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Olympics completes first lap of cloud transformation

03 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Olympic Games' global IT partner Atos, in collaboration with EMC, has delivered the cloud IT infrastructure that will be used for the 2018 Winter Olympics and all future Games.

Service solutions for a better customer experience

29 July, 2015

In today’s service markets there is an evident gap between what customers want and what B2B businesses can essentially provide. Business IT infrastructures tend to lack the flexibility, where software can be added easily and instantly, to effectively close this gap between what you offer and what the customer requires.

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.

Increase social and app collaboration via cloud

29 April, 2015 by George Chondros*

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

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.

Oracle to add 1000 staff to APAC sales team

26 March, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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*

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.

Govt picks nine more providers for cloud panel

24 February, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

iiNet, Dimension Data Australia and seven more providers have been added to the whole-of-government cloud services procurement panel.

Cloud services driving MYOB sales

09 February, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cloud-based MYOB services now account for 67% of the company's new customer registrations across Australia and New Zealand, according to CEO Tim Reed.

AWS unveils cloud email service

02 February, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Amazon Web Services has announced plans to launch a managed business email service over the AWS cloud during the next quarter.

4 in 5 large Aussie companies embrace the cloud

12 January, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cloud adoption has reached a tipping point, with four in five large Australian companies using or planning to use the technology for mission-critical applications, a survey suggests.

IBM expands cloud centres around the world

22 December, 2014

IBM has announced an expansion of its global cloud computing network to 40 cloud centres with 12 new locations to help enterprise clients move to hybrid cloud computing.

Microsoft to host Office 365, CRM suite in Aust

11 December, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft will start hosting its cloud-based Office 365 and Dynamics CRM suites in Australian data centres from March next year and has added more local partners to its network of providers.

Dimension Data to build government-managed cloud

26 November, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Dimension Data has established the Canberra Managed Cloud Platform, purpose built for Australian Government agencies, and the Department of Finance has signed on to use it.

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