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Cudo Compute joins leading media industry association, DPP

11/25/2022 at 10:08 am

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Cudo Compute joins the media industry’s leading business network – DPP. Why it matters Cudo Compute offers a sustainable cloud approach with use cases across the entire media supply chain. Joining the DPP better enables the distributed cloud computing platform to share knowledge, solve problems, and create business opportunities for the whole industry. “Cudo Compute […]

Cudo Compute – Development Update – October 2022

10/28/2022 at 10:40 am

Since officially launching in October 2022, Cudo Compute’s focus has been on improving the user experience, adding new functionality, and making improvements based on internal and external feedback.  Background  Earlier this month, Cudo Compute officially launched. These regular updates aim to inform users and prospects about new features and functionality and the future roadmap.  Progress […]

The Cudo Compute Marketplace: buy the CPUs and GPUs you need

10/24/2022 at 1:41 pm

One of the unique features of the recently launched Cudo Compute platform is the Marketplace which allows suppliers worldwide to join and monetise their spare bare metal server capacity.  Why it matters The marketplace allows suppliers to monetise spare resources to optimise return on investment (ROI) and increase revenues. At the same time, demand users […]

Metaverse concerts are driving mainstream adoption

10/12/2022 at 2:00 pm

The recent MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) left no doubt that the music industry is all-in on the metaverse. Not only did this year’s VMAs see the first-ever award for Best Metaverse Performance, but it also featured Eminem and Snoop Dogg presenting a collaboration based on Yuga Labs’ new metaverse project, Otherside. This focus on […]

Panchaea works with NVIDIA to power 3D internet’s future via Cudo Compute

10/10/2022 at 11:51 am

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Panchaea is teaming with NVIDIA and Cudo Compute to provide a sustainable and scalable solution to the world’s growing computing needs. Panchaea has established itself as a leading hardware supplier for the data centre industry thanks to its existing relationship with NVIDIA. Panchaea provides high-end GPUs and bespoke servers needed to power bleeding-edge computing tasks […]

Copernic Space and Sfera to democratise space data access with Cudo Compute

10/7/2022 at 9:00 am

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The partnership will give the wider commercial market access to excess satellite imaging power, downlinking power, and low-cost secondary sales to lower the cost of Earth Observation (EO) data.  Why it matters An open marketplace applying Web3 technology and distributed computing would allow new commercial accessibility and drive the shared goal of democratising space data […]

Cudo Compute launches a fairer distributed cloud platform

10/5/2022 at 2:10 pm

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Cudo Compute is revolutionising the cloud industry by providing a democratic and sustainable alternative to the centralised cloud. Why it matters: The cloud industry is growing rapidly as innovations in artificial intelligence (AI), scientific computing, and VR/AR tech continue to develop. But the public cloud, as it exists today, is primarily owned by just three […]

The cloud industry sees strong growth amidst wider turmoil

8/23/2022 at 3:09 pm

At first glance, there has been very little cause for celebration in the tech industry this year. As the global economy slowed through the first quarter and inflation soared toward forty-year highs across the developed world, the tech giants seemed far from immune. Big Tech seemed like it might have the most to lose after […]

Cudo Compute and nuco.cloud to build a sustainable future

8/16/2022 at 2:40 pm

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Cudo Compute powering nuco.cloud pro Cudo’s collaboration with nuco.cloud is driving the global adoption of the decentralised cloud. Over the past three years, nuco.cloud has been developing two decentralised platforms to enable the secure and sustainable sharing of computing power.  Nuco.cloud and nuco.cloud pro will provide individuals and businesses with a user-friendly and highly automated […]

Cudo Compute – a sneak peek into distributed cloud’s future

8/9/2022 at 11:00 am

We’re very close to opening the new version of Cudo Compute to early access testers. Our team has been working on this for many months. Following our Alpha testing period earlier this year, we’ve rebuilt it from the ground up to provide an intuitive interface to manage your compute workloads.   Cudo Compute – overview […]

The hidden environmental costs of a centralised cloud

7/26/2022 at 2:26 pm

The environmental impact of cloud computing is becoming increasingly well known. Over the past year, mainstream outlets have begun to recognise that the cloud is not the insubstantial, weightless thing its name implies.   In fact, the cloud relies on an extensive physical infrastructure that requires enormous quantities of energy to power it. As a result, […]

Cloud spending to hit $500bn in 2022. How do we scale?

