Cloud Computing

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.

Disruptor v incumbent: a cloud combat playbook

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The battle for for the hearts and minds of bookkeepers is intensifying for providers of accounting software MYOB and Xero. With US giant Intuit joining the mix, the cloud based accounting market is getting crowded.

Salesforce.com swings to a loss

San Francisco-based cloud-software pioneer raises its forecast for the year.

Cloud appetite boosts Bulletproof's bottom line

Cloud services provider posts 29 per cent revenue growth in its first year as a listed company, buoyed by the increase in customer demand for Amazon Web Services.

Justice seeks savings in cloud

The NSW Department of Police and Justice plans to move 12,000 full-time employees to a cloud computing model for email as part of a plan to procure technology like electricity, where users are charged on a consumption basis.

Managing security and uptime in the cloud

With securing internal networks and ensuring uptime a perennial challenge for organisations and here are a few tips worth considering.

Coalition not up to speed on 'cloud-first' policy

Industry figures and analysts say delays in acting on major Commission of Audit initiatives such as mandating cloud first are hurting both government service delivery and opportunities for Australian IT service firms.

BPS Technology announces IPO

Local tech trading and payment platform provider valued at $58.5 million.

A flood of rivals could burst Amazon's cloud

Agile new players from start-ups to telcos are impacting the profitability of Amazon Web Services. Its dominant position in cloud computing services may no longer be assured.

Amcom to roll out its cloud solution across University of Melbourne

Perth-based telecoms company secures its first significant deal since forging a partnership with the Australian Academic and Research Network in May.

Practice Ignition launches automated account payment system

PI Payments links payments system directly with invoicing system for streamlined accounting.

Combating analysis paralysis on the cloud

Everybody wants to be on the cloud but most enterprises are still stumped by the many choices laid before them.

Cloud for the smaller end of town

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SMB businesses, particularly start-ups, are taking the lead in adoption over the larger enterprises.

Salesforce, Philips team up on heathcare

Cloud computing provider, medical technology manufacturer to deliver collaborative e-health platform.

Immigration Department strengthens its human capital with cloud computing

HR boss says most federal govt departments are behind the curve in adopting cloud solutions.

Maestrano secures patents for new cloud integration technology

Local start-up's Connec! tool aims to 'unlock the silo' of cloud computing and reduce costs for small businesses.

Oracle's spends $US5.3bn to fuel growth

Software maker to buy Micros Systems to catch up on the cloud

Salesforce brings wearables into business

Cloud computing giant launches Salesforce Wear and developer kit to help its business clients connect with customers in new ways.

Anaplan corners the big data heavyweights

Armed with $100 million in fresh funding, San Francisco-based Anaplan has set its sights on Australia and reckons it has the technology to give the likes of Oracle and SAP a run for their money.

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