Scott Eivers is the Chief Growth Officer at Nordcloud. Scott is responsible for the sales, marketing and product activities of Nordcloud. Scott has over 20 years experience in technology. Prior to Nordcloud Scott was a Senior Managing Partner at Gartner where he led the EMEA business consulting unit. Scott has led technology product and commercial teams in and around cloud and future technologies for many years. Scott was recently a judge for 2 years at the tech leaders awards
The 2020 Mobile World Congress (MWC) technology show has been cancelled after a growing number of firms pulled out over coronavirus fears. Some 100,000 visitors attend the event every year in Barcelona, but companies including Amazon, BT, LG, Sony, Intel and Facebook withdrew due to concerns about the outbreak.
US federal regulators are stepping up their investigation of the market dominance of five giant tech companies, demanding detailed information on their acquisitions back to 2010. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued orders to Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft and Google’s parent firm Alphabet.
Amazon plans to invest $1.6 billion (£1.23bn) constructing two data centres in India to form an AWS region in the state of Telangana.
The company has sought environmental approval for the construction of the two facilities on the outskirts of Hyderabad. One data centre is proposed at Chandanvelly village in Shabad, the other at Meerkhanpet village in Kandukur.