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  • Commonwealth Bank CIO ready to embrace DevOps

    CBA CIO, David Whiteing, says he is interested in embracing a range of technologies more commonly associated with businesses that have a purely digital heritage rather than the complex technology environment of a bank.

    26 May 16 08:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telstra focuses on cloud security with new investment

    Telstra’s decision to invest in California-based company vArmour was driven by witnessing the struggle businesses face when securing data centres, particularly heavily virtualized and cloud DCs.

    25 May 16 17:35 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Data centre modernisation delivers dividends for Commonwealth Bank

    The Commonwealth Bank has completed a mammoth overhaul of one of its key data centres in Sydney, delivering a boost to security, resilience and power efficiency, and dramatically extending the facilitiy's projected lifespan.

    25 May 16 16:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • NextDC forges ahead with M2 data centre

    NextDC will spend up to $85 million to construct its second Melbourne data centre, with the company announcing this morning that it had secured a site for M2.

    19 May 16 11:05 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Inside Domain’s technology transformation

    It’s fair to say that rise of digital has taken a toll on many Australian publishers, Fairfax Media among them. But although Fairfax has battled falling revenues as print fades, its multi-platform property business, the Domain Group, has delivered a string of outstanding results for the publisher, particularly in the digital sphere.

    16 May 16 14:08 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Xero enters final stretch in AWS migration

    Xero is preparing to move customer data to Amazon Web Services (AWS), entering the final stage of a two-year project to migrate to cloud infrastructure.

    12 May 16 10:41 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Software-defined solutions for a network defined by complexity

    Those of us who have been in enterprise IT for a while would remember a simpler time. A time when IT assets were limited to a handful of data centres, where users and applications were all bound by one unified MPLS network and where external access was limited to a centralised Internet gateway.

    10 May 16 10:19 Written by Ian Raper, Riverbed
  • ABC embarks on ambitious digital archive overhaul

    The Australian Broadcasting commission is embarking on a massive reworking of its electronic, computing, Internet and archival facilities in what is set to be one of the biggest and most complex upgrade IT sequences seen in this country.

    09 May 16 11:52 Written by Christopher Jay
  • Interop at 30: New technology, new missions

    The Interop conference convening this week will be a far cry from the gathering of a small group of technology pioneers who sought interoperability among Internet devices 30 years ago.

    03 May 16 02:39 Written by Tim Greene
  • Europe’s largest cloud company, OVH, planning Australian data centre

    Europe’s largest hosting provider, France’s OVH, is planning to open a data centre in Australia. The move was revealed by OVH’s public cloud product lead, Maxim Hurtel, in a speech to the OpenStack Summit in Austin Texas this week, but he gave no details.

    28 April 16 10:06 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Why the world’s largest automaker is building future IT on OpenStack

    ​Volkswagen Group, the world’s largest motor vehicle manufacturer, whose 12 brands produce 41,000 vehicles per day from 119 plants worldwide, is implementing a new corporate private cloud IT infrastructure based on OpenStack to serve all group companies.

    27 April 16 10:56 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Local Lenovo boss sees big potential in hyperconverged

    Lenovo ANZ managing director Matt Codrington says the company is well placed to take advantage of growth in the hyperconverged infrastructure market, as it puts increasing emphasis on the data centre and scaling the server business it bought from IBM.

    26 April 16 17:10 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Telcos turn to OpenStack for network virtualization

    OpenStack — a collection of open source software projects that allow users to develop and manage a cloud infrastructure in a data centre — has emerged as a key technology underpinning the push by telcos to virtualize their networks.

    26 April 16 15:16 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Security and AWS: Strategies and services to protect your environment

    Realising the many benefits that cloud can bring requires you to maximise your use of cloud services and not simply treat cloud as another source of raw compute and storage that would be available from a traditional Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering.

    20 April 16 14:41 Written by Gary Marshall, Bulletproof
  • Telstra pushes ahead with multi-cloud strategy

    Telstra has launched a new offering designed to make it easier for its business customers to directly connect to cloud platforms using the telco’s network.

    19 April 16 13:17 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • DevOps: The right tools, the right teams

    Just as accepted definitions of what DevOps entails have morphed and grown over the years, so too have the toolsets and management approaches employed to build and manage a DevOps culture within the organisation.

    14 April 16 11:26 Written by David Braue

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