Silicon Valley startup YotaScale is pitching its autonomous cloud operations platform as a way for enterprises using the public cloud to increase visibility into their cloud infrastructure. The platform uses intelligence to minimize manual tasks.
Azure will use Xilinx chips as co-processors in more than half of its servers, winning business that has been an exclusive for Intel’s Altera unit. Co-processors are chips that accelerate some functions to relieve the main processor in a server.
Red Hat will improve IBM profit margins, and gets the company further into an emerging part of the business known as hybrid cloud. But some analysts say the deal won’t make IBM a dominant player in the public cloud.
Google Cloud Chief Executive Officer Diane Greene has been aggressively pursuing new corporate customers, but the business still lags behind Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Corp.’s Azure. The company’s "other revenue" bucket, which includes...