OVHcloud launches first data centre in India to further its APAC expansion
OVHcloud, the European cloud firm, launched its first data centre in India, as part of its APAC expansion plans which will see the deployment of two additional data centres in Australia and Singapore by next year. Adding to OVHcloud’s network of data centres worldwide, the new Mumbai facility is part of its announced global strategic plan to build 15 new sites by 2024.
RFMW expands European presence with acquisition MRCG and MRCC
RFMW, a world-renown specialized distributor of RF and microwave products, announced the intention to acquire MRC Gigacomp (MRCG) and MRC Components (MRCC) in Germany. Both MRCG and MRCC represent and distribute industry-leading manufacturers of RF, microwave, millimeter-wave components, in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Benelux.
Meta, Code Like a Girl and T&DA partner to train Aussie creators in AR
Meta has partnered with Code Like a Girl and T&DA to launch the Meta Immersive Learning Academy in Australia. A Meta Spark training module that will be available for those who prefer to learn at their own pace. Meta will offer free, guided training in augmented reality (AR) to over 200 women and gender diverse people so they have the confidence, tools and support they need to enter the world of immersive tech and explore careers in AR and virtual reality.
Why Karen in the call centre will likely survive AI better than creative folk
AI could replace knowledge and creative experts faster than customer service personnel. Since OpenAI launched ChatGPT late last year, there has been speculation that the generative tech will enable firms to do away with people and cut costs by deploying chatbots to run the sales funnel, deliver customer service and generate marketing and communications activities.
CSG awarded patent in Australia and US for zero-code ecosystem design
B2C-style experiences with instant gratification and offer personalization are the standards for all industries and communication service providers (CSPs) are not immune to this pressure. To lead CSPs into this new era of customer experience, CSG® has announced that it has been awarded a patent in the United States and Australia for CSG Encompass.
Aussie cloud adoption across Amazon Web Services surges, ISG study finds
Enterprise use of public clouds and general cloud adoption continues to increase in Australia, expanding the Australian partner ecosystem of AWS, a strong and growing hyperscale cloud provider in the country, according to a new recently published research report by Information Services Group (ISG), a leading global technology research and advisory firm in Australia.
SLB tech completes acquisition of gyroscopic wellbore firm Gyrodata
SLB recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of Gyrodata Incorporated, which is a global company specializing in gyroscopic wellbore positioning and survey technology. The transaction will incorporate Gyrodata’s wellbore placement and surveying technologies within SLB’s Well Construction business, bringing innovative drilling solutions to customers.
Yugabyte and SRA OSS team up to help bolster database modernization
Yugabyte, the open source distributed SQL database company, has signed a strategic partner agreement with one of the leading Japanese PostgreSQL professional consulting companies, SRA OSS, LLC. Together, Yugabyte and SRA OSS will accelerate the adoption of cloud-native transactional database technology for enterprise database modernization initiatives in Japan.
Axelera AI and Advantech team up to bring inference power to edge devices
Axelera AI, the provider of advanced solutions for AI at the Edge announced a partnership with Advantech. Combining Advantech’s expertise in the embedded and industrial PCs and Axelera AI’s edge AI tech, will bring the inference power of a data center to edge devices, enabling clients to process data in real-time, reducing latency while increasing efficiency.
Bentley Systems opens nominations for its Going Digital Awards program
Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the infrastructure engineering software company, announced its call for nominations for the 2023 Going Digital Awards in Infrastructure. The awards, which are judged by independent juries of industry experts, recognize infrastructure projects for going digital advancements in infrastructure. The deadline for nominations is May 8, 2023.