Author Archives: Chris Burt

About Chris Burt

Chris Burt is a WHIR contributor and writer of both fiction and non-fiction. His writing projects can be followed on Twitter @afakechrisburt.

Google Cloud Anticipates Machine Learning Growth with GPU

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Google is bringing graphics processing unit (GPU) chips to its Compute Engine and Cloud Machine Learning to boost performance for intensive computing tasks like rendering and large-scale simulations. GPUs will be available from Google Cloud Platform worldwide in early 2017, according to an announcement this week. In a separate announcement,… Read More

DivvyCloud Launches Hosted Version of Cloud Maintenance Bots

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Cloud automation company DivvyCloud announced Wednesday that it has launched a hosted version of its cloud maintenance “Bots” to help AWS users optimize their cloud infrastructure. Botfactory.io will provide continuous scans and real-time actions to help organizations using AWS close security gaps, save money, and ensure compliance and best practices.… Read More

Report: Network Complexity Creates Security Headaches

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Complexity will hold two out of every five organizations back from making any upgrades to their networks in 2017, and security products are contributing to the problem, according to new research from Cato Networks. The Top Networking and Security Challenges in the Enterprise report, released on Tuesday, shows that the majority… Read More