Skip to content

Monthly Industry Roundup: Cloud Technology News from January 2022

By WatServ

January 27, 2022

Here is a list of our top cloud technology news stories from the industry in January 2022.

Azure Cost Management and Billing 2021 Year in Review
January 4, 2022 | Michael Flanakin, Program Manager, Azure Cost Management

Microsoft Azure reported that a key management and billing theme for 2021 was modernization and transition to Microsoft Customer Agreement (MCA). Classic PAYG also simplified things, along with direct Enterprise Agreement (EA) management being fully available from the Azure portal.

Read full story >>

Accelerate your Websites with Azure Static Web Apps Enterprise-Edge
January 12, 2022 | Simona Cotin, Principal Program Manager

Microsoft announced the preview of the Azure Static Web Apps enterprise-grade edge powered by Azure Front Door. This offers faster page loads, enhanced security and increased reliability for global apps.

Read full story >>

UK, Australia, to Build ‘Network of Liberty that will Deter Cyber Attacks Before They Happen’
January 21, 2022 | Simon Sharwood, APAC Editor, The Register

The United Kingdom and Australia have signed a Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership that pledges to, “increase deterrence by raising the costs for hostile state activity in cyberspace – including through strategic co-ordination of our cyber sanctions regimes.”

Read full story >>

Azure DDoS Protection—2021 Q3 and Q4 DDoS Attack Trends
January 25, 2022 | Alethea Toh, Azure Networking

In the second half of 2021, the gaming industry was hit hard by DDoS attacks. VoIP service providers were also disproportionately affected. In total, Microsoft mitigated an average of 1,955 attacks per day, representing a 40% increase from the first half of the year.

Read full story >>

Biden Team Says Global Chip Shortage to Stretch Through 2022
January 25, 2022 | Jenny Leonard & Ian King, Bloomberg

The global semiconductor shortage is expected to continue until the second half of 2022, putting long-term strain on a number of industries. The fragile supply chain and chip shortage are also driving inflation.

Read full story >>

Want this delivered to your inbox every month? Subscribe to our newsletter.

WatServ demonstrates best-in-class capability and market leadership through proven technology and customer commitment.

About

WatServ is an IT solutions provider that helps organizations digitally transform through cloud technologies and managed services.

Serving clients as a trusted advisor since 2006, WatServ provides experience-tested, strategic solutions across all stages of the digital transformation journey. Clients choose WatServ to migrate infrastructure and applications to the cloud, secure critical data, implement disaster recovery, deploy virtual desktop, enable data-readiness for productivity solutions and manage IT environments.

Our clients span a broad range of industries, and we’re a global supplier of IT services for many Brookfield Portfolio Companies. To help our mid-size clients, we provide scalable offerings that simplify cloud adoption and drive business optimization. For enterprise clients, we co-create cloud solutions that enable stability and efficiency for complex IT tools and processes.

With more than 15 years of experience, WatServ has a track record of delivering quantifiable business results and a superior client experience. Ranked as one of Canada’s Top 100 Solution Providers for the last three years in a row, WatServ is always on.

Skip to content