5/25/2022 at 1:16 pm

  A recent Gartner report projects that global spending on public cloud services will grow 20.4% in 2022 to reach $494.7 billion. The end-user spending is expected to reach nearly $600 billion next year. The report noted that Cloud is the powerhouse that drives today’s digital organisations. It is more economical for companies to move […]

Web3’s scalability problem

5/20/2022 at 9:32 am

The UST (Terra/Luna) crisis rocking the crypto-verse has dominated this week’s chatter. As the episode unfolds, we’re reminded of the fundamental challenges hindering widespread blockchain adoption. While it’s essential to realise that the industry remains in its infancy, it’s also worth highlighting that many expectations are long overdue and mainstream adoption remains a long way […]

Hardware capacity recycling and the future of computation

5/11/2022 at 7:02 pm

Finding the right balance between technological advancements and a healthier environment will define the future of our planet. The manufacture, use, servicing, and disposal of technology have been the single most consequential factor for our planet since the start of the industrial revolution. Global CO2 emissions alarmingly reached new historical levels in 2021 after a […]

Decentralised computing shapes the future of digital avatars

4/12/2022 at 3:33 pm

How do you enter the metaverse? As Matthew Ball explains in his book, Metaverse Primer, it is an expansive network of persistent, real-time rendered 3D worlds and simulations. Your digital avatar is your single point of entry and identity as you join, explore, engage and experience the metaverse. But what’s an avatar? It’s a virtual […]

Participate in the Cudo Compute survey and win free vouchers

4/1/2022 at 10:10 am

Cudo Compute is on a mission to harness spare computing capacity in data centres and other devices to create a decentralised cloud computing solution. Cudo Compute is the Airbnb for sustainable computing. Like Airbnb’s marketplace, which allows owners to rent out their unused homes, Cudo facilitates businesses and individuals to lend their hardware’s unused compute to […]

Cudo Compute: Earn passive income by selling your spare computing power

3/14/2022 at 11:03 am

Did you know that you could earn passive income from your hardware by leaving it switched on? Then, you could be among the thousand nodes in the distributed cloud computing network to fill the gap of ever-increasing computing needs. The demand for cloud computing is poised to grow five times by 2030 and the metaverse […]

Greenwashing the cloud: hyperscale providers and the climate crisis

2/25/2022 at 1:45 pm

  The growing international consensus over the climate crisis is a major cause for celebration. As public support for environmental causes grows, so does the demand for corporations to do their part in averting disaster. This pressure has led to concerted action from both companies and governments. From the 2016 Paris Agreement to last year’s […]

Cudos partners with blocz IO to drive decentralised compute adoption

2/14/2022 at 9:06 am

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Decentralised cloud computing network Cudos has joined hands with an edge solutions provider, blocz IO, to deploy and manage Cudos’ services globally and cater to the increasing cloud computing needs.  blocz IO helps organisations, enterprises, and public sectors with a complete range of cloud and edge solutions, including computing, storage, networking, and 5G connectivity.  Learn […]

Decentralised cloud computing can help push back the tide of e-waste

2/11/2022 at 2:00 pm

We face troubling signs of the ongoing climate crisis on a near-daily basis. Confronted by the omnipresent symptoms of a damaged planet, it can be challenging to see what steps we can take to help avert this pending disaster. And this is a particular issue for those invested in the potential of the tech industry, […]

Rethinking server lifecycle management: A bold new approach

2/3/2022 at 4:47 pm

The modern data-driven economy is more reliant on data centres than ever before. Amidst our planet’s critical environmental crisis, a re-evaluation of data centre infrastructure and its contribution to the climate problem is necessary. For example, a 2016 study projected data centre emissions to reach 3.2% of global CO2  emissions by 2025. That number is […]

Why decentralised compute is Web3’s next frontier

1/19/2022 at 1:41 pm

Can we truly call it a decentralised web if it runs on hyper-centralised infrastructure? The Web3 train took some battering last week after Moxie Marlinspike’s exposé on the shoddy security infrastructure around NFTs went viral. That piece prompted heated debates around digital ownership and security, including this less-than-convincing retort from Vitalik Buterin, which essentially amounted […]

