Cloud Computing

Google, PwC forge key enterprise partnership

Global accounting and consultancy heavyweight to push Google’s suite of enterprise offerings (apps, cloud platform and Android devices) into businesses.

Microsoft Office 365 subs score unlimited cloud storage

Microsoft takes the fight to Dropbox and Google with Office 365 users to get unlimited storage at no extra cost.

Optus buoyed by new Riverbed partnership

Optus has released its new ANPM solution that will see employees use Riverbed's SteelCentral platform to analyse cloud data.

Digital Dividend: The advantage of moving first

Australian consumers are voracious adopters of new technologies but our businesses have been less enthusiastic. So what' s the problem?

Doctors in the cloud

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is showing Australia’s businesses how creatively using data can improve marketing and cut costs.

Microsoft Azure lands in Australia

Software giant's data centres now open for business in New South Wales and Victoria.

Microsoft to open Azure data centres in Sydney, Melbourne

New data centres to become available from next week.

SAP turns to IBM to expand cloud reach

Deal will see SAP use IBM-operated facilities in addition to its own to deliver its software over the internet.

Government agencies power up in Coalition's ‘cloud first’ policy

Heads of departments to have unprecedented power to determine whether personal information can be hosted offshore while public entities such as NBN Co and the Reserve Bank will be exempted from the policy.

Coalition's 'pie in the sky' cloud policy comes under fire

OzHub chair Matt Healy says the policy may show intent but lacks meaningful targets and strong central leadership.

Why every public servant now needs to be an 'IT person'

Digital government will require more substantial change than just inserting the word “digital” into existing project descriptions and job titles.

Where next for hybrid clouds?

There are many challenges around adoption of a hybrid cloud and those will continue to change as new technologies emerge. Making the right choice requires getting the basics right.

Urbanise closes IPO early

Online building services group closes $20m offer fully subscribed.

IBM to sell super-computer Watson as a BI tool

The tech giant is taking a new turn in its quest to turn its famous AI into a cash cow.

NEC scores $150m defence deal

Japanese giant's Australian IT solutions and service division to consolidate the Department of Defence's 280 data centres around the country and overseas.

CIO budgets are beefing up quickly

The number of chief information officers who have been granted a larger budget for the coming year has almost doubled, a report shows.

Who is to blame when iCloud is ‘hacked’ – you or Apple?

Apple is blaming the victims of the attack without acknowledging the role its service plays in opening up private data to these attacks.

Is the enterprise ready for web-scale IT?

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The journey to web-scale IT will not be easy for most enterprises. It won’t be a straight line but will look more like a roadmap with many twists and turns.

Capgemini launches digital innovation lab in Melbourne

IT consulting, outsourcing and services company Capgemini opens doors to lab designed to help local businesses make the most of social, mobile, analytics and Cloud (SMAC) technologies.

IBM to open a second data centre in Sydney

Tech giant bullish about the cloud market in Australia, with Sydney and Melbourne both set to house SoftLayer facilities.

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