Tech & Cloud shows affected by COVID-19 and Zoom CFO explains how the company is grappling with increased demand as the world works from home. This and more for the least you need to know about cloud this week.

Tech & Cloud shows affected by COVID-19

A look at what’s cancelled, and what’s yet to come

Apple WWDC, Microsoft Build, E3, NAB, Gartner, Dell World and more

Amazon Web Services

• NASA to launch 247 petabytes of data into AWS

NASA needs 215 more petabytes of storage by the year 2025. However, the space agency didn’t realize this would cost it plenty in cloud egress charges. As in, it will have to pay as scientists download its data.

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• Could AWS snatch JEDI away from Microsoft Azure? Read More

• AWS tweaks billing to let Redshift users hit “Pause” on clusters. Read More

Microsoft Azure 

• Azure NetApp files become HIPAA compliant.

By 2025, healthcare will have surpassed the media and entertainment sector when it comes to data created, making a recent announcement from NetApp a significant one.

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• Skytap, a service providing complete application environments that are compatible with on-premises data centers on Microsoft Azure, is now publicly available. Read More

• Azure Monitor for VMs enters general availability. Read More

Google Cloud 

• Google increasing automation, prioritizing workflows to account for coronavirus impact. Read More

• Google Beta Releases Cloud AI Platform Pipelines.

Cloud AI Platform Pipelines allows developers to deploy robust, repeatable ML pipelines that include monitoring, auditing, version tracking, and reproducibility. Google has specifically designed the offering to be enterprise-ready, simple to install, and secure.

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• Google: This is what caused CPU throttling at our cloud data center. Read More


• IBM Cloud hit by partial Tuesday outage.

A mystery outage hit IBM Cloud today, partially knocking out services for much of the day stateside. At time of writing, parts of the platform remain down even after several hours.

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• IBM To Double Down On Data, AI and Cloud Services In 2020. Read More


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