Data Management

Microsoft to open Azure data centres in Sydney, Melbourne

New data centres to become available from next week.

Early warning network operator eyes ASX listing

Aeeris, the company running Australia’s only national location-based emergency and threat warning service seeks to raise $6 million via an IPO

CA Technologies, University of Melbourne team up on performance analytics

Three-year project aims to give businesses the ability to proactively manage network performance and ensure that the capacity-demand equation is never out of kilter.

It's splitsville for Symantec

Corporation to form separate publicly traded companies, one focused on security and the other targeting information management.

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.

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.

ADMA forges alliance with peak analytics professionals body

Association for Data-driven Marketing and Advertising and Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia forge alliance.

Govt launches interactive map of Australia in 'open data' push

Communications Department, NICTA and Geoscience Australia team up to build National Map showing broadband access and geographic information.

A data-driven financial transformation

Banks face a critical juncture: they can either capitalise on the opportunities provided by new technology, or risk becoming irrelevant.

Australian data services industry tipped to reach $1.74bn by 2020

Growth underpinned by demand for high-bandwidth apps and rapid uptake of cloud computing.

Turning data overload into business strength

Faster and more efficient data storage is a top priority for organisations. Data pressure is ramping up and it's time to get prepared.

Oracle offers 'real-time' analytics with new in-memory database

IT systems heavyweight Oracle launches new add-on allowing customers to increase the speed of data-processing exponentially.

IBM set for $1bn NSW deal

Tech giant to sign major data centre contract with Transport for NSW: report.

Forget the cloud, the future is in the 'fog'

Getting data into and out of the cloud is harder than most engineers admit. Big data needs big bandwidth and the answer may lie in the devices around us.

Rackspace results beat estimates

Higher web-hosting demand helps company report better than expected quarterly numbers.

SAP opens Sydney data centre

Cloud service provider says centre will improve speed and costs for SAP HANA clients.

UNIT4 signs deal with Monash University

UK management service to support global research grants and contracts processes.

Data industries must be prepared for $300bn Internet of Things

Gartner Inc says data management sector must transform itself to accommodate significant new challenges.

Hightail opens Australian office

US file sharing service launches APAC base to bolster global expansion.