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Australia signs the Bletchley Declaration at AI Safety Summit

09 November, 2023

Australia has put its name to new global initiatives to encourage the safe, ethical and responsible development of AI.

ANZ enterprises underutilising cloud capacity

12 September, 2023 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Research from Infosys suggests that enterprises in Australia and New Zealand are significantly underutilising the cloud capacity they have committed to.

Embracing AI through data-first modernisation

19 August, 2022 by Stephen Bovis, vice president and managing director, South Pacific at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

There is no doubt that the next wave of technology, driven by greater automation, will rely on data more than any preceding era.

Data governance and privacy: better prepare for cyber attacks

19 October, 2021 by Anand Ramamoorthy, Head of Data Governance & Privacy, Informatica Asia Pacific & Japan

As organisations fast-track their digital transformation to build resilience beyond the current pandemic, data will continue to grow in volume.

Data responsibility must catch up with cloud adoption

21 September, 2021 by Leo Lynch, Director APAC, Arcserve

A trend to cloud adoption is likely to persist after the pandemic subsides, and support will be needed to effectively manage and protect data at edge locations.

Continuous oversight key to managing cloud risks

20 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

IT governance industry association ISACA has published a white paper outlining best-practice recommendations for achieving continuous cloud oversight.

Microsoft launches Azure Cloud region in Canberra

03 April, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has launched a new Azure Cloud region in Canberra for government services, and received ASD certification to handle protected data.

Tax Practitioners Board issues cloud services guidance

30 January, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Tax Practitioners Board has informed tax practitioners of their professional obligations covering the use of cloud computing, including seeking permission from each client to share their data with a cloud provider.

Australia lagging behind in cloud policies

26 April, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's position on the BSA's rankings of major IT economies for cloud readiness fell to sixth in 2016, from second in 2013, suggesting that policies are not keeping up with cloud innovation.

Victorian govt's ICT strategy emphasises cloud, mobility, access

20 May, 2014

The Victorian Coalition government has released its ICT strategy for the next two years, which focuses on cloud, mobility and community access.

Spatial data revolution is coming

13 May, 2014

Australia's Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has appointed a world-renowned scientist to drive a spatial revolution in the business and government domains.

Ninefold congratulates GovHack 2012 winners

08 June, 2012

Ninefold has congratulated all winners and participants of the largest GovHack 2012 competition yet in Australia, particularly the 10 of 22 winners using Ninefold virtual machines. GovHack is a not-for-profit event that brings government, industry, academic and civil society together to create new mashups, data visualisations and apps from government data sets.

Agent-based backup not suitable for virtual environments

29 August, 2009 by Alex Barrett

According to Vmware fans, agent-based backup tools aren't able to sufficiently handle virtual environments. Some have reported success using snapshots, instead.

Automate Hyper-V with VBScript or Powershell

26 June, 2009 by Rick Vanover

Hyper-V can be managed via its included scripting capabilities. This tip explains how to automate and configure your virtual environments using Powershell or VBScript.

How to back up VMs with the VMware vStorage API for Data Protection

24 June, 2009 by Lauren Whitehouse

VMware's vStorage API for Data Protection can help you back up your precious virtual machines. This guide explains how.

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