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Service Providers Account for Growing Share of ICT Spending

By CloudBuzz | February 11, 2019

Led by Surge of Cloud Infrastructure Spending, According to New IDC Black Book Service Provider Edition FRAMINGHAM, Mass., February 11, 2019 – Information and communications technology (ICT) spending by service providers will reach $426 billion by 2022, representing average growth of

How to speak crypto: A glossary of terms

By CloudBuzz | February 11, 2019

The world of cryptocurrency can be bewildering for the uninitiated, and its confusing word salad of terms doesn’t help. Here’s a primer with some basic vocabulary to get you started: Private key: A critical code that allows access to a digital

Phishers Target Anti-Money Laundering Officers at U.S. Credit Unions

By CloudBuzz | February 8, 2019

A highly targeted, malware-laced phishing campaign landed in the inboxes of multiple credit unions last week. The missives are raising eyebrows because they were sent only to specific anti-money laundering contacts at credit unions, and many credit union sources say

Germany to restrict Facebook’s data gathering activities

By CloudBuzz | February 7, 2019

BONN, Germany (Reuters) – Facebook has been ordered to curb its data collection practices in Germany after a landmark ruling on Thursday that the world’s largest social network abused its market dominance to gather information about users without their consent.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Enterprise Health Cloud

By CloudBuzz | February 6, 2019

If you’re a healthcare CIO looking to implement patient-centric solutions, you likely know that means starting with a great digital experience. You’re not alone. Recent market data underscores just how important a patient-centric approach has become; interventional medical care is not sufficient to improve the

Cisco Live 2019 Closes its Doors After a Highly Successful Week

By CloudBuzz | February 6, 2019

It’s been a busy week! Cisco Live 2019 finally drew to a close last Friday after five days filled to the brim with technical presentations, workshops, networking events and more. For Service Providers, it was a rich opportunity to learn about Cisco’s strategic

Databricks raises $250M at a $2.75B valuation for its analytics platform

By CloudBuzz | February 5, 2019

Databricks, the company behind the Apache Spark big data analytics engine, today announced that it has raised a $250 million Series E round led by Andreessen Horowitz. Coatue Management, Microsoft and NEA, also participated in this round, which brings the

Go-Jek raises $1 billion in round led by Google, Tencent, JD

By CloudBuzz | February 1, 2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek has raised around $1 billion in a funding round, led by Alphabet Inc’s Google, Inc and Tencent Holdings, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. Google, Tencent and have invested

Intel makes interim CEO Swan permanent

By CloudBuzz | January 31, 2019

(Reuters) – Intel Corp named interim Chief Executive Officer Robert Swan to the role on a permanent basis on Thursday while also naming a new interim chief financial officer. Swan, 58, had been in temporary charge of the chipmaker since

Alibaba sales grow at weakest pace in three years as slowing China bites

By CloudBuzz | January 30, 2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s quarterly revenue grew at its weakest pace since 2016, as the impact of a slowing Chinese economy and a crippling Sino-U.S. trade war kept buyers away during its top-sale season. The