Cudos partners with Functionland to support decentralised cloud solutions

1/19/2022 at 9:00 am

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Decentralised cloud computing network Cudos is partnering with a Blockchain-Attached Storage (BAS) provider, Functionland, to support their decentralised storage networks. Functionland has introduced  BAS, peer-2-peer local storage for file/photo safekeeping, challenging the cloud storage and service subscription economy. In addition, it creates value by auto-minting tokens for the users and allocating a share to the […]

Cudos to Support Sfera Technologies’ Ground-Based Space Infrastructure

1/13/2022 at 0:41 pm

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Decentralised compute network Cudos and Sfera Technologies have announced a global strategic partnership bringing computation support to Sfera’s decentralized space data infrastructure, Ephemeris. The alliance will simplify complexities and significantly lower costs in the space industry. Ephemeris is a multichain protocol by Sfera Technologies designed to provide integrated satellite data delivery and process management systems […]

UK regulators to probe cloud giants: How a decentralised network provides an edge

1/12/2022 at 10:00 am

The UK financial regulators growing concerns that an outage or hack of cloud computing providers could disrupt the banking system isn’t without reason.  The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) aims to increase the scrutiny and access more data from cloud giants Amazon, Microsoft, and Google in response to the banking system’s overreliance on them, the Financial […]

2021: The year the centralised cloud hit breaking point

12/24/2021 at 8:51 am

Hard as it may be to believe, the holiday season is already upon us. As eager as we might all be to see the back of 2021, it’s always helpful to pause and reflect on the year gone by. And when it comes to the digital world, in particular, there’s certainly a lot to think […]

A new walled garden: Big Tech centralisation and the threat of monopolies in the metaverse – part 2

12/15/2021 at 11:58 am

For most people, it is barely worth noticing that logging into most websites today involves either mandatory or voluntary authentication via Facebook or Google. Over time, a habit of monopoly has established big-tech companies as gatekeepers of private data. The lack of general concern regarding centralised access points (or single sign-on options) stems from the […]

AWS’ major outage highlights the urgent need for a decentralised alternative

12/8/2021 at 3:35 pm

Last night it was reported that Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud computing arm was suffering another major outage that affected everything from online banking apps, home deliveries and dating apps to streaming, gaming, and even switching on Christmas lights. The outage only serves to highlight the issues with centralised cloud computing. Thousands of users reported […]

Cudo Compute at the edge: combining the strengths of blockchain and decentralised architectures

11/24/2021 at 3:00 pm

Our world is awash in an ocean of data. In 2018, more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data were created every day. With more than 40% of the global population still digitally inactive, coupled with the emergence of 5G networks, the amount of data processed daily will grow exponentially in the foreseeable future. How these data are stored, processed, […]

Cloud industry post-COP26: The myth of carbon neutrality

11/15/2021 at 0:30 pm

The 2-week long COP26 climate summit concluded in Glasgow on Saturday evening with an uninspiring deal that commits states to limit global warming to 2.4°C above pre-industrial levels, falling well short of the 1.5°C target. As the curtain falls on what some already consider another missed opportunity, an important question that emerges from the talks is how […]

COP26: The risky gamble on big-tech and hyperscale cloud providers

11/8/2021 at 1:16 pm

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its fifth assessment report in late 2014, preparing the way for the Paris climate conference the following year. The analysis concluded with a stunning verdict: human-induced global warming has resulted in a 1°C increase in the global mean temperature relative to pre-industrial levels.

Cloud technology in focus as COP26 takes off amidst scepticism and uncertainty

11/1/2021 at 1:45 pm

As world leaders convene in Glasgow for the kick-off of the COP26 climate conference today, deeper scrutiny will be paid to some of the biggest drivers of global energy consumption and their efforts to ramp up decarbonisation efforts. The cloud technology industry features heavily in that category.

Why the social media privacy dilemma is a cloud centralisation issue

10/27/2021 at 3:39 pm

Anxieties about cloud technology largely revolve around data security and privacy protection. In the past, hyperscale centralised cloud service providers have been accused of inadequate security measures, which have eroded trust between users and providers

NUCO.CLOUD AND CUDO PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

3/16/2021 at 11:16 am

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From the beginning nuco.cloud was just a simple solution to otherwise expensive and complicated cloud computing services.

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