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Web conferencing spend to grow 24.3% in 2020

04 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Gartner expects the global cloud-based web conferencing market to benefit from the COVID-19 outbreak, with spending projected to grow by 24.3% in 2020.


Little red wagon causes 'traffic jam' on Google Maps

10 February, 2020

Earlier this year, Simon Weckert's assistant set off down a green street with 99 second-hand smartphones and created a virtual traffic jam.


Zoho expands Australian presence

23 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Business application developer Zoho has established a presence at two Equinix data centres in Sydney and Melbourne to help support local customers.


ASD makes in-house data analysis app open source

16 August, 2019

The ASD has released an open source version of its data visualisation and analysis tool, Constellation, connecting the security agency with the outer world.


Microsoft expands partnership with ServiceNow

10 July, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Under an expanded partnership with Microsoft, ServiceNow will house its SaaS portfolio for some customers on the Azure Australian regions.


A Cloud Guru raises $46.8m for global expansion

30 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Melbourne-based online cloud training start-up A Cloud Guru has completed a major funding round to support its ongoing global expansion.


Business units driving IT spend in Australia

10 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian business units are no longer content to wait for IT before spending on new technologies such as cloud-based enterprise solutions, research shows.


Australian public cloud spend to hit $4.6bn this year

12 September, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian organisations will spend nearly $4.65bn on public cloud services this year and $5.6 billion next year, Gartner has forecast.


Oracle enters blockchain fray

17 July, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Oracle has announced the general availability of the Oracle Blockchain Cloud Service, which customers can use to build their own blockchain networks.


Hills taps Microsoft for CRM and ERP

11 April, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Venerable Australian company Hills Limited has revealed plans to adopt Microsoft Dynamics for both its CRM and ERP functions.


Aussie companies teach Alexa new tricks

18 January, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

SEEK, Airtasker, NAB and Domino's are using Alexa's voice commands to enhance their offerings.


NSW cloud start-up Dovetail takes flight

24 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A NSW start-up developing a cloud-based platform for analysing the emotional sentiment of large social media datasets has signed up more than 500 companies to date.


Sony Mobile Xperia XA1 handset

31 May, 2017

The Sony Mobile Xperia XA1 handset has high-end rear camera specs, including a 23 MP sensor and low-light capabilities.


Why IT resilience is a top priority for APJ organisations in 2017

23 May, 2017 by Andrew Martin, Vice President, Zerto APJ

In the last year, the number of organisations across Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) that experienced an outage rose significantly.


Spreedbox Plus private cloud appliance

01 May, 2017

The Spreedbox is a security hardened appliance that offers a self-hosted private and secure cloud to keep your data private, safe and within your control.


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