data centers

Platform News: Facebook usage

Maintenance error caused Facebook’s 6-hour outage, company says

Routine maintenance on Facebook’s network stitching together its data centers caused Monday’s collapse of its global system for more than six hours, the company has sai...

AT&T

AT&T to run core 5G network on Microsoft’s cloud

Microsoft Corp and AT&T Inc have said that the carrier will run core parts of its 5G wireless network on Microsoft’s cloud computing platform.

Google Cloud

Google’s cloud taps AMD for new service as chip wars heat up

AMD and Alphabet’s Google Cloud have said Google will offer cloud computing services based on AMD’s newest data center chip, a move likely to intensify AMD’s push...

Platform industry news: Oracle Corp

Cloud ramp up weighs on Oracle’s profit view, shares fall

Oracle Corp has forecast current-quarter profit below Wall Street estimates, as the business software maker ramps up investments in its cloud computing business to take on rivals i...

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

Microsoft to invest $1 billion in Malaysia to set up data centres

Microsoft Corporation will invest a cool $1 billion over the next five years in Malaysia as part of a new partnership programme with government agencies and local companies, the So...

Platform Industry: Sleepy Joe Biden talking to a small room of activists

The Biden administration adds new limits on Huawei’s suppliers

The Biden administration this week amended licenses for companies to sell to China’s Huawei Technologies, further restricting companies from supplying items that can be used ...

Platform Industry: SAP software logo

SAP users face cost squeeze, pressure to digitalise

The clients of software group SAP are enduring severe declines in revenue and earnings while at the same time confronting intensifying pressure to hike IT spending to go digital, a...