IBM will switch on its first Australian SoftLayer data centre in Melbourne next month as part of its US$1.2 billion ($1.29 billion) investment in its global cloud services capacity.
Australian credit-reporting company Veda has awarded IBM a five-year outsourcing contract in anticipation of the new computing power required to respond to new industry regulations.
Technology powerhouse Hewlett-Packard has revealed its plans for the groundbreaking Helion portfolio with the announcement of US$1bn investment in Cloud Computing.
More than half of Australian organisations with more than 20 employees have adopted public cloud IaaS for at least part of their IT infrastructure, research from Telsyte shows.
Large enterprises plan to move nearly half of their SAP on-premise environment to the cloud within the next two years, creating a $41.5bn market segment, a survey indicates.
The federal government has released a series of guides that it hopes will inspire small businesses adopt and use cloud computing services.
This paper looks at continuous cloud infrastructure and examines the technologies involved, the business benefits, case studies and economic results.
The cloud is sometimes touted as a money-saver, or at least a way to make management of expenditure easier - by turning CAPEX into OPEX. But there are hidden costs (like bandwidth) that should be taken into account when planning a cloud deployment.
The Commission of Audit's phase one report argues that the government should have a digital-first policy for all interactions with government, and a cloud-first policy for ICT service procurement.
IBM has revealed plans to open 15 new data centres this year, and to make recent acquisition SoftLayer the foundation of its global cloud portfolio.
Fronde CTO James Valentine believes 2014 will be a turning point for cloud adoption.
The cloud is probably the most hyped concept in IT right now, and also the one greeted with the most cynicism by wary IT pros. We spoke to three IT leaders to get their honest thoughts on three aspects of the cloud: the OPEX/CAPEX argument, end-user adoption of cloud tools and potential government surveillance of cloud data.
System integrators face different barriers to most organisations when it comes to the cloud. What are some of these barriers and what can be done to overcome them?
Traditional bitter rivals in the IT vendor space appear to be putting their differences aside and forming partnerships with one another in a bid to expand their cloud footprints.
Hybrid deployments represent the most efficient way to make use of cloud resources, according to University of Sydney researchers.