T-Systems and OVHcloud cooperate for Gaia-X

OVHcloud and T-Systems have agreed to cooperate following the Gaia-X initiative principles. The partnership will lead to the creation of a trusted public cloud offering for Germany, France and other European markets to address all sectors sensitive to data sovereignty as well as GDPR compliance.

With this partnership, both – OVHcloud and T-Systems – will engage in developing a unique Openstack public cloud platform. This new offering will address the specific needs of the Public Sector, as well as essential infrastructure operators and companies of all sizes operating in strategic or sensitive areas of public interest. The platform contributes to the European Gaia-X initiative guaranteeing highest level of openness and transparency, data sovereignty, European data privacy and security.

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French Cloud Hosting Provider OVH Plans IPO Next Year

OVH Groupe SAS, the French cloud-computing provider, is preparing for a potential initial public offering early next year, according to people familiar with the matter, as European companies make tentative plans for a return to the capital markets.

The company has mandated Rothschild & Co. as an adviser to help with preparations for an IPO, the people said, asking not to be identified as discussions are private. Other banks will soon be invited to pitch for roles on the deal, the people said.

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Highflying Nvidia’s Deal for Arm Signals Loftier Chip Ambition

Nvidia’s $40 billion purchase of SoftBank unit could have wide-ranging implications for semiconductor industry

Late Sunday, Nvidia and Arm’s parent SoftBank Group Corp. announced they reached an agreement under which the U.S.-based company will acquire Arm for about $40 billion in stock and cash. The components of the transaction include $21.5 billion in Nvidia shares, $12 billion in cash, an up to $5 billion “earn-out” payment for SoftBank subject to financial performance targets and $1.5 billion in equity for Arm employees. The news follows a number of media reports over the weekend that said the two parties were near a deal, and it comes after Bloomberg News reported back in July that Nvidia and SoftBank were in exclusive discussions over Arm. The companies said the board of directors of all three companies have approved the deal and expect it to close in about 18 months.

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Nutanix Targets Multicloud With Karbon Platform Services

 

Nutanix has announced Karbon Platform Services, a Kubernetes-based multicloud Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) with automated system-managed security, to accelerate the development and deployment of microservices-based apps across any cloud. This offering provides software developers with a turnkey managed services experience, on-premises, in the public cloud, and at the edge, to build and run cloud native applications while enabling them to decouple applications from the underlying infrastructure. It also provides IT operations teams with a simplified and consistent application lifecycle management and security framework. This announcement marks a significant milestone for Nutanix as it looks to expand offerings aimed at accelerating enterprises’ cloud native journeys.

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Strategic partnership: Bosch and SAP aim to simplify corporate processes with a new standard

Walldorf and Stuttgart, Germany – Bosch and SAP have entered into a strategic partnership aimed at simplifying digital corporate processes. The partners’ objective is to further develop a digital industrial standard that governs, for example, the exchange and usage of company data along the value chain. This would harmonize and further automate processes, both within and between companies – thus achieving substantial efficiency gains.

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Google binds no-code tools, API management and serverless computing into new development platform

Placing a bet on the red-hot low-code/no-code market, Google LLC today debuted its new Business Application Platform category of software encompassing application programming interface management, no-code application development, process automation and business analytics.

Google said it aims to create more consistent ways for users to access services, data and functionality via APIs while disguising the complexity behind a no-code platform. No-code app development enables nontechnical users to build data-driven applications quickly without using a programming language.

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Red Hat Marketplace Aims to Accelerate Open Hybrid Cloud Innovation With Certified Software Solutions Ready to Run on Any Cloud

Public marketplace is designed to enable organizations to more easily purchase, deploy and manage enterprise software from a variety of vendors across hybrid cloud environments running Red Hat OpenShift
A private, personalized version of the marketplace for enterprises like Anthem offers a curated selection of pre-approved certified software to more efficiently scale and accelerate digital transformation.

Red Hat, Inc., the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, and IBM (NYSE: IBM), today announced the general availability of Red Hat Marketplace, a one-stop-shop to find, try, buy, deploy and manage enterprise applications across an organization’s hybrid IT infrastructure, including on-premises and multicloud environments.

A private, personalized marketplace experience is also available with Red Hat Marketplace Select at an additional cost for enterprises that want additional control and governance with curated software for more efficiency and scale that is pre-approved for that particular enterprise.

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Italy launches investigation into Apple, Google, and Dropbox over cloud services

The Italian watchdog has opened its third antitrust inquiry into the iPhone maker, focusing on the Cupertino company’s cloud computing services.

There have been allegations over fairness and improper commercial practices in terms of cloud services offered by Apple, Google and Dropbox. And now, Reuters in a short news piece Monday revealed that L’Autorit Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (AGCM), which is Italys’s antitrust authority, has now confirmed that it had opened an inquiry into not just Apple, but Google and Dropbox as well over cloud computing services.

 

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Google expands its Cloud AI portfolio

The cloud provider unveiled new features for Contact Center AI, new versions of Document AI, and improvements to the AI platform for machine learning operations (MLOps) practitioners.

Google on Tuesday rolled out several new products and capabilities within its Cloud AI portfolio, including new products and features in Contact Center AI and new versions of Document AI. It also announced improvements to the AI Platform for machine learning operations (MLOps) practitioners.

 

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Azure Spring Cloud Now Generally Available

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure Spring Cloud, a managed service for Spring Boot apps.

Azure Spring Cloud is jointly built, operated, and supported by Microsoft and VMware. With Azure Spring Cloud, you can focus on building the apps that run your business without the hassle of managing infrastructure.

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