Cloud + virtualisation

ANZ taps IBM for $450m transformation project

01 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ANZ Bank will deploy technology from IBM and form a joint innovation lab with the technology company as part of a project to improve productivity, innovation and customer insight.

Do you trust the cloud?

12 August, 2015 by Phil Rodrigues, Vice President, BT Security, AMEA | Supplied by: BT Global Services

The majority of Australia's IT decision-makers view the security of cloud-based services as a major concern, in some instances serving as a barrier to adoption.

Class appoints four new directors ahead of IPO

23 July, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cloud-based SMSF management software provider Class has appointed four new directors, including CEO Kevin Bungard, as it prepares to conduct an IPO late this year.

Solving the riddle of private vs public cloud

02 July, 2015 by Andrew Tucker, CEO, ITonCloud | Supplied by: ITonCloud

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.

John Holland, Lendlease to expand use of Aconex

29 June, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian construction giants John Holland and Lendlease have both signed three-year enterprise agreements with Aconex, provider of a cloud-based collaboration platform for the construction sector.

Marine Rescue Queensland adopts Office 365

01 June, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Marine Rescue Queensland has turned to cloud computing to help improve information sharing and consistency of training across its 25 once-autonomous volunteer squads.

What's in store for cloud IaaS in 2015?

01 June, 2015 by Michael Warrilow, Research Director, Gartner | Supplied by: Gartner Australasia Pty Ltd

Spending on public cloud IaaS is expected to reach US$36.6 billion globally by the end of 2018, with spending growing more than five times faster than overall IT spending.

Optus Business revamps cloud strategy

28 May, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Optus Business's new cloud strategy is aimed at allowing Australian businesses to pursue flexible cloud deployments, ensuring the seamless movement of data and processes across clouds.

Macquarie Telecom certified as govt cloud provider

19 May, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Macquarie Telecom has become the first Australian cloud provider added to the ASD's Certified Cloud Services List, following a review of the telecom operator's security capabilities.

Microsoft teams with NetSuite on cloud ERP

07 May, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: NetSuite

Microsoft and NetSuite have announced a collaboration involving integrating NetSuite's cloud ERP offerings with Windows, Office 365 and Azure.

Docker - the next step in application virtualisation

04 May, 2015 by Andrew Sjoquist, CEO, ASE IT | Supplied by: ASE IT

Docker is the next revolution that's going to overtake data centres and cloud computing, enabling more efficiency and greater availability from cloud infrastructure.

Increase social and app collaboration via cloud

29 April, 2015 by George Chondros* | Supplied by: ClickSoftware Australia Pty Ltd

Cloud computing is the number one way in which savvy businesses are engaging their mobile workforce, enhancing employee collaboration, improving productivity and unleashing innovation.

Microsoft beefs up cloud security, wins ASD cert

23 April, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling | Supplied by: Microsoft Pty Ltd

Microsoft has made moves to bolster the security of its cloud offerings, while its cloud services have been certified for the handling of unclassified government data.

Tassie council moving entirely to the cloud

17 April, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Tasmania's Glenorchy City Council has commenced a migration to the cloud, and the state's Liberal Government has unveiled a plan to expand the Tasmanian ICT workforce.

Tasmanian govt makes progress with cloud project

13 April, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Tasmanian government has released a discussion paper covering scoping and implementation for Tasmanian Cloud, a project to move whole-of-government data to a secure, on-island cloud.

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