Cloud computing: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

National Skill Development Corporation and Microsoft sign agreements to empower Indian Youth

On July 8, 2020, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Microsoft signed an agreement to provide digital skills to around 1 lakh Indian youths in the next 1 year. Highlights The partnership aims to transform India into a skilled nation. Under the partnership programme, Microsoft will collaborate with NSDC to provide free access to ..

JEDI Contract

The United Nations Department of Defence is reconsidering its decision to award the 10 billion USD contract to Microsoft. About the Project The JEDI or Joint Enterprise Defence Infrastructure project is to be the US defence department’s first war cloud. It is a 10 billion USD project that will extend over 10 years and will ..

Delhi Cloud Region

Google had announced plans to open a Cloud Region in Delhi. This is to be the second such establishment in India.  About Cloud Regions Cloud regions are real life geographical locations where the resources for the cloud services are located. In case of Google, Cloud regions are composed of several zones. The resources can be ..

Google to open a Delhi cloud region

Technology Major Google recently announced that it would open a Delhi cloud region. It will be the company’s second region in India after the Mumbai cloud region which was launched in 2017. This region, which is estimated to be launched in 2021, would be the eighth network of Google in the Asia Pacific region and ..

Microsoft to launch India Development Centre in Noida

Microsoft recently announced that the company is set to launch its third premier engineering and innovation hub- India Development Centre (IDC) in Noida. The Technological Company has already launched two IDCs in Bengaluru and Hyderabad. The Centre is expected to generate opportunities to thousands of Engineers in several fields including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cloud ..