Oracle yesterday announced Autonomous Linux, an operating system that provisions itself, scales itself, tunes itself and patches itself while fully operational. The new OS eliminates complexity and human error to deliver cost savings, security, and availability for customers.
As many as 120m workers in the world's 12 largest economies may need to be retrained or re-skilled as a result of AI and intelligent automation in the next 3 years, according to a new study by IBM. In addition, only 41 percent of CEOs say that they have the people, skills and resources required to execute their business strategies.
The penetration of cloud-based office applications has passed the 50 percent mark across organisations and adoption among government agencies in particular is growing strongly, according to research firm Gartner.
The cost of a data breach has risen 12 percent over the past 5 years to 3.92 million on average, representative of the multiyear financial impact of breaches, increased regulation and the complex process of resolving criminal attacks. Breaches have an impact that is felt for years, according to a new study by the Ponemon Institute and commissioned by IBM.
The worldwide infrastructure as a service (IaaS) market grew 31.3 percent in 2018 to total 32.4 billion dollars, up from 24.7 billion in 2017, according to Gartner. Amazon was once again the number 1 vendor in the IaaS market in 2018, followed by Microsoft, Alibaba, Google and IBM.
By 2022, three quarters of all databases will be deployed or migrated to a cloud platform, with only 5 percent ever considered for repatriation to on-premises, according to researchers from Gartner. This trend will largely be due to databases used for analytics, and the SaaS model.
Cloud computing ranks as the top risk concern for executives in risk, audit, finance and compliance, according to a new survey. While cloud computing presents organisations with novel opportunities, a number of new risks — including cybersecurity disclosure and GDPR compliance — make cloud solutions susceptible to unexpected security threats.