More and more companies are moving advanced workloads to the cloud

Businesses everywhere are increasingly confident about moving advanced workloads to the cloud, a new report from data virtualization firm Denodo has found.  Polling 150 global business and IT professionals for its Denodo Global Cloud Survey 2021, the company found the percentage of businesses moving advanced workloads to the cloud spiked 25 percent (from 15.48 percent in 2020, up to 19.59 …

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Tech workers are struggling with increased workloads

The Covid-19 pandemic has led people to use the internet more than ever before, placing IT workers across the globe under unprecedented pressure. A new report from recruitment consultancy and IT outsourcing company Harvey Nash states that more than half (55 percent) of IT professionals have had to manage larger workloads over the past year, resulting in various mental health …

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Accelerating containers for enterprise workloads

As full enterprise workloads move to the cloud, containers have become the go-to technology for application developers. Containerization of applications is a packaging mechanism that abstracts the application from the underlying server hardware, and enables the fast deployment of new features. Containers isolate one application from other applications, while allowing each application to have full access to all necessary system …

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IBM is making it easier to run AI workloads in hybrid clouds

Artificial intelligence hardware accelerators are an extremely potent tool for scientific discovery, but they are also highly inefficient from an energy perspective. However, IBM Research, the company’s R&D arm, claims to have identified new ways of tackling this problem. During the IEEE CAS/EDS AI Compute Symposium, held earlier today, IBM Research introduced new technology and partnerships that will allow businesses …

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