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IonQ Opens Doors to First Dedicated Quantum Computing Manufacturing Facility in the U.S.

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

IonQ (NYSE: IONQ), a leader in the quantum computing industry, today announced the opening of the United States’ first quantum computing manufacturing facility, located in Bothell, Washington, a suburb of Seattle.

Key Points: 
  • IonQ (NYSE: IONQ), a leader in the quantum computing industry, today announced the opening of the United States’ first quantum computing manufacturing facility, located in Bothell, Washington, a suburb of Seattle.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20240215594253/en/
    IonQ Opens Doors to First Dedicated Quantum Computing Manufacturing Facility in the U.S. (Photo: Business Wire)
    The facility will be IonQ’s second quantum data center providing cloud access to IonQ customers, and the primary production engineering location in the U.S.
  • “The Seattle facility represents a tangible realization of IonQ’s commitment to commercializing quantum and getting quantum computers into the hands of customers,” said IonQ CEO Peter Chapman.
  • To learn more about how you can get started on an IonQ system today, please contact us directly at: https://ionq.com/get-ready .

Meltwater joins forces with Microsoft to bring to market the next-generation, AI-powered communication insights solution built on Microsoft Azure

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

Microsoft has signed with Meltwater as a provider of media, social, and consumer intelligence on a global scale.

Key Points: 
  • Microsoft has signed with Meltwater as a provider of media, social, and consumer intelligence on a global scale.
  • In turn, Microsoft will work with Meltwater to deliver an integrated communications insights solution, harnessing the capabilities of Meltwater's leading listening tools alongside Microsoft’s technology stack, including Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, and Microsoft Teams.
  • Meltwater also agreed to a multi-year commitment to make Microsoft Azure its preferred cloud platform for future Microsoft customer deployments.
  • Meltwater is taking its world-class data set and building on Microsoft’s industry-leading AI technologies to unlock data-driven insights and power better decision making.

Cloud Migration Services Market worth $29.2 billion by 2028 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

The hybrid cloud segment of the Cloud Migration Services Market is growing rapidly.

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  • The hybrid cloud segment of the Cloud Migration Services Market is growing rapidly.
  • Hybrid Cloud deployment, supported by cloud migration services, provides organizations with a balanced and adaptable approach to cloud adoption.
  • Cloud migration services are instrumental in designing, implementing, and optimizing Hybrid Cloud solutions tailored to the unique needs of each organization.
  • this collaboration, under Infosys cobalt, combines AWS's cloud-native innovation with info sys's domain knowledge, delivering specialized cloud migration and modernization services.

Cloud Migration Services Market worth $29.2 billion by 2028 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

The hybrid cloud segment of the Cloud Migration Services Market is growing rapidly.

Key Points: 
  • The hybrid cloud segment of the Cloud Migration Services Market is growing rapidly.
  • Hybrid Cloud deployment, supported by cloud migration services, provides organizations with a balanced and adaptable approach to cloud adoption.
  • Cloud migration services are instrumental in designing, implementing, and optimizing Hybrid Cloud solutions tailored to the unique needs of each organization.
  • this collaboration, under Infosys cobalt, combines AWS's cloud-native innovation with info sys's domain knowledge, delivering specialized cloud migration and modernization services.

Wanclouds Releases Highly Anticipated 2024 Cloud Outlook

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- 53% of U.S. IT decision-makers say their C-Suite has given them the directive to increase cloud spending in 2024, suggesting the cloud industry is in the midst of a rebound following opposite orders in the lead-up to 2023 when only 18% were increasing spending, and most (40%) were directed to decrease cloud spending.

Key Points: 
  • These are some of the top findings from the 2024 Cloud Outlook published today by Wanclouds , a leading multi-cloud SaaS and managed service provider.
  • The report, which is a follow-up to the widely cited and globally recognized Wanclouds' 2022 Cloud Cost and Optimization Outlook , found that organizations are upping their cloud investments despite ongoing economic uncertainty.
  • Wanclouds' 2024 Cloud Outlook also uncovered significant shifts in how organizations are deploying cloud applications this year.
  • To view and download Wanclouds' 2024 Cloud Outlook, click here .

Itron to Integrate Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service to Empower Utility Decision-Making

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

Azure OpenAI Service will initially integrate with Itron Enterprise Edition (IEE) Meter Data Management (MDM) system, distributed intelligence (DI) applications, and Itron’s DataHub platform.

