CloudTalk | Week of 03.13.2020

Azure, Microsoft’s own cloud computing answer to AWS, is being used by a whopping 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies and Google Cloud launches new tools for deploying ML pipelines. This and more for the least you need to know about cloud this week.

Amazon Web Services

• Amazon Web Services SA achieves its Level 1 B-BBEE contributor status

Our Enterprise and Supplier Development programmes will enable small businesses to flourish. As these businesses grow, AWS cloud services will help transform their operations and allow them to compete on a global scale.
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• N2WS announces next generation backup and recovery for Amazon Web Services workloads with version 3.0. Read More

• AWS Outposts: Enabling Hybrid Cloud. Read More

Microsoft Azure 

• Microsoft Azure Is Used By 95 Percent Of Fortune 500 Companies.

AWS might be one of the more established platforms in the cloud services game, but that doesn’t mean it’s the best. Azure, Microsoft’s own cloud computing answer to AWS, is being used by a whopping 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies.

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• Introducing Nerdio Manager for WVD to intuitively deploy, manage, and scale for the enterprise in Azure. Read More

• Microsoft pulls out DevOps Server and TFS security patches. Read More

Google Cloud 
• Google Cloud unveils machine images to simplify workflow. Read More

• Google Cloud launches new tools for deploying ML pipelines.

The beta launch of Cloud AI Platform Pipelines, a new enterprise-grade service that is meant to give developers a single tool to deploy their machine learning pipelines, together with tools for monitoring and auditing them.
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• Google Cloud’s plan to corner telecom market. Read More

• IBM Says It’s No. 3 in Cloud Sales; Market Says Google.
For a company like IBM, which has undergone multiple transformations in its 108-year history, it’s important to communicate “that they are not just about yesterday’s technology,” said Frank Gens, chief analyst at IDC. “That’s why they are all feisty about wanting to establish their cloud credentials.”

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• CenturyLink adds IBM Cloud to its Cloud Connect portfolio. Read More

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