Amazon.com claims the Pentagon failed to fairly judge its bid for a cloud contract worth up to US$10-billion because US President Donald Trump viewed company founder Jeff Bezos as his “political enemy”.
The Chinese government is taking further steps to remove foreign technology from state agencies and other organisations, a clear sign of determination for more independence amid escalating tensions with the US.
Amazon.com has given notice that it will file a lawsuit challenging the US defence department’s decision to award Microsoft a cloud computing contract valued at as much as $10-billion over a decade.
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US enterprise software giant Oracle has listed South Africa as one of the countries where it plans to invest in cloud data centre facilities before the end of next year.
Oracle said CEO Mark Hurd will take a leave of absence for health-related reasons. Founder Larry Ellison and Safra Catz, who shares the CEO role with Hurd, will assume Hurd’s responsibilities during his absence.
SAP fell the most in nearly five years on signs that its $10-billion bet on cloud-based software faces headwinds, but the companies executives are adamant there is still room to grow.
Boosted in part by escalating US tensions, one Chinese upstart, PingCAP, is stepping in, winning over tech giants, start-ups and financial institutions to its enterprise software.