The choice between public or private cloud must be driven by the use of technology, the ability it offers employees to be more productive and the business agility to quickly respond to customer demands.
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.
While the cloud has been widely adopted by larger enterprises to streamline their operations, it is also enabling Australian start-ups to rapidly build new businesses that are taking on the world.
Microsoft has introduced the option to integrate more cloud storage services to Office for iOS and is working to introduce the same functionality to the Android and Windows 10 versions.
Telstra has announced plans to develop a cloud environment built specifically for federal, state and local government.
Tasmania's government has kicked off a pre-tender consultation for the Tasmanian Cloud project, an initiative to consolidate whole-of-government public sector data.
OpenStack vendors are increasingly claiming that the open source cloud platform has reached maturity - but is it truly ready for the enterprise market?
Toyota Motor Corporation has consolidated its disparate backup platforms into a single enterprise-wide system, using a cloud-based backup-as-a-service (BaaS) offering from Logicalis.
Cloud file sharing company Hightail - formerly YouSendIt - has become the latest tech company to announce plans to set up its APAC headquarters in Melbourne.
Microsoft will rename its SkyDrive online storage product after reaching a settlement in a trademark case with British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB).
Many organisations find that their large networked storage deployments are siloed or dedicated to specific applications, making it difficult to dynamically provision, optimise performance or share expensive resources. Transitioning to cloud-based storage provides an attractive solution and many public cloud storage services are readily available.
Humanity has a tough time keeping pace with technological advancement. We run into trouble when we embrace our inventions too soon, but also when we adapt to them too slowly. History is littered with examples, and a couple have emerged quite recently.
Lawyers of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom last week launched a white paper discussing America’s prosecution of Megaupload, in which they accuse the US of using “dirty tactics” and “due process abuses” in their case against the file sharing company.
Comprising three white papers from leading analyst firms, this eGuide will help save money and improve the effectiveness of your cloud storage architecture.
Enterprises are deploying private and hosted clouds to respond faster to business demands for new applications, to improve service levels and to reduce cost across the data centre.