Cloud + virtualisation

Australian IaaS market to pass $1bn mark by 2020

22 November, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian organisations are increasing their spending on public cloud infrastructure-as-a-service, and more than a third of local enterprises have a cloud-first policy, Telsyte research suggests.

40% of Australian organisations adopt hybrid cloud

10 November, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly half (49%) of Australian organisations are expected to have started along a hybrid cloud journey within the next 12–18 months, Microsoft research indicates.

Most business leaders unprepared for emerging technologies

09 November, 2016

A recent Squiz survey has revealed that the majority of business leaders are not prepared for artificial intelligence (AI) or virtual reality (VR) technology.

MYOB migrates to Australian Azure infrastructure

21 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

MYOB has migrated its SaaS-based cloud accounting service to Microsoft's Australian Azure infrastructure in Sydney and Melbourne without any impact on clients.

IoT event brings together experts and start-ups

14 October, 2016

The Everything IoT Global Leadership Summit 2016 will share and showcase domain knowledge, identify latest IoT trends and offer expertise from IoT leaders.

AWS enters cloud collaboration with VMware

14 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

VMware has teamed up with AWS to make it easier for customers to run any application in a hybrid cloud environment using the vSphere virtualisation software.

Microsoft HoloLens holographic computer

13 October, 2016 | Supplied by: Microsoft Pty Ltd

The Microsoft HoloLens holographic computer will be available for Windows 10 PCs.

Attractive virtual reality drives headset sales

13 October, 2016

The Telsyte Australian VR and AR Market Study 2017 predicts that 115,000 VR headset units will be sold in the second half of 2016, with sales rapidly growing to over 500,000 units in 2017.

EnergyAustralia and Redback Technologies partner on energy

04 October, 2016

Under a new partnership, with Redback Technologies, EnergyAustralia will promote the Redback Generation 2 smart hybrid solar inverter system to its 1.7 million customers around Australia.

Microsoft works towards digital transformation

28 September, 2016

The aim of recently unveiled Microsoft products and services is to address challenges such as security amid an increasingly complex and dynamic threat landscape.

A/NZ companies win Oracle cloud innovation awards

22 September, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia's National Pharmacies and New Zealand's Suitebox have both secured Oracle Cloud Platform Innovation Awards for their novel use of Oracle PaaS and IaaS offerings.

Making the move into cloud services

19 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Hitachi Vantara

SureBridge IT has experienced 15% growth in its business over the past 12 months as a direct result of adding cloud solutions to its services portfolio.

Optus SMB launches cloud app marketplace

19 September, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The new Optus Smart Shop is designed to provide cloud applications and support services, including set-up and configuration services, for Australian SMBs.

Gartner predicts 17% public cloud services growth

19 September, 2016

Gartner predicts that the worldwide public cloud services market will grow by 17.2% in 2016, with the highest growth coming from cloud system infrastructure services.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise HPE Vertica 8 big data analytics platform

06 September, 2016 | Supplied by: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The Hewlett Packard Enterprise HPE Vertica 8 big data analytics platform provides in-database analytics capabilities.

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