VMware on Google Cloud gives Users another Choice and DigitalOcean Appoints New CEO and CFO to Position Company for Its Next Phase of Growth. Here is your weekly quick read for the least you should know about Cloud and Tech.

Security & Breach
  • What to know about the ‘extremely unusual’ Capital One hack (Link)

Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft announces first available African region for Power BI (Link)
  • IoT Device Protection Availability for Azure Security Center (Link)
  • Microsoft acquires BlueTalon to build upon deep data privacy (Link)
  • Microsoft Azure spins up new cloud tools for media and entertainment companies (Link)

  • 90+ Partners Earn Google Cloud Partner Advantage Specialization (Link)
  • Google Cloud Debuts New Security Capabilities (Link)
  • Google Cloud and VMware Enter into New Partnership (Link)
  • Google Cloud brings Anthos migration tool to APAC (Link)
  • Google Cloud serverless function object access is four times faster than AWS (Link)

  • AWS Marketplace Now Available in the AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region (Link)
  • AWS container capabilities (Link)
  • AWS Turbocharges new Linux Kernel Releases in its Extras Catalogue (Link)

  • IBM accused of targeting older workers as ‘up to 100,000’ laid off (Link)
  • How to Play IBM Investor Day With Stock Options (Link)
  • IBM Watson Campaign Automation becomes ACOUSTIC (Link)

  • Microsoft 365 Received Several Big Updates in July (Link)
  • DigitalOcean Appoints New CEO and CFO to Position Company for Its Next Phase of Growth (Link)


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