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- Partners ‘critical’ to accelerated digital transformation beyond COVID-19
- Google Cloud named best performing cloud on performance and cost
- Outgoing Trump calls for US IaaS providers to keep records on foreign users
The initial pandemic-prompted rush to new tech may be behind us, but a longer-term pipeline of accelerated digital transformation activity is emerging.
In one of his final executive orders before ending his term as US President, Donald Trump has issued an executive order requiring US-based IaaS providers to verify and keep records on foreign customers.
Google Cloud edged AWS and Azure in new report which compared performance and cost using online transaction processing benchmarks.
Covid-19 has pushed global cloud spend up even further, as companies look to modernise at a faster clip in response to more remote working.