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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.

Little red wagon causes 'traffic jam' on Google Maps

10 February, 2020

Earlier this year, Simon Weckert's assistant set off down a green street with 99 second-hand smartphones and created a virtual traffic jam.

Lock-in concerns see Australians move public cloud apps onsite

05 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Nutanix

86% of Australian organisations have reportedly moved or are moving public cloud applications to onsite systems, compared to the 73% global average.

Oracle opens second Gen 2 Cloud region in Aus

04 February, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Oracle has opened a Gen 2 Cloud Region in Melbourne to provide customers with enhanced business continuity, disaster recovery and data sovereignty capabilities.

Alibaba Cloud earns Trusted Partner Network certification

23 January, 2020

Alibaba Cloud is set to lend its services to the entertainment industry after landing a Trusted Partner Network certification.

Cloud spending outpaces non-cloud for second time

20 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Despite declining 1.8% year-on-year during the third quarter, global cloud spending outpaced spending on traditional infrastructure for the second time ever.

Melbourne more hyperconnected than Sydney: study

22 November, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Melbourne has pulled out ahead of Sydney in a ranking of 100 cities in terms of their progress becoming 'hyperconnected' smart cities.

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