Key Points: 
  • Azure OpenAI Service will initially integrate with Itron Enterprise Edition (IEE) Meter Data Management (MDM) system, distributed intelligence (DI) applications, and Itron’s DataHub platform.
  • By integrating Itron’s DataHub with Azure OpenAI Service, Itron aims to provide its customers with a seamless and intuitive user experience.
  • "We are excited to collaborate with Microsoft to bring Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service to our utility data platform," said Don Reeves, Senior Vice President of Outcomes at Itron.
  • The integration of Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service into Itron’s IEE MDM solution in addition to the UtilityIQ® software suite will be Itron Managed Service offerings on Azure and available on Microsoft Commercial Marketplace the second quarter of 2024.

Leap Ahead of the Competition with Microsoft AI Solutions for Retail

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

HOBOKEN, N.J., Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A new article by technology leader eMazzanti Technologies explores several powerful AI solutions Microsoft has developed specifically for the retail industry. First, the author discusses new Microsoft Copilot templates that help businesses create personalized shopping experiences and upskill employees.

Key Points: 
  • Microsoft AI solutions for retail make that possible.
  • Below are a few excerpts from the article, " Leap Ahead of the Competition with Microsoft AI Solutions for Retail ."
  • Microsoft Fabric, another component of Microsoft's AI solutions for retail, enables businesses to unlock the value of that data."
  • To make the most of the Microsoft Cloud for Retail options described here, businesses will need tools such as Microsoft Azure , Microsoft Dynamics 365, and the Microsoft Power Platform.

Alteryx and Databricks Fast-Track AI for Enterprises with Deepened Integration

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Alteryx, Inc. (NYSE: AYX), a leader in AI for enterprise analytics, today announced its expanded partnership and product integrations with the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform. These new capabilities provide a faster path to AI-driven insights, enabling business users to get to their first analytics use case in just a few clicks – saving implementation time while leveraging a governed, visible process.

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  • Alteryx joins Partner Connect and expands cloud capabilities with Databricks, allowing business users to simultaneously utilize the Alteryx interface with the Databricks platform for more intelligent insights
    IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Alteryx, Inc. (NYSE: AYX), a leader in AI for enterprise analytics, today announced its expanded partnership and product integrations with the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform.
  • With the expanded integration, Databricks customers can launch a free trial of the Alteryx Analytics Cloud from the Alteryx tile in the Databricks Partner Connect menu.
  • "Our vision for the Data Intelligence Platform is to democratize access to data and AI to everyone," said Ken Wong, senior director, Product Management at Databricks.
  • "Alteryx joining Databricks Partner Connect and expanding on our integration will make it easier than ever for business users to harness the power of our platform, without being dependent on scarce data specialists."

Fujitsu AI strategy strengthens data integration, generative AI capabilities with dedicated platform and new Fujitsu Uvance offerings

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

As the first major step of this new strategy, Fujitsu plans to offer Fujitsu Data Intelligence PaaS as part of its Fujitsu Uvance portfolio and launch consulting services for AI and related technologies starting March 2024 for users in Japan and from April 2024 to the global market.

Key Points: 
  • As the first major step of this new strategy, Fujitsu plans to offer Fujitsu Data Intelligence PaaS as part of its Fujitsu Uvance portfolio and launch consulting services for AI and related technologies starting March 2024 for users in Japan and from April 2024 to the global market.
  • Fujitsu will further commercialize Fujitsu Kozuchi , Fujitsu's dedicated AI platform that allows users to accelerate the testing and deployment of advanced AI technologies, as one of its key AI commercial offerings and will focus on the integration of AI capabilities into solutions for the four cross-industry vertical areas of Fujitsu Uvance.
  • In addition to Fujitsu Kozuchi, Fujitsu Data Intelligence PaaS will also incorporate Fujitsu Track and Trust, Fujitsu's blockchain offering that enables data linkage and traceability across companies and industries, and support for data platforms including Palantir and Microsoft Azure.
  • As a global leader in AI, Fujitsu has been promoting the research and development of innovative AI and machine learning technologies for over 30 years, and continues to embrace recent breakthroughs in areas like generative AI.

Exclaimer Expands Datacenter Footprint in Germany

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Today, Exclaimer , the leading email signature solution provider, announced that its world-class service is now hosted within Microsoft Azure datacenters in Germany.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Exclaimer , the leading email signature solution provider, announced that its world-class service is now hosted within Microsoft Azure datacenters in Germany.
  • Azure Germany West Central and Germany North, where the Exclaimer service is hosted, are both physically isolated instances of Microsoft Azure, specifically designed to meet German data privacy regulations and ensure optimum service reliability.
  • Customers using Exclaimer will therefore be able to ensure they comply with the requirements of GDPR and the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG), Germany's Federal Data Protection Act.
  • Furthermore, the Exclaimer Azure setup uses active-active load balancing to provide a single network service, meaning that if one datacenter were to cease operating, service will be maintained within the region.