basis of Google Cloud’s mainframe-to-GCP solutions.

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• Google pledges $10B investment in Data Centers offices this year. Read More


• How SAP HANA helps keep IBM i strong.

Over the past decade and a half, IBM has added thousands of SAP Business Suite customers to the IBM i rolls, and some of these customers are among the largest IBM i shops.

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• IBM Blockchain VP: Every Dollar Spent on Blockchain Yields $15 on Cloud. Read More


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