Cloud + virtualisation

Half of the world's population to become gamers by 2024

21 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Rising from 2.3 billion users currently, ABI Research says more than 3.5 billion people will be gamers within four years.

Aussie MSP reduces backup admin time by 90%

20 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Rubrik

Tecala has boosted its productivity and doubled its data protection business — without needed to expand its staff — thanks to a new cloud data management solution.

Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer

14 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Oracle Australia

The Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer combines Oracle Database with the Exadata platform, delivered as a cloud service in customer data centres.

Oracle Dedicated Region Cloud@Customer

10 July, 2020 | Supplied by: Oracle Australia

The Oracle Dedicated Region Cloud@Customer fully managed cloud region brings Oracle's public cloud services to customer on-premise data centres.

Goanna Solutions partners with Amazon for AWS re/Start

09 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

An inclusive training course from the Indigenous-owned enterprise will prepare the under- and unemployed for a career in cloud computing.

Cloud IaaS in a hyperscale-dominated mini-boom

25 June, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The market is forecast to reach $1 billion this year, with almost half of firms adopting a 'cloud first' policy or increasing cloud infrastructure spend.

From cloud to the edge: the why and how behind the shift

10 June, 2020 by Fytos Charalambides* | Supplied by: Red Hat Asia Pacific Pty Ltd

The shift to edge computing can bring improved decision-making, increased speed and decreased latency of processes, and streamlined operational consistency.

Web conferencing spend to grow 24.3% in 2020

04 June, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Gartner expects the global cloud-based web conferencing market to benefit from the COVID-19 outbreak, with spending projected to grow by 24.3% in 2020.

DTA invites sellers to new Cloud Marketplace

25 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency has launched a request for tenders for all sellers of cloud services to government to sign up to the new Cloud Marketplace.

Adelaide Oval sees efficiency gains with IT overhaul

21 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Enterprise cloud provider Nutanix, together with local firm Nuago, has replaced Adelaide Oval's hardware-based environment with hyperconverged infrastructure.

Datacom to hire 2000 new staff in major expansion

07 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Datacom is expanding by hiring 2000 new staff to meet increased demand for government services during the COVID-19 crisis.

Healthcare orgs increasing use of hybrid cloud

09 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Some 87% of healthcare organisations worldwide identify hybrid cloud as their preferred cloud operating model, research suggests.

ACSC shutters cloud certification program

04 March, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ASD will no longer assess cloud providers' capacity to securely hold Protected government data, following the closure of the Cloud Services Certification Program.

Nutanix to help A/NZ businesses weather COVID-19 crisis

27 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nutanix will offer a free 30-day unlimited extended trial of its Frame DaaS solution to A/NZ businesses to help them cope with the impact of COVID-19.

Financial companies abandoning public clouds

26 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Due to regulatory and security pressures, financial services companies are bringing workloads back in house and embracing hybrid rather than public clouds.

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