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New study points to future interest in hybrid clouds

25 February, 2011

A new study suggests that as the majority of Australian organisations already use or are actively planning to use cloud computing, there will be a development to hybrid clouds in the future.


NetSuite expands to Melbourne

25 February, 2011

NetSuite has announced the opening of a new office in Melbourne to provide sales, support and services to meet the growing demand for NetSuite's cloud solutions.


EMC announces RSA Cloud Trust Authority

17 February, 2011

EMC has announced the RSA Cloud Trust Authority, a set of cloud-based services aimed at creating stronger relationships between organisations and cloud service providers.


Cloud computing keeps IT on its toes

10 January, 2011

Ovum tracks cloud computing and has made predictions of take up for 2011 in its latest report.


Database.com enterprise database for cloud

20 December, 2010 by

The industry shift to mobile apps, to a social data model and to an event-driven, push model all require a new kind of cloud database to support the next generation of enterprise apps. The Database.com enterprise database, built for the cloud, will free developers to spend their time building applications instead of managing and maintaining database management systems and hardware.


Interactive ‘virtual’ and ‘dedicated’ cloud servers

02 December, 2010 by

With the trend towards hosting IT applications in the ‘cloud’, Interactive has introduced two system options. Its ‘virtual’ and ‘dedicated’ cloud servers with enterprise-level technical specifications and redundancy use the latest equipment in a high-availability N+1 data centre environment. The company provides a 100% communications availability guarantee by using multiple communications providers, each with fully redundant diverse paths and exchanges. The services are provided with a comprehensive penalty agreement.


Cloud computing reduces energy use by 30%

24 November, 2010

A Microsoft study finds cloud computing saves energy for users.


Old-world ERP clients defect to the cloud

18 November, 2010

NetSuite has attracted a large number of new clients to its ERP cloud service from SAGE.


Cloud is not a product, a managed service or software as a service

08 November, 2010

Cloud is not a product. There is confusion in the market about what cloud is, due to the fact every other day a vendor will announce their “latest cloud solution” which equates to little more than a hardware and software bundle - this is not cloud. Cloud is also not managed service, software as a service or a fancy lease.


Australian businesses demonstrate confidence in the cloud

29 October, 2010

Australian businesses demonstrate confidence in cloud computing - a survey shows the technology is seen in Australia as a strategic business investment, often driven by CEOs.


Optus Cloud Solutions enterprise cloud computing services suite

19 October, 2010 by

The Optus Cloud Solutions suite of enterprise cloud computing services provides businesses with a scalable and flexible approach to manage their IT resources without the need to maintain their own infrastructure.


Optus Cloud Solutions suite of enterprise cloud computing services

19 October, 2010

The Optus Cloud Solutions suite of enterprise cloud computing services provide businesses with a scalable and flexible approach to manage their IT resources without the need to maintain their own infrastructure.


VMWare vCloud Director, vShield, vFabric, View 4.5

15 September, 2010 by

VMWare has announced products and services including vCloud Director, vShield, vCloud Datacenter and Consulting Services for cloud infrastructure and management; vFabric cloud application platform; and View desktop management.


HP and VMware join forces for an integrated cloud system

02 September, 2010

Integrated, end-to-end infrastructure solution from HP and VMware to deliver faster time to cloud computing by year end.


prHP and VMware join forces for an integrated cloud system

01 September, 2010

Integrated, end-to-end infrastructure solution from HP and VMware to deliver faster time to cloud computing by year end


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