Cloud + virtualisation

What's in store for cloud IaaS in 2015?

01 June, 2015 by Michael Warrilow, Research Director, Gartner | Supplied by: Gartner Australasia Pty Ltd

Spending on public cloud IaaS is expected to reach US$36.6 billion globally by the end of 2018, with spending growing more than five times faster than overall IT spending.

Optus Business revamps cloud strategy

28 May, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus Business's new cloud strategy is aimed at allowing Australian businesses to pursue flexible cloud deployments, ensuring the seamless movement of data and processes across clouds.

Macquarie Telecom certified as govt cloud provider

19 May, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Macquarie Telecom has become the first Australian cloud provider added to the ASD's Certified Cloud Services List, following a review of the telecom operator's security capabilities.

Microsoft teams with NetSuite on cloud ERP

07 May, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: NetSuite

Microsoft and NetSuite have announced a collaboration involving integrating NetSuite's cloud ERP offerings with Windows, Office 365 and Azure.

Docker - the next step in application virtualisation

04 May, 2015 by Andrew Sjoquist, CEO, ASE IT | Supplied by: ASE IT

Docker is the next revolution that's going to overtake data centres and cloud computing, enabling more efficiency and greater availability from cloud infrastructure.

Increase social and app collaboration via cloud

29 April, 2015 by George Chondros* | Supplied by: ClickSoftware Australia Pty Ltd

Cloud computing is the number one way in which savvy businesses are engaging their mobile workforce, enhancing employee collaboration, improving productivity and unleashing innovation.

Microsoft beefs up cloud security, wins ASD cert

23 April, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: Microsoft Pty Ltd

Microsoft has made moves to bolster the security of its cloud offerings, while its cloud services have been certified for the handling of unclassified government data.

Tassie council moving entirely to the cloud

17 April, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Tasmania's Glenorchy City Council has commenced a migration to the cloud, and the state's Liberal Government has unveiled a plan to expand the Tasmanian ICT workforce.

Tasmanian govt makes progress with cloud project

13 April, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Tasmanian government has released a discussion paper covering scoping and implementation for Tasmanian Cloud, a project to move whole-of-government data to a secure, on-island cloud.

MYOB to re-list on ASX in May

08 April, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

MYOB has filed a prospectus for an IPO on the ASX, marking a return to public trading after nearly six years as a private company.

Compliance issues lead cloud security concerns

30 March, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Organisations worldwide named issues with auditing, compliance and data privacy as their largest cloud security challenges, a survey of Global 2000 companies shows.

Tech Insights: Interview with George Chondros, ClickSoftware

27 March, 2015 by | Supplied by: ClickSoftware Australia Pty Ltd

In our new Tech Insights series, we quiz industry leaders to get their views of what the year ahead holds for the IT world. Today we speak with George Chondros, Senior Director for ANZ & SEA, ClickSoftware.

Oracle to add 1000 staff to APAC sales team

26 March, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: Oracle Corporation Australia Pty Ltd

Oracle plans to hire 1000 sales professionals in APAC countries including Australia as it seeks to capitalise on the region's growing cloud momentum.

It's time for a serious talk with the CFO

18 March, 2015 by Kevin Noonan, Research Director, Ovum* | Supplied by: Ovum Pty Ltd

The time has come to look beyond asset ownership as the best way of delivering efficient and effective IT solutions, and focus more on financial management's Holy Grail of outcome-based pricing, argues Ovum's Kevin Noonan.

IBM launches SoftLayer DC in Sydney

11 March, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

IBM has opened a SoftLayer cloud data centre in Sydney - its second in Australia - as part of its $1.6bn cloud services expansion drive.

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