This is the Cloud Infrastructure that Helped Zoom Handle Millions of New Users

beebom | May 03, 2020

This is the Cloud Infrastructure that Helped Zoom Handle Millions of New Users
Video conferencing app, Zoom was founded back in 2011. Now, personally speaking, prior to the Coronavirus days, I did not hear much of Zoom’s mention anywhere, anytime. After the Coronavirus-led global lockdown led a major number of population to work from home, Zoom started to rise, becoming one of the most popular video-conferencing apps in the market, gaining over 300 million active users. Now, the tech which enables the small startup, which had only 10 million daily users, handle over 300 million daily users is “Cloud Infrastructure”.

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prnewswire | November 04, 2020

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For its Groundbreaking 5 G Buildout, DISH chooses Intel as a Technology Partner

prnewswire | November 02, 2020

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Movandi | May 25, 2